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A series of compositions by Richard Rijnvos that were inspired by an installation in the Hessisches Landesmuseum consisting of an arrangment of about 270 objects known as the 'Block Beuys'.

Rijnvos, Richard
Block Beuys

Rijnvos, Richard: Block Beuys (Hat [now] ART)
Label: Hat [now] ART    
Released in: Switzerland    

"In 1990 Richard Rijnvos was invited to the German city of Darmstadt to be a guest composer at the new music summer courses held there every two years. During a free moment he escaped from the courses and discovered one of Darmstadt's greatest treasures, the installation in the Hessisches Landesmuseum known as the 'Block Beuys'. This collection of work by the German visual artist Joseph Beuys (1921-86) consists of about 270 objects arranged in seven rooms of varying sizes, and contains most of the forms and materials which Beuys habitually used-metal, felt, accretions of fat and food, machinery, newspaper. Rijnvos's Block Beuys, begun five years after his Darmstadt encounter, is his response to the collection."-hat[now]ART

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Product Information:

UPC: 752156014720

Label: Hat [now] ART
Catalog ID: 147
Squidco Product Code: 18492

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2004
Country: Switzerland
Packaging: Cardstock 3 page foldover
Recorded May 3rd and 4th, 2000 at Maria Minor, Utrecht, the Netherlands by Eclat Music Productions.


Richard Rijnvos

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Track Listing:

1. Block Beuys - Raum 1 24:22

2. Block Beuys - Raum 2 17:54

3. Block Beuys - Raum 3 13:33

4. Block Beuys - Raum 4 Bis 7 21:41

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