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OLIVEROS, PAULINE

 
"Accordion & Voice was the first of my recordings as a soloist. I was living in an A-frame house in a meadow just below Mount Tremper at Zen Mountain Center. I had a wonderful view of the graceful saddle mountain top. When away on a performance trip I would imagine the ...
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IMPREC140 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"What we wish to show here, is her early and definitive contribution to the tape and electronic music of the late fifties and sixties - her systematic exploration of electronic sounds, which was fundamental to this period. If Mnemonics prefigures her meditative and ...
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SR185 | SUB ROSA

"'Lion's Eye for Gamelan' was commissioned in 1985 by Barbara Benary for Gamelan Son of Lion. 'Lion's Eye for Sampler' was commissioned concurrently by Neil Rolnick for iEAR Presents at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Both versions were performed in 1985. This version ...
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DL028CD | DEEP LISTENING

"30 May 2012 marked the 80th birthday of American visionary musician Pauline Oliveros. "Primordial / Lift" is a continuation of the celebration. This double vinyl record contains the previously unreleased 2nd performance of "Primordial / Lift" from 25 September 2010. ...
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TAIGA22 | TAIGA

"Dense 12 disc collection of Pauline Oliveros' early and unreleased electronic work including her very first piece for tape made in 1961. The majority of these pieces have never before been released. Organized chronologically by studio this set not only documents ...
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IMPREC352 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"The Wanderer is based on a single modal scale (B C# D D# E F# G#) and rhythmic modes based on a meter consisting of 3/4 and 3/8. Part I, 'Song,' is intended to explore the unique resonant qualities of accordion reeds through long sounds. Subtle variations come about ...
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IMPREC141 | IMPORTANT RECORDS

"Shortly after it was published in 1968 the SCUM Manifesto by Valerie Solanas fell into my hands. Intrigued by the egalitarian feminist principles set forth in the Manifesto, I wanted to incorporate them in the structure of a new piece that I was composing. The women's ...
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ROAR21 | ROARATORIO