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Earle Brown Contemporary Sound Series Vol. 3
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Earle Brown Contemporary Sound Series Vol. 3

€ 40.00

GENRE: Experimental | FORMAT: CDx3 | CATALOG N. WER69342 | YEAR. (2012)

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Wergo presents the third volume of the Earle Brown Contemporary Sound Series. Recorded between 1960 and 1973, the original LPs from which these CDs were taken have long been collector's items. These rare and historically important recordings of international avantgarde music have been carefully digitized and remastered by the Earle Brown Music Foundation. The series presents the extraordinary world of contemporary and avant-garde music that fl ourished in Europe, the United States, Latin America and Japan in the 1960s and early 1970s. This set includes works by Luciano Berio, John Cage and Toshiro Mayuzumi, and features the great singer Cathy Berberian. Each set in the series contains three CDs in jewel boxes with the original liner notes and covers." Featured works: Luciano Berio's Circles, John Cage's Aria with Fontana Mix, Toshiro Mayazumi's Nirvana Symphony, Iannis Xenakis' Herma and Roger Reynolds' Fantasy For Pianist and Yuji Takahashi's Metathesis.

Notes   Tracklisting
Comes in a box with three CD's in regular jewel case and four booklets contaning liner notes in English, German and French. This set is volume three in a series of six volumes reproducing 18 LP albums originally released on Time Records and Mainstream Records. These albums were curated and published by Earle Brown between 1960 and 1973. The individual CD's have been reproduced with original artwork and liner notes. The fourth booklet contain further info on the series, not included with the original releases.
Disc 1 originally released in 1962 by Time Records as S/8003 (stereo) and 58003 (mono) under the title "Circles / Frammento / Aria With Fontana Mix".
Disc 2 originally released in 1962 by Time Records as S/8004 (stereo) and as 58004 (mono) under the title "Nirvana-Symphonie".
Disc 3 originally released in 1970 by Mainstream Records as MS/5000 (stereo) under the title "New Music For Piano(s)".

    The Voice Of Cathy Berberian
1-1     Luciano Berio –     Circles [For Female Voice, Harp And Two Percussionists] (1960)

    Harp – Francis Pierre Percussion – Boris De Vinogradov*, Jean-Pierre Drouet Voice – Cathy Berberian Words By [From “ Poems 1923-1945"] – E.E. Cummings*

1-2     Sylvano Bussotti –     Frammento (Pièces De Chair II) [For Voice And Piano] (1958/59)

    Piano – Luciano Berio Voice – Cathy Berberian

1-3     John Cage –     Aria With Fontana Mix [For Voice And Tape] (1958)

    Voice – Cathy Berberian

      Nirvana Symphony
      Nirvana Symphony [Buddhist Cantata For 12-part Male Chorus And Orchestra] (1958)
2-a     Toshiro Mayuzumi –     Campanology I     8:58     
2-b     Toshiro Mayuzumi –     Sūraṃgamaḥ     7:46     
2-c     Toshiro Mayuzumi –     Campanology II     3:48     
2-d     Toshiro Mayuzumi –     Mahāprajñāpāramitā     2:17     
2-e     Toshiro Mayuzumi –     Campanology III     5:32     
2-f     Toshiro Mayuzumi –     Finale

    Chorus – Nippon University Chorus*, Tokyo Choraliers Conductor – Wilhelm Schüchter Orchestra – NHK Symphony Orchestra* Soloist [Member Of The Tokyo Choraliers] – Akira Takei, Akiyoshi Sera, Shiro Harada, Yukio Komatsu

      New Music For Piano(s)
3-1     Iannis Xenakis –     Herma [For Piano Solo] (1960/61)

    Piano – Yuji Takahashi

3-2     Roger Reynolds –     Fantasie For Pianist (1963/64)

    Piano – Yuji Takahashi

3-3     Yuji Takahashi –     Metathesis [For Piano] (1968)

    Piano – Yuji Takahashi

3-4     Earle Brown –     Corroboree [For Three Pianos] (1963/64)

    Piano – Yuji Takahashi