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4 modern works by Xenakis – none of theme electronic, or electro-acoustic, but nicely composed pieces for soloists or small instrumental groups. Pierre Penassou is the cellist who performs "Nomos Alpha", ST/4 is performed by The Bernede String Quaret, and the others are handled by ... LP, Vinyl record album
Cool album of avant garde percussion pieces, played by a European sextet dedicated to playing this kind of stuff. The showpiece of the album is their own composition "Signals", which spans all of side two and which has some cool noisy percussion bits. There's two other pieces on the ... LP, Vinyl record album
Good recording of a number of Partch's best works – Castor & Pollux, The Letter, Bewitched, and Cloud-Chamber Music – done with Partch at the helm, leading the Gate 5 Ensemble in a set played on his instruments, and augmented by a chorus. There's loads of Partch's cool percussion ... LP, Vinyl record album
Great early electronic music – featuring 3 seminal pieces! Berio's piece "Visage" is a musique concrete piece based on recordings of Cathy Berbarian on vocals and electronic sounds made by Berio. Cage's piece is a 1958 recording of "Fontana Mix". Ilhan Mimaroglu's " ... LP, Vinyl record album
9 cool little electronic pieces by John Pfeiffer, with a very disciplined use of waveforms and modulations. Rich sound, and thoughtful composition, and one of the better early electronic records that came out of the late 60's. Tracks include "After Hours", "Pavone", "Take ... LP, Vinyl record album
A collection of modern works performed by the Rome Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Bruno Maderna. Titles include "Kontra Punkte" by Stockhausen, "Threnody For The Victims Of Hiroshima" by Penderecki, "Available Forms 1" by Earle Brown, and "Rimes Pour ... LP, Vinyl record album
Columbia album that features the original recordings of these 2 "Mikrophonie" compositions – one for tam tam, microphones, filters, and potentiometers; the other for choir, hammond organ, and ring modulators. Both tracks are excellent examples of Stockhausen's best work with ... LP, Vinyl record album
Berio himself conducts the London Sinfonietta in this nice set of avant garde vocal pieces. Some of the tracks are in the more traditional atonal range, but there's a great one called "Melodrama" that basically involves an extended apology from the singer to the audience! LP, Vinyl record album
A pure statement of being and essence – and one of John Coltrane's spiritual masterpieces from the 60s! The 1965 recording was one of Trane's most adventurous so far – as it featured just one album-length track, building up out of relatively free expressions from Coltrane in the studio ... LP, Vinyl record album