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Karel Appel: Musique Barbare. (Karel Appel in Musique Barbare)


Author:Appel, Karel - Elsken, Ed van der (phot.) & Jan Vrijman (text).
Title:Karel Appel: Musique Barbare. (Karel Appel in Musique Barbare)
Publisher:The World's Window, Baarn, 1963
Description:33 RPM 12 inch vinyl record in luxury cloth-backed sleeve (31 x 32 cms.), including an original color lithograph by Karel Appel, signed in the stone, (sometimes erroneously described as a pencil-signature), loosely inserted in portfolio, as issued.
Note:The record, with music composed and performed by Appel [1-Paysage électronique (11:41), 2-Poème Barbare (3:30), 3-Le Cavalier Blanc (12:42)] is packed in a clothbacked sleeve which contains a 30 page book with over 30 (double-page) photographs in colour and black/white by Ed van der Elsken and a text in English by Jan Vrijman. The original lithograph comes in separate enclosure 37 x 30 cms. All items in mint condition. *Karel Appel's legendary piece of musique concrete was recorded in 1963 at the Insituut voor Sonologie in the Netherlands with the collaboration of music composer Frits Weiland. Originally composed for a documentary on himself directed by filmmaker Jan Vrijman, Musique barbare is a powerful mixture of electric organ fumblings, full-on riots of distorted kettle drum, and assorted percussion-room filigrees, assembled into an extremely edit-heavy suite with tape-speed manipulation.
Book No:952
Price: € 1.100,00 order

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