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Sound Art @ Het Apollohuis


Release Date: 04/10/2012 
Label:  Wergo   Catalog #: 2069  
Composer:  Max EastleyJudy DunawayZ'evAkio Suzuki,   ... 
Performer:  Z'evJunko WadaAkio SuzukiJackson MacLow,   ... 
Conductor:  Arnold DreyblattMichael Gordon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kanary Grand BandOrchestra of Excited StringsMichael Gordon Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Between 1980 and 1997, artists presented a panoply of exhibitions, installations, performances, and concerts, and engaged in lively debate on art theory, at Het Apollohuis in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Under the direction of founders Paul and Hélène Panhuysen, the building became an important center for an avant-garde that bridged the visual arts and music. Since 2009, the archives of Het Apollohuis have been located at ZKM in Karlsruhe, where scholars are examining, documenting, and preserving this valuable store of sound, text, and pictorial materials. This edition presents excerpts from previously unpublished concert and performance recordings of important artists who appeared during the lifespan of Het Apollohuis. The Read more first CD contains recordings of body related works including self built and invented instruments; the second CD is dedicated to - in the broadest sense of the word - sampling techniques being developed in the 1980s and 1990s.

CD 1: Body Extensions

Max Eastley: Performance
Judy Dunaway: Balloon March
Z’EV: Sound Performance
Akio Suzuki with Junko Wada: Ougi
Jackson MacLow with Anne Tardos: The Black Tarantula
Hugh Davies: Concert
Shelley Hirsch: Zang
Alvin Lucier: Music for Solo Performer
Mark Trayle: Basic Harmony Pt.
Jim Pomeroy: Celestial Mechanix
Paul DeMarinis with Laetitia Sonami: From Olmstead: A Journey Through Texas
Chris Mann: Tout après maintenant

CD 2: Sampling Techniques

Paul Panhuysen: Kanary Grand Band
Jaap Blonk: Obbele Boep ’m Pam
Bob Ostertag: Burns Like Fire
Thomas Köner: Swimming in a Pool of Sounds
Petr Kotik: Cheap Imitation (John Cage, 1982)
David Moss with Axel Otto and Frank Schulte: The Day We Forgot
Ron Kuivila: Loose Canon
Phill Niblock with James Fulkerson: Concert
Arnold Dreyblatt and his European Orchestra of the Excited Strings: Propellers in Love
David Dramm with Ann LaBerge: Bolero
The Michael Gordon Philharmonic: Erlkönig (Franz Schubert, 1815)
Rolf Julius: Bericht aus Berlin
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Works on This Recording

1.
Performance by Max Eastley
2.
Balloon March by Judy Dunaway
3.
Sound Performance by Z'ev
Performer:  Z'ev (Percussion)
4.
Ougi by Akio Suzuki
Performer:  Junko Wada (), Akio Suzuki ()
5.
The Black Tarantula by Jackson MacLow
Performer:  Jackson MacLow (), Anne Tardos ()
6.
Concert by Hugh Davies
7.
Zang by Shelley Hirsch
Performer:  Shelley Hirsch (Voice)
8.
Music for solo performer by Alvin Lucier
Period: Modern 
Written: 1965 
9.
Basic Harmony Pt. by Mark Trayle
10.
Celestial Mechanix by Jim Pomeroy
11.
From Olmstead "A Journey Through Texas" by Paul Michael DeMarinis
Performer:  Paul Michael DeMarinis (Electronics), Laetitia Sonami (Electronics)
12.
Tout aprčs maintenant by Chris Mann
13.
Work(s) by Paul Panhuysen
Performer:  Paul Panhuysen ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kanary Grand Band
14.
Obbele Boep 'm Pam by Jaap Blonk
15.
Burns Like Fire by Bob Ostertag
16.
Swimming in a Pool of Sounds by Thomas Köner
17.
Cheap Imitation by John Cage
Performer:  Petr Kotik (Alto Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; USA 
18.
The Day We Forgot by David Moss
Performer:  Axel Otto (), David Moss (), Frank Schulte ()
19.
Loose Canon by Ron Kulvila
20.
Concert by Phill Niblock
Performer:  Phill Niblock (), James Fulkerson (Trombone)
21.
Propellers in Love by Arnold Dreyblatt
Conductor:  Arnold Dreyblatt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of Excited Strings
22.
Bolero by David Dramm
Performer:  David Dramm (Voice), Ann Laberge (Flute)
23.
Der Erlkönig, D 328 by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Michael Gordon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Michael Gordon Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1815; Vienna, Austria 
24.
Bericht aus Berlin by Rolf Julius

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