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Nitsch, Hermann

Musik Der 135. Aktion, Kuba [2 CDs]

Nitsch, Hermann: Musik Der 135. Aktion, Kuba [2 CDs] (Trost Records)

Controversial recordings from Herman Nitsch's "Orgies Mysteries Theater" as part of the Havana Biennial art exhibition in Cuba, 2012, using actors, blood, animal bodies and entrails, fruits, symbolic crucifixion, music, processions, and ritualistic gestures to enact a new form of Gesamtkunstwerk: pagan ceremonies that aim to a kind of collective catharsis.
 

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UPC: 9120036682719

Label: Trost Records
Catalog ID: TROST 175CD
Squidco Product Code: 26222

Format: 2 CDs
Condition: New
Released: 2018
Country: Austria
Packaging: Jewel Case
Recorded in Cuba, on May 14th, 2012.


Personnel:

Hermann Nitsch-composer

Orquesta Sinfonica de la Universidad ISA of Lyceum Mozartiano de La Habana-symphony

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track listing:


CD1



1. A1 13:32

2. A2 06:16

3. A3 13:01

4. A4 05:39

5. A5 04:09

6. A6 08:44

CD2



1. B1 20:26

2. B2 16:48

3. B3 07:17

4. B4 04:05

5. B5 06:13

6. B6 06:50

7. B7 05:52
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"Recorded in 2012, Musik Der 135. Aktion, Kuba captures the controversial performance from Herman Nitsch's Orgien Mysterien Theater ("Orgies Mysteries Theater") as part of the Havana Biennial art exhibition. For more than fifty years Nitsch has been an influential and striking figure of Austrian art ("Vienna Actionism").

In his Orgien Mysterien Theater Nitsch uses actors, blood, animal bodies and entrails, fruits, symbolic crucifixion, music, processions, and ritualistic gestures to enact a new form of Gesamtkunstwerk: pagan ceremonies that aim to a kind of collective catharsis. "Dionysos gegen den Gekreuzigten" ("Dionysus against Christ Crucified") was performed by 150 musicians and 30 actors, including the University's Symphony Orchestra ISA and the artist himself, celebrating Afro-Cuban rituals and ceremonies. Released In cooperation with Nitsch Foundation."-Trost


Artist Biographies:

"Hermann Nitsch (born 29 August 1938) is an Austrian avant-garde artist who works in experimental and multimedia modes.

Born in Vienna, Nitsch received training in painting when studied at the Wiener Graphische Lehr-und Versuchanstalt, during which time he was drawn to religious art. He is associated with the Vienna Actionists-a loosely affiliated group of off-kilter and confrontational Austrian artists that also includes Günter Brus, Otto Muehl, and Rudolf Schwarzkogler.

Nitsch's abstract 'splatter' paintings, like his performance pieces, are inspired by his neutral perspective on humanity and being human. In the 1950s, Nitsch conceived of the Orgien Mysterien Theater (which roughly translates as Theatre of Orgies and Mysteries or The Orgiastic Mystery Theater), staging nearly 100 performances between 1962 and 1998."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermann_Nitsch)
10/12/2018

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