ROUX, SEBASTIEN - VARIATIONS ON SOL LEWITT'S WALL DRAWING #260 (LP)


"Future Audio Graphics is pleased to announce Inevitable Music #1: Variations on Sol LeWitt's Wall Drawing #260, composer Sebastien Roux's investigation of Sol LeWitt's Wall Drawing #260, with a commissioned essay from artist and composer, Seth Cluett and featuring the work of conceptual artist Sol LeWitt (1928-2007). Inevitable Music #1 is the first collection in a series of compositions from Roux dedicated to the conceptual processes of LeWitt's seminal wall drawings, which LeWitt began to produce in the late 1960s. Inevitable Music #1 is a collection of sonic translations of Sol LeWitt's WD #260, employing a group of discrete digital and analog sounds (sustained/pulsed sine tone, sawtooth wave, voice, etc.) that each correspond to one of 20 shapes used in creating LeWitt's instructional wall drawing. Once assigned, these discrete sounds combine to create elegant and rigorous compositions that encourage the listener to reconsider LeWitt's notion that "the idea becomes a machine that makes the art." As a further nod to the instructional nature of LeWitt's practice, each variation is preceded by a female voice that announces the particular combination of sounds used to create the composition. Black and white gatefold LP, with printed innersleeve, limited to 350 copies. Mastered by Rashad Becker, Dubplates & Mastering. Includes The Raw Flow of Material, an original text by writer, artist and composer, Seth Cluett. Inner sleeve includes Sebastien Roux's Notes on Inevitable Music." (label info)
soon in stock - please pre-order | US| 2014| FUTURE AUDIO GRAPHICS | 19.90


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