Rova Discography: 1990's

This discography only covers recordings on which the group Rova (a.k.a. Rova Saxophone Quartet) appears, though there are a few listed where one member is missing. Discographies of individual members can be seen at the individual member's own websites

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• Freedom in Fragments
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all tracks by Fred Frith
Sound files:
Song and Dance
Square Park Lark
Freedom Is Your Friends
$16.98

• RovaMatic
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All tracks by Rova
A Sound Library from the Rova Saxophone Quartet a few copies remain at a cost of $60. To order, contact Rova:Arts directly.
 

burnt ivory and loose wires: Annie Gossfield
Rova appears on Track 7 only.

• Yo Miles!
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Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith
1998 Shanachie USA # 5046

• The Works Volume 3
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1999 - Black Saint (Italy) (CD)
Recorded 1997
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• Bingo
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$16.99

• PTOW!!
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1996 - Victo (Canada) 040 (CD)
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$16.99

• Ascension
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1997 - Black Saint (Italy) (CD) $16.99

• The Works Volume 2
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1997 - Black Saint (Italy) (CD)
Bay Studios, Berkeley, CA, August 1995
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Angelica 95: Various Artists

8. Selection from "Freedom in Fragments" (Fred Frith)
12. Selection from "Freedom in Fragments" (Fred Frith)
21. Selection from "Freedom in Fragments" (Fred Frith)
???? - Associazione di Idee (Italy) AI 007 (CD)
Bologna, Italy, 1995
Bruce Ackley: soprano, tenor saxes; Steve Adams: alto, sopranino saxes; Larry Ochs: tenor, sopranino saxes; Jon Raskin: baritone, alto, sopranino saxes

• The Secret Magritte: Larry Ochs
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1995 - Black Saint (Italy) 120177 (CD)
Mills College, Oakland, CA, June 23, 1995

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Transparent Messenger-Prusvitny Posel: Various Artists

Rova appears on track 2 only.

• Pipe Dreams: Figure 8
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1994 - Black Saint (Italy) 120167 (CD)
Bay Studios, Berkeley, CA, January 9-10, 1994
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$16.99

• The Works Volume 1
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1995 - Black Saint (Italy) 120176 (CD)
Bay Studios, Berkeley, CA, July & September, 1994 When the Nation Was Sound (Ochs) 27:47
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The Next Room: Mordred

Rova appears on Track 5 only.

Wreckin' Ball: The Hub
8. Vex (Gresham-Lancaster)
1994 - Art (USA) 1008 (CD)
Oakland, CA, June 5, 1993
The Hub: Mark Trayle, Phil Stone, Scot Gresham-Lancaster, John Bischoff, Chris Brown, Tim Perkis: interactive computer electronics
Rova: Steve Adams: alto sax; Bruce Ackley: soprano sax; Larry Ochs: tenor sax; Jon Raskin: baritone sax

• Chanting the Light of Foresight: Terry Riley / Rova Saxophone Quartet
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1994 - New Albion (USA) NA064 (CD)
St. Stephens Church, Belvedere, CA, April 15-16; May 9-10; July 21, 1993
$16.99


• From the Bureau of Both
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1993 - Black Saint (Italy) 120135 (CD)
St. Stephen's Church, Belvedere, CA, February 28 & September 25, 1992
$16.99

Morphological Echo
Maintaining the Web Under Less Than Obvious Circumstances (Ackley, Adams, Ochs, Raskin, Voigt)
1. Obvious
2. Less Than (Obvious)
3. Maintaining
4. Circumstances
5. Under
6. Web
7. Grace (Adams, Ochs)

1996 - Rastascan (USA) BRD 027 (CD) www.rastascan.com
"Maintaining the Web..." recorded at Julia Morgan Theater, Berkeley, CA, December 31, 1989. "Grace" recorded at St. Stephens Church, Belvedere, CA, September 25, 1992.
Bruce Ackley: soprano sax; Steve Adams: alto sax; Larry Ochs: tenor sax; Jon Raskin: baritone sax
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$13.99

This Time We Are Both

1. Introduction 1:00
2. Third Terrain (Raskin) 6:56
3. torque (Ochs) 9:55
4. The Freedom of Information (Ackley) 8:43
5. What Was Lost Regained (Raskin) 11:38
6. Other Brothers (Alvin Curran) 2:31
7. The Unquestioned Answer (Ochs, Raskin) 25:52

1991 - New Albion (USA) NA 041 (CD)
Moscow, Leningrad, Khazan, Russia; Vilnius, Lithuania; Riga, Latvia; Talinn, Estonia; November, 1989
Larry Ochs: tenor, sopranino saxes Jon Raskin: baritone sax; Bruce Ackley: soprano sax; Steve Adams: alto, sopranino saxes
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$16.99

• Electric Rags II: Alvin Curran / Rova Saxophone Quartet

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1990 - New Albion (USA) NA027 (CD)
Life on the Water Theater, San Francisco, CA, September, 1989
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Long On Logic
1.  Long On Logic (Fred Frith) 10:40
2.  Hope (Fred Frith) 4:20
3.  Song and Dance (Fred Frith) 4:02 Real Audio
4.  Sugagaki for Conlon (Henry Kaiser) 4:48
5.  The Shopper (Ochs) 9:59
6.  K/24 (Adams) 8:48
7.  Wig Hag Six Step (Raskin) 6:06
8.  torque (Ochs) 14:22
1990 - Sound Aspects (Germany) SAS 037 (LP) 1990 - Sound Aspects (Germany) SAS 037 (CD)
Different Fur Recording, San Francisco, CA, March 5-6, 1989 (#1-4); Bay Studios, Berkeley, CA, January 25-26, 1990 (#5-8)
Steve Adams: alto, sopranino, baritone saxes; Bruce Ackley: soprano, tenor saxes; Jon Raskin: baritone, alto saxes; Larry Ochs: tenor, sopranino saxes
$13.95 (Vinyl LP)

Testament - Conduction 11: Lawrence D. "Butch" Morris

1.  Conduction #11, part I (Morris) 19:33
2.  Conduction #11, part II (Morris) 32:15
1995 - New World (USA) 80479 (CD)
The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA, December 18, 1988
Bruce Ackley, soprano sax; Dave Barrett, alto sax; Larry Ochs, tenor sax; Jon Raskin, alto, baritone saxes; Chris Brown, electric percussion piano; J. A. Deane, trombone, electronics; Jon English, bass; Jon Jang, piano; Bill Horvitz, guitar, electronics; Kash Killion, cello; Kaila Flexer, violin; Hal Hughes, violin; WIlliam Winant, percussion; Lawrence D. "Butch" Morris, conductor