Henry Cow ‎– The Henry Cow Box Redux: The Complete Henry Cow 50th Anniversary

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ReR Megacorp ‎– ReR HCGK, ReR Megacorp ‎– ReRHCGK
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17 × CD, Compilation
DVD
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Volume 1 - Leg End
CD1-1 Nirvana For Mice
Written-By – Fred Frith
4:56
CD1-2 Amygdala
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
6:57
CD1-3 Teenbeat Introduction
Written-By – Henry Cow
4:32
CD1-4 Teenbeat
Written-By – Henry Cow
6:47
CD1-5 silence - end of side 1 0:15
CD1-6 Extract From With The Yellowhalf-Moon And Blue Star
Written-By – Fred Frith, John Greaves
3:37
CD1-7 Teenbeat Reprise
Written-By – Fred Frith
5:04
CD1-8 The Tenth Chaffinch
Written-By – Henry Cow
6:04
CD1-9 Nine Funerals Of The Citzen King
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
5:34
Volume 2 - Unrest
CD2-1 Bittern Storm Over Ulm
Written-By – Fred Frith
2:19
CD2-2 Half Asleep; Half Awake
Written-By – John Greaves
7:59
CD2-3 Ruins
Written-By – Fred Frith
12:11
CD2-4 silence - end of side 1 0:15
CD2-5 Solemn Music
Written-By – Fred Frith
1:11
CD2-6 Linguaphonie
Written-By – Henry Cow
5:31
CD2-7 Upon Entering The Hotel Adlon
Written-By – Henry Cow
3:04
CD2-8 Arcades
Written-By – Henry Cow
1:58
CD2-9 Deluge
Written-By – Henry Cow
5:25
Volume 3 - Desperate Straights (Slapp Happy / Henry Cow)
CD3-1 Some Questions About Hats
Written-By – Anthony Moore, Peter Blegvad
1:51
CD3-2 The Owl
Written-By – Anthony Moore
2:17
CD3-3 A Worm Is At Work
Written-By – Anthony Moore, Peter Blegvad
1:52
CD3-4 Bad Alchemy
Written-By – John Greaves, Peter Blegvad
3:06
CD3-5 Europa
Written-By – Anthony Moore, Peter Blegvad
2:48
CD3-6 Desperate Straights
Written-By – Anthony Moore
4:14
CD3-7 Riding Tigers
Written-By – Peter Blegvad
1:43
CD3-8 silence - end of side 1 0:15
CD3-9 Apes In Capes
Written-By – Anthony Moore
2:16
CD3-10 Strayed
Written-By – Peter Blegvad
1:54
CD3-11 Giants
Written-By – Anthony Moore, Peter Blegvad
1:57
CD3-12 Excerpts From The Messiah
Written-By – Händel*, Peter Blegvad
1:49
CD3-13 In The Sickbay
Written-By – Dagmar Krause, Peter Blegvad
2:09
CD3-14 Caucasian Lullaby
Written-By – Anthony Moore, Chris Cutler
8:25
Volume 4 - In Praise Of Learning
CD4-1 War
Written-By – Anthony Moore, Peter Blegvad
2:31
CD4-2 Living In The Heart Of The Beast
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
16:12
CD4-3 silence - end of side 1 0:15
CD4-4 Beginning; The Long March
Written-By – Henry Cow
6:00
CD4-5 Beautiful As The Moon; Terrible As An Army With Banners
Written-By – Chris Cutler, Fred Frith
7:02
CD4-6 Morning Star
Written-By – Henry Cow
6:03
Volume 5 - Western Culture
History & Prospects
CD5-1 Industry
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
6:51
CD5-2 The Decay Of Cities
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
6:49
CD5-3 On The Raft
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
3:58
CD5-4 silence end of side 1 0:15
Day By Day
CD5-5 Falling Away
Written-By – Lindsay Cooper
7:30
CD5-6 Gretel's Tale
Written-By – Lindsay Cooper
3:52
CD5-7 Look Back
Written-By – Lindsay Cooper
1:13
CD5-8 Half The Sky
Written-By – Lindsay Cooper, Tim Hodgkinson
6:37
Volume 6 - Concerts 1
CD6-1 Beautiful As The Moon, Terrible As An Army With Banners
Written-By – Chris Cutler, Fred Frith
5:40
CD6-2 Nirvana For Mice
Written-By – Fred Frith
5:30
CD6-3 The Ottawa Song
Written-By – Chris Cutler, Fred Frith
4:15
CD6-4 Gloria Gloom
Written-By – Bill MacCormick, Robert Wyatt
4:13
CD6-5 Beautiful As The Moon (Reprise)
Written-By – Chris Cutler, Fred Frith
3:03
CD6-6 Bad Alchemy
Written-By – John Greaves, Peter Blegvad
2:54
CD6-7 Little Red Riding Hood Hits The Road
Written-By – Robert Wyatt
5:47
CD6-8 Ruins
Written-By – Fred Frith
16:24
CD6-9 Groningen
Written-By – Henry Cow, Tim Hodgkinson
8:53
CD6-10 Groningen Again
Written-By – Henry Cow
7:26
Volume 7 - Concerts 2
CD7-1 Oslo 1
Written-By – Henry Cow
5:37
CD7-2 Oslo 2 3:15
CD7-3 Oslo 3 3:23
CD7-4 Oslo 4 3:00
CD7-5 Oslo 5 1:44
CD7-6 Oslo 6 5:54
CD7-7 Oslo 7 3:55
CD7-8 Oslo 8 8:22
CD7-9 Off The Map
Written-By – Chris Cutler, Fred Frith, Tim Hodgkinson
3:20
CD7-10 Cafe Royal
Written-By – Fred Frith
3:20
CD7-11 Keeping Warm In Winter / Sweet Heart Of Mine
Written-By – Fred Frith, Henry Cow, John Greaves
9:56
CD7-12 Udine
Written-By – Henry Cow
9:39
Volume 8 - Beginnings
CD8-1 Pre-Teenbeat I
Written-By – Fred Frith
1:44
CD8-2 Pre-Teenbeat II
Written-By – Fred Frith
1:28
CD8-3 Rapt In A Blanket
Written-By – Fred Frith
5:06
CD8-4 Came To See You
Written-By – Fred Frith
6:43
CD8-5 Amygdala Extract [pre-Legend Demo]
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
3:35
CD8-6 Teenbeat
Written-By – Fred Frith
10:19
CD8-7 Citizen King
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
5:21
CD8-8 Nirvana For Moles
Written-By – Fred Frith
4:09
With The Yellow Half Moon And Blue Star
CD8-9 Introduction
Written-By – Fred Frith
0:46
CD8-10 Invocation
Written-By – Fred Frith
2:08
CD8-11 Demi-lune Jaune
Written-By – Fred Frith
2:10
CD8-12 Three Little Steps
Written-By – Fred Frith
2:13
CD8-13 Red Riff
Written-By – Fred Frith
1:50
CD8-14 Chorale Flautando
Written-By – Fred Frith
1:51
CD8-15 Cycling Over The Cliff
Written-By – Fred Frith
4:08
CD8-16 First Light
Written-By – Fred Frith
0:51
Guider Tells Of Silent Airborne Machine
CD8-17 Olwyn Grainger
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
2:24
CD8-18 Betty McGowan
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Leigh*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
6:12
CD8-19 Lottie Hare
Written-By – John Greaves
1:24
Volume 9 - 1974-5
CD9-1 Introduction
Written-By – Lindsay Cooper
1:52
CD9-2 Ruins I
Written-By – Fred Frith
6:35
CD9-3 Half Asleep, Half Awake
Written-By – John Greaves
4:11
CD9-4 Ruins II
Written-By – Fred Frith
0:59
CD9-5 Heron Shower Over Hamburg
Written-By – Fred Frith
2:29
CD9-6 Nix 0:06
Halsteren
CD9-7 Halsteren 1
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
1:08
CD9-8 Solo 1
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
1:08
CD9-9 Solo Extension 1
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
2:21
CD9-10 Halsteren 2
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
1:24
CD9-11 Extension 1
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
0:17
CD9-12 Halsteren 3
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
0:52
CD9-13 First Suspension
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
4:28
CD9-14 Extension 2
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
2:58
CD9-15 Extension 3
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
1:19
CD9-16 Solo 2
Written-By – Fred Frith
1:20
CD9-17 Solo Extension 2
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
2:32
CD9-18 Halsteren 4
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
0:17
CD9-19 Second Suspension
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
2:34
CD9-20 Extension 4
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
1:58
CD9-21 Solo 3
Written-By – John Greaves
0:49
CD9-22 Solo Extension 3
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
3:17
CD9-23 Halsteren 5
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
1:21
CD9-24 Living In The Heart Of The Beast
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
13:46
CD9-25 Living In The Heart Of The Beast
CD9-26 Living In The Heart Of The Beast
CD9-27 Living In The Heart Of The Beast
CD9-28 Living In The Heart Of The Beast
CD9-29 Living In The Heart Of The Beast
CD9-30 Living In The Heart Of The Beast
CD9-31 Living In The Heart Of The Beast
CD9-32 Living In The Heart Of The Beast
Volume 10 - Hamburg
CD10-1 Fair As The Moon
Written-By – Chris Cutler, Fred Frith
6:01
CD10-2 Nirvana For Rabbits
Written-By – Fred Frith
4:48
CD10-3 Ottawa Song
Written-By – Chris Cutler, Fred Frith
3:41
CD10-4 Twilight Bridge
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
2:04
CD10-5 Gloria Gloom
Written-By – Bill MacCormick, Robert Wyatt
2:17
CD10-6 Hamburg 1
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
4:15
CD10-7 Hamburg 2
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
3:27
CD10-8 Red Noise 10
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
3:16
CD10-9 Hamburg 3
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
5:30
CD10-10 Hamburg 4
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
2:40
CD10-11 Hamburg 5
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
5:25
CD10-12 Terrible As An Army With Banners
Written-By – Chris Cutler, Fred Frith
3:34
CD10-13 A Heart
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
9:03
CD10-14 Little Red Riding Hood Hit The Road
Written-By – Robert Wyatt
5:12
CD10-15 We Did It Again
Written-By – Kevin Ayers
6:31
Volume 11 - Trondheim 1
CD11-1 Trondheim I
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
48:25
CD11-2 Trondheim I
CD11-3 Trondheim I
CD11-4 Trondheim I
CD11-5 Trondheim I
CD11-6 Trondheim I
CD11-7 Trondheim I
CD11-8 Trondheim I
CD11-9 Trondheim I
CD11-10 Trondheim I
Volume 12 - Trondheim 2
CD12-1 Trondheim II
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
31:54
CD12-2 Trondheim II
CD12-3 Trondheim II
CD12-4 Trondheim II
CD12-5 Trondheim II
CD12-6 Trondheim II
CD12-7 The March
Arranged By – Henry CowWritten-By – Fred Frith
6:25
Volume 13 - Stockholm & Goteborg
CD13-1 Stockholm 1
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Born*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
6:38
CD13-2 Erk Gah (aka Hold To The Zero Burn)
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
16:46
CD13-3 Erk Gah
CD13-4 Erk Gah
CD13-5 Erk Gah
CD13-6 Erk Gah
CD13-7 A Bridge To Ruins
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
5:08
CD13-8 Ottawa Song
Written-By – Chris Cutler, Fred Frith
3:27
CD13-9 Goteborg 1
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
16:53
CD13-10 Goteborg 1
CD13-11 Goteborg 1
CD13-12 No More Songs
Arranged By – Fred FrithWritten-By – Phil Ochs
3:35
CD13-13 Stockholm 2
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Born*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
6:13
CD13-14 March
Written-By – Fred Frith
4:15
Volume 14 - Later And Post-Virgin
CD14-1 Joan
Written-By – Chris Cutler, Fred Frith
5:26
CD14-2 Teenbeat 2
Written-By – Fred Frith
8:05
CD14-3 Would You Prefer Us To Lie?
Written-By – Chris Cutler, John Greaves
4:28
CD14-4 Untitled Piece
Written-By – Lindsay Cooper
11:31
CD14-5 Chaumont 1
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Born*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
9:01
CD14-6 Chaumont 2
Written-By – Lindsay Cooper, Tim Hodgkinson
2:14
CD14-7 March
Written-By – Fred Frith
7:00
CD14-8 Brain Storm Over Barnsley
Written-By – Fred Frith
3:23
CD14-9 Teenbeat 3
Written-By – Fred Frith
6:45
CD14-10 Post-Teen Auditorium Invasion
Written-By – Roelofs*, Leigh*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
3:56
CD14-11 Bucket Waltz
Written-By – Roelofs*, Cutler*, Frith*, Leigh*, Born*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
4:26
CD14-12 On Suicide
Written-By – Bertolt Brecht, Hanns Eisler
3:42
Volume 15 - Bremen
CD15-1 Armed Maniac / Things We Forgot
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Born*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
11:55
New Suite
CD15-2 Van Fleet
Written-By – Fred Frith
1:49
CD15-3 Viva Pa Ubu Instrumental Extract
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
4:35
CD15-4 The Big Tune Begins
Written-By – Fred Frith
0:45
CD15-5 The Big Tune Continues
Written-By – Fred Frith
2:11
CD15-6 The Big Tune Ends
Written-By – Fred Frith
1:30
CD15-7 March
Written-By – Fred Frith
3:46
Die Kunst Der Orgel
CD15-8 Bremen
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Born*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
34:25
CD15-9 Bremen
CD15-10 Bremen
CD15-11 Bremen
CD15-13 Erk Gah Instrumental Extract
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
13:04
CD15-14 Erk Gah Instrumental Extract
Volume 16 - Late
CD16-1 Joy Of Sax 3:50
CD16-2 Jackie-ing
Arranged By – Mike WestbrookWritten-By – Thelonious Monk
1:15
CD16-3 Untitled 2
Written-By – Lindsay Cooper
1:32
CD16-4 The Herring People
Written-By – Fred Frith
2:07
CD16-5 RIO
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Born*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
17:09
CD16-6 RIO
CD16-7 RIO
CD16-8 RIO
CD16-9 Half The Sky
Written-By – Lindsay Cooper
5:05
CD16-10 Virgins Of Illinois
Written-By – Traditional
2:13
CD16-11 Viva Pa Ubu
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
2:18
Volume 17 - DVD - Vevey 1976
DVD-1 Beautiful As...
Written-By – Chris Cutler, Fred Frith
6:50
DVD-2 Vevey 1
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Born*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
8:49
DVD-3 Terrible As...
Written-By – Chris Cutler, Fred Frith
2:19
DVD-4 Tim Speaks 1:04
DVD-5 No More Songs
Arranged By – Fred FrithWritten-By – Phil Ochs
3:48
DVD-6 LITHOTB
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
16:57
DVD-7 Vevey 2
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Born*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
13:51
DVD-8 March
Written-By – Fred Frith
2:42
DVD-9 Erk Gah
Written-By – Tim Hodgkinson
18:28
Volume 18 - A Cow Cabinet of Curiosities
CD17-1 Pre Virgin Demo 1
Written-By [Mostly] – Fred Frith
3:55
CD17-2 Pre Virgin Demo 2
Written-By [Mostly] – Tim Hodgkinson
1:02
CD17-3 Unidentified Improvisation 1
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
1:30
CD17-4 Unidentified Improvisation 2
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
5:37
CD17-5 Unidentified Late Composition
Written-By [Probably] – Lindsay Cooper
2:04
CD17-6 Exploded Amygdala / Teen Introduction
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Leigh*, Greaves*, Hodgkinson*
3:37
CD17-7 Lovers Of Gold
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
6:29
CD17-8 Hamburg 6
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
5:33
CD17-9 Ruins Extract
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
8:24
CD17-10 Hamburg 7
Written-By – Cutler*, Krause*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
9:44
CD17-11 Half The Sky
Written-By – Lindsay Cooper
5:03
CD17-12 Extract From The Glove
Written-By – Cutler*, Frith*, Greaves*, Cooper*, Hodgkinson*
2:19

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Credits

  • Bass, Piano, VoiceJohn Greaves (tracks: CD2)
  • Bass, Piano, Whistle, VoiceJohn Greaves (tracks: CD1)
  • Bassoon, Oboe, Recorder, VoiceLindsay Cooper (2) (tracks: CD2)
  • DrumsChris Cutler (tracks: CD2)
  • Drums, Toy, Piano, Whistle, VoiceChris Cutler (tracks: CD1)
  • Guitar, Viola, Violin, VoiceFred Frith (tracks: CD1)
  • Guitar, Xylophone, Violin, PianoFred Frith (tracks: CD2)
  • Organ, Alto Saxophone, Clarinet, PianoTim Hodgkinson (tracks: CD2)
  • Organ, Piano, Alto Saxophone, Clarinet, VoiceTim Hodgkinson (tracks: CD1)
  • Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Recorder, VoiceGeoff Leigh (tracks: CD1)

Notes

17 CDs, 1 DVD and 180 pages of histories, chronology, testimony and commentaries by the band, sundry contemporary documents, and rare photographs – in a sturdy box.

This collection brings together the full contents of the three former boxes,

Henry Cow - 40th Anniversary Box - The Studio: Volumes 1-5
Henry Cow - 40th Anniversary Box - The Road: Volumes 1-5
Henry Cow - 40th Anniversary Box - The Road: Volumes 6-10 With DVD

as well as the "Concerts" double CD,

Henry Cow - Concerts

with the addition of a further 60pp booklet [Book 1: The Studio: Official Releases] of newly unearthed, or commissioned, band commentaries, pictures and other documents prepared specifically for this release.

This box set contains re-mastered versions of all the studio CDs and the rare bonus CD (Cabinet of Curiosities),

Henry Cow - A Cow Cabinet Of Curiosities

which came with the subscription edition of the original boxed set.

Subscribers to this boxset received an additional limited edition free bonus CD, Ex Box Collected Fragments 1971 - 1978. ReR Megacorp made this CD also available for separate purchase.

Released & Distributed by ReR MEGACORP 79 Beulah Road Thornton Heath Surrey CR7 8JG UK
Distributed in USA by Morphius Records/MVD 100 E 23rd St Baltimore, MD 21218 USA
Made in Czech Republic

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 752725042628
  • Label Code: 02677

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