Various ‎– Music From Mills

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Mills College ‎– MC 001
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3 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation
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A1 Lou Harrison Sonata No. 2
Harpsichord – Susan Summerfield
2:43
A2 Terry Riley The Ethereal Time Shadow (Excerpt)
Voice, Synthesizer – Terry Riley
9:20
A3 Luciano Berio Chamber Music
Cello – Bonnie HamptonClarinet – Donald O'BrienConductor – Jean-Louis LeRouxHarp – Marcella DeCrayMezzo-soprano Vocals – Olivia StappPerformer – Mills Performing Group
7:10
A4 Dave Brubeck Summer Song
Arranged By [Orchestral Setting], Conductor – Howard BrubeckBass – Eugene WrightConcertmaster – Max PollikoffDrums – Joe MorelloPerformer – The Dave Brubeck Quartet With Orchestra*Piano – Dave BrubeckSaxophone – Paul Desmond
2:56
B1 David Rosenboom In The Beginning: Etude I (Trombones)
Computer [Macintosh Computer Program For Just Intonation Guide Tones] – Scot Gresham-LancasterTrombone – Toyoji Tomita
9:48
B2 Robert Ashley Flying Saucer Dialogue
Keyboards, Engineer [Sound Design], Mixed By, Producer – Paul ShorrProducer – Lawrence BrickmanVoice – Jacqueline HumbertVoice, Keyboards, Producer – Robert Ashley
7:14
B3 Anthony Braxton Composition No. 62 ( + 30 + 96)
Soprano Saxophone – Anthony BraxtonSynthesizer [Kurzweil 250 Digital Synthesizer] – David Rosenboom
5:48
C1 David Behrman Interspecies Smalltalk, Part 2 (Excerpt)
Computer [Computer Music System], Producer – David BehrmanEngineer [Recording], Producer – Steve CellumViolin – Takehisa Kosugi
5:42
C2 Elinor Armer Thaw
Piano – Lois Brandwynne
5:51
C3 Steve Reich Melodica 10:43
D1 Maggi Payne Subterranean Network (Excerpt) 7:21
D2 Darius Milhaud Segoviana
Guitar – Paul Binkley
3:14
D3 Pauline Oliveros Alien Bog (Excerpt) 6:22
D4 Anthony Gnazzo Asparagas 4:49
E1 Katrina Krimsky Apparitions
Engineer [Recording] – Ron KurzPiano – Katrina KrimskyProducer – Irmin Schmidt
9:15
E2 Larry Polansky Four Voice Cannon # 3 1:49
E3 Pandit Pran Nath Dira Dira Tā Nā: Tarānā, Tīn-Tāl, Madhya-Layal Raga Bhairavī (Excerpt)
Tabla – Benjamin Wertheimer*Tambura – Shabda KahnTambura, Voice – Terry RileyVoice – Pandit Pran Nath
12:29
F1 Janice Giteck Breathing Songs From A Turning Sky (Excerpt)
Bassoon – Bruce GraingerCello, Producer – Walter GrayClarinet – William McCollEngineer [Recording] – Albert Swanson*Flute – Jane LenoirPercussion – Jarrad Powell, Matthew KocmieroskiPerformer – The New Performance GroupPiano – Roger Nelson
7:29
F2 Robert Sheff Remembering
Composed By – Robert SheffVoice, Electronics – "Blue" Gene Tyranny
2:27
F3 Ramon Sender Audition (Excerpt)
Autoharp [Modified] – Delia Moon, Moses MoonDilruba [Modified Dalruba] – Ramon Sender Morningstar*
2:54
F4 Morton Subotnick The Key To Songs (Excerpt)
Electronics [Yamaha Tx-816 And Qx-1 Electronic Music System] – Morton Subotnick
8:29

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Released in celebration of the centennial of the chartering of Mills College 1885 - 1985.
Includes a 4-page 12" square-sized booklet.

A1 is a part from "Six Sonatas For Cembalo", composed 1936-1940, recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music Recording Studio.
A2 composed 1981-82, recorded in concert by Südwestfunk Radio, Baden-Baden, Germany, May 1982.
A3 composed 1953, recorded in a Mills Performing Group concert, October 17, 1969.
A4 composed 1958, recorded in Summer, 1961.
B1 composed 1979, recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music Recording Studio.
B2 is part of the opera "Atalanta (Acts of God)", finished in 1985. The original sound materials are taken from an anecdote for videotape directed by Lawrence Brickman.
B3 composed 1976, recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music Recording Studio.
C1 recorded at Roulette, New York City, June 1985. Comissioned for Merce Cunningham's dance "Pictures" in 1984.
C2 composed 1975, recorded live in a Composers' Coop concert on June 8, 1975.
C3 composed 1966.
D1 composed 1985.
D2 composed 1957, recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music Recording Studio.
D3 composed 1967.
D4 composed 1978.
E1 composed 1984, recorded at Powerplay Recording Studios AG, Switzerland.
E2 composed 1975-76. Created at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), Stanford University.
E3 recorded on April 8, 1979, at a concert in the Mills College Student Union.
F1 composed 1980, performed at Cornish Institute in Seattle, March 1984.
F2 composed 1974, recorded at the composer's home studio, Oakland 1974, partly reprocessed at the Center for Contemporary Music 1981.
F3 composed 1981, recorded live in the Mills College Concert Hall during a Mills Tape Music Center reunion concert on March 20, 1981.
F4 composed 1985.

The picture of the glasses on the front is of a sculpture by Jasper Johns. There is an edition of 200 signed and numbered by him.

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