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Zeitkratzer peforms the works of American minimalist Alvin Lucier in works of ringing overtones, a singing piano, a thrilling concert triangle, pencils on little objects, &c.

Zeitkratzer: Alvin Lucier
Old School

Zeitkratzer: Alvin Lucier: Old School (Zeitkratzer)
Label: Zeitkratzer    
Released in: Germany    

"The third release in zeitkratzer's Old School releases, the first being John Cage, the second James Tenney. This new release is dedicated to the music of Alvin Lucier.

Alvin Lucier is one of the most outstanding American minimalists. He could be called a sound physician and his compositions regarded as acoustic research settings. Often his pieces turn inside-out the inner properties of the room they are played in and the instrument that they are played on. zeitkratzer had the chance to work with the composer in Dijon, France in 2008, and continued to work on and to program his music in different places. The Philharmonie in Luxembourg turned out to be the ideal space for recording.

On this CD you can hear how Lucier enables zeitkratzer to create sounds, most people have never heard before. Ringing overtones, a singing piano, a thrilling concert triangle, pencils on little objects, and how irritating a violoncello, a viola and a piano can sound together creating sonic interferences. This music is not only a physical phenomenology, but becomes inherently a sensual listening experience."-Zeitkratzer

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Product Information:

UPC: 4250137238937

Label: Zeitkratzer
Catalog ID: ZKR 011CD
Squidco Product Code: 14043

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: Germany
Packaging: Jewel Tray
Recorded live at Philharmonie, Luxembourg on October 3rd, 2009 and at GreenHouseStudios, Schwielowsee, Germany in June of 2010.


Burkhard Schlothauer-violin, viola, objects

Anton Lukoszevieze-violoncello, objects

Uli Phillipp-objects

Reinhold Friedl-piano, objects

Maurice de Martin-triangle, objects

Frank Gratkowski-objects

Hayden Chrishold-objects

Matt Davis-objects

Hilary Jeffery-objects

Ralf Meinz-sound

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Track Listing:

1. Fideliotrio 12:25

2. Music for Piano with Magnetic Strings 13:38

3. Silver Streetcar for the Orchestra 10:20

4. Violynn 9:51

5. Opera with Objects 11:20