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The Morning: Contemporary Music

mon 5 jan 2009 01:00 

Special! Music from 1983.
Today we celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Concertzender with music from its founding year: 1983.
You will hear the complete recording of the multimedia spectacle Laurie Anderson completed in 1983 entitled United States Parts 1-4.
United States is preceded by 30 Pieces for String Quartet by John Cage, of course also from 1983.


1. John Cage.

30 pieces for String Quartet.
Kronos Quartet.
Live at the Contemporary Music Festival Middelburg, the Netherlands, 1988.
2. Laurie Anderson – United States Part 1-4.
Part 1
1. Say Hello
2. Walk the Dog
3. Violin Solo
4. Closed Circuits
5. For a Large and Changing Room
6. Pictures of It
7. The Language of the Future
8. Cartoon Song
9. Small Voice
10. Three Walking Songs
11. The Healing Horn
12. New Jersey Turnpike
13. So Happy Birthday
14. English
15. Dance of Electricity
16. Three Songs for Paper, Film and Video
17. Sax Solo
18. Sax Duet
19. Born, Never Asked
Part 2
1.. From the Air
2. Beginning the French
3. O Superman (For Massenet)
4. Talkshow
5. Frames for the Pictures
6. Democratic Way
7. Looking for You
8. Walking and Falling
9. Private Property
10. Neon Duet
11. Let X = X
12. The Mailman’s Nightmare
13. Difficult Listening Hour
14. Language Is a Virus
15. If You Can’t Talk About It, Point to It
16. Violin Walk
17. City Song
18. Finnish Farmers
Part 3
1. Red Map
2. Hey Ah
3. Bagpipe Solo
4. Steven Weed
5. Time and a Half
6. Voices on Tape
7. Example #22
8. Strike
9. False Documents
10. New York Social Life
11. A Curious Phenomenon
12. Yankee See
13. I Dreamed I Had to Take a Test…
14. Running Dogs
15. Four, Three, Two, One
16. The Big Top
17. It Was up in the Mountains
18. Odd Objects
19. Dr. Miller – Laurie Anderson, Hoberman, Perry
20. Big Science
21. Big Science Reprise
Part 4
1. Cello Solo
2. It Tango
3. Blue Lagoon
4. Hothead (La Langue d’Amour)
5. Stiff Neck
6. Telephone Song
7. Sweaters
8. We’ve Got Four Big Clocks (And They’re All Ticking)
9. Song for Two Jims
10. Over the River
11. Mach 20
12. Rising Sun
13. The Visitors
14. The Stranger
15. Classified
16. Going Somewhere?
17. Fireworks
18. Dog Show
19. Lighting Out for the Territories
Laurie Anderson: Synthesizer, Violin, Jew’s-Harp, Tambourine, Vocals, Voices, Tamboura, Producer, Synclavier, Violin (Electric), Harmony Vocals, Oberheim, Toy Saxophone, Tape Bow Violin, Violin Bow, Microphone Stand
Roma Baran: Percussion, Accordion, Drums
Anne DeMarinis: Synthesizer, Synclavier, Oberheim
Chick Fisher: Clarinet, Saxophone
Peter Laurence Gordon: Synthesizer, Vocals, Voices
Rufus Harley: Bagpipes
Shelley Karson: Sax (Soprano), Soprano (Vocal)
Joe Kos: Vocals, Voices
Bill Obrecht: Flute, Saxophone
Geraldine Pontius: Vocals, Voices
David Van Tieghem: Percussion, Drums
Warner Bros 9 25192

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