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The Painted Bird | Bastard

by Christian Frederickson

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The Field 04:27
Orange Coat 03:59
47 01:54
Aggressor 05:42
The Flock 04:49
Coda 02:56


This album was composed for a dance piece of the same name, choreographed by Pavel Zustiak, and performed by Slovak dancer Jaro Vinarsky. It was recorded in the summer and autumn of 2010, in Zilina Slovakia, Brooklyn NY, and Louisville KY. The Painted Bird | Bastard was developed and supported during residencies at Stanica Zilina-Zariecie (Slovakia) and Grotowski Institute (Poland). Bastard was created with financial support of Trust for Mutual Understanding, Greenwall Foundation, CEC Artslink, Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, US Embassy in Slovakia, Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic and NF Slovak Telekom.

C + P Christian Frederickson 2010 (BMI)


released November 11, 2010

Christian Frederickson - viola, guitar, keyboard, sound
Jason Noble - guitar, bass guitar
Ryan Rumery - drum kit, prepared drum kit

Recorded and mixed by Christian Frederickson, Jason Noble and Kevin Ratterman. Additional recording by Ryan Rumery and John Kilgore.

Mastered by Kevin Ratterman

Produced by Christian Frederickson and Jason Noble


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Christian Frederickson New York, New York

Christian Frederickson is a Juilliard-trained viola player who began playing music with artists and rockers and now makes music and sound for theater and contemporary dance, specializing in performances with live music. He was a founding member of Rachel's, an instrumental band from Louisville, KY who released six albums on Touch and Go Records. He has performed throughout North America and Europe ... more

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