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String quartet

Title
String quartet [sound recording] / Robert Ashley.
Author
Ashley, Robert, 1930-2014.
Publication
Milano, Italy : Alga Marghen, p2002.

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Description
2 sound discs (65 min.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm; 12 in.
Uniform Title
String quartet describing the motions of large real bodies; arr.
Alternative Title
String quartet describing the motions of large real bodies;
Subjects
Note
  • The 1st work for prerecorded violin (originally string quartet) on tape subject to delay & electronically transformed through a network of seven program-controller modules performed in real time on a Moog synthesizer; the 2nd work a remix with other ambient sounds of the 1st work (first version for tape alone; second version with solo string player)
Event (note)
  • The 1st work recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Oakland, Calif., 1972; the 2nd mixed at the Center for Contemporary Music, Oakland, Calif., 1972 (1st version) & 1973 (2nd version)
Contents
String quartet describing the motions of large real bodies (20:05) -- How can I tell the difference? Version one (20:32) ; Version two (23:40)
Owning Institutions
Princeton University Library