Gavin Bryars and Juan Muñoz: A Man In A Room, Gambling (Complete) (CD, GB Records, 1992)

So, let’s start with the facts. This consists of ten works for string quartet, composed by Gavin Bryars and performed by the Balanescu Quartet, over which the Spanish sculptor Juan Muñoz reads instructions on how to cheat at cards. In some of the later segments, occasion phrases are repeated by a confused-sounding Japanese man (Yukio […]