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Robert Ashley - In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women download mp3 album
Performer:
Album:
In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women
Style:
Spoken Word, Experimental
Released:
1974
Country:
Italy
FLAC vers. size:
1408 mb
MP3 vers. size:
1972 mb
WMA vers. size:
1272 mb
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Rating:
4.2 ★
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959

Robert Ashley And Paul DeMarinis. Robert Ashley And Paul DeMarinis - In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women ‎(CD, Album).

PLAY ALL. In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women. Released by Lovely Music Oct 2002 1 Tracks.

1974 - In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven. 04. The Captain Of The Football Team (Donnie). 01. Isolde (Marie Isolde).

Set track as current obsession. In sarah, mencken, christ and beethoven there were men and women (3:57). Overview (current section). 10+2:12 American Text Sound Pieces.

Album: 1. Sort By: Price Release Date. 10+2: Twelve American Text Sound Pieces Various Artists. Other Minds Rel. January 1, 2012.

The CD features one long composition with Ashley reading a text by poet John Barton Wolgamot. The poem has 128 stanzas; each stanza is made up of the same phrase, into which are introduced four variables, three are names or groups of names or constructions of names, and the fourth variable is formed by the adverb of the active verb. CD comes in paper slipcase with booklet including essays about John Barton Wolgamot by Keith Waldrop and Robert Ashley and the complete text of In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women. There are no tracklisting associated with this item.

The musical effect is that of an internal voice stimulating involuntary ideas and feelings.

Tracklist

In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women
A Parte Prima 20:00
B Parte Seconda 20:00

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Dischi Ricordi S.p.A.
  • Recorded At – Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College

Credits

  • Art Direction – AL.SA sas*
  • Coordinator [Director Of Series] – Gianni-Emilio Simonetti
  • Music By, Performer – Robert Ashley
  • Synthesizer [Moog] – Paul DeMarinis
  • Text By – John Barton Wolgamot

Notes

Recorded at Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Oakland, California.

Though this work is a collaboration with Paul DeMarinis, this original release did not give him equal credit, and this was not remedied until the album was reissued.

Gatefold sleeve, includes printed inner sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): CRSLP 6103/1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): CRSLP 6103/2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): CRS-6103-A 25/7/74
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): CRS-6103-B 25/7/74
  • Rights Society: SIAE
  • Other (Diritti Riservati): D.R.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CRSCD 103 Robert Ashley And Paul DeMarinis Robert Ashley And Paul DeMarinis - In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women ‎(CD, Album) Cramps Records CRSCD 103 Italy 1990
GET 413 Robert Ashley And Paul DeMarinis Robert Ashley And Paul DeMarinis - In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women ‎(LP, Album, RE, 180) Get Back GET 413 Italy 2002
0138612CRA, CRSCD 103 Robert Ashley And Paul DeMarinis Robert Ashley And Paul DeMarinis - In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Dig) Edel, Cramps Records 0138612CRA, CRSCD 103 Germany 2002
LCD 4921 Robert Ashley And Paul DeMarinis Robert Ashley And Paul DeMarinis - In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women ‎(CD, Album, RE) Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 4921 US 2002
POCE-1207 Robert Ashley In Sara, Mencken, Christ And Beethoven There Were Men And Women ‎(CD, Album, RE, CD ) Strange Days Records, Cramps Records POCE-1207 Japan 2007


  • Aver
Here's an avant garde album certainly to drive anyone nuts. Robert Ashley was one of the few American artists who recorded for the Italian Cramps label, a label better known for such prog rock/fusion acts as Area and Arti & Mestieri. This 1974 album was recorded in America, and I found it very interesting that this album never received an American release. I'm sure some small California-based label could have been interested (the album was recorded in California), so how he got a deal with an Italian label, I cannot say. This guy just keeps babbling for the entire length of the album of various historical figures and frequently inserting words like "ironically" and "very titanically" against a backdrops of whacked out synths sounds. That's what you get and this guy never shuts up! I find this album hilarious, but I also dig those strange synthesizer sound effects and odd percussion. A great album to clear out parties!