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Radulescu, Horatiu: Clepsydra / Astray [VINYL] (Edition Rz)

Romanian-French composer Horatiu Radulescu with 2 works from 1983: "Clepsydra" for 16 Sound Icons played on a sideway piano, and the 1984 work "Astray" for 6 saxophones and Sound Icons.
 

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Horatiu Radulescu

European Lucero Ensemble

Daniel Kientzy-saxophones


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Label: Edition Rz
Catalog ID: ed. Rz 1007LP
Squidco Product Code: 8586

Format: LP
Condition: New
Released: 1990
Country: Germany
Packaging: Vinyl 12" LP

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Romanian-French composer Horatiu Radulescu with two works from 1983, "Clepsydra" for 16 Sound Icons (a grand piano laying vertically on its side, with the strings played by bowing), and the 1984 work "Astray" for 6 saxophones and Sound Icons. Radulescu is noted for compositions using spectral techniques, which "comprises variable distribution of the spectral energy, synthesis of the global sound sources, micro- and macro-form as sound-process, four simultaneous layers of perception and of speed, and spectral scordaturae, i.e. rows of unequal intervals corresponding to harmonic scales."


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Side A



1. Clepsydra 24:22



Side B



1. Astray 22:47

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