Francesco Cavaliere & Tomoko Sauvage – Viridescens (Marionette, LP/digital)

For their joint project, Francesco Cavaliere and Tomoko Sauvage originally wanted to reinterpret »Music as Green« by the Danish Fluxus artist Henning Christiansen. The only problem: a score of the composition, which was only documented on a cassette (now available at a rather steep price), did not exist. The colour green, however, became the leitmotif of the work of the Italian and the Japanese, who have now turned their installation and the subsequent performance on a purely green set of instruments in an album called »Viridescens«. The resulting five pieces oscillate between composition and improvisation and derive their dynamics from subtly interwoven sounds.