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The magic sun : a film

Author: Phill Niblock; Sun Ra.; Sun Ra Arkestra.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Atavistic Video ; Oaks, PA : Distributed exclusively by Music Video Distributors, [2005?]
Series: Unheard music series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Composer, photographer and filmmaker Phill Niblock's classic of experimental underground filmmaking with a ... soundtrack by pianist Sun Ra and the members of his Solar Arkestra. Shot in the mid 60's when the Arkestra was based in New York, this film was produced using a unique negative process and ultra-tight close-ups on the moving hands and mouths of the musicians. The result is a virtually abstract music  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Experimental films
Music videos
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Phill Niblock; Sun Ra.; Sun Ra Arkestra.
OCLC Number: 59155843
Language Note: Recitations in English.
Notes: Special features: a gallery of exclusive mid-60s Sun Ra photos; 4 never-heard Ra philosophical proclamations.
Performer(s): Features Sun Ra & his Solar Arkestra.
Event notes: Sound track recorded in 1963 (track 1), 1967 (track 2) and the mid 1960's (tracks 3-4).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 15 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; 5.1 surround sound; region code 0 (suitable for all regions).
Contents: Ra speaks (Sun Ra, recitation) (4:27) --
Eternity limited (Sun Ra, electric piano ; Mahmoud Mobarek, recitation ; possibly Akh Tal Ebah, trumpet) (2:32) --
My children (Sun Ra, recitation, unamplified electric piano) (4:03) --
Truth is bad (Sun Ra, recitation, unamplified electric piano (4:24).
Series Title: Unheard music series.
Responsibility: [Phill Niblock].

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"Composer, photographer and filmmaker Phill Niblock's classic of experimental underground filmmaking with a ... soundtrack by pianist Sun Ra and the members of his Solar Arkestra. Shot in the mid 60's when the Arkestra was based in New York, this film was produced using a unique negative process and ultra-tight close-ups on the moving hands and mouths of the musicians. The result is a virtually abstract music film."--Container.

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