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ALGA MARGHEN

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Groundbreaking Italian label, founded in 1996 by Emanuele Carcano and specialised in sound poetry, artists' records, 20th century composition and outsider music. The huge catalogue includes releases by Hermann Nitsch, Charlemagne Palestine, Ghedalia Tazartes, Eliane Radigue, Philip Corner, Walter Marchetti and many others.

 
"A very simple sequence of piano accidents, according to Robert Ashley the one of the most beautiful piano music ever recorded. "Natura Morta", includes the piece with the same title from 1980. The 8 page booklet reproduces original photos of the performance at ...
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PLANA-M30NMN.076-3 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Walter Marchetti is one of the most original and controversial pre-Fluxus authors. In this work he frees all of his sophisticated poeticism. "In terram utopicam", includes "J'aimerais jouer avec un piano qui aurait une grosse queue" (1974/75) and "Per la sete ...
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PLANA-M30NMN.076-2 | ALGA MARGHEN

"The recording of "La Caccia", one of the most radical in the neo-avantgarde panorama for 35 years, is divided in two tracks: "versione all'aria aperta" and "versione per uno spazio chiuso". The sound is generated by hunting calls for birds and other animals. According ...
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PLANA-M30NMN.076-1 | ALGA MARGHEN

"alga marghen very proudly presents the new book by Walter Marchetti titled "De musica inversa", an instruction manual of both theory and practice for the proper and improper use of music. A method for perfecting oneself in composition annotated and commented upon by ...
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NONE | ALGA MARGHEN

"Published for the opening of Ben Patterson first large retrospective exhibition at the Contemporary Art Museum in Houston, this double CD anthology includes both historical recordings taken from the "Early Works", from "370 Flies" CDs as well as the first digital ...
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PLANA-PALGA034 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Ten CD boxset edition limited to 200 numbered copies recorded between 1981 and 1984. Exclusive presentation of the complete M.B.-Maurizio Bianchi recordings from the early 1980s originally issued on LP. Starting from Sterile Records' "Symphony for a Genocide" to Broken ...
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MPB1 | ALGA MARGHEN

"alga marghen very proudly presents the only authorized reissue of all Walter Marchetti original recordings previously released by Cramps Records. A 5LP box set including "La caccia", "In terram utopicam", "Per la sete dell'orecchio", "Natura morta" and "Vandalia". LP1 ...
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PLANA-M34NMN.083-1/5 | ALGA MARGHEN

"alga marghen very proudly presents the only authorized reissue of all Walter Marchetti original recordings previously released by Cramps Records. An LP sized 4CD box set including "La caccia", "In terram utopicam", "Per la sete dell'orecchio", "Natura morta" and ...
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PLANA-M30NMN.076-1/4 | ALGA MARGHEN

"alga marghen presents one of the most impressive sound poetry anthologies ever published, introducing you to the sound works of the Nouveau Realiste artist François Dufrene. His work, along with that of Gil J Wolman and Brion Gysin, was a strong influence for ...
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PLANA-D19VOCSON078 | ALGA MARGHEN

"In the past few years alga marghen successfully released on CD some of Anton Bruhin more experimental works. "InOut", "Rotomotor" and the CD version of his first LP masterpiece from 1969 "Vom goldabfischer", made many of you become familiar with the eccentric creations ...
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PLANA-BALGA033 | ALGA MARGHEN

"After releasing the first LPs ever published by Isidore Isou, Gil J Wolman, Hidalgo & Marchetti's ZAJ... here is another historical premiere, or the first LP ever issued by French pre-situationist Jean-Louis Brau. Jean-Louis Brau (1930-1985) at the age of 20 joined ...
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PLANA-B22VOCSON084 | ALGA MARGHEN

"The three previously unreleased recordings on this LP were made between October and December 1971. The first take titled "Illumination" is for two voices moving in the space with small bells and crystal glasses while Simone Forti plays the molimo, a corrugated tube ...
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PLANA-PF21VOCSON082 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Gong + presents three previously unpublished compositions by Philip Corner recorded in New York City, 1974. 'Metal Meditations with Listening Center', a 29 minutes long piece, is a collaboration between Philip Corner and Bill Fontana. At that time Bill Fontana was very ...
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PLANA-C17NMN.042 | ALGA MARGHEN

"The compact disc by Anton Bruhin issued by Alga Marghen is titled r o t o m o t o r and covers two different areas of the artist's research. The first one is represented by a group of works including the short and mysterious environmental recording 'ORAX' as well as ...
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PLANA-6TES.041 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Coming after two CDs previously issued for Alga Marghen (Antibarbarus in 1998 and Nei Mari del Sud in 1999) these 'Ten Pieces in the Form of Painful Variations' dispose in their unceasing and implacable sequence the landing at an anaphorical finis terrae, the extreme ...
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PLANA-M16NMN.039 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Jacques Berrocal has been very active since the beginning of the 1970s. No one in France could mix jazz, improvisation, rock'n'roll, punk, no wave, spoken words and industrial music like him. He also had a central position in the creation of d'Avantage, a collective ...
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PLANA-B5TES.037 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Holy1 and Holy2 were both recorded in NYC in 1967. The sounds were played very very loud making all the room and objects in it resonate while outside all was quiet and sleeping. Holy1 & Holy2 were done this way. Then, in 1969 Tony Conrad asked Charlemagne Palestine to ...
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PLANA-P13NMN.035 | ALGA MARGHEN

"'Gamelan' means for Philip Corner more than the name for Indonesian orchestras. The composer uses the word the way, apart from Europe, someone might say 'symphony'. A basis of making music, adding a few wonderful ideas from the Orient: a precise relation between the ...
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PLANA-12MNM.034 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Live recording at the Rotonda del Pellegrini, Milan, January 21st, 1959 featuring John Cage, Morton Feldman, Juan Hidalgo, Leopoldo La Rosa, Walter Marchetti. edition includes a 36 pages essay with photos and full documentation of the event." (label info)
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PLANA-11NMN.031 | ALGA MARGHEN

""String Quartet' was composed as the potential orchestra for an opera based on the text of "In Sara, Mencken, Christ and Beethoven There Were Men and Women." When the work was composed, in 1972, it was clear that a huge change in electronic instrumentation was just ...
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PLANA-A10NMN.030 | ALGA MARGHEN

"The first record ever produced by Ben Patterson: 'This is not only my first CD, but also the first recordings of these works available to the general public.' Starting as a virtuoso double-bass performer of classical music, Ben Patterson was one of the very first ...
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PLANA-P8NMN.028 | ALGA MARGHEN

"Paul and Limpe Fuchs music, better known as Anima, represents the most original and obscure event among German Kraut Rock. Here they play a wonderful and very inspired duet on Paul Fuch's self-built instruments with the pot-production collaboration of Will Neubauer's ...
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PLANA-A4TES.027 | ALGA MARGHEN

"'On tape from the Judson days. Remember? When you made these things at home, on the best equipment you or your other poor friends could find? Electronic music from the 1960s. And you had that Japanese taperecorder with built-in mike; indeed that was the only piece of ...
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PLANA-C4NMN.19 | ALGA MARGHEN

"the culmination of many years' experience and experimentation with the properties of resonant metal objects, whether intended for music or not. includes accompaniment of a merce cunningham event with help from david behrman, and collaboration with bill fontana at ...
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PLANA-C1NMN008 | ALGA MARGHEN

"The first record released by Ghedalia Tazartes in 1979. Far away from contemporary music intellectualisms or from synthetical noise purists, this was certainly one of the most original and creative records of the 70s featuring a new form of musical expression...the ...
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PLANA-1TES.005 | ALGA MARGHEN