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Label: WERGO

Format: CD

In stock

Collected here are three radioplays from three Fluxus affiliates, Philip Corner, Alison Knowles, and George Brecht. Each piece is built from a simple element and features a text recited by the author and sometimes others. Corner's piece is an homage to Erik Satie, built from a sparce two chord piano figure and a recitation that teeters along the stereo field. Knowles' piece, which she delivers along with Brecht, Hanna Higgins, and Jessica Higgins, is built from a long list of bean names on top of a bed of violin glissando and actual tossed about beans. And Brecht gives a play in four languages, derived from a Zen Buddhist text by Seng Ts'an.
Cat. number: WER 6312 2
Year: 2001
Genre: Sound Art
File under: Fluxusopen form
Track 1 - Studio Akustische Kunst, WDR Köln, 1990. Track 2 - Studio Akustische Kunst, WDR Köln, 1982. Track 3 - Studio Akustische Kunst, WDR Köln, 1983. Includes 32-page booklet with texts in German and English.