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ALGA MARGHEN

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Groundbreaking Italian label, founded in 1996 by Emanuele Carcano and specialised in sound poetry, artists' records, 20th century composition and outsider music. The huge catalogue includes releases by Hermann Nitsch, Charlemagne Palestine, Ghedalia Tazartes, Eliane Radigue, Philip Corner, Walter Marchetti and many others.

 
"'On tape from the Judson days. Remember? When you made these things at home, on the best equipment you or your other poor friends could find? Electronic music from the 1960s. And you had that Japanese taperecorder with built-in mike; indeed that was the only piece of ...
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PLANA-C4NMN.19 | ALGA MARGHEN

"the culmination of many years' experience and experimentation with the properties of resonant metal objects, whether intended for music or not. includes accompaniment of a merce cunningham event with help from david behrman, and collaboration with bill fontana at ...
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PLANA-C1NMN008 | ALGA MARGHEN

"The first record released by Ghedalia Tazartes in 1979. Far away from contemporary music intellectualisms or from synthetical noise purists, this was certainly one of the most original and creative records of the 70s featuring a new form of musical expression...the ...
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PLANA-1TES.005 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Relationship Studies LP includes 2 seminal electronic music radical realizations by Charlemagne Palestine, or "Relationship Study No. 1" (1967) and the generally titled "Electronic" from the same year. Sounds in motion like race cars, motor cycles, war planes, rocket ...
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PLANA-PALGA031 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Four Manifestations On Six Elements, one of Charlemagne Palestine most well-known works, has now finally been included in the alga margin "Golden Research" series of CD editions presenting the composer's relevant historical recordings. In 1973 Charlemagne Palestine was ...
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PLANA-P32NMN.08 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Presented here for the first time, "Ephemere I & II" (for tape, or to be played with various instruments) are two previously unpublished masterpieces which represent for several reasons a very specific moment in the creative life and catalogue of Luc Ferrari. In the ...
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PLANA-F33NMN.08 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Wife of Luc Ferrari with whom she collaborated for over 40 years in creating some of the most beautiful sound works ever created in the past decades. First there was "Et tournent les sons dans la Garrigue" that Luc Ferrari composed in 1977 before "Exercises ...
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PLANA-MFALGA028 | ALGA MARGHEN

"alga marghen presents the first edition ever issued of Dick Higgins' music. Fluxus founding member, in 1958 Dick Higgins studied with John Cage in his class at the New School for Social Research in New York together with, among others, La Monte Young, Richard Maxfield, ...
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PLANA-M31NMN.077 | ALGA MARGHEN

"alga marghen proudly presents an LP edition including two experimental sound works by Gherasim Luca, created in close connection to Sten Hanson who invited the Rumenian artist at Fylkingen in the very beginning of the 1970s and made him discover the possibilities of ...
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PLANA-L18VOCSON065 | ALGA MARGHEN

"This LP includes some of the seminal Electronic / Tape Collage pieces by Malcolm Goldstien, created in close connection to the New York pre-Fluxus environment of the early 1960s. Goldstein, first working at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, then joining ...
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PLANA-GALGA025 | ALGA MARGHEN

"After surfacing briefly in 2007 in a very limited number of copies on slim-jewel-box together with the "Artkoustics" catalogue, alga marghen is now proud to presents the final edition of Modern Shit, a very singular chapter in the Amos/It's War Boys/Milk from ...
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PLANA-M14TES.071 | ALGA MARGHEN

"For the realization of "Friday", recorded in London in May 1969, MEV were Frederic Rzewski (piano, electronics, etc.), Alvin Curran (flugelhorn, etc.), Richard Teitelbaum (moog synthesizer), Franco Cataldi (trombone, etc.), Gunther Carius (saxophone, etc.). The main ...
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PLANA-M29NMN.073 | ALGA MARGHEN

"For the realization of "Spacecraft", recorded in Koln in 1967, MEV were Frederic Rzewski (amplified glass and springs), Alvin Curran (electric percussion, trumpet, voice), Richard Teitelbaum (moog synthesizer), Allen Bryanta (homemade synthesizer), Ivan Vandor (alto ...
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PLANA-M15NMN.038 | ALGA MARGHEN

"The stable "Quartetto" that pianist Davide Mosconi, saxophonist Enzo Gardenghi, percussionist Marco Cristofolini, and cellist and violinist Gustavo Bonora brought to life beginning in the late '60s constituted the core of what would become the larger improvising ...
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PLANA-B13TES.067 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Presents for the first time on CD the classic experimental folk recordings with the same title first issued on LP in 1969. Anton Bruhin conceived some of the most original sonic art musiks, a double of his artistic work as an outsider painter and with the help of ...
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PLANA-B12TES.066 | ALGA MARGHEN

"This CD of previously unavailable recordings not only presents you Charlemagne Palestine activities in 1974, collaborating with some of most important experimental artists and composers from either the New York loft scene and Cal Arts, but also features world premiere ...
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PLANA-P28NMN.068 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Recordings from the legendary Judson Dance Theater in New York (1958-64) feat. Michael Corner, Jim Fulkerson, Daniel Goode, Dick Higgins, Malcolm Goldstein, Norma Marder, Max Nauhaus. Digipack first press of 1000 copies, including a 12 pages booklet with liner notes, ...
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PLANA-C25NMN.056 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Recordings from the legendary Judson Dance Theater in New York (1959-71) feat. A-yo, David Behrman, Jim Fulkerson, Malcom Goldstein, Dick Higgins, Joe Jones, Alison Knowles, Jackson Mac Low, Charlotte Moorman, Nam June Paik, Chieko Shiomi. Digipack first press of 1000 ...
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PLANA-C24NMN.055 | ALGA MARGHEN

"The new Ben Patterson piece, issued as a one-sided LP on alga marghen's VocSon series, is based on the basic principles of the polyphonic music of the Bantu tribes of West and Central Africa: First principle: the practice of interlocking individual pitches or tones ...
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PLANA-P17VOCSON061 | ALGA MARGHEN

N.A.D.M.A. - PAURA (CD)

"NADMA was officially born between August and the beginning of September 1972 during the time spent in a little village in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines. The identity and musical orientation of the collective centered on the convergence of heterogeneous interests and ...
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PLANA-N10TES.060 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Milk from Cheltenham is the first in a series of alga marghen editions documenting the activities of the It's War Boys underground label, founded by Amos (of The Homosexuals fame) in the late 1970s. The original LP was issued in an edition limited to 300 copies (most ...
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PLANA-M8TES.057 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Released in 1979 in a limited edition on his own d'Avantage label, Catalogue, with its overt theatricality is every bit as wild as the previous Paralleles. Not really jazz, not rock, having nothing to do with contemporary music either, Catalogue it's a kind of sonic ...
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PLANA-B9TES.058 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Four realizations of Karlheinz Stockhausen. Each of these four recorings is a document of a true solo performance, one person and two hands, with no additional live help and no overdubbing. This cd also offers four different kinds of beauty, four proofs that the ...
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PLANA-N23NMN.054 | ALGA MARGHEN

"This compact disc offers multiple realizations by the solo percussionist Max Neuhaus of scores by three key members of the New York School: Earle Brown (three realizations of "Four Systems - For Four Amplified Cymbals", recorded between 1964 and 1968), Morton Feldman ...
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PLANA-N22NMN.052 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Probably represents the most original example of the artist's poetical and personal approach to sound organisation. The material of the first track, which gives also the title to this CD, was recorded in 1977 at the artist's own studio in Paris; the CD reprint of this ...
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PLANA-T2TES.011 | ALGA MARGHEN