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Maciunas Ensemble

Live With The Birds

Label: Het Apollohuis

Format: CD

Genre: Sound Art

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The ensemble (4 of them) performs on an aluminium strip suspended from a rubber band (for subtle pitch shifting). As with Stockausen's Mikrophonie 1 this single source is bowed, scraped, beaten, tapped, stroked and so on. The Kanary Grand band comprises some 40 birds of various breeds who, sing along. N sum, varieties of interesting gong like drones with realtime fully interactive birds. A must. 3-way gatefold digipack, 12pp booklet with thoughtful essay. Limited art edition of 1000 copies.

Cat. number: ACD 129615
Year: 1997