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Ghedalia Tazartes

Une Éclipse Totale De Soleil

Label: Alga Marghen

Format: CD

Genre: Experimental

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2015 repress and remastered. Remastered CD edition of Une éclipse totale de soleil, Ghédalia Tazartès' third LP, originally released in 1984. Far away from contemporary music intellectualisms and the works of synthetic noise purists, this album features a new form of musical expression and is certainly one of the most original and creative records of the '80s. The value of this work was at the time underestimated and only a few people had a chance to listen to this beautiful music. The record utilizes collage, Tazartès' unique vocals, trance-ethno backing splices, droning organ, and childish naiveté, in a spirit all its own. Originally conceived in two parts, Une éclipse totale de soleil is here supplemented with a 25-minute piece titled "Il regalo della befana" or "Une éclipse totale de soleil (Part III)," composed expressly for the original 1996 release of this CD edition. The original two parts are constructed from sung passages of Middle Eastern musics, drum machine noises, distorted signals, and the voices of small children. The newer third part takes some of the same sorts of cues but is more in keeping with turntablism or sampling culture, dipping into recordings recycled from pop culture. Tazartès' music compiles fragments from a wide variety of sources in a stunning, idiomatic fashion, still undiminished by the passage of time.

Details
Cat. number: TES 005CD
Year: 2015
Notes:

Reissue of the 1984 album on Celluloid + 1 bonus track recorded expressly for this CD in 1996. Comes in a Digipak. Recorded in Paris, 1979 & 1996. Also features a canary, a woman on the stairs and the vacuum-cleaner's miraculé.

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