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Raulf Solo - Writ in Water (2014)

12 live-recordings of Dirk Raulf playing soprano and bass saxophone. Seven original pieces as well as interpretations of compositions by Thelonious Monk (Hackensack/Well You Needn't), Sting (Fragile), Björk (All Is Full of Love), Friedrich Hollaender (Wenn ich mir was wünschen dürfte) and Clint Eastwood (Gran Torino), plus a Norwegian folk song (Bruremarsj).

Photos by Dirk Raulf. Total length about 50 minutes.

Liner notes by Raulf:

"This series of live recordings is a musical journey through different spaces and settings, played in galleries, churches, clubs, small concert halls, shops, gardens, living rooms and, yes, even at funerals. Recorded with a small digital recording device and a stereo microphone. From very intimate, groups of ten or more to crowds of maybe a hundred listeners. You may hear the sounds and the sizes of the different rooms, creating different moods and atmospheres and inspiring improvisations, partly based on or leading to themes, sometimes paraphrasing jazz or pop tunes, always born in the moment without any pre-consideration:
writ in water."