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The Night: Contemporary Music

thu 21 jun 2018 01:00 

Contemporary Music Night #12 – Glenn Branca #1.

Number twelve of a two-weekly Contemporary Music Night on Concertzender. Tonight the first episode of two with almost all the recorded music of the American composer Glenn Branca.

    Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus).

1-4. Glenn Branca. Symphony No. 1 (Tonal plexus) (1981) Movements 1-4. 55:10
Glenn Branca, Barbara Ess, David Rosenbloom, Lee Ranaldo, Riobert Harrison, Ned Sublette, Thurston Moore, Craig Bromberg: guitar. Gail Vachon: keyboards. Wharton Tiers: guitar, keyboards, percussion. Anne DeMarinis: keyboards, percussion. Fritz van Orden: saxophone. Richard Edson: trumpet. FDave Buck: trumpet, horns.
Live set originally recorded July 18-19, 1981 at the Performing Garage, 33 Wooster Street, Soho, NYC.
CD: Reach Out International Records RUSCD 8245 (1998)

 

    Symphony No. 2 (The Peak of the Sacred).

1-5. Glenn Branca. Symphony No. 2 (1982). 1:15:48
1. First Movement (Slow Mass). 22:41
2. Second Movement (Radioactive Poltergeist Kitchen 1955). 20:14
3. Third Movement (Melodrama and Nuclear Physics in the Global Theater). 19:42
4. Fourth Movement (Sacred Field). 10:40
5. Symphony No. 2, Fifth Movement (In the late 20th Century, the Impossible Becomes Possible) (Short Excerpt). 2:30
Glenn Branca: guitar, tape, conductor. Barbara Ess, Craig Bromberg, Lee Ranaldo, Robert Harrison, Sue Hanel, Thurston Moore: gitaar. Al Arthur, David Linton: guitar, bassdrum. Jeffrey Glenn: bass.  Z’ev (Stefan Joel Weisser): bass drum, percussion.
Recorded live at St. Mark’s Church, NYC on May 14, 1982.

CD: Atavistic ‎Records – ALP05 (2006)

  Symphony No. 3 (Gloria).

1-3. Glenn Branca. Symphony No. 3 (1983) Movements 1-3. 45:28
Amanda Linn, Arleen Schloss, Barbara Ess, Craig Bromberg, Dan Witz, Greg Letson, Jeffrey Glenn, Lee Ranaldo, Margaret DeWys, Michael Gira, Thurston Moore, Stephen Wischerth, Axel Gros: musician.
Excerpt from a concert recorded live at Brooklyn Academy of Music, January 16th, 1983.
LP: Atavistic Records ALP 08(1993).
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  Symphony No. 5 (Describing Planes Of An Expanding Hypersphere).

1-8. Glenn Branca. Symphony No.5 (1984) Movements 1-6. 44:35
recorded at 512 West 19th St., November 1984.
Glenn Branca: guitar, conductor. Evans Wohlforth, Jon Bepler, Mark Roule, Matthew Munisteri, Al Arthur: guitar. Greg Letson, Miriam McDonough: keyboards. Hahn Rowe: violin, guitar. Dan Braun, Tim Sommer: bas. Stephen Wischerth: drums.
LP: Atavistic Records ALP 15(1995).
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Symphony No. 6 (Devil Choirs at the Gates of Heaven).

1-5. Glenn Branca. Symphony No. 6 (1988) Movements 1-5. 46:58
Glenn Branca: Guitar, conductor. Carolyn Master, Eric Hubel, Evans Wohlforth, John Myers, Jon Bepler, Page Hamilton, Phil Kline: guitar. Ellen Watkins: guitar, keyboards. Algis Kizys: guitar, bass. Stephen Wischerth: drums.
LP: Atavistic Records ALP 10 (1989).
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    Symphony No. 7 (The World Upside Down).

1-7. Glenn Branca. Symphony No. 7 (1989). 43:38
The New York Chamber Sinfonia. Glen Cortese: conductor.
recording was made in February, 1991 at Clinton Sound Studios, NYC..
LP: Les Disques Du Crepuscule TWI 960 (1992).
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  Symphony No. 8 (The Mystery).

Glenn Branca. Symphony No. 8 (1992). 38:14
1. The Passion. 19:08
2. Spiritual Anarchy. 19:05
Glenn Branca: conductor. Carolyn Master, Steven Antonelli, Brannon Hungness, Ellen Watkins, John Myers, Eric Hubel, Phil Kline: guitar. Miriam McDonough: bass, keyboards. Dave Reid: bass, guitar. Virgil Moorefield: drums.
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ecorded and mixed at Sorcerer Sound Studios, NYC summer 1994.
LP: Atavistic Records ALP 12 (1994).
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    Lesson.

Glenn Branca. Lesson No. 1 for Electric Guitar (beginning)(1980). 8:21
Michael Gross: guitar. Anthony Coleman: organ. F.L. Schröder: bass.
LP: Acute Records ‎– ACT005(2004)

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