radiOM.org
A PART OF OTHERMINDS.ORG | CHARLES AMIRKHANIAN, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR | JIM NEWMAN, FOUNDER
SPACER
top
Home
About radiOM.org
Archive
Acknowledgments
Contribute
Contact
bottom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ode To Gravity:
Shandar Records

Listen
Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 55 min
Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA

As of May 1973 when this program was recorded, Shandar Records of Paris had produced a series of 14 impressive record albums by avant-garde composers and performers including Terry Riley, Steve Reich, Karlheinz Stockhausen, La Monte Young, Pandit Pran Nath, Cecil Taylor, Albert Ayler, Sunny Murray, and Sun Ra. The owner of the company, Chantal d'Arcy talks in Paris with Philip Freriks, a reporter for VPRO/Amsterdam about the record company and her views on new music. Charles Amirkhanian also presents selections from Shandar Records, including a complete performance of “Four Organs” by Steve Reich

Musical Selections:  Illimite [excerpt] / Karlheinz Stockhausen -- Persian Surgery Dervishes [heard in background] (1971) / Terry Riley -- Raga Punjabi Berva [excerpt] / Pandit Pran Nath -- Four Organs (1970) / Steve Reich
Performers:  Pandit Pran Nath, voice (Punjabi)
Fayyaz Khan, tabla (Punjabi)
Shyam Bhatnagar, tamboura (Punjabi)
La Monte Young, tamboura (Punjabi)
Steve Reich, organ (Four)
Steve Chambers, organ (Four)
Art Murphy, organ (Four)
Philip Glass, organ (Four)
Jon Gibson, maracas (Four)
Genres:  Avant-Garde; Minimalism
Subject:  Riley, Terry, 1935-; Ayler, Albert; Shandar Records; New music; Avant-garde (Music) ; Electronic music; Minimal music; Sound -- Recording and reproducing; Record companies; Ragas; Music -- India; Quintets (Organs (4), maracas)
People:  Amirkhanian, Charles; Reich, Steve, 1936-; D’Arcy, Chantal; Freriks, Philip; Stockhausen, Karlheinz, 1928-2007; Riley, Terry, 1935-; Pran Nath, 1918-; Khan, Fayyaz, Ustad; Bhatnagar, Shyam ; Young, La Monte; Chambers, Steve; Murphy, Art; Glass, Philip; Gibson, Jon
Recording Date:  5/23/1973
First Broadcast Date:  5/23/1973
 
Listen

 

spacer
Archives - Registration Required - Register here
Music
Interview
Interview and Music
Lectures and Panel Discussions
Documentary
Spoken Word
Inter-Media and Visual Arts
Other Finds


register

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
register