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La Monte Young / Marian Zazeela31 VII 69 10:26 - 10:49 PM / 23 VIII 64 2:50:45 - 3:11 AM The Volga Delta

Label:Superior Viaduct – SV198
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Electronic, Classical
Style:Drone, Contemporary, Minimal

Tracklist

A31 VII 69 10:26 - 10:49 PM23:00
B23 VIII 64 2:50:45 - 3:11 AM The Volga Delta20:15
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Notes

Eponymous untitled album popularly known as "The Black Record" or "The Black Album"

Detailed cover credits as follows:

Side A: This work was recorded at the date and time indicated in the title, at Galerie Heiner Friedrich, München 31 VII 69 10:26-10:49 PM - is a section of the longer work: Map Of 49's Dream The Two Systems Of Eleven Sets Of Galactic Intervals Ornamental Lightyears Tracery. Play this side at 33 1/3 rpm only.

Side B: We recorded this gong duet in our studio in New York City on the date and time indicated in the title. It is a section of a larger work: Studies In The Bowed Disc begun in September 1968. To listen to the live performance, playback at 33 1/3 rpm. However, this side may be played back at any slower constant speed down to 8 1/3 rpm, i.e., 16 2/3 rpm which is available on some turntables.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 857661008988
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, etched): SV198 A Kassian @ D&M
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, etched): SV198 B Kassian @ D&M

Other Versions (5 of 9)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
31 VII 69 10:26 - 10:49 PM / 23 VIII 64 2:50:45 - 3:11 AM The Volga Delta (LP, Album, Limited Edition, Numbered)Edition X1079Germany1969
New Submission
The Black Record (CDr, Album, Reissue, Unofficial Release)Creel PoneCP 000.03 CDUS2003
New Submission
The Black Record (CDr, Album, Reissue, Unofficial Release)Not On Label (La Monte Young)noneJapan2009
New Submission
31 VII 69 10:26 - 10:49 PM / 23 VIII 64 2:50:45 - 3:11 AM The Volga Delta (LP, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue, Unofficial Release)OddullabalooODDITY1501LPGermany2015
31 VII 69 10:26 - 10:49 PM / 23 VIII 64 2:50:45 - 3:11 AM The Volga Delta (LP, Album, Reissue, Unofficial Release)Fifth Dimension (2)FD5005-LPGermany2015

Recommendations

Reviews

  • TopographyOfNone's avatar
    Yeah, it's a good one. The sound is layered and deep and I barely hear surface noises.
    • DJsleeve's avatar
      DJsleeve
      happy to report that this sounds amazing, I own an original but haven't heard the new SV CD version, either way you can't go wrong here.

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