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2 pièces + 2 exemples

Description: Recording of John Chowning's 2 pièces + 2 exemples.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Chowning, John M.

3 elektronische Studien

Description: Recording of Lothar Voigtländer's 3 elektronische Studien. The basis for the composition are the poems of the poet Erich Arendt. The poems were written around 1925 in his Expressionist creative period. Accordingly, the compositional means: concrete musical material is mixed with electronic sounds to achieve a strongly expressive and suggestive associative effect. It is less thought of as a "setting" of the texts, but should be added to the often strongly symbolic language formulations as a different, musical dimension. The vocals and the piano usually work live. The piano is mostly treated as unrecognizable - this is to achieve a seamless insertion into the electro-acoustic sound material. In a performance, both piano and singer can be electro-acoustically amplified and to a lesser extent technically manipulated (reverberation, iteration, etc).
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Date: 1975
Creator: Voigtländer, Lothar, 1943-

3 for 5

Description: Recording of Richard Zvonar's 3 for 5 for percussion, performed by Daryl Pratt. The piece is divided into three movements, with a different set of instruments for each. These are set up in three locations, which form an arc left to right across the performance area. Four playback speakers are situated beside and between the three playing locations. The tape sounds are entirely derived from recorded sounds of the percussion instruments. Throughout the piece, the live and recorded sounds continuously diverge as the piece progresses until at the end, the original sounds have been greatly expanded and enriched through speed transposition, mixing, filtering, etc.
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Date: 1979
Creator: Zvonar, Richard

6 electronic preludes

Description: Recording of Bohdan Mazurek's 6 electronic preludes for tape.
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Date: 1981
Creator: Mazurek, Bohdan

7 Confusongs

Description: Recording of Carl Stone's 7 Confusongs.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Stone, Carl, 1953-

11 september

Description: Recording of Carl Bergstrøm-Nielsen's "11 september". The text is from a document called "What is MIR?" which was sent out illegally in Chile in 1974 and from the appeal of MIR two years after the taking over by the junta, on September 11 1975. Other sound material also includes sounds from a typewriter and from the demonstration at Bastad, Sweden in September 1975 at a tennis match between Sweden and Chile with more than 4000 participants. The text is taken in small excerpts from the document. Besides Spanish, is heard in English, Swedish, Danish, French and Icelandic. The piece consists of three sections overlapping each other gradually, which shows the relationship between the spoken words and the immediate danger connected with that text. The first section "as a spontaneous statement," deals with the document at its direct background: the silence is broken, in spite of the danger connected with the writing, manifolding papers that criticize the politics and methods of the junta and discuss the strategy of the opposition. The second section deals with the document as a medium of discussion. At the end of this section, the "media-environment", "almost as a magazine on foreign affairs" is broken by shouts from the demonstration at the Bastad which were heard directly in Chilean TV. The third section is about the appeal of MIR as a direct request to the audience: to isolate the junta through a boycott of Chilean products and through demanding from national politicians to break the silence which has long been maintained, among other places in the United Nations of which Chile is still a member. Inspiration for the piece came from the composer's participation in the activities of the local Chile Committee.
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Date: 1977
Creator: Bergstrøm-Nielsen, Carl, 1952-

12 heures 45 minutes

Description: Recording of Patrick Fleury's 12 heures 45 minutes.
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Date: 1976
Creator: Fleury, Patrick

E 15

Description: Recording of Peter Kolman's E 15.
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Date: 1974
Creator: Kolman, Peter, 1937-

96

Description: Recording of Sten Hanson's 96. "According to Amnesty International, there are 96 countries in the world that have political prisoners. In most of these countries, there is clearly physical or mental torture that is punishable by law and unlawful killings." Sound material includes sounds of doors shutting, locks locking, bells, ringing, etc.
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Date: 1980
Creator: Hanson, Sten, 1936-2013

950 for Bob

Description: Recording of Terry Setter's 950 for Bob. He describes this style of composition as "focusless music," which is structured in such a way that the listener always hears an undifferentiated sound continuum, making the smallest changes noticeable. The title refers to the length of the piece (950 seconds) and to Robert Ericksson, to whom the piece is dedicated.
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Date: 1980
Creator: Setter, Terry (composer)

Abominable A

Description: Recording of Luigi Ceccarelli's "Abominable A" for magnetic tape. The piece includes the voices of Kadigia Bove, Francesca Furlanetto, Eugenio Giordani, Luciano Martinis, Michela Mollia, Achille Perilli, Marina Poggi, Enrico Pulsoni, Giovanni Puma, Kerstin Riemer, Claudio Rufa, Stefano Scodanibbio, Gaetano Trusso, and Catherine Verwilgen. The piece contains a recitation of all the words in the Italian vocabulary that begin with the letter A, read in sequence from voices with different stamps, rhythms, and intonations. To these are added other sequences in French, German, English, Spanish and Czech. The work is divided into fifteen sections which each has a different criterion for processing the timbre, rhythm and space. It was realized at the Electronic Laboratory for Experimental Music at the Conservatory "G. Rossini" in Pesaro from 1978 to 1980.
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Date: 1978/1980
Creator: Ceccarelli, Luigi

Abracadabra

Description: Recording of Edmund Cionek's Abracadabra.
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Date: 1976
Creator: Cionek, Edmund

Les Accords d'Helsinki

Description: Recording of Trevor Wishart's Les Accords d'Helsinki for tape.
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Date: 1980
Creator: Wishart, Trevor

Adagio

Description: Recording of Raoul de Smet's Adagio. For this work the composer had proposed harmony and relaxation "before anything else.” From there, a slow and steady tempo and very simple form. The sound material is provided by twelve ordinary sound generators. The work begins with a chord in the treble, slowly emerging from the silence or void sound and sustained by a regular pulsation in the bass, result of differential sounds. Then several new sounds are added while others change timbre, octave or dynamics causing different sounds of other types. During a slow rise in crescendo, short glissandi roam and decorate the sound space until the climax is reached. A sound column, containing twelve frequencies, comes to rest for about a minute, allowing the ear to move in the audience and thus capture the sound shimmer. This passage is the opposite of the sound of nothingness and could thus appear as a sound universe where one could also lose the notion of time. A brutal blow breaks this sound column like a spring too long stretched. This universe collapses slowly to retreat into the depths of the sound nothingness from which it came. The work was realized on an analogue support at the IPEM in Ghent in 1975.
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Date: 1975
Creator: De Smet, Raoul

[Adam Nussbaum Lecture, February 28, 1989: Part 3]

Description: Jazz Lecture Series presentation by Adam Nussbaum on February 28, 1989 at 2:00PM at the UNT College of Music. It includes a lecture and performance by Adam Nussbaum, drums, interspersed with questions from the audience.
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Date: February 28, 1989
Creator: Nussbaum, Adam

[Adam Nussbaum Lecture, February 28, 1989: Parts 1 and 2]

Description: Jazz Lecture Series presentation by Adam Nussbaum on February 28, 1989 at 9:30AM at the UNT College of Music. It includes a lecture and performance by Adam Nussbaum, drums, interspersed with questions from the audience.
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Date: February 28, 1989
Creator: Nussbaum, Adam

Adieu, métamorphose d'une fugure de J.S. Bach

Description: Recording of Miro Bázlik's Adieu, métamorphose d'une fugue de J.S. Bach.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Bázlik, Miro, 1931-

Adieu petit prince

Description: Recording of Ton Bruynel's radio composition on the theme of "Le Petit Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, "Adieu petit prince." The text of the composition is partly taken from a critical analysis of the children's book entitled "Fantaisie et mystique dans le Petit Prince" by Yves le Hir. The piece was commissioned by the Netherlands Broadcasting Foundation.
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Date: 1982
Creator: Bruynèl, Ton

Adjö

Description: Recording of Jukka Ruohomäki's Adjö. Sound material is all electronic sounds from the animation picture "Electric Bird Garden" (1974, manuscript by Marja Vesterinen, directed by Antti Kari). The piece was premiered at Young Nordic Music-Festival (UNM) in the Temppelinaukio Church in Helsinki on 28 February 1975.
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Date: 1974/1975
Creator: Ruohomäki, Jukka, 1947-

L'agrippe des droits

Description: Recording of Henri Chopin's "L'agrippe des droits" an audio poem. One male voice reads the poem which is then electronically processed. Written for Christian Clozier. Henri Chopin's "Audiopoems" was originally realsed on cassette by Edition Hundertmark as 89. Karton in 2001. Only 500 copies were released.
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Date: [1980, 1995]
Creator: Chopin, Henri

Aguiro

Description: Recording of Stefan Beyst's Aguiro for tape.
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Date: 1974
Creator: Beyst, Stefan

Ahora

Description: Recording of Ivan Pequeño's Ahora.
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Date: unknown
Creator: Pequeño, Ivan

Akymyle

Description: Recording of Yvon Magnette's Akymyle.
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Date: 1984
Creator: Magnette, Yvon