Friday, 18 June 2010

LITHA (21 June 2010)

The musick dedicated to this Sabbat is:

VARIOUS ARTISTS

VOR DER FLUT (Hommage An Einen Wasserspeicher)


Original Issue: 1985 Eigelstein Musikproduktion (ES 2025/26CD
) Buy it here!

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Margot-meter: 5 moons / 5

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1 Christian Bollmann , Doris Zeman , Gerd Kappelhoff , Helmut Scherner , Jochen Vetter , Roberto Laneri , Stephanie Wolf - Invocationes 2:59
2 Dario Domingues - Pacha Siku 3:40
3 Pauline Oliveros - Watertank Software 4:41
4 Büdi Siebert , Joe Koinzer - Trüffeltanz 4:14
5 Jochen Vetter , Doris Zeman , Gerd Kappelhoff , Helmut Scherner , Jochen Vetter - Praevocationes 5:25
6 Dario Domingues - The Spirit Of The Wind 3:44
7 Pauline Oliveros - The Gentle-Short Version 5:42
8 Büdi Siebert - Wal-Hall-A 4:47
9 Saxophon Mafia - Kellerdschungel 4:50
10 Conrad Bauer - Bötz 10:05
11 Butz Dähn , Michael Höhler , Wolfgang Hamm - Unter Der Stadt 6:52
12 Heiner Goebbels - Die Sintflut - Ein Vorfilm Für Herbert Achternbusch 6:29

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from liner notes :

In December 1984 musicians from different countries and the 'Tanzforum der Oper/Köln' met in the almost 100 years old drinking water tank SEVERIN, located on the southside of Cologne, for an exceptional music and dance project.
The recordings of this compact disc testify for the unique acoustics of this subterranean colonnade. All takes have only been recorded with microphones distributed throughout the tank, without using any additional studio effect equipment."

The water reservoir was empty for 2 years for construction works. The longest audible reverb recorded at the empty tank lasts approximately 45 seconds. After the project the water tank was flooded again with about 20 million litres of drinking water.

12 comments:

Anonymous said...
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Anonymous said...

Interesting blog, but I had a problem.
Opening MediaFire Request a password to download the file. What is the password to download the Archives?
I await your response.

Duck said...

I remember this one - thanks! Love the new look too!

Margot said...

Please read first comment ;)

Margot said...

Thank you, Duck, my friend

Mike said...

This looks really interesting, thank you!

Anonymous said...

Margot, I think track 11 is broken towards the end. Twice downloaded, I got a CRC error both times.

It is a wonderful album, though. Reminds me of Nigel Charles Halfhide but also of Stephan Micus's music that I am very fond of.

jan

Victoria said...

This is *transcendent,* Margot. Thank you so much!

Margot said...

Thank you my friends for the warm feedback to this album.

I re-uploaded track 11 :)

http://www.mediafire.com/?fjmjcqmtnkt

Anonymous said...

thank you, you aptly described my feelings for this album - "warm".

jan

ps: even though I am having some second thoughts - after all, all it is is a pick'n'mix of different musics with a reveeeeerb. Yet they are impressed with a common quality which somehow turns the tracks into a conglomerate rather than a collection.

Anonymous said...

thanx margot for this piece of eclecticism.. anthony

Jengiz said...

Thank you, thank you. Margot.