Deep Listening Band ‎– Octagonal Polyphony

Important Records (2) ‎– IMPREC358
Vinyl, LP

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A Bell Dance
Bells [Tibetan Bell, Other Bells], Conch, Piano, Flute [Flutes] – David GamperBells [Tibetan Bell], Accordion [Roland V] – Pauline OliverosTrombone, Didgeridoo [Didjeridu], Cowbell [Laos Cowbell] – Stuart Dempster
B Dreamport
Accordion [Roland V] – Pauline OliverosDidgeridoo [Didjeridu], Trombone, Voice – Stuart DempsterPiano, Percussion, Conch – David Gamper

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Thanks and Credits:
The elegant Meyer Sound surround system was installed by personnel from University of Washington's Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXArts). Special thanks go to University of Washington School of Music and Director Richard Karpen; DXArts and Director Juan Pampin along with a large DXArts crew that included Michael McCrea, Joshua Parmenter, Doug Niemela, Marcin Paczkowski, Nicolas Varchausky, Stelios Manousakis and Richard Johnson. Thanks to the entire Town Hall Seattle staff with special recognition to Wier Harman, Sheila Smith, and Mary Cutler, and to Shirley Bossier for coining the title Octagonal Polyphony. Appreciation is due Stephen Fandrich for his beautiful just intonation piano tuning. Thanks also go to Lawrence University and Brian Pertl, Dean of LU's Conservatory of Music, for considerable support emotionally and otherwise. A heartfelt thank you goes to John Brien and Important Records for support of this project. Finally, these recordings would not be possible without the amazing knowledge of and dedicated attention by Michael McCrea throughout the entire editing process.

Cover Photo: DLB at World Financial Center's Winter Garden, New York 1998. Photograph by Gisela Gamper, and is used with deep appreciation.

Commemorating David Gamper (1945-2011) & released on the 80th birthday of Pauline Oliveros, 30 May 2012.

Published by: Deep Listening Publications
Stuart Dempster, David Gamper, Pauline Oliveros (ASCAP)

Edition of 400 copies. Comes with a sticker over shrink-wrap.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (As printed): 793447535821
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A, Etched): IMPREC358LP A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B, Etched): IMPREC358LP B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A & B, Stamped): MASTERDISK
  • Other (Printed on labels and back cover): PO80/2012
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

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