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Lawrence Ball: Method Music - Imaginary Sitters, Imaginary Galaxies

Ball,Lawrence
Release Date: 01/31/2012 
Label:  Navona   Catalog #: 5860  
Composer:  Lawrence Ball
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Meditative yet propulsive. Structured yet sprawling. Gossamer yet muscular. Inspired yet meticulously constructed. METHOD MUSIC by Lawrence Ball is all of these and more, a double album of highly adventurous electronic music by a master innovator of algorithmic composition.

But this album possesses a unique and illustrious lineage that, despite the clear difference in style and genre, connects it to one of the most famous works in the rock music repertoire – the ideas behind METHOD MUSIC are both the outgrowth and the foundation of the legendary LIFEHOUSE project by Pete Townshend, the conceptualizer and co-producer of the album, and presents a theoretical system of musical portraiture in which a listener’s personal data is
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Works on This Recording

1. Imaginary Sitters by Lawrence Ball
2. Imaginary Galaxies by Lawrence Ball

Sound Samples

Imaginary Sitters: Meher Baba Piece
Imaginary Sitters: Sitter No. 9
Imaginary Sitters: Sitter No. 10
Imaginary Sitters: Victoria
Imaginary Sitters: Sitter No. 11
Imaginary Sitters: Sitter No. 12
Imaginary Sitters: Sitter No. 13
Imaginary Sitters: Sitter No. 14
Imaginary Sitters: Sitter No. 15
Imaginary Sitters: Sitter No. 17
Imaginary Sitters: Sitter No. 16
Imaginary Galaxies: Galaxy No. 1 (for the late Syd Barrett)
Imaginary Galaxies: Galaxy No. 2 (for tha late Hugh Hopper)
Imaginary Galaxies: Galaxy No. 3 (for the late Gyorgy Ligeti)

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