• a young person's guide to the avant-garde  (double CD, £12.50)

    label: ltm

    *A Young Person’s Guide to the Avant-Garde is an accessible, comprehensive primer that surveys modernism and music in the 20th century. *This 2CD offers Futurist noise, dreamy Surrealism, Dada tone poetry, serialism, prepared pianos, musique concrète and early electronic composition from the likes of legendary names such as Satie, Schoenberg, Stockhausen, Cage, Varese and many more... *With a generous playing time of 145 minutes, this deluxe double CD set is presented in a handsome 6 panel digipack, containing an illustrated booklet with detailed historical notes. Tracklisting: Disc 1: 1. Erik Satie Vexations (1893) 2. Leo Ornstein Suicide in an Airplane (1913) 3. Luigi Russolo Risveglio di una città (1913) 4. Francesco Balilla Pratella L’Aviatore Dro (1915) 5. Antonio Russolo Corale (1924) 6. Filippo Tommaso Marinetti La Battaglia di Adrianopoli (1924) 7. Franco Casavola Dance of the Monkeys (1925) 8. George Antheil Mechanisms (1923) 9. Marcel Duchamp Musical Erratum (1913) 10. Francis Poulenc Mouvements perpétuels (1918) 11. George Ribemont-Dessaignes Pas de la chicorée frisée (1920) 12. Francis Picabia La Nourrice américaine (1920) 13. Jean Cocteau La Toison d’Or (1929) 14. Kurt Schwitters Die Sonata in Urlauten (1932) 15. Robert Desnos Description of a Dream (1938) Disc 2: 1. Charles Ives The Unanswered Question (1906) 2. Arnold Schoenberg Sechs kleine klavierstücke (1911) 3. Igor Stravinsky The Rite of Spring (extract) (1913) 4. Josef Matthias Hauer Tanz Op. 10 (1915) 5. Arthur Honegger Pacific 231 (1923) 6. Alexander Mosolov Iron Foundry (1927) 7. Henry Cowell The Aeolian Harp (1923) 8. John Cage 4’33” (1952) 9. Karlheinz Stockhausen Gesang der Jünglinge (1956) 10. Edgard Varèse Poème électronique (1958) 11. György Ligeti Atmosphères (1961)


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