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An excellent introduction to the Polish Radio Experimental Studio led by Joseph Patkowski, through music associated with space imagery and science fiction, with works from Krzysztof Penderecki, Zdenek Liska, Arturas Bumsteinas, Edward Artemeiv, Marcin Cichy, and Sultan Hagavik.

Various Artists
Pole Reports from Space [2 CDs]

Various Artists: Pole Reports from Space [2 CDs] (Bolt)

Label: Bolt    
Released in: Poland    

"The Polish Radio Experimental Studio has been, since its founding in 1957, a source of music associated with space imagery. The uniqueness of sounds, robotics, automation, interplanetary travel, spectacular crashes, and explosions of suns - all these could be accommodated in the imagination of a creative sound engineer. Points of reference consisted in the sounds made by planes, rockets and weapons, whereas space emptiness and silence were incarnated by nebulae spatial sound, filled with reverb and echo. Almost always when there was a need in a film for the voices of green aliens, Warsaw engineers were asked for help. The Experimental Studio was initially associated with the experience of a laboratory-oriented mental conquest of the stars, acoustic "domestication" of the topic of the near and, as it then seemed, inevitable, colonization of the cosmos by a fearless man. Among a number of "cosmic" illustrations for stories, documents and reports realized in the Studio led by Joseph Patkowski, a few items glitter with exceptional glow."-Bolt

Includes a 24 page booklet with photograph and text in Polish and English.

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Includes a 24 page booklet with photograph and text in Polish and English.

Label: Bolt
Catalog ID: BR ES17
Squidco Product Code: 21111

Format: 2 CDs
Condition: New
Released: 2014
Country: Poland
Packaging: Digipack Double CD w/22 page booklet
Recorded at The Polish Radio Experimental Studio in Warsaw, Poland.


Krzysztof Penderecki

Arturas Bumsteinas

Zdenek Liska

Edward Artemiev

Marcin Cichy

Eugeniusz Rudnik

Sultan Hagavik

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Track Listing:

CD 1

1. Excursion Into Cosmos 6:50

2. Ikarie XB-1 17:34

3. AudioKaukas 13:50

4. Solaris-Ocean 11:37

5. Silent Star 5:32

6. Test 4:04

CD 2

1. Pole Reports From Space 37:38

2. Kosmopolex Forte 25:18