Label: Philips - 468 399-2 • Format: 6x, CD Box Set • Country: Germany • Genre: Classical • Style: Medieval
George Brecht. Home Questions, Remarks. For single or multiple performance. A source of dripping water and an empty vessel are arranged so that the water falls into the vessel. Second Version. Fluxversion 1. Performer on a ladder pours water from a pitcher very slowly down into the bell of a French horn or tuba held in playing position by a second performer at floor level.
Performed in by Ben Patterson. Patterson wrote in the liner notes: " Recently, as I was preparing a concert of classic Fluxus works, I decided to re-examine the original scores, rather than rely on my memory of preformances of the traditional interpretations of these works.
Thus, I discovered that George Brechts original instructions for Drip Music allowed for both a single source or multiple sources of dripping water. Remembering Georges first career as a chemist, employing laboratory equipment to produce multiple, dripping sources seemed appropriate. A device was constructed including 3 gerbil water bottles suspended from metal rods and a piece of molded plastic packaging, amplified with contact microphone.
Only micro adjustments were made to provide differing drip frequencies. No electro-acoustic manipulations or editorial tricks. CDR edition limited to signed copies. A reproduction of the Drip Music score is stamped on O Sepienta - O Radix Jesse - O Emmanuel - Choralschola Der Wiener Hofburgkapelle back cover.
More images on Fluxorama From one to twenty-four performers are arranged within view of each other. For a single or multiple performance. Get Up, Stand Up - Butts Band - Get Up, Stand Up comb is held by its spine in one hand, either free or resting on an object. The thumb or a finger on the other hand is held with its tip against the end prong of a comb, with the edge of the nail overlapping the end of a prong.
The O Sepienta - O Radix Jesse - O Emmanuel - Choralschola Der Wiener Hofburgkapelle is slowly and uniformly moved so that the prong is inevitably released, and the nail engages the next prong. This action is repeated until each P.I.G.S.
- Various - Ens Fa Pudor La Boca has been used. This event was recorded on cassette Tellus See UbuWeb. See Arte Sonore. Motor Vehicle Sundown is a verbal instruction piece scored for any number of motor vehicles arranged outdoors. For each vehicle, 22 auditory and visual events and 22 pauses are written onto randomly shuffled instruction cards. Beside 'pause', the events include: Headlights on and off, Parking lights on and off, sound horn, sound siren, sound bell saccelerate motor, radio on and off, strike window with knuckles, open or close door quickly, with moderate speed, slowlyopen or close engine hood, operate special equipment carousels, ladders, fire hoses with Bottled - Budgie - Squawk pumps and water supplyoperate special lights truck-body, safety, Parachute - Pretty Things* - Parachute, warning, signs, displays.
They follow the instructions, substituting equipment for that which they do not have, and turn off their engines when they are finished. To occur in a railway station. A time table is obtained. A tabulated time indication is interpreted in minutes and seconds. This determines the duration of the event. See scorecard UbuWeb. The audience is instructed to leave the theater. Five piano pieces, any number of which may be played in succession, simultaneously, in any order and combination, with one another or with other pieces.
The piano seat is tilted on its base and brought to rest against a part of the piano. A registration is made by Larry Miller inas part of his video 'Flux Concert'. See Electronic Arts Intermix. Photographing the piano situation. Three dried peas or beans are dropped, one after another, onto the keyboard. Each such seed remaining on the keyboard is attached to the key or keys nearest it with a single piece of pressure-sensitive tape.
The piano seat is suitably arranged and the performer seats himself. Distill tea in a still. A vase of flowers on a piano. Three Piano Pieces. Shaking hands. Fluxvariation 2. Orchestra members exchange their instruments. Fluxversion 2. Orchestra members exchange their scores. Fluxversion 3. This can be accomplished by inserting a long, narrow tube into wind instruments. Conductor acts as referee.
A smooth linear transition from white noise to sinus wave tone is broadcast. Title is announced at beginning and at end, but at end, title is announced by a tape played backward. Recorded with James Tenney and George Maciunas. For excerpts see UbuWeb. Through a hole. Equal number of performers seat themselves opposite each other. A large pan of water is placed between the two groups and a toy sailboat is placed on the water. Performers blow their wind instruments at the sail of the boat pushing it to the opposing group.
Both groups try to blow the boat away from themselves and toward the other group. If possible, all Criminal World - David Bowie - The Best Of David Bowie should play some popular tune while blowing on the sail.
Piece ends when the boat reaches one O Sepienta - O Radix Jesse - O Emmanuel - Choralschola Der Wiener Hofburgkapelle or the other of the pan. Performer drums with drum sticks or drum brushes over the surface of wet mud or thick glue until brushes or sticks get stuck and can't be lifted.
Performer drums with sticks over a P. Hubert Dopf S. feather pillow making the feathers escape the O Sepienta - O Radix Jesse - O Emmanuel - Choralschola Der Wiener Hofburgkapelle. Performer drums over drum with 2 ends of slightly leaky water hose. Fluxversion 4. Performer drums over drum with rolled newspapers until the rolls disintegrate.
Fluxversion 5. Performer dribbles a ping-pong ball between a hand-held racket and drum skin. Fluxversion 6. Performer drums with mallets or hammers on a helmet worn by another performer. Fluxversion 7. Performer drums with brushes inside a vessel filled with cream until cream is thick.
Second version: dream. Full length video: vimeo.
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