Center for Contemporary Music Archive, CD66, Mumma

Mills College Center for Contemporary Music


1 audio disc (72:48 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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Hornpipe (11:08) / performed by Gordon Mumma -- Horn (9:18) / Gordon Mumma, french horn; Robert Ashley and George Cacioppo, cybersonic consoles -- Meanwhile, a twopiece, for piano, percussion groups, another instrument, and magnetic tape (7:28) / performed by Gordon Mumma and Robert Ashley -- Soundblocks 5-7 (continuous) (12:27) -- Soundblock 5: Vectors (2:49) -- Soundblock 6: Densities (3:02) -- Soundblock 7: Mirrors (7:15) -- Medium Size Mograph (7:59) / performed by Robert Ashley and Gordon Mumma -- Gestures II, for two pianos (7:57) / performers possibly Robert Ashley and Gordon Mumma -- Wooden pajamas (2:40).
All compositions by Gordon Mumma.
Performance instructions for Wooden pajamas: The following spoken introduction is to be read in the local language to the audience: "Shortly before his death in the recent military coup in Chile, Salvador Allende is reported to have said: 'de aquí sólo me saccarán en pijama de madera.' They will have to carry me out in wooden pajamas." Play tape immediately after at the highest undistorted level.
Transfer archivist, Maggi Payne.
Compact disc Oakland, California : Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, May 21, 1999 From the archives of the Center for Contemporary Music at Mills College. Transferred intact from the original sources.
Funded from the Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation, as part of a grant, in memory of Elizabeth Heller Mandell, for the Preservation of Rare Materials Through Technology, awarded to F.W. Olin Library, Mills College, December 17, 1997.

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