Enclosure II

Enclosure II

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Product Details

Release Date: 12/12/1995
Label: Innova Records
UPC: 0726708640125
catalogNumber: 401
Rank: 253753

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Recorded Interviews & Speeches: I am Harry Partch [Spoken]

    1. I am Harry Partch [Spoken]  (00:25)
  2. By the Rivers of Babylon, for adapted viola & intoning voice, kithara & chromelodeon  (03:28)
  3. Recorded Interviews & Speeches: Text and music: A Wagnerian Wrestling Match (spoke

    1. Text and music: A Wagnerian Wrestling Match (spoken)  (01:23)
  4. Lyrics (17) by Li Po, for intoning voice & adapted viola

    1. A Dream (His Dream of the Skyland: a Farewell Poem)  (04:34)
    2. An Encounter in the Field  (00:47)
    3. On Hearing the Flute at Lo-Cheng One Spring Night  (01:00)
    4. The Intruder  (01:10)
    5. I am a Peach Tree  (01:26)
    6. With a Man of Leisure  (00:47)
    7. A Midnight Farewell  (01:19)
    8. Before the Cask of Wine  (02:10)
    9. On the Ship of Spicewood  (02:31)
    10. By the Great Wall  (02:00)
  5. Harry Partch: Interview with Eugene Paul (Interview): The Use of English in Serious Music (excerpt from

    1. The Use of English in Serious Music (excerpt from an interview with Eugene Paul) [Spoken]  (00:57)
  6. Barstow (from "The Wayward"), for two voices, surrogate kithara, chromelodeon, diamond marimba & boo  (08:30)
  7. San Francisco, for two baritones, adapted viola, kithara & chromelodeon (from "The Wayward"): A Setting of the Cries of Two Newsboys on a Street

    1. A Setting of the Cries of Two Newsboys on a Street Corner on a Foggy Night in the Twenties.  (02:33)
  8. Recorded Interviews & Speeches: Life is too precious to spend it with important pe

    1. Life is too precious to spend it with important people [Spoken]  (01:29)
  9. U.S. Highball, for voices & Partch instruments (from "The Wayward")  (26:48)
  10. Recorded Interviews & Speeches: While my Heart Keeps Beating Time

    1. While my Heart Keeps Beating Time  (01:38)
  11. Recorded Interviews & Speeches: San Francisco II

    1. San Francisco II  (02:50)

Disc 2

  1. Recorded Interviews & Speeches: I'm going to start right off by giving you some so

    1. I'm going to start right off by giving you some sounds...  (00:31)
  2. Settings (2) from Joyce's "Finnegan's Wake", for soprano, kithara & two flutes

    1. Isobel  (02:53)
    2. Annah the Allmaziful  (02:23)
  3. Dark Brother, for intoning voice, chromelodeon, adapted viola, kithara & bass marimba: Dark Brother - Final Two Paragraphs from Thomas Wo

    1. Dark Brother - Final Two Paragraphs from Thomas Wolfe's "God's Lonely Man"  (07:43)
  4. Recorded Interviews & Speeches

    1. A Quarter-Saw Section of Motivations and Intonation - Prelude to Talk  (02:14)
    2. Introduction to Examples of Intonation  (06:05)
    3. Scale of Olympos (pentatonic)  (01:05)
    4. Enharmonic Scale of Archytas; Separated by 3/2's; Triads  (01:35)
    5. Scale of Pythagoras; Separated by 3/2's; Triads  (01:07)
    6. Ptolemaic Intense Diatonic; Separated by 3/2's; Triads  (00:53)
    7. Ptolemy's Equable Diatonic; Separated by 3/2's  (01:24)
    8. Terpander's Hexatonic [2 egs.]  (01:52)
    9. Close Degrees  (01:08)
    10. True and Tempered Triads  (01:23)
    11. Resolutions from p. 186 of Genesis of a Music [2nd Ed., pp. 186, 187]; Resolution p. 187 [2nd Ed.,  (02:24)
    12. Fox-Strangways Resolutions [2nd Ed., p. 191]  (02:27)
    13. Tonal Flux from Genesis, p. 188 [2nd Ed., p. 189]; Tonal Flux from The Letter and Third Chorus of O  (03:56)
    14. Multiple Tonal Senses from Antiphony of Oedipus, "O crowding woods..."  (02:39)
    15. Multiple tonal Senses from Dark Brother, "and we who were lost are found again..."; "until our hear  (04:04)
    16. Melodic Subtleties from The Street, "Down Maxwell Street, where the prostitutes stand in the gloom.  (01:45)
    17. Melodic Subtleties from The Bewitched [7 egs.]  (06:12)
    18. Instrumental Tunings: Harmonic Canon I as in Revelation; Petals; Chromelodeon two sets of reeds; Re  (10:42)
    19. Dissonance and Consonance: Coda to Oedipus; Coda to Revelation  (06:52)

Disc 3

  1. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: June 11, 1935 - Santa Rosa, California

    1. June 11, 1935 - Santa Rosa, California  (00:27)
  2. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: June 12 - Federal Shelter, Stockton

    1. June 12 - Federal Shelter, Stockton  (03:36)
  3. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: June 13

    1. June 13  (01:28)
  4. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: June 14

    1. June 14  (02:22)
  5. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: June 16 - Harrington Ranch, San Joaquin Delta

    1. June 16 - Harrington Ranch, San Joaquin Delta  (03:27)
  6. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: June 17

    1. June 17  (00:26)
  7. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: July 04

    1. July 04  (03:50)
  8. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: July 14

    1. July 14  (00:49)
  9. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: July 16

    1. July 16  (01:16)
  10. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: July 19

    1. July 19  (01:11)
  11. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: July 20 - Heading north, between Sacramento and Re

    1. July 20 - Heading north, between Sacramento and Redding (later incorporated into "The Wind", 1950)  (02:23)
  12. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: July 24 - Federal Shelter, Portland

    1. July 24 - Federal Shelter, Portland  (02:25)
  13. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: July 25 - Blue Ox Lodge, Seattle, Washington

    1. July 25 - Blue Ox Lodge, Seattle, Washington  (06:15)
  14. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: July 27

    1. July 27  (00:33)
  15. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: July 29

    1. July 29  (00:24)
  16. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: July 30

    1. July 30  (00:28)
  17. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: August 7 - Between Grants Pass and Klamath Falls,

    1. August 7 - Between Grants Pass and Klamath Falls, Oregon  (01:56)
  18. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: August 15

    1. August 15  (01:30)
  19. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: October 22 - Nearing Monterey [reworked in 1943 as

    1. October 22 - Nearing Monterey [reworked in 1943 as The Letter]  (05:01)
  20. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: October 24 - Leaving Big Sur

    1. October 24 - Leaving Big Sur  (02:32)
  21. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: October 25 - Near Slate's Hot Springs (now the Esa

    1. October 25 - Near Slate's Hot Springs (now the Esalen Institute)  (02:56)
  22. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: October 26

    1. October 26  (01:20)
  23. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: October 27

    1. October 27  (00:35)
  24. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: October 28

    1. October 28  (00:17)
  25. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: October 29

    1. October 29  (01:27)
  26. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: October 30 - Big Creek

    1. October 30 - Big Creek  (00:53)
  27. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: November 12 - Santa Barbara

    1. November 12 - Santa Barbara  (02:23)
  28. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: November 14

    1. November 14  (00:30)
  29. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: November 15 - Leaving Santa Barbara

    1. November 15 - Leaving Santa Barbara  (04:17)
  30. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: November 16 - Ojai

    1. November 16 - Ojai  (00:56)
  31. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: November 17

    1. November 17  (01:02)
  32. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: November 23 - Los Angeles

    1. November 23 - Los Angeles  (00:28)
  33. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: November 28

    1. November 28  (00:18)
  34. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: December 04

    1. December 04  (00:42)
  35. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: December, 1935

    1. December, 1935  (08:44)
  36. Bitter Music, musical excerpts from Partch's diary: February 1, 1936 - San Bernardino

    1. February 1, 1936 - San Bernardino  (04:00)

Disc 4

  1. Harry Partch: Interview with Eugene Paul (Interview): Yankee Doodle Birds (excerpt from an interview wit

    1. Yankee Doodle Birds (excerpt from an interview with Eugene Paul)  (00:39)
  2. Yankee Doodle Fantasy, for soprano, tin flutes, tin oboe, flex-a-tones & chromelodeon: Y.D. Fantasy - On the Words of an Early American T

    1. Y.D. Fantasy - On the Words of an Early American Tune  (03:58)
  3. O frabjous day!, for intoning voice, harmonic canon & bass marimba: (The Second of Two Settings from Lewis Carroll: Th

    1. (The Second of Two Settings from Lewis Carroll: The Jabberwocky, from Through the Looking Glass)  (03:14)
  4. Recorded Interviews & Speeches: You are charged with being guilty. Are you drunk o

    1. You are charged with being guilty. Are you drunk or not drunk?. . . (spoken introduction, 11/19/53)  (01:04)
  5. Ring Around the Moon, for baritone & Partch instruments: A Dance Fantasm for Here and Now

    1. A Dance Fantasm for Here and Now  (09:05)
  6. Bless this home, for intoning voice, oboe, adapted viola, kithara, harmonic canon & mazda marimba  (03:27)
  7. Recorded Interviews & Speeches: Harry's Wake [Spoken]

    1. Harry's Wake [Spoken]  (46:25)

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