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6 pièces avec voix

Description: Recording of Simon Jaunin's 6 pièces avec voix. For pre-recorded voice, percussion, and electronics. The composer writes: "An informal exchange between a reciter of considerable renown and not mentioned. The pieces revolve around the persistence of salient discursive elements in an unstable sound field. In addition, a strong tension is created between the mechanical aspect of development and freedom of tone."
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Date: unknown
Duration: 14 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Juanin, Simon
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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. A left-wing party, MIR stayed in Chile in order to contribute as efficiently as possible to the building of the opposition. Other sound material also includes sounds from a typewriter and a demonstration at Bastad, Sweden in September 1975 at a tennis m… more
Date: 1977
Duration: 9 minutes 24 seconds
Creator: Bergstrøm-Nielsen, Carl
Partner: UNT Music Library

12 heures 45 minutes

Description: Recording of Patrick Fleury's 12 heures 45 minutes.
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Date: 1976
Duration: 9 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: Fleury, Patrick, 1951-
Partner: UNT Music Library

1789-1989

Description: Recording of Juan Blanco's 1789-1989. This piece aims to expose how the French Revolution, through the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, inspired the liberation movements of the people against the oppressive and tyrannical governments. The piece is divided into two parts, which give a sound panorama of the triumph, using electronic and acoustic equipment, the latter taken from songs of the time: "Departure to Place de la Bastille"; "Place and capture of the Bastille", "Lament… more
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Date: 1989
Duration: 20 minutes 10 seconds
Creator: Blanco, Juan, 1919-2008
Partner: UNT Music Library

2me Emprunt de la Défense Nationale : en avant, armée de l'épargne, c'est pour la patrie.

Description: A crowd of people hands money to a woman draped in a blue, white, and red French flag and wearing a helmet. The woman stands in front of a winged statue of liberty ("La Marseillaise"). The stairs around her are littered with bills, coins, and money bags. A small cherub figure in a helmet sits near the woman's feet.
Date: 1916
Creator: Robaudi, Alcide Théophile, 1850-1928.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

3e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale : souscrivez : pour la France qui combat! Pour celle qui chaque jour grandit.

Description: A bearded man in a blue coat and helmet holds a young child in his arms. In front of him, a mother is seated and breastfeeding an infant. The man and child are illustrated in color, while the image of the mother and infant is a black pencil drawing.
Date: 1917
Creator: Leroux, Jules Marie Auguste, 1871-1954.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

7e. quatuor, pour deux violons, alto et violoncelle, oeuv.80

Description: This is a digital copy of the four parts of Charles Dancla's seventh string quartet, op.80 in D minor. Charles Dancla was the most prominent member of a family of musicians and a virtuoso violinist, composer and teacher. In 1828, he was admitted to the Paris Conservatory of Music, where he won the first prize in 1833. At the Conservatory, he studied violin with Paul Guérin and Pierre Baillot. Dancla played solo violin with the orchestra of the théâtre Royal de l'Opera Comique and with the Soc… more
Date: 186X
Creator: Dancla, Charles, 1817-1907.
Partner: UNT Music Library

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,… more
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Date: 1978/1980
Duration: 27 minutes
Creator: Ceccarelli, Luigi
Partner: UNT Music Library

Les accords d'Helsinki

Description: Recording of Steve McCaffrey and François Dufrêne's Les accords d'Helsinki. These pieces are part of a suite for electronics. Sound materials include vocalizations and spoken text.
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Date: 1980
Duration: 20 minutes 31 seconds
Creator: McCaffery, Steve & Dufrêne, François, 1930-1982
Partner: UNT Music Library

Achille et Polixene, tragédie dont le prologue & les quatre derniers actes

Description: Achille et Polixene, Jean-Baptiste Lully's last opera, premiered on 7 November 1687, eight months after Lully's death on March 22 of that year. Since the composer had only finished the overture and first act, the score was completed by Pascal Colasse, Lully's secretary and student, to a text by Jean Galbert de Campistron based on events in Virgil's Aeneid.
Date: 1687
Creator: Collasse, Pascal, 1649-1709; Lully, Jean Baptiste, 1632-1687 & Campistron, Jean Galbert de, 1656-1723
Partner: UNT Music Library

Actualitanie

Description: Recording of Serge Bouc's Actualitanie. This is a work for electronics that contains various samples of spoken word.
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Date: 2000
Duration: 8 minutes 23 seconds
Creator: Bouc, Serge, 1955-
Partner: UNT Music Library

Adieu petit prince

Description: Recording of Ton Bruynèl'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
Duration: 19 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: Bruynèl, Ton
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Agnaby

Description: Recording of Francesco Giomi's Agnaby. Realized at the Sheffield University Sound Studio (UK). Agnaby is an electroacoustic drama freely inspired by the novel "L'Etranger" by Albert Camus. It is also an attempt to get in touch, from a musical point of view, with Arab culture and language. The material is derived from a) environmental sounds of the Arab urban life and culture; b) fragments from Arab traditional music and texts; c) excerpts from the French text of the book read by Daniel Arfib. T… more
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Date: 1997
Duration: 10 minutes
Creator: Giomi, Francesco, 1963-
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L'agrippe des droits

Description: Recording of Henri Chopin's L'agrippe des droits. 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]
Duration: 10 minutes 09 seconds
Creator: Chopin, Henri
Partner: UNT Music Library

L'Agrippe des Droits

Description: Recording of Henri Chopin's L'Agrippe des Droits. One male voice reads the poem which is then electronically processed. Written for Christian Clozier.
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Date: 1980
Duration: 31 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Chopin, Henri
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Ahora

Description: Recording of Ivan Pequeño's Ahora.
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Date: unknown
Duration: 16 minutes 31 seconds
Creator: Pequeño, Ivan
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Aï∂a ∂omi

Description: Recording of Mia Schmidt's Aï∂a ∂omi. The spoken word, on which the composers short composition for tape "a rose is a rose" is basing, transfers two antithetical messages. The poem "rose is a rose" written by Gertrude Stein is a love- poem. The composer added sentences, taken from newspaper articles discussing the brutality of the pornographic industry. The poem is represented by this overtone-spectrum in form of sinus-tones or slightly modified sinus-tones. The sentences from the newspaper a… more
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Date: 1995/1996
Duration: 9 minutes 10 seconds
Creator: Schmidt, Mia, 1952-
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L'aile de l'abeille

Description: Recording of Denis Dufour's L'aile de l'abeille. This work expresses the idea of coming into a new millennium with a history that has been reconstructed and stigmatized. The composer gives a special thanks to Agnès Poisson for the sound recordings used, This work was produced at Motus studio.
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Date: 2000
Duration: 7 minutes 15 seconds
Creator: Dufour, Denis
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Airs russes, [op.20]

Description: Musical score for "Airs russes" written for piano by Leopold von Meyer, as part of opus 20. This piece was issued as the second of four pieces published under the title "Repertoire de Léopold de Meyer."
Date: 184X
Creator: Meyer, Leopold von, 1816-1883
Partner: UNT Music Library
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