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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Earle Brown; Alvin Lucier; Robert Ashley; David Behrman; Gordon Mumma; Mary Ashley; Barbara Lloyd, (Vocalist); Mary Lucier; Cynthia Liddell; Aloys Kontarsky; Theo Plümacher; Wilhelm Schwegler; Severino Gazzelloni; Charles Ives; Franco Evangelisti; Niccolò Castiglioni; Luciano Berio; Olivier Messiaen; Yoritsune Matsudaira; Bruno Maderna; Sonic Arts Union (Musical group)
|Notes:||Wergo: WER 6940 2, WER 6941 2, WER 6942 2; on container: WER 6940 2.
The 1st-4th works for electronics (the 2nd work, with speaker, "the opening number of The wolfman motorcity revue, a theater work for amplified voices and tape" [and] "a solo song for female vocalist with a 'back-up group' of girls' voices" ); the 5th work with obbligato viola in the 1st movement and flute in the 4th movement; the 6th, 8th, and 10th works for flute; the 7th, 9th, and 11th works for flute and piano.
Originally issued as analog discs in 1972 (disc 1) and 1962 (discs 2 and 3).
Compact discs; in 3 containers in box.
Program notes on Earle Brown's Contemporary sound series by D.J. Hoek in English with German and French translations and bibliographical references (25 p. : ill., port.) inserted in box; original liner notes in English inserted in container for each disc.
|Performer(s):||Sonic Arts Union (Alvin Lucier, Robert Ashley, David Behrman, Gordon Mumma, electronics) (1st-4th works) ; Mary Ashley, Barbara Lloyd, Mary Lucier, singers, Cynthia Liddell, speaker (2nd work) ; Gordon Mumma, French horn (4th work) ; Aloys Kontarsky, piano, Theo Plümacher, viola, Willy Schwegler, flute (5th work) ; Severino Gazzelloni, flute (6th-11th works) ; Aloys Kontarsky, piano (7th, 9th, 11th works).|
|Event notes:||Recorded at the Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University (1st-4th works).|
|Description:||3 sound discs (118 min., 21 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. Sonic Arts Union : electric sound. Vespers / Alvin Lucier (12:37) --
Purposeful lady slow afternoon / Robert Ashley (10:03) --
Runthrough / David Behrman (11:30) --
Hornpipe / Gordon Mumma (11:13) --
disc 2. "Concord" sonata. Piano sonata no. 2 : Concord, Mass., 1840-1860 / Charles Ives (35:58) --
disc 3. Music for flute and piano. Proporzioni / Franco Evangelisti (4:50) --
Gymel / Niccolò Castiglioni (4:43) --
Sequenza I / Luciano Berio (6:46) --
Le merle noir / Olivier Messiaen (7:09) --
Somaksah / Yoritsune Matsudaira (6:06) --
Honeyrêves / Bruno Maderna (6:28).
|Series Title:||Earle Brown contemporary sound series; Contemporary sound series.|
|Other Titles:||Life in music.|