VariousFluxus 40th Anniversary 1962-2002

Label:Not On Label – none
8 x CDr, Compilation, Unofficial Release
Box Set, Limited Edition
Genre:Electronic, Rock, Non-Music
Style:Interview, Spoken Word, Experimental


1-1George MaciunasSeattle Interview 1977
InterviewerWilliam Woods
1-2Milan Knizak*Bossanova Suite
Performer [2 Record Players Playing Destroyed Music, 2 Taperecorders With Tapes Of Older Pieces], Synthesizer [2], Piano, VoiceMilan Knizak*
2-1Henning Christiansen"Symphony Natura" Op.170
FeaturingLorenzo Mammi
2-2Robert FilliouWhispered History Of Art
Recorded ByOndine Fiore
3-1Takehisa KosugiNew York, August 14 1991
Tape [Pre-recorded Environmental Sounds (birds) In The City Of Ferrara, Italy], Noises [Live Broadcasting Sound On W-cbs Radio, New York], Performer [A Plastic Bottle In Which A Small Microphone Is Installed For Pick Up Voice & Other Sounds], Electronics [Audio Generator], Effects [Time-delay Machine, Pitch Shifter]Takehisa Kosugi
3-2Joe JonesSolar Music Hot House25:58
4Wolf VostellLe Cri / The Cry1:00:31
5-1Al HansenCar Bibbe5:40
5-2Al HansenBalloni Brothers Balloon Work9:30
5-3Al HansenJoseph Beuys Stuka Bomber Piece10:10
5-4Al HansenThe Futuristic Chattanooga Choo Choo In The Mongolian Desert
Music By [Music Mix]Jürgen Turje
PerformerAl Hansen, Janet Kramer
5-5Al HansenI Opened The Top Button Of Her Jeans And Zipped Her Zipper Down1:49
5-6Al HansenIntermedia L.A. Roadside Streetwise Poetry3:52
5-7Al HansenVenus Rap9:50
6-1Paul SharitsThe Existential Anguish Symphony
ConductorChen Han
PerformerPaul Sharits
6-2Larry MillerAccord (Selections From The 2nd And 4th Movement)
Other [Translator]Josine van Droffelaar
6-3Marcel AloccoPour Fluxus (1960-1967-1968)12:37
6-4Albrecht D.*Two Lines -Excerpt-9:00
6-5Alison KnowlesA Nivea Cream Piece For Oscar (Emmett) Williams2:50
6-6Robert WattsString Record Composition5:45
7-1Eric Anderson*Untactics Of Music
ConductorLaurent Breton
ProducerLuis Brosseau
7-2Carolee SchneemannMother Lexicon6:48
7-3Jean DupuyElle Aimait Bien Les Frites, Marguerite
PerformerJana Haimsohn, Olga Adofno*
7-4Unknown ArtistUntitled9:30
7-5Ken FriedmanMelon Medley3:08
7-6Richard MaxfieldPastoral Symphony4:00
7-7Dick HigginsIn Memoriam8:18
7-8Dick HigginsOmnia Gallia4:48
7-9Mieko ShiomiA Celestial Tune By 108 Glass Marbles5:06
8Bob LensVacuum Cleaners44:30


Silk-screened box (white on white) contains black plastic tray with four double-CDrs.

Bootleg edition of Fluxus Anthology 30th Anniversary 1962-1992 Sound Events minus the tracks from:

- Ben Vautier (M6 on the original edition)
- Gustav Metzger (N6 on the original edition)
- Emmet Williams (N7 on the original edition)
- Bob Lens (P on the original edition)

Track 7.4 is not mentioned on the release and does not appear on the original edition.

Track 1.1 recorded at KRAB Radio, Seattle, Washington, September 1977.

Track 2.1 recorded at the Roma Zoo, October 1985 in collaboration with Lorenzo Mammi, Roma.

Track 2.2 recorded in mono at New Wilderness Studio, New York by Ondine Fiore, December 1977.

Track 1.2 recorded at Radio Vienna, Austria, 1990.

Track 3.1 recorded in the artist's former apartment in New York City.

Track 3.2 recorded in Linz (Austria) for "Ars Electronica Festival" 1988.

Track 4 recorded at Gallerie Lavignes, Bastille, Paris, France, 1990.

Track 5.1 recorded at Bonn Kunstverein Fluxus performance festival 1989.

Track 5.3 recorded at Galerie Kolon in 1989.

Track 6.1 recorded at Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo on November 9, 1991.

Track 6.4 recorded on 27-12-1991 Stuttgart.

Track 6.5 recorded in New York 1991.

Track 7.1 is an excerpt from a 5 hour performance recorded in the streets of Quebec City during the "Day of the music" by United Nations on October 1, 1988.

Track 7.3 recorded at Judson Church, New York 1977.

Limited edition of 50 copies, hand-numbered on a sticker attached to the inside of the lid. Released ca. 2004 (Japan?).

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Fluxus Anthology 30th Anniversary 1962-1992 Sound Events (8×Cassette, Compilation, C90, Box Set, Limited Edition, Numbered)SlowscanVol. 10Netherlands1994
Fluxus Anthology 30th Anniversary 1962-1992 Sound Events (8×Cassette, Compilation, Deluxe Edition, Limited Edition, Numbered, C90, Signed, Box Set, , Wood)SlowscanVol. 10Netherlands1994



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