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Sound Art @ Het Apollohuis

Extracts of concertrecordings 1980-1995 - ZKM milestones
ZKM milestones
Product number: WER 20692
Edition: 2 CDs with 72-page booklet in slipcase
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Between 1980 and 1997, artists presented a panoply of exhibitions, installations, performances, and concerts, and engaged in lively debate on art theory, at Het Apollohuis in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Under the direction of founders Paul and Hélène Panhuysen, the building became an important center for an avant-garde that bridged the visual arts and music. Since 2009, the archives of Het Apollohuis have been located at ZKM in Karlsruhe, where scholars are examining, documenting, and preserving this valuable store of sound, text, and pictorial materials.

This CD presents excerpts from previously unpublished concert and performance recordings of important artists who appeared during the lifespan of Het Apollohuis.


CD 1: Body Extensions
Max Eastley: Performance
Judy Dunaway: Balloon March
Z’EV: Sound Performance
Akio Suzuki with Junko Wada: Ougi
Jackson MacLow with Anne Tardos: The Black Tarantula
Hugh Davies: Concert
Shelley Hirsch: Zang
Alvin Lucier: Music for Solo Performer
Mark Trayle: Basic Harmony Pt.
Jim Pomeroy: Celestial Mechanix
Paul DeMarinis with Laetitia Sonami: From Olmstead: A Journey Through Texas
Chris Mann: Tout après maintenant

CD 2: Sampling Techniques
Paul Panhuysen: Kanary Grand Band
Jaap Blonk: Obbele Boep ’m Pam
Bob Ostertag: Burns Like Fire
Thomas Köner: Swimming in a Pool of Sounds
Petr Kotik: Cheap Imitation (John Cage, 1982)
David Moss with Axel Otto and Frank Schulte: The Day We Forgot
Ron Kuivila: Loose Canon
Phill Niblock with James Fulkerson: Concert
Arnold Dreyblatt and his European Orchestra of the Excited Strings: Propellers in Love
David Dramm with Ann LaBerge: Bolero
The Michael Gordon Philharmonic: Erlkönig (Franz Schubert, 1815)
Rolf Julius: Bericht aus Berlin


Max Eastley / Judy Dunaway / Z’EV (Stefan Joel Weisser) / Akio Suzuki / Jackson MacLow / Hugh Davies / Shelley Hirsch / Alvin Lucier / Mark Trayle / Jim Pomeroy / Paul DeMarinis / Chris Mann / Paul Panhuysen / Jaap Blonk / Bob Ostertag / Thomas Köner / Petr Kotik / David Moss / Ron Kuivila / Phill Niblock / Arnold Dreyblatt / David Dramm / The Michael Gordon Philharmonic / Rolf Julius

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Sound Art @ Het Apollohuis
Extracts of concertrecordings 1980-1995 - ZKM milestones
ZKM milestones
Edition ZKM
2 CDs with 72-page booklet in slipcase
121 ′2 ′′

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WER 20692
0,19 kg

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