Robert Ashley

Robert Ashley

Real Name:
Robert Ashley
Robert Ashley (March 28, 1930 in Ann Arbor, Michigan – March 3, 2014), was a distinguished figure in American contemporary music, holds an international reputation for his work in new forms of opera and multi-disciplinary projects. His recorded works are acknowledged classics of language in a musical setting. Robert Ashley was educated at the University of Michigan and the Manhattan School of Music. At the University of Michigan, he worked at the Speech Research Laboratories (psycho-acoustics and cultural speech patterns), and was employed as a Research Assistant in Acoustics at the Architectural Research Laboratory.
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Robert Ashley Discography


5206 103 Robert Ashley In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women (Album) Cramps Records 5206 103 Italy 1974 Sell This Version
LML 1001 Robert Ashley Private Parts (Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. LML 1001 US 1978 Sell This Version
VR 1002 Robert Ashley Automatic Writing (Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. VR 1002 US 1979 Sell This Version
VR 4904 Robert Ashley Perfect Lives (Private Parts): The Bar(LP) Lovely Music, Ltd. VR 4904 US 1980 Sell This Version
VR 4908 Robert Ashley Perfect Lives (Private Parts): Music Word Fire And I Would Do It Again (Coo Coo)(LP, Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. VR 4908 US 1981 Sell This Version
VR 3301 Robert Ashley Atalanta (Acts Of God) (Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. VR 3301 US 1985 Sell This Version
LCD 1003 Robert Ashley Yellow Man With Heart With Wings(CD, Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 1003 US 1990 Sell This Version
LMC 4913 & LMC 4947 Robert Ashley Perfect Lives (An Opera For Television By Robert Ashley) (Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. LMC 4913 & LMC 4947 US 1991 Sell This Version
79289-2 Robert Ashley Improvement(2xCD, Album) Nonesuch 79289-2 US 1992 Sell This Version
LCD 1004 Robert Ashley eL/Aficionado(CD, Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 1004 US 1993 Sell This Version
80460-2 Robert Ashley Superior Seven / Tract(CD, Album) New World Records 80460-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
LCD 1005 Robert Ashley Your Money My Life Goodbye(CD, Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 1005 US 1998 Sell This Version
plana-A 10NMN.030 Robert Ashley String Quartet Describing The Motions Of Large Real Bodies / How Can I Tell The Difference? (Album) Alga Marghen plana-A 10NMN.030 Italy 1999 Sell This Version
LCD 1006 Robert Ashley Dust(2xCD, Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 1006 US 2000 Sell This Version
plana-A 20NMN.048 Robert Ashley Wolfman (Album) Alga Marghen plana-A 20NMN.048 Italy 2003 Sell This Version
LCD 1007 Robert Ashley Celestial Excursions(2xCD + Box) Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 1007 US 2005 Sell This Version
LCD 1008 Robert Ashley Foreign Experiences(CD, Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 1008 US 2006 Sell This Version
LCD 1009 Robert Ashley Now Eleanor's Idea(2xCD, Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 1009 US 2007 Sell This Version
011 Robert Ashley & Walter Marchetti Robert Ashley & Walter Marchetti - October 25, 2001 Merkin Concert Hall NYC(2xLP, Ltd) Choose Records 011 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
¹⁵U Robert Ashley Tap Dancing In The Sand(CD, Album) Unsounds ¹⁵U Netherlands 2007 Sell This Version
LCD 1010 Robert Ashley Concrete(2xCD, Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 1010 US 2008 Sell This Version
LCD 3303 Robert Ashley Atalanta (Acts Of God) Volume II(2xCD) Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 3303 US 2010 Sell This Version
5001 Robert Ashley Crash(2xCD) Lovely Music, Ltd. 5001 US 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

plana-A 20NMN.047 Robert Ashley Wolfman(12", S/Sided, Ltd) Alga Marghen plana-A 20NMN.047 Italy 2002 Sell This Version


LBETA 9 Robert Ashley Atalanta Strategy Lovely Music, Ltd. LBETA 9 US 1984 Sell This Version