Various ‎– Ghosts And Monsters: Technology And Personality In Contemporary Music

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Leonardo Music Journal ‎– ISAST 8, Electronic Music Foundation ‎– EMF CD 012
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1 Alexander Abramovitch Krejn Memorial Ode On The Death Of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
Conductor – Christian Von BorriesMastered By [Historical Remastering] – Frieder ButzmannOrchestra – Berliner Symphoniker
8:10
2 John Cage Excerpt From Voiceless Essay
Written-By [Original Essay] – Henry David Thoreau
3:44
3 Paul De Marinis* The Lecture Of Comrade Stalin At The Extraordinary 8th Plenary Congress About The Draft Concept Of The Constitution Of The Soviet Union On November 25, 1936 7:06
4 Robert Ashley Excerpt From Automatic Writing 4:23
5 Cornelius Cardew There Is Only One Lie, There Is Only One Truth
Choir – P.C.A. Singers, English Chamber Choir*Conductor – Guy Protheroe
4:51
6 Henning Christiansen Reality Is A Ghost In My Mind (Cruelty & Terror) 5:45
7 Alvin Lucier Nothing Is Real (Strawberry Fields Forever)
Arranged By – Alvin LucierEngineer – Siegbert ErnstPiano – Margaret Leng TanProducer – Marita EmigholzWritten-By – Lennon-McCartney
9:15
8 Peter Cusack And Nicolas Collins Extract From A Host, Of Golden Daffodils
Guitar, Bouzouki, Electronics – Peter CusackTrombone [Trombone-propelled Electronics] – Nicolas Collins
3:02
9 Shelley Hirsch For Jerry
Mixed By [Live] – Max LyandvertVoice – Jerry Hunt, Shelley Hirsch
6:01
10a Frieder Butzmann Who Was That, Who Cried Out?
Instruments [Self-built], Recorded By – Frieder ButzmannVoice – Lindy Annis
1:52
10b Frieder Butzmann I Have Slipped
Instruments [Self-built], Recorded By – Frieder ButzmannVoice – Lindy Annis
1:47
10c Frieder Butzmann Dance Of The 7 Veils
Instruments [Self-built], Recorded By – Frieder ButzmannVoice – Lindy Annis
1:27
10d Frieder Butzmann Give Me The Head Of Jokanaan
Instruments [Self-built], Recorded By – Frieder ButzmannVoice – Lindy Annis
1:48
11 Oval Vario 4:03
12 Michael Snow Blues With Beer, Magazines, Table And Chair
Recorded By – Michael Snow
4:27

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"An essay in musical form" Matthias Osterwold

Additional notes and articles by curator and contributors:
1) Original score published by the Soviet State Publishing Company.
2) Performance/broadcast version of "Writings through the Essay: On the Duty of Civil Disobedience".
5) Mixed choir and piano. Composed 1980, performed at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Cornelius Cardew Memorial Concert, 16 May 1982.
6) Composed 1986-1998, recorded 7 May 1998.
7) Recorded February 1998. Arranged 1990 (Commissioned by Toshiba-EMI Ltd., Japan, for the Eastworld Compact Disc Company "Hyper Beatles 2").
8) Recorded live at Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Belin, and at STEIM in Amsterdam, 1996.
9) Excerpts from the 1998 music theater production: music from the video "Sight/Sound Strings", voice from the video "Rant". Recorded at the Hebbel Theatre, 26 January 1998.
10) Recorded April 1998 in Butzmann's private studio.
12) Recorded June 1998 at Michael Snows home as a reconstruction of a performance at the "Pfeifen im Walde/Whistling in the Dark" festival, International Music Festival, Lucerne, Switzerland, 23 August 1997.

This CD accompanied Volume 8 of the Leonardo Music Journal and was the first release to also be available independently.

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