"Volume 2 in Mode's XENAKIS Electronic Works series. "Polytope de Cluny" (1972-74) for 8-channel tape. "Hibiki-hana-ma" (1969-70) for 8-channel tape. Mode continues it's Xenakis Edition with the second volume dedicated to his electronic works, again restored from the best quality source materials. New high-resolution transfers were made of Polytope de Cluny from the original analog master tapes. Hibiki hana ma has been restored from the existing digital masters. Hibiki hana ma was created for Expo 1970 World's Fair in Osaka, Japan, where it was experienced by thousands. It was designed to be played on a tape loop in a hall which boasted state-of-the-art acoustic equipment, with some 700 speakers scattered under the floor divided plus 128 surface and suspended speakers symmetrically distributed throughout the pavilion's amphitheatre. Essays by Sharon Kanach and Makis Solomos." (label info)
soon in stock - please pre-order | US| 2008| MODE | 16.90

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