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CORNER, PHILIP - Coldwater Basin

Format: LP
Label & Cat.Number: Alga Marghen plana-C alga037
Release Year: 2011
Note: recordings from 1961 (!) made in New York City, a home recording of water running from a faucet into a sink; feat. BILL FONTANA on microphone; last copies of this rare & obscure LP, front cover design by PHILIP CORNER himself; lim. 180 copies only !
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"Edition limited to 180 copies. Anticipating Fluxus celebrations in 2012, alga marghen proudly presents one of the masterpieces from the glorious 60s, by master of ecstatic music Philip Corner. 'Remember ? When you made these things at home, on the best equipment you or your other poor friends could find ? And you had that Japanese tape recorder with built-in mike; indeed that was the only piece of furniture on your tatami floor on the Lower East Side that summer of 1961'. 'Coldwater Basin' by Philip Corner. A home recording of water running from a faucet into a sink. New York City, the Lower East Side, sometime in the 60s. With Bill Fontana on microphone. 'And I always dreamd of passing an entire night bathed in this It was never long enough'. Edition limited to 180 copies with front sleeve design and calligraphies by Philip Corner." [label info]