"The long and mesmerizing single piece of analogue electronic music that develops over the two sides of the latest Die Schachtel "silver series" LP is a soundscape composed by Teresa Rampazzi for the artist Diana Baylon's 1972 exhibition at the modern art gallery "Il Fiore" in Florence (Italy). Diana Baylon (1920-2013) was a cross-disciplinary artist active in abstract and programmatic art. Teresa Rampazzi (1914-2001) has enjoyed a resurgence of recognition in the past decade and has taken her well-deserved place as one of the pioneers of electronic and computer music. A former avant-garde pianist, Teresa was exposed to electronic music "exactly as its birth" - as she once said during a concert of recorded tape music in Darmstad in 1952. She decided to produce electronic music at the age of 50 and she founded the N.P.S. Group (Nuove Proposte Sonore), which became one of the main Studios active in Italy alongside Pietro Grossi's in Firenze and Enore Zaffiri's in Turin. Unlike Grossi and Zaffiri, whose work took a structured and systematic approach, Rampazzi's music explored sound densities, drones and textures, often integrating environmental sounds and undulated electronic patterns to create organically structured soundscapes. For the 1972 exhibition, Teresa Rampazzi realized this long 'soundtrack' (in her words) to be broadcasted in loop. Sounds were made with the analogue equipment she used at the time, revealing her stylistic tendency to create a pulsing, drone-like sequence of harmonizing electronic tones." (label info) comes in a silver-foil design in an edition of 300 copies, including a booklet in Italian and English
in stock | IT| 2016| DIE SCHACHTEL | 24.89

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