Earle Brown - A Life in Music - Vol. 6
composer: Alcides Lanza - Christian Wolff - Oscar Bazán - César Bolanos - John Cage - George Crumb - Manuel Enríquez - Gerardo Gandini - Marlos Nobre - Charles Wuorinen - Isang Yun
editor: Earle Brown
interpreter: David Tudor - John Cage - Howard Hillyer - Gilbert Kalish - Kenji Kobayashi - Matthew Raimondi - David Soyer - Walter Trampler - Paul Zukofsky
booklet writer: Christian Wolff - John Cage - Elliott W. Galkin
conductor: Alcides Lanza
orchestra/ensemble: The New Sound Composers-Performers Group
Earle Brown's Contemporary Sound Series
Edition: 3 CDs
Order number: WER 69432
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“Earle Brown – A Life in Music – Vol. 6” is the eagerly awaited last CD box in a unique series: The 18 LPs of Earle Brown's legendary Contemporary Sound Series, recorded between 1960 and 1973, have become a rarity in great demand since the series was discontinued in 1978. These rare and historically important recordings have been carefully digitized and remastered by the Earle Brown Music Foundation. The complete series is now available as a re-release in six 3-CD boxes by WERGO.
CD 1 contains works by John Cage and Christian Wolff from the early 1960s: In Cage's “Cartridge Music”, sounds are generated by inserting different objects in the pick-up head of the gramophone. Due to their composition structure, Wolff's works “Duo for Violinist and Pianist”, “Summer” and “Duet II” have in common that no interpretation is identical with the next one.
CD 2 presents the outstanding violinist Paul Zukofsky, brilliantly accompanied by the pianist Gilbert Kalish, performing works by George Crumb, Isang Yun, Charles Wuorinen and John Cage which make extremely high demands on the performer.
CD 3 contains works by the South American composers Gerardo Gandini, César Bolaños, Marlos Nobre, Oscar Bazán, Manuel Enríquez and Alcides Lanza, performed by the New Sound Composers-Performers Group under the direction of Alcides Lanza.
A Life in Music
CD 1 – John Cage – Christian Wolff
John Cage: Cartridge Music
Christian Wolff: Duo for Violinist and Pianist / Duet II for Horn and Piano / Summer for Strings Quartet
CD 2 – New Music for Violin and Piano
George Crumb: Four Nocturnes for Violin and Piano (Night Music II)
Isang Yun: Gasa
Charles Wuorinen: The Long and the Short
John Cage: Six Melodies for Violin and Keyboard
CD 3 – New Music from South America for Chamber Orchestra
Gerardo Gandini: Soria Moria
César Bolaños: Divertimento III
Marlos Nobre: Tropicale
Oscar Bazán: Sonogramas
Manuel Enríquez: Diptico I
Alcides Lanza: Penetrations II
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