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LCD3024 | LOVELY MUSIC

"A two-part composition with narration (part one in Spanish and part two in heavily altered English) commissioned by public radio station KUNM in Albuquerque, this music has a plain, serene beauty. Part one is a narration by Guillermo Grenier in dreamy, flatly inflected ...
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LCD1003 | LOVELY MUSIC

"A series of three pieces/suites; 'Leapday Night', 'A Traveler's Dream Journal', and 'Interspecies Smalltalk' involving Rhys Chatham/Ben Neill (on trumpet/mutantrumpet), Fluxus mainstay Takeisha Kosugi (violin), and Behrman himself on electronics. 'The system consists ...
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LCD1042 | LOVELY MUSIC

"1996 CD reissue of a 1978 LP. "'On the Other Ocean' is an improvisation by Maggi Payne and Arthur Stidfole centered around six pitches which, when they are played, activate electronic pitch-sensing circuits connected to the 'interrupt' line and input ports of a ...
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LCD1041 | LOVELY MUSIC

"Between the winter of 2001 and the summer of 2004, I made five field-recording trips, moving slowly down the Danube from the sources in the Black Forest through Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania to the great delta on the Black ...
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LCD2083 | LOVELY MUSIC

"At long last, the complete Now Eleanor's Idea quartet of operas is available on CD with the release of the final opera in the quartet, also called Now Eleanor's Idea. This release includes a booklet with the libretto and several pages of fantastic color photographs ...
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LCD1009 | LOVELY MUSIC

"Jetsun Mila (1986) is inspired by the life of Milarepa, a great yogi and poet of Tibet who lived in the 11th Century. The story of his life as told to his closest disciple, Rechungpa, represents one of the most famous works within Tibetan culture. The Mila Kabum, or ...
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LCD2003 | LOVELY MUSIC

"Text, music and direction by Robert Ashley. Singers: Sam Ashley and Jacqueline Humbert. Background Voices: Robert Ashley, Sam Ashley, Thomas Buckner, Marghreta Cordero, Jacqueline Humbert, Joan LaBarbara, Amy X Neuburg. Synthesized orchestra parts: Sam Ashley. MIDI ...
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LCD1008 | LOVELY MUSIC

"Flutist Held presents works by Alvin Lucier, Nils Vigeland, and Yasunao Tone and a composition of her own. Known for her collaborations with composers, Held has beautifully chosen and performed this wide-ranging sampling of contemporary musical styles. 1. Nils ...
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LCD3031 | LOVELY MUSIC

"Whereas all of his previous compositions were fully notated, William Duckworth wanted to take advantage of alto saxophonist Michael Swartz's improvisational skills. Basic units of material, melodies both traditionally and graphically notated, are to be repeated ...
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LCD2032 | LOVELY MUSIC

"Thomas Buckner, baritone, with Leroy Jenkins, viola; Joseph Kubera, piano; J.D. Parran, bass clarinet; Stefani Starin, flute; David Wessel, synthesizer; Orchestra of the SEM Ensemble, Petr Kotik, conductor. This CD contains works by William Duckworth, Thomas Buckner, ...
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LCD3023 | LOVELY MUSIC

Thomas Buckner, vocals; Tony Barrero, trumpet; Jon Gibson, clarinet/flute; J.D. Parran, bass clarinet and baritone saxophone; "Blue" Gene Tyranny, synthesizer; Joseph Kubera, piano; Tom Hamilton, synthesizer; Michael Pugliese, timpani and percussion. 1. Robert Ashley, ...
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LCD3021 | LOVELY MUSIC

Thomas Buckner, baritone; Stefani Starin, flute, alto flute and khaen; Jon Gibson, soprano saxophone; Leroy Jenkins, viola; Joseph Kubera, piano; Bill Ruyle, percussion. 1. Jon Gibson, Running Commentary (Arbitrary Excerpts) (22:02) 2. Annea Lockwood, The Angle of ...
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LCD3022 | LOVELY MUSIC

The three works on Other Places share the ability to expand the performer's and listener's musical parameters in unique ways. Elodie Lauten's Variations on the Orange Cycle is a richly-textured combination of transcribed improvisation and intentional notation that ...
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LCD3052 | LOVELY MUSIC

"The Gregg Smith Singers, chorus; assisted by The Rooke Chapel Choir of Bucknell University; A post-minimalist reworking of hymns from the famous 1854 edition of the eponymous hymn collection, one of the staple sources for shaped-note singing. It's a translation from a ...
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LCD2033 | LOVELY MUSIC

David Tudor, electronics; with Takehisa Kosugi, electronic violin and vocals; produced and recorded by David Tudor, Nicolas Collins, and John D.S. Adams. Originally released on LP in 1984 and rereleased in September 1996, just following Tudor's death on August 13, with ...
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LCD1601 | LOVELY MUSIC

"Double CD of all 5 of Radigue's songs in tribute to the Tibetan saint and poet from the eleventh century. Two of the tracks date from an 1983 LP (Radigue's first release), two are previously unreleased and the final 62-minute track was previously issued as a sole CD in ...
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LCD2001 | LOVELY MUSIC

2 CDS AND BIG LIBRETTO, Opéra (2000) of Robert Ashley with Sam Ashley, Thomas Buckner, Tom Hamilton, Jacqueline Humbert, Joan La Barbara, "Blue" Gene Tyranny.
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LCD1006 | LOVELY MUSIC

Robert Ashley: voix. "Blue" Gene Tyranny: claviers. Kris: tablas. "Centered around the mesmerizing voice of Robert Ashley, this early version (released on LP by Lovely Music in 1979) of The Park and The Backyard is a masterpiece in its simplicity of form and in the ...
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LCD1001 | LOVELY MUSIC

"Three of Ashley's landmark recordings, automatic writing (1979), Purposeful Lady Slow Afternoon (1971) and She Was A Visitor (1967). Composed in recorded form over a period of five years, automatic writing is the result of Robert Ashley's fascination with involuntary ...
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LCD1002 | LOVELY MUSIC

"In this fascinating exploration of acoustical phenomena, Alvin Lucier slips from the domain of language to that of music in the course of 40 minutes and 32 repetitions of a simple paragraph of text. In I am sitting in a room, several sentences of recorded speech are ...
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LCD1013 | LOVELY MUSIC