Brian Eno: Music For Installations

Music For Installations

Brian Eno

  • US $69.99  

  • Release Date 04 May 2018
  • In Stock
Product code
6717772
Format
CD Box Set
Label
UMC

- The standard edition of ‘Music For Installations’ is a clam-shell box set containing 6 die-cut wallets
- 6CDs of music from Brian’s Installations past, present and future with 50% of the music being previously unreleased and the rest has only ever had very limited direct to consumer release.
- 64 Page book containing a brand new essay Eno plus rare and previously unseen photographs from his various exhibitions from 1997 to the present.
- Box Set designed with long-time collaborator Nick Robertson
- Mastering by Matt Colton at Alchemy Mastering, London + ‘Making Space’ mastered by Kevin Metcalfe at Soundmasters

“If you think of music as a moving, changing form, and painting as a still form, what I’m trying to do is make very still music and paintings that move. I’m trying to find in both of those forms, the space in between the traditional concept of music and the traditional concept of painting.” Brian Eno

Musician, producer, visual artist, thinker and activist Brian Eno first came to international prominence in the early '70s as a founding member of Roxy Music, and immediately followed with a series of critically-praised and influential solo albums. His visionary production includes albums with David Bowie, Talking Heads, Devo, Laurie Anderson and Coldplay, whilst his long list of collaborations includes recordings with John Cale, David Byrne, Grace Jones and James Blake.

Less widely discussed although equally notable and arguably even more prolific are his visual experiments with light and video. These are the fertile ground from which so much of his other work has grown, they cover an even longer span of time than his recordings, and have in recent decades paralleled his musical output.

These highly-acclaimed works have been exhibited all over the globe - from the Venice Biennale and the Marble Palace in St. Petersburg to Beijing’s Ritan Park and the sails of the Sydney Opera House.

‘Music For Installations’ is a collection of new, rare and previously unreleased tracks, all of which will be available on vinyl for the first time. All of the material was recorded by Eno for use in his installations covering the period from 1986 until the present (and beyond). Over this time he has emerged as the leading exponent of generative music worldwide and is recognised as one of the foremost audio-visual installation artists of his time.

Designed by Brian and long-time collaborator Nick Robertson, this beautifully bound package comes with a 64-page booklet featuring rare and unseen exhibition photographs and a new essay written by Eno.

Tracks
DISC 1 : Music From Installations
1 Kazakhstan ( 20:33 )  
2 The Ritan Bells ( 17:05 )  
3 Five Light Paintings ( 19:56 )  
4 Flower Bells ( 18:49 )  
Tracks
DISC 2 : 77 Million Paintings
1 77 Million Paintings ( 43:57 )  
Tracks
DISC 3 : Lightness - Music For The Marble Palace
1 Atmospheric Lightness ( 30:40 )  
2 Chamber Lightness ( 25:00 )  
Tracks
DISC 4 : ‘ I Dormienti’ / ‘Kite Stories’
1 I Dormienti ( 39:42 )  
2 Kites I ( 8:07 )  
3 Kites II ( 14:29 )  
4 Kites III ( 7:34 )  
Tracks
DISC 5 : ‘Making Space’
1 Needle Click ( 4:09 )  
2 Light Legs ( 3:38 )  
3 Flora and Fauna / Gleise 581d ( 3:56 )  
4 New Moons ( 4:03 )  
5 Vanadium ( 1:56 )  
6 All The Stars Were Out ( 3:53 )  
7 Hopeful Timean Intersect ( 5:13 )  
8 World Without Wind ( 5:24 )  
9 Delightful Universe ( seen from above ) ( 7:33 )  
Tracks
DISC 6 : Music For Future Installations
1 Unnoticed Planet ( 7:45 )  
2 Liquidambar ( 6:55 )  
3 Sour Evening ( Complex Heaven 3 ) ( 8:12 )  
4 Surbahar Sleeping Music ( 18:16 )  

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