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Alva Noto, Ryuichi Sakamoto

Utp_ (2LP)

Label: Noton

Format: 2LP

Genre: Electronic

In stock


Double LP version. Released for the first time in 2009, ‘utp_’ is the third installment of Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto’s V.I.R.U.S.'s series. It was commissioned for the 400th anniversary of Mannheim, Germany. The flowing 10-section multimedia work derives its shape from a rasterized structure of the southwestern city, founded in 1608. The recording documents the work’s debut performed by Ensemble Modern at the National Theatre in Mannheim. The music embraces the electronic, piano-based palettes, an expanded array of avant-garde chamber instrumentation and natural timbres. It combined the digital visual score created by Carsten Nicolai and Simon Mayer, and lighting design by Nigel Edwards

Cat. number: N-054-2
Year: 2022
Re-Mastered at Calyx/Berlin. Utp_ is a production of the city of Mannheim (Büro 2007) with regard to the 400th anniversary of the city. © ℗ 2022 noton.archiv für ton und nichtton First vinyl edition, housed in a heavy gatefold tip-on sleeve.

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