His performances on the giant bells at St. It starts abruptly and ends abruptly. Sunday, 07 March Absolutely essential for a comprehensive understanding of the roots of minimalism and its offshoots. Palestine left the music scene in the mid-seventies to focus on his visual art; he eventually moved to Europe where he still resides. It is difficult to describe because so little happens in it, yet at the same time an immensity of activity is going on and there is so much of it that it boggles the mind.
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Absolutely essential for a comprehensive understanding schlingen-blangn the roots of minimalism and its offshoots. The organ is continually exhaling a propulsive blast of oscillating timbre, filling up space, seeping into everything. Buoyed by slow changes that create illusions of movement, the experience of listening to Schlingen-Blangen is one of palfstine between parallel worlds of harmony and noise. We experience sounds set into motion by the initial choosing of a chord and its timbres the setting of the registers or stops ; the melodic changes that occur are subtle and few.
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It starts abruptly and ends abruptly. The raw physicality of the work stimulates the senses of the body while the mind trying to probe it intellectually remains embroiled in paradox; these are the twin joys of the piece.
Charlemagne PALESTINE“Schlingen-Blängen” – METAMKINE
While it does change, it makes an impression of constancy because Charlemagne never gives the organ a chance to breathe. His performances on the giant bells at Charoemagne. Mail-order and distribution of experimental music electroacoustic, improvised music, sound-artpast or present, along with some books, magazines and DVDs.
Charlemagne Palestine’s monolithic 71 minute organ riff is a sensual, pleasure inducing drone.
It is difficult to describe because so little happens in it, yet at the same time an immensity of activity is going on and there is so much of it that it boggles the mind. Cart Checkout My account Orders Newsletter.
In between there is a quick arc of sinuous consonance, meted by an ennervating discord, and finally, release. In short, it is a relentless and uncompromising exploration of the physicality of sound as well as its spiritual dimensions.
palestkne He is considered to be a seminal figure of early minimalism-as important as his better-documented contemporaries. Sunday, 07 March In this recording, dated from and made in the church of a small Dutch village called Farmsum Delftzijl on the North Sea, the same approach is used.
Schlingen-Blangen evolved out of a number of events Charlemagne held in L. Out of stock CD. There is a sacred feel to it and it has certainly done more for my spiritual well being than most sermons ever have.
It demands attention and gets it by pushing aside the chattering thoughts of the trivial everyday mind. Palestine left the music scene in the mid-seventies to focus on his visual art; he eventually moved to Europe where he still resides.
The crisply sparkling sonority creates a sense of drift, a foreword carrying motion propelled by colliding tones. If this was the kind of organ music played during church I might be persuaded to attend. An initial chord and its timbre was chosen and then left to sing for the duration of the recording.