This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.Learn more

Soundohm

Robert Ashley

Superior Seven / Tract

Label: New World Records

Format: CD

Genre: Experimental

In stock

€12.50
+
-

“I am finally able to say that I write for orchestra— even if I have to make the orchestra myself.” — Robert Ashley 

Robert Ashley is known primarily for his theater-based pieces and television operas. This new release presents the world premiere recordings of two of his “orchestral” pieces, Superior Seven (concerto for flute), and Tract (for orchestra and voice), where the orchestra is provided by a MIDI synthesizer. In Superior Seven, the flute floats freely in and out of an atmospheric electronic sound tapestry. It is a colorful, kaleidoscopic, ever-changing soundscape pervaded throughout by a sense of playful whimsy. Tract, on the other hand, is cut from an altogether darker cloth. The voice is used as one of the orchestral timbres in a piece that is resolutely mournful and dirge-like in tone, a wordless lament.

Details
Cat. number: 80460-2
Year: 2016

Related products

Om Shanti Shanti Om
CD | €14.00
Splatter
CD | €13.50
Im Lungau (LP)
LP | €19.90
Acoustic Shadows (LP)
LP | €23.90
Star Trap (LP)
LP | €19.90
Om Shanti Shanti Om (LP)
LP | €19.90
Harbors (LP)
LP | €26.90
Music For Denali (LP)
LP | €21.90
Undercurrent (LP)
LP | €22.90
Superstition (LP)
LP | €26.90
Cantus, Descant (2LP)
2LP | €25.90
Land of Waves (2LP)
2LP | €24.90
Five Wooden Frames
CD | €14.90
Toho Sara (2LP)
2LP | €30.00
Albergo Intergalattico Spaziale (LP + 7")
LP + bonus 7" + 3 inserts + poster | €23.90
Comet Meta (Lp)
LP | €21.00

More by Robert Ashley

More from New World Records

Relative Calm
CD | €15.50
Piano Music
CD | €14.00
Solo Works : The '70s
3CD Box | €36.00
Unjust Malaise (3Cd box)
CDx3 | €36.00
Ending(s)
CD | €14.00
Loudspeakers (2 CD)
CDx2 | €26.00
Palm Sunday
CD | €15.00
Folding Music
CD | €14.00
Ipsa Dixit (2CD)
CD | €26.00
The Birthday Party
CD | €14.00
Endangered Species (2 CD)
CDx2 | €26.00
Gertrudes
CD | €15.50
Two Orchestra Pieces
CD | €13.50
Glorious Ravage
CD | €13.50
The Zürich Concert
CD | €13.50
Ariadne's Lament
CD | €13.50
Spectrum Pieces
CD | €14.50
A Portrait
LP | €24.90