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Hartmut Geerken, Michael Ranta

Live in Kabul 1976 (Art Edition)

Label: SAGITTARIUS A-STAR

Format: LPx3

Genre: Electronic

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Art Edition with an additional LP, issued in 26 copies onlyThe highly influential Sagittarius A Star label return with a prime piece of Eastern-tinged  Improviation dated 1976 from Hartmut Geerken and Michael Ranta... then in Nov. 1976 we started our Far East Tour from Kabul to Teheran, New Delhi, Calcutta, Dacca, Bangkok, Manila, Seoul & Osaka (as documented on qbico 101 box set & qbico sigma). the very 1st Helio recording (on a Uher Report 4000 reel-to-reel tape machine), before this 4 weeks tour, was our dress rehearsal in my house in Kabul on Nov. 22 for a handful of guests (the 1st real gig was in Teheran on Nov. 25)..." H. Geerken

hand-made triple folder cover with:

- an extra one-sided LP, side e uuntitled improvisation part V
- original hollerith punchcards iinserts signed & stamped by Hartmut Geerken (from IBM pre-computer times, which Susu collected when he was an apprentice in the 50's in a textile factory)
- one piece of Wayne Jacob (Michael Rantta's alter ego) original painting, which he cuts in 26 pieces and signed

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Hartmut Geerken
piano, prepared piano, piano strings, tibetan tingshak, water tingshak, waldteufel, mokkatam pot rattles, bells, water bells, sleigh bells, gongs, water gongs, tibetan boo-chals, water boo-chals,
musical clock, tibetan horn, singing tube, maracas, wood block, temple blocks, peking opera gongs, castagnets, lead camel bell, short-wave receiver, swarmandal, whistles,
argool, monkey drum, toy xylophone, lion bell, gopichand, egyptian cymbals & sagat, waterphone, voice, toy glockenspiele, thumb piano

Michael Ranta
mallet instruments (xylophone, marimba, metallophone, vibraphone), tabla, flexatone, castagnets, japanese oboe, argool, gongs, tamtams,
short-wave receiver, chinese violin (er-hu, jung-hu), wood block, echo machine, cup bells, indian israj, vco, vcf, vocals

Details
Cat. number: Sas60 - special
Year: 2016

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