Michael Snow ‎– The Last LP CD: Unique Last Recordings Of The Music Of Ancient Cultures

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Art Metropole ‎– #1001
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CD, Album
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Tracklist

1 Wu Ting Dee Lin Chao Cheu (Announcing The Arrival Of Emperor Wu Ting) 6:22
2 Si Nopo Da (By What Signs Will I Come To Understand?) 3:53
3 Ohwachira 9:49
4 I Ching Dee Yen Tzen (The Strings Of Love) 3:52
5 Full To The Brim 0:38
6 Speech In Klogen 2:20
7 Mbowunsa Mpahiya 8:08
8 Quuiasukpuq 2:22
9 Amitabha Chenden Kala 6:44
10 Roiakuriluo 9:52
11 Raga Lalat 2:59

Credits

  • Producer, Written-by, Percussion, Drums, Trumpet, Vocals, Synthesizer [Casio], TapeMichael Snow

Notes

Wu Ting Dee Lin Chao Cheu (Announcing The Arrival Of Emperor Wu Ting) performed by Orchestra Of The National Music Insitute, Seoul Korea.
Si Nopo Da (By What Signs Will I Come To Understand?) performed by Tribe Of Niger, S.E Africa.
Ohwachira, Water ceremony performed by Miantonomi and Cree Tribespeople.
I Ching Dee Yen Tzen (The Strings Of Love) performed by Tam Wing Lun on the Hui Tra.
Full To The Brim recorded in Varda, Carpathia, Romania.
Speech In Klogen performed by Okash, Northern Finland.
Mbowunsa Mpahiya performed by Kpam Kpam Tribe, Angola, West Africa.
Quuiasukpuq performed by Tornarssuk Tribe, Siberia
Amitabha Chenden Kala performed by Monks Of The Kagyupa Sect, Bhutan.
Roiakuriluo performed by Sabane in Elahe, Brazil.
Raga Lalat performed by Palak Chawal, Benares, India.

"Title of the album refers to the disappearance of the 331/3 rpm microgroove vinyl/stylus format. This recording was issued in the last days of the LP and was conceived of then as an investigation into the effects (both negative and positive) of "Western" recording technology on the world's few remaining, at the time of recording, ancient pre-industrial cultures."

"Originally released in LP format in 1987."

All informations taken from the sleeve and reproduced here are part of the record as a pure conceptual artefact (a man-made object taken as a whole). In fact all recordings were performed and "assembled by" the artist himself and subsequently all other credits mentioned on the text sleeve - also written by Michael Snow - are completely invented.

Compact-disc uses the vinyl as a source, and not the original master tapes.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 7502 01102 2 9
  • Matrix / Runout: DISQUE AMERIC 051L3<067>1001

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