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Zorn, John

Zorn, John: I.A.O. (Tzadik)
Label: Tzadik    
Released in: USA    

The name IAO is Kabbalistically identical to the Beast and his number 666. In the tradition of Zorn’s longform studio compositions Godard, Spillane, Elegy, Kristallnacht and Duras, yet completely unique in form and content, IAO is a hypnotic seven-movement suite of Alchemy, Mysticism, Metaphysics and Magic both black and white. Inspired in part by the esoteric works of Aleister Crowley and his magickal disciple, filmmaker Kenneth Anger, the seven movements range from hypnotic exotica, ritualistic percussion and death metal to ambient, electronica and a stunning piece for female chorus. As varied and listenable as The Gift and as perplexing as Songs from the Hermetic Theater, IAO is a major new work by downtown’s master of the unexpected. -Tzadik

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Product Information:

UPC: 702397733829

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-7338
Squidco Product Code: 1020

Format: CD
Condition: New
Country: USA
Packaging: Jewel Tray

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Track Listing:

1. Invocation
2. Sex Magick
3. Sacred Rites of the Left Hand Path
4. The Clavicle of Solomon
5. Lucifer Rising
6. Leviathan
7. Mysteries

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