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Spaltklang

Spaltklang
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Switzerland
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Spaltklang was born 2001 when Swiss saxophonist Markus Stauss had the idea to create with modern instruments what in medieval times was called a "broken consort" - a band composed of wind and pluck instruments and strings including a percussion unit (SPALTKLANG – "split sound" is the German word for it). The ensemble started as a six-piece, but as of 2012 became five-piece
Website
http://www.fazzulmusic.ch/english/spaltklang.php
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Spaltklang — In Between Spaltklang — In Between
(AltrOck Productions ALT 037, 2013, CD)

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