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3 compositional works from Eugene Chadbourne written in the 70's, the 1st from a performance in 1978 with John Zorn on reeds, plus the original English Channel and a solo guitar work.

Chadbourne, Eugene
Vision-Ease Too

Chadbourne, Eugene : Vision-Ease Too (Chadula)
Label: Chadula    
Released in: USA    

Three compositional works from Eugene Chadbourne written in the 70's. The name of "Vision Ease" series was named after a "cheesy Japanese composition book", and chronicles musical compositions that range from through-composed pieces ("East Was Texas Was Evil Was What Was") to the partially composed ("The English Channel"). The recording of "Courage!", which was written for a guitar trio with John Zorn, is from a 1978 performance with Zorn playing reeds and game calls. "The English Channel" recording is from a 2007 performance at The Stone in New York City, while "East Was Texas..." is a 1976 recording from Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

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Product Information:

Label: Chadula
Catalog ID: CHADV2
Squidco Product Code: 10209

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2008
Country: USA
Packaging: CDR in a cardboard sleeve with Dr. Chad's unique packaging
"Courage!" For guitar trio and John Zorn. Composed spring, 1978. Recorded July 1978, at the Theatre of Musical Opticas, New York City, NY.

"The English Channel" Orchestra composition originally written winter, 1977. Duet reductions created and performed August, 2007 at The Stone, New York City, NY.

"East Was Texas Was Evil Was What Was for solo guitar in four sections, written winter, 1976. Recorded summer 1976, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.


Eugene Chadbourne-electric, acoustic 6 and 12 string guitars, banjos, reeds, toy instruments

Duck Baker-nylon string guitar

Randy Hutton-Martin guitar

John Zorn-alto and soprano saxophone, B-flat clarinet and game calls

Evan Gallagher-piano and electronic keyboards, perussion, brass, etc.

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Track Listing:

1. Courage! 17:57

2. The English Channel 21:33

3. Easet Was Texas Was Evil Was What Was 18:12

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