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“31st Hexagram”, described as a musical action, is our first project with the Russian composer Vladimir Martynov. While thinking about what I want from this project, I decided to combine Martynov's literary work, his music and our musical experiments with Sergei Poltavsky and Pyotr Ivshin. I phoned Martynov and asked: “Which of the 64 hexagrams is the most suitable for the description of what we are doing?”. He pondered his response and said: “31st hexagram”. It became the title of our first concert.

The 31st Hexagram from the Chinese Book of Changes speaks of motivation to action, inspiration, a sudden influx of energy aimed at uniting things. It also describes how things are combined with each other and are able to live due to that combination. The whole new world is created through interaction. This project is an attempt to build a new form of musical interaction between completely different musicians, who at first glance have nothing in common. We managed to combine the sound of an academic saxophone with electronics, free avant-garde improvisation and minimalism.

Arkady Pikunov

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released June 4, 2021

Vladimir Martynov: piano
Arkady Pikunov: soprano, tenor and baritone saxophone, live electronics
Sergey Poltavsky: viola d’amore, live electronics
Petr Ivshin: drums
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Recorded live by: Maksim Khaikin
Mixed by: Maksim Khaikin
Mastered by: Ruslan Zaipold
Photo by: Alexander Panov
Cover by: Alexander Panov

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FANCYMUSIC is a record label focused on contemporary new music recordings. FANCYMUSIC is a broad platform for a wide variety of contemporary new music composed by different russian musicians. FANCYMUSIC is also a platform on which newer names may be encountered. ... more

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