Bill Frisell: guitars and electronics
Jenny Scheinman: violin
Eyvind Kang: viola
Hank Roberts: cello
Compositions by Bill Frisell inspired by eight Abstract Pictures by Gerhard Richter
Music composed and arranged by Bill Frisell
Published by Friz-Tone Music / BMI
Produced by David Breskin
Executive Producer: Tony Reif
Recorded live to two-track (1 inch, 30 ips) by Joe Ferla at Studio Litho, Seattle, assisted by David Fisher, on July 20, 2002
Mastered by Joe Gastwirt using the HDCD system on July 24, 2002, and mastered for DSD on April 29, 2004, at Joe’s Mastering Joint, Oak Park, California. DSD Engineer: Lon Neumann.
CD-ROM program created by Dan Jackson, Union Arts, Vancouver
Graphic design by Eli Bornowsky
A true collaborative potlatch, the collective efforts and spirited good will of many, many people made the RICHTER 858 project and this recording possible. Special kudos for above-the-call-of-duty actions go to: Gerhard Richter, Dean Young, Bill Frisell, Tony Reif, Joe Ferla, Massimo Tonolli, Tony Meier, Joe Gastwirt and Ron Saint Germain—all spectacular human beings. Deepest thanks also to my family for their help—Isabel, Thelonious Blue, and Billie Miro Breskin.
—db 6/19/04 San Francisco
Special thanks to Gus Skinas and the Sony SACD Project.
This recording was first released on CD as part of the limited-edition book RICHTER 858 published by The Shifting Foundation / SFMOMA (San Francisco, 2002), ISBN 0-9718610-0-5.
Gerhard Richter’s Abstract Pictures, 1999 (858-1, 858-2, 858-3, 858-4, 858-5, 858-6, 858-7, and 858-8) c 1999 Gerhard Richter
Bill Frisell appears courtesy of Nonesuch Records.