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ARTE Quartett discography

This is a discography of albums by the ARTE Quartett. The group, a saxophone quartet formed in 1995, comprises Beat Hofstetter, Sascha Armbruster, Andrea Formenti and Beat Kappeler.


Discography: ARTE Quartett albums and other albums that feature all four members of the group

Xylem, Urs Leimgruber / ARTE Quartett, 1999, ASM / STV

Tracks : Xylem 2 (Saxophone Quartet), Solo 1 (Soprano Saxophone), Xylem 3 (Saxophone Quartet), Solo 2 (Soprano Saxophone), Xylem 4 (Saxophone Quintet), Sopralogie 2 (Saxophone Quintet)

Musicians : Urs Leimgruber, Beat Kappeler, Sascha Armbruster, Andrea Formenti, Beat Hofstetter

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The Sevens, Tim Berne, 2002, New World Records 80586-2

Tracks : Repulsion, Sequel Why, Reversion, Quicksand, Tonguefarmer, Sequel Ex

Musicians : Tim Berne, Andrea Formenti, Sascha Armbruster, Beat Hofstetter, Beat Kappeler, Marc Ducret

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Gang, Hans Feigenwinter & ARTE Quartett featuring Wolfgang Zwiauer, 2002, Altrisuoni

Tracks : Hang, Malteser, Alte Freunde, Joni Mitchell, Dort Hin, Sextett 1998: Gehend / Zurückgelehnt / Finalfahrt, Gang

Musicians : Hans Feigenwinter, Beat Hofstetter, Sascha Armbruster, Andrea Formenti, Beat Kappeler, Wolfgang Zwiauer

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Räuber, Kaspar Ewalds Exorbitantes Kabinett, 2003, Altrisuoni

Tracks : Jenseits, sfrjagtmy, Wilkum, Droschke, Verneigung, Der Grosse Tempel, Henriette, Zärtelzirkel, Räuber, L'homme Armé, Parade Der Prinzessin Brambilla

Musicians : Kaspar Ewald, Stephan Geiser, Daniel Woodtli, Bernhard Bamert, Michael Büttler, Roland von Flüe, Beat Hofstetter, Andrea Formenti, Sascha Armbruster, Beat Kappeler, Regula Schneider, Heiner Krause, Jean-Paul Brodbeck, Wolfgang Zwiauer, Fabian Kuratli

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e_a.sonata.02, Urs Leimgruber, Günter Müller & ARTE Quartet, 2003, For 4 Ears

Tracks : e_a.sonata.02

Musicians : Urs Leimgruber, Günter Müller, Beat Hofstettler, Sascha Armbruster, Andrea Formenti, Beat Kappeler

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Saxophones, Pierre Favre / ARTE Quartett / Michel Godard, 2004, Intakt 091

Tracks : Sito, Solar Weel, Music 4 & 7, Stampede, Anecdote, Les Jeux Sont Faits, Lea, Options, Passage, Hippopotamus, Saxophones

Musicians : Pierre Favre, Andrea Formenti, Sascha Armbruster, Beat Hofstetter, Beat Kappeler, Michel Godard

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Assassin Reverie, Terry Riley & Arte Quartett, 2005, New World Records 80558-2

Tracks : Uncle Jard: Part I / Part II / Part III, Assassin Reverie, Tread On The Trail: Version For 12 Saxophones

Musicians : Terry Riley, Sascha Armbruster, Beat Kappeler, Andrea Formenti, Beat Hofstetter

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Schweizer Saxophonquartette, ARTE Quartet, 2005, MGB / Musiques Suisses

Tracks : Nodo, Loud-Speakers, Figures - Blocs - Chemins, Bitmap, 31 Anatomie Notturne

Musicians : Beat Hofstettler, Sascha Armbruster, Andrea Formenti, Beat Kappeler, Gary Berger (track 4)

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Reptil, Kaspar Ewalds Exorbitantes Kabinett, 2006, Altrisuoni

Tracks : Ouverture, Ankunft Des Reptils, Des Prinzen Heldentat, Ritt, Schöne Nacht, Die Rückkehr Der Chimäre, Tombeau Pour Belle, Inthronisation Des Kaisers Gülihammzkrschlüttli, Die Auserwählte

Musicians : Kaspar Ewald, Stephan Geiser, Daniel Woodtli, Bernhard Bamert, Michael Büttler, Roland von Flüe, Andrea Formenti, Beat Hofstetter, Sascha Armbruster, Beat Kappeler, Regula Schneider, Heiner Krause, Philip Henzi, Wolfgang Zwiauer, Fabian Kuratli

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Agli inquieti spiriti, Massimo Botter / Allessandro Solbiati, 2006, Stradivarius STR 33653

Tracks : Les Algues, per orchestra, Sette pezzi, per orchestra d'archi: I - VII, Sheet of Sounds, for saxphone quartet, O vere beata nox, per soprano, voce recitante e quartetto d'archi: I - V, In huius igitur noctis gratia, O vere beata nox, per soprano, voce recitante e quartetto d'archi: VII - XI

Musicians : The ARTE Quartett play on the track Sheet of Sounds, for saxphone quartet

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Crash Cruise, Lucas Niggli Zoom Meets ARTE Quartett, 2007, Intakt 130

Tracks : Saft, Collision Coalition: Collision Coalition / Moonkey / Shibusa's / Tornica / Lift / Fart Ins Blaue, Reflex, One For Evan, Stau, Basa Buzz, Crash Cruise, Luft

Musicians : Lucas Niggli, Nils Wogram, Philipp Schaufelberger / Sascha Armbruster, Beat Kappeler, Andrea Formenti, Beat Hofstetter

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Ice Cream Time, Nick Didkovsky, 2007, New World Records 80667-2

Tracks : Ice Cream Time Song, Ice Cream Time Fanfare, Meteoric Ice Pie Menace, Seltzer Session I, Ice Cream Time Tango, Fall, Seltzer Session II, I Cheer Pet Eater, Trades, Calm, Waiting, Rise

Musicians : Nick Didkovsky, Thomas Dimuzio, Sascha Armbruster, Beat Kappeler, Beat Hofstetter, Andrea Formenti

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La Trilogie Du Presto, André Hamil, 2007, Atma

Tracks : A Huit, La Trilogie du Presto, L'Heure Bleue

Musicians : André Hamil, Marie-Chantal Leclair, Mathieu Leclair, André Leroux, Jean-Marc Bouchard, Beat Hofsteter, Sascha Armbruster, Andrea Formenti, Beat Kappeler, Angela Tosheva, Catherine Perron, Julien Grégoire

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Still Urban, Fred Frith And ARTE Quartett, 2008, Intakt 155

Tracks : Part 1: Landscape With Or Without Edges, Part 2: Door Won't Open, Door Won't Close, Part 3: Nervous When I Turned, Part 4: Family Ties, Part 5: Science To Someone Living, Part 6: Glass And Mirror Cut To Size, Part 7: Everywhere Hastily We Followed, Part 8: Two Blinkings Of An Eyelid, Part 9: Near Future Faith

Musicians : Fred Frith, Sascha Armbruster, Beat Hofstetter, Andrea Formenti, Beat Kappeler

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The Big Picture, Fred Frith And ARTE Quartett, 2008, Intakt 156

Tracks : The Big Picture: Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 / Part 5 / Part 6, Freedom In Fragments: Introduction: The Power Of Prayer / Some Assembly Required / Hopscotch For John Zorn / Confess / Song And Dance / Void Where Prohibited / Rosali's Song / Red Rag / Significant Restrictions Apply / Boyan's Problem / Kick It / Nostalgia / Batteries Not Included / T. Square Park Lark For Frank Zappa / The Power Of Prayer: Coda

Musicians : Fred Frith, Sascha Armbruster, Beat Hofstetter, Andrea Formenti, Beat Kappeler

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Different Worlds, ARTE Quartett, 2009, Marsyas

Tracks : Chintro, Moos-Ruef, L'Hioba, Schönster Abendstern, Dreams Of A Dying City, Tiferet, Nevalah, Mahshav, Mikreh, Arabian Waltz, Indian Trail

Musicians : Sascha Armbruster, Andrea Formenti, Beat Hofstetter, Beat Kappeler

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Ritter, Kaspar Ewalds Exorbitantes Kabinett, 2009, Altrisuoni

Tracks : Der Grüne Ritter, Tintagel, Trimetrisches Ballett, Le Chevalier De La Charette, Balin/Balan, Urlicht, Tafelrunde, Knax

Musicians : Kaspar Ewald, Lukas Thöni, Daniel Woodtli, Bernhard Bamert, Jan Schreiner, Roland von Flüe, Beat Hofstetter, Andrea Formenti, Sascha Armbruster, Beat Kappeler, Regula Schneider, Heiner Krause, Philip Henzi, Wolfgang Zwiauer, Gregor Hilbe

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Le Voyage, Pierre Favre Ensemble, 2011, Intakt 186

Tracks : Les Vilains, Vreneli Ab Em Guggisberg, One For Makaya, Akimbo, As Far As That Goes..., Anapana, Attila Est-tu Là?, Wrong Name

Musicians : Pierre Favre, Samuel Blaser, Beat Hofstetter, Andrea Formenti, Sascha Armbruster, Claudio Puntin, Beat Kappeler, Philipp Schaufelberger, Bänz Oester, Wolfgang Zwiauer

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Perpetual Delirium, Andreas Schaerer meets ARTE Quartett & Wolfgang Zwiauer, 2014, BMC

Tracks : Grosser Bruder von Q1, ARTEDIEM, La Rencontre, Quartett 1, Zirzensisches Mittelstueck, Perpetual Delirium, UGG, Sampfampfe, Vinsquo

Musicians : Andreas Schaerer, Beat Hofstetter, Sascha Armbruster, Andrea Formenti, Beat Kappeler, Wolfgang Zwiauer

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