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Nam June Paik - Works 1958-1979


Release Date: 07/03/2001 
Label:  Sub Rosa   Catalog #: 178   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Nam June Paik
Performer:  Nam June PaikTakis,
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Hommage à John Cage by Nam June Paik
Performer:  Nam June Paik (Tapes)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; Cologne, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: This work is scored for piano and pre-recorded tape. It was originally conceived to be presented along with theatrical actions and performance. This selection consists of only the tape portion of the work. 
2. Etude for Piano by Nam June Paik
Performer:  Nam June Paik (Tapes)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; Cologne, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: This work is scored for piano and pre-recorded tape. It was originally conceived to be presented along with theatrical actions and performance. This selection consists of only the tape portion of the work. 
3. Simple by Nam June Paik
Performer:  Nam June Paik (Tapes)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1961; Cologne, Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: This work is scored for tape and was originally conceived to be presented along with theatrical actions and performance. 
4. Prepared Piano for Merce Cunningham by Nam June Paik
Performer:  Nam June Paik (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977 
Length: 28 Minutes 33 Secs. 
5. Duett Paik/Takis by Nam June Paik
Performer:  Takis, (Percussion), Nam June Paik (Voice), Nam June Paik (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979 
Length: 25 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an improvisation for piano, voice and percussion on metal sculptures. Included in the performance are improvisations on themes by Chopin and Bach. 

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