Philip Corner
Through Mysterious Barricades with George Maciunas
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LP (ltd.)
Ltd. to 250 copies, incl. 12-page pamphlet of scores and an essays by Corner. PLEASE NOTE: Only copies with slightly dented covers available.
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1Through The Mysterious Barricade (after f. Couperin) (With superimposed Homage to Philip Corner by George Maciunas)20:50
2The Mysterious Barricade With Chimes (With superimposed Homage to Jurgis Maciunas by Philip Corner)19:06

A.) new Philip Corner LP on Recital B.) voice recordings from a small performance in Italy, early in 2020 – Homages to/from George Maciunas [1931-1978] C.) Corner’s piano meditative playthroughs of Couperin’s The Mysterious Barricades [1717], from 1989 and 1992 D.) These two elements (voice and piano) superimposed by Sean McCann, edited during the first month of the pandemic E.) Manic exaltation, distorted harmony things F.) Album cover is a few PC scores soaked in olive oil and held in-front of the sun through my kitchen window G.) Booklet features passionate writings on the Couperin piece and its meaning by Corner H.) Philip wrote a new reflection for this LP edition, “The Mesure of the Mystery” this August I.) This album is built from fine ingredients: beautiful piano with stomach-clenching voice stretches