A Young Person's Guide To The Avant-Garde on LTM Recordings (the album cover features a black and white Modernist-style photomontage against a lime-green background).

Various - A Young Person's Guide To The Avant-Garde

LTM RECORDINGS

  • £13.99


A Young Person's Guide to the Avant-Garde is an accessible, comprehensive primer that surveys modernism and music in the 20th century, offering Futurist noise, dreamy Surrealism, Dada tone poetry, serialism, prepared pianos, musique concrète and early electronic works. 

With a generous playing time of 145 minutes, this deluxe double-CD set is presented in a handsome 6 panel digipack, containing an illustrated booklet with highly readable and detailed historical notes. 

 

TRACKLIST:  
  1. Erik Satie - Vexations (1893) 
  2. Leo Ornstein - Suicide in an Airplane (1913) 
  3. Luigi Russolo - Risveglio di una città (1913) 
  4. F. Balilla Pratella - L'Aviatore Dro (1915) 
  5. Antonio Russolo - Corale (1924) 
  6. F.T. Marinetti - La Battaglia di Adrianopoli (1924) 
  7. Franco Casavola - Dance of the Monkeys (1925) 
  8. George Antheil - Mechanisms (1923) 
  9. Marcel Duchamp - Musical Erratum (1913) 
  10. Francis Poulenc - Mouvements perpétuels (1918) 
  11. George Ribemont-Dessaignes - Pas de la chicorée frisée (1920) 
  12. Francis Picabia - La nourrice américaine (1920) 
  13. Jean Cocteau - La Toison d'Or (1929) 
  14. Kurt Schwitters - Die Sonata in Urlauten (1932) 
  15. Robert Desnos - Description of a Dream (1938) 
  16. Charles Ives - The Unanswered Question (1906) 
  17. Arnold Schoenberg - Sechs kleine klavierstücke (1911) 
  18. Igor Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring (extract) (1913) 
  19. Josef Matthias - Hauer Tanz Op. 10 (1915) 
  20. Arthur Honegger - Pacific 231 (1923) 
  21. Alexander Mosolov - Iron Foundry (1927) 
  22. Henry Cowell - The Aeolian Harp (1923) 
  23. John Cage - 4'33" (1952) 
  24. Karlheinz Stockhausen - Gesang der Jünglinge (1956) 
  25. Edgard Varèse - Poème électronique (1958) 
  26. György Ligeti - Atmosphères (1961) 

 

  • Housed in double-digipack case with 12mm spine 
  • Includes 12-page booklet with archive images and detailed historical notes 

 



 

 

also available in the LTM Recordings avant-garde series: 
Musica Futurista: The Art Of Noises   CD 
Festival Dada Paris   CD 
The French Avant-Garde In The 20th Century   2CD 
The American Avant-Garde In The 20th Century   2CD 
Par Hasard: Chance Composition 1913-1951   CD 

 

browse collections: 
Classical & Composition collection 
Experimental & Avant-Garde collection 

 

 


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