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Thomas Buckner

Sign Of The Times

Label: Lovely Music, Ltd.

Format: CD

Genre: Compositional

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Centered around the mesmerizing voice of Robert Ashley, presented here is early version (released on LP by Lovely Music in 1979) of "The Park" and "The Backyard", a masterpiece in its simplicity of form and in the purity and intensity of its effect on the listener. These two pieces were later to become the opening and closing segments of the seven part opera for television, Perfect Lives. Personnel: Robert Ashley - voice; "Blue" Gene Tyranny - keyboards; Kris - tablas.

Cat. number: LCD 3022
Year: 1990
Recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City. "Running Commentary (Arbitrary Excerpts)" composed 1992. Dedicated to John Cage. All compositions were commissioned and premiered as part of the "Interpretations" concert series, produced by Thomas Buckner and the World Music Institute. 16-page page booklet includes notes about the piece and text used in the piece. Copyright © 1991 Robert Ashley (Visibility Music Publishers, BMI) Copyright © 1992 Jon Gibson (Undertow Music, BMI) Copyright © 1991 Leroy Jenkins (SESAC) Copyright © 1990 Annea Lockwood (BMI) Copyright © 1991 B.W. Smith (ASCAP) Made in U.S.A. Printed in Canada

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