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XENAKIS, IANNIS - Electronic Works 2

Format: DVD-A
Label & Cat.Number: Mode Records mode 203
Release Year: 2008
Note: "Hibiki Hana Ma" (1969-1970), "Polytope de Cluny" (1972-1974), "NEG-ALE" (1960) [with the film "Vasarely"]; two of Xenakis multi-channel works along with a long-lost film soundtrack, in 24-bit DTS 5.1 Surround Sound !!
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Sowohl Video als auch DVD-A Material auf dieser DVD ! Weitere elektronische Werke (remastered in 24-bit DTS 5.1 Surround Sound Qualitt) vom griechischen Komponisten: "Hibiki Hana Ma" (1969-1970) und "Polytope de Cluny" (1972-1974), zwei elektro-akustische Stcke fr 8-Kanal-Tonband. Ausserdem, nur auf der DVD-Version enthalten und zum ersten Mal berhaupt verffentlicht: "NEG-ALE" (1960), ein Kurzfilm ber die Kunst VICTOR VASARELYs, zu dem XENAKIS die Begleitmusik beisteuerte! Zum Stck POLYTOPE DE CLUNY gibt es zudem Fotos von der Produktion fr das "Festival d'Automne".

"NEW: Volume 2 in Mode's Xenakis Electronic Works series. 'Polytope de Cluny' (1972-74) for 7-channel tape. 'Hibiki-hana-ma' (1969-70) for 7-channel tape. plus BONUS ON DVD ONLY: NEG-ALE (1960), soundtrack for the film Vasarely with restored film and audio. Mode continues it's Xenakis Edition with the second volume dedicated to his Electronic works, again restored from the best quality source materials. Both works commercially released in surround for the first time. Polytope de Cluny is accompanied by images of the actual production from the Festival d'Automne. New high-resolution transfers were made of Polytope de Cluny from the original analog master tapes. Hibiki hana ma has been restored from the existing digital masters. Hibiki hana ma was created for Expo 1970 World's Fair in Osaka, Japan, where it was experienced by thousands. It was designed to be played on a tape loop in a hall which boasted state-of-the-art acoustic equipment, with some 700 speakers scattered under the floor divided plus 128 surface and suspended speakers symmetrically distributed throughout the pavilion's amphitheatre. NOTE: there is no video for this work on the DVD. Both works have been remixed for surround DVD by Gerard Pape, who worked closely with the composer as the former director of Xenakis' CCMIX studio in Paris. Dedicated stereo 96khz/24-bit high resolution mix included, as well as 5.1 Dolby Digital and DTS options. Essays by Sharon Kanach and Makis Solomos. SPECIAL DVD FEATURE : In 1960, Xenakis composed the Music NEG-ALE for P. Kassovitz's 'Vasarely', an abstract film on the artwork of Op-Art master Victor Vasarely. The film has been restored from a 16mm print, the audio remastered. This score for piccolo, horn, cello and percussion by Xenakis is unique to the film and has never been published elsewhere." [label info]