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Ring Around The Moon - Harry Partch - Plectra & Percussion Dances (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. One of the results of that happy solution is "Plecta and Percussion Dances," the second volume in Bridge Records' Music of Harry Partch series. This release presents three dance/theater works; Castor & Pollux, Ring Around the Moon, and Even Wild Horses. Partch's original recording of this tryptich was something of a compromise/5(5).
  2. CRI's The Harry Partch Collection, Vol. 1, is devoted to a period in Partch's development that is marked by a transition from his early "speech music" pieces based on poetry to extended instrumental works that demonstrate his unique note to the octave scale. This move was prompted to some degree through friendly criticism offered by composer Henry Cowell, who had commented on the lack of a.
  3. The second half of the compilation is made up of three instrumental works under the heading ' Plectra and Percussion Dances - Satyr-Play Music for Dance Theatre'. They are (as far as I know) much more instrumental than theatrical compared to his other work for larger ensembles, written from to
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Plectra And Percussion Dances on Discogs.5/5(2).
  5. The American composer Harry Partch (–) composed in tunings not available on conventional Western instruments. His music emphasized monophony and corporeality, in contrast to the abstract, polyphonic music prevalent at the time. His earliest compositions were small-scale pieces to be intoned to instrumental backing; his later works were large-scale, integrated theater productions in.
  6. Aug 08,  · Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises Ring Around the Moon: III. Third Phase · Partch · Harry Partch Harry Partch: Plectra and Percussion Dances ℗ .
  7. This new recording marks the first complete performance of Harry Partch's major cycle in three parts, Plectra and Percussion Dances. On the original recording, Castor & Pollux, was missing three movements, and the finale, Even Wild Horses, was missing its tenor saxophone part.
  8. The Harry Partch Collection: Volume 1 [Composers Recordings Incorporated (CRI) CD ]. The Eleven Intrusions are among the most compelling and beautiful of Partch's compositions, the main product of a lonely, isolated period he spent in Gualala California. They are short instrumentals, often with poetry intoned by Partch. Plectra & Percussion Dances are three relatively unrelated works that.

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