On war

WAR is an evergreen issue.Asked by amirani records, many musicians, each one with their own project, are here involved in the conceptual investigation of the confictual relationship among human beings. All tracks are original compositions for this goal. Amirani’s intent is to moove or provoke artists to compose and perform around social issues. Relationships and communication with all musicians involved in this adventure has been excellent and Amirani is thinking about a second volume for the next year. Each artist/composer/performer has been requested to explain his piece, to introduce his proceeding, to describe his way to approach to concept “War”. So in the booklet one can find an explanation for each piece directly from the musician. To extend the communication, to enhance the perspective, to create more possibilities of  relations each piece has been completed with a marvellous photo by Elda Papa. War is here seen in its several aspects. Today wars are clearly without exits and seem to be self-mantaining issues. Cosmic, national, international, personal, civil, cold, holy, theatre of, nerves, to the knive W A R .  
ON WAR _ GERNIKA ETA BERMEO ( Karmel & Xabier Iriondo ) _ FIGHT FIGURE (Gianni Mimmo) _EXCERPTS FROM  I-III-IV TABLES OF ENUMA ELISH AND CONCLUSIONS (Cristiano Calcagnile) _…THEM (Nicola Guazzaloca) _ RAW (Fasoli-Zara) _ MASSIVE RISING (Pierfrancesco Mucari) _SPEAKIN’ BONES (Contini-Cumar) _ PERSEPHONE (Cusa-Demma) _ LOST IDENTITIES  (Adalberto Ferrari)


#1 Karmel Iriondo _ voice Xabier Iriondo _ mahai metak, objects

#2 Gianni Mimmo _ soprano and bass saxophones

#3 Monica Demuru _ voice (Tiamat-left side) Vincenzo vasi _ voice (Nibiru-right side), theremin, elettric bass Xabier Iriondo _ electronic treatments, mahai metak Cristiano Calcagnile _ voice, percussione

#4 Nicola Guazzaloca _ piano Tim Trevor-Briscoe _ clarinet, baritone saxophone Alberto Serrapiglio _ contrabass clarinet Luca Bernard _ double bass Andrea "Ics" Ferraris _ guitar Andrea Serrapiglio _ cello Luca Serrapiglio _ bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet

#5 Claudio Fasoli _ tenor sax Mario Zara _ piano

#6 Pierfrancesco Mucari _ alto & soprano sax, bansuri, jews’harps, bells,nylon thread, metal chimes

#7 Angelo Contini _ trombone Federico Cumar _ trombone

#8 Shirin Demma _ voice Francesco Cusa  _ percussion

#9 Adalberto Ferrari _ bass clarinet Andrea Ferrari _ baritone sax Cristiano Calcagnile _ drums

Mastering _ Maurizio Giannotti, New Mastering studio, Milano, Italy Photos _ Elda Papa Concept _ Gianni Mimmo Graphics _ Mirko Spino Production _ Gianni Mimmo for Amirani records 2008