Alvin Lucier

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BROKEN LINE: Mode Records mode 281, 2015.
Trio Nexus: Erik Drescher, glissando flute; Sebastian Berweck, piano; Martin Lorenz, percussion
Carbon Copies (1989)
Risonanza (1982)
Music for Pure Waves, Bass Drums and Acoustic Pendulums (1980)
Broken Line (2006)

THE MYSTERIES BEYOND MATTER: Farpoint Recordings CD fp052, 2015.
Shadow Lines (2013), Quiet Music Ensemble

CHAMBERS: Bolt Records BR POP12, 2015.
Chambers (1968), Rinus Van Alebeek; Michal Libera

CRU1: Contemporary Radical Underground DVD CRU1, 2015.
Silver Streetcar for the Orchestra (1988), Ian Antonio, amplified triangle

DARK MATTERS: God Records LP GOD30, 2015.
Still and Moving Lines of Silence in Families of Hyperbolas (1973-74), Manuel Zurria, flute
13 Degrees of Darkness (2013), Manuel Zurria, flute
Double Himalaya (2012), Nikos Zachariadis, glissando flute

NO IDEAS BUT IN THINGS: THE COMPOSER ALVIN LUCIER: Wergo DVD MV8095, 2014.
A film by Viola Rusche and Hauke Harder, http://www.alvin-lucier-film.com

FEEDBACK: ORDER FROM NOISE: Mikroton Recordings CD 33, 2014.
Bird and Person Dyning (1975)

On the carpet of leaves illuminated by the moon: Alice Musik Produktion CD ALCD028, 2014.
On the carpet of leaves illuminated by the moon (2000-12), Peter Söderberg

MEMORY SPACE: God Records LP GOD24, 2014.
(Ostrava) Memory Space (1970), Gareth Davis, bass clarinet; Machinefabriek, field recordings and processing
(Krakow) Memory Space (1970), Gareth Davis, bass clarinet; Machinefabriek, field recordings and processing

ZENTRIPETAL: Composer Concordance Records comcon0018, 2014.
Violynn (2001), Lynn Bechtold, violin

INTERACTIONS: Avid Recordings CD 20141, 2014.
Ever Present (2002), AVID duo

DENSITY: New Focus Recordings CD FCR 135, 2013.
Almost New York (2002), Claire Chase, flutes

(AMSTERDAM) MEMORY SPACE: Unsounds CD 37u, 2013.
(Amsterdam) Memory Space (1970), Gareth Davis, bass clarinet; Yannis Kyriakides, electronics; Dario Calderone, double bass; Anne La Berge, flute/electronics; Wiek Hijmans, guitar; Reiner Van Houdt, piano/electronics

ORCHESTRA WORKS: New World Records 80755-2, 2013.
Diamonds for 1, 2, or 3 Orchestras (1999), Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra
Slices (2007), Charles Curtis, solo cello; Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra
Exploration of the House (2005), Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra

ETUDE BEGONE BADUM: Ahornfelder CD AH25, 2013.
Silver Streetcar for the Orchestra (1988), Håkon Stene, amplified triangle

STILL AND MOVING LINES: Pogus Productions CD 21072-2, 2013.
Decibel New Music Ensemble: Cat Hope, flute/alto flute/recorder; Malcolm Riddoch, organ/MaxMSP; Stuart James, piano/organ; Lindsay Vickery, saxophone/organ/MaxMSP
Ever Present (2002)
Carbon Copies (1989)
Hands (1994)
Shelter (1967)

ALMOST NEW YORK: Pogus Productions 2xCD P21057-2, 2011.
Twonings (2006), Charles Curtis, cello; Josephe Kubera, piano
Almost New York (2001), Robert Dick, flutes
Broken Line (2006), Robert Dick, flute; Josephe Kubera, piano; Danny Tunick, vibraphone
Coda Variations (2005), Robin Hayward, tuba

LOOPS4EVER: Mazagran Records CD MZ001, 2011.
Almost New York (2003), Manuel Zurria, flutes

[OLD SCHOOL] ALVIN LUCIER: Zeikratzer Records CD zkr0011, 2010.
Fideliotrio (1987), Anton Lukoszevieze, cello; Reinhold Friedl, piano; Burkhard Schlothauer, viola
Music for Piano with Magnetic Strings (1996), Reinhold Friedl, piano
Silver Streetcar for the Orchestra (1988), Maurice De Martin, amplified triangle
Violynn (2001), Burkhard Schlothauer, violin
Opera with Objects (1997), Anton Lukoszevieze, Burkhard Schlothauer, Frank Gratkowski, Hayden Chisholm, Hilary Jeffery, Matt Davis, Maurice De Martin, Reinhold Friedl, Uli Phillipp

STILL AND MOVING LINES OF SILENCE IN FAMILIES OF HYPERBOLAS: Quiet Design CD Alas011, 2010.
Marimba, Xylophone, Glockenspiel, Vibraphone (1973-74), Nick Hennies, percussion

EARLE BROWN - LIFE IN MUSIC - VOL.5: Wergo CD WER 69402, 2010.
Vespers (1969)

SFERICS / MUSIC FOR SOLO PERFORMER: Lovely Music, Ltd. CD 5013, 2009.
Sferics (1981), Alvin Lucier
Music for Solo Performer (1965), Alvin Lucier

SOURCE: MUSIC OF THE AVANTE GARDE: Pogus Productions CD Source Records 3, 2008.
I am sitting in a room (1970), Alvin Lucier

EVER PRESENT: Mode Records CD mode 178, 2007.
Piper (2000), Matt Welch, bagpipes
Fan (2003), Miki Maruta, Ryuko Mizutani, Kayoko Nakagawa, Yoko Nishi, koto
947 (2001), Jacqueline Martelle, flute
Silver Streetcar for the Orchestra (1988), Brian Johnson, amplified triangle
Ever Present (2002), Erik Drescher, flute; Akiko Okabe, piano; Sascha Armbruster, alto saxophone

VULNERABLE SPACES: Earup CD earup 1009, 2007.
Sestina (2000), Kontra-Trio

WIND SHADOWS: New World Records 2xCD 80628-2, 2005.
The Barton Workshop: John Anderson, clarinet; Marieke Keser, violin; Judith van Swaay, cello; Jos Tieman, double bass; James Fulkerson, trombone
In Memoriam Stuart Marshall (1993/rev.2003), John Anderson, bass clarinet
40 Rooms (1996), The Barton Workshop
In Memoriam Jon Higgins (1984), John Anderson, clarinet
Letters (1992), John Anderson, clarinet; Marieke Keser, violin; Judith van Swaay, cello; Frank Denyer, piano
Q (1996), The Barton Workshop
A Tribute to James Tenney (1986), Jos Tieman, double bass
Bar Lazy J (2003), John Anderson, clarinet; James Fulkerson, trombone
Fideliotrio (1987), Marieke Keser, viola; Judith van Swaay, cello; Frank Denyer, piano
Wind Shadows (1994), James Fulkerson, trombone

SURROUND MUSIC: Wergo DVD WER 2058-5, 2004.
I am sitting in a room (1970), Alvin Lucier

REPLAY DEBUSSY: Auration CD 472 801-2, 2003.
Amphorae

NAVIGATION FOR STRINGS; SMALL WAVES: Mode Records CD mode 124, 2003.
Navigations for Strings (1991), The Arditti Quartet
Small Waves (1997), Hildegard Kleeb, piano; Roland Dahinden, trombone; The Arditti Quartet

NOTHING IS REAL...: Wergo CD WER 6660-2, 2003.
Matthias Kaul: percussion, voice and piano
Distant Drums (1994)
Silver Streetcar for the Orchestra
The Sacred Fox (1994)
Nothing is Real (1990)

STILL AND MOVING LINES OF SILENCE IN FAMILIES OF HYPERBOLAS: Lovely Music, Ltd. 2xCD LCD 1015, 2003.
Clarinet, Thomas Ridenour
Marimba, William Winant
Viola, Dan Panner
Voice, Rebecca Armstrong
Xylophone, William Winant
Violin Duet, Conrad Harris
Flute, Susan Palma
Glockenspiel, William Winant
Cello, Gregory Hesslink
Vibraphone, William Winant
Violin Solo, Conrad Harris

VESPERS AND OTHER EARLY WORKS: New World Records 80604, 2002.
Vespers (1969)
Chambers (1968)
North American Time Capsule (1967), Brandeis University Chamber Chorus (Alvin Lucier, conductor)
(Middletown) Memory Space (1970), Rees Archibald, shakuhachi; Ryuku Mizutani, koto; Charlie Looker, electric guitar; Matt Welch, accordion; Shawn Onsgard, piano
Elegy for Albert Anastasia (1961-63)

STILL LIVES: Lovely Music, Ltd. CD 5012, 2001.
Music for Piano with Slow Sweep Pure Wave Oscillators (1992), Marilyn Nonken, piano
On the carpet of leaves illuminated by the moon (2000), Ryuko Mizutani, koto
Still Lives (1995), Joseph Kubera, piano

THEME: Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 5011, 1999.
Theme (1994) for voices and sonorous vessels, on poems of John Ashbery
Music for Gamelan Instruments, Microphones, Amplifiers and Loudspeakers (1994), Wesleyan University Gamelan
Music for Piano with Magnetic Strings (1996), Lois Svard, piano

GHOSTS AND MONSTERS: TECHNOLOGY AND PERSONALITY IN CONTEMPORARY MUSIC: Leonardo Music Journal CD series, v. 8, 1999.
Nothing is Real (Strawberry Fields Forever) (1990), Margaret Leng Tan, piano

SILVER STREETCAR FOR THE ORCHESTRA: Algen CD 120, Berlin, 1998.
Silver Streetcar for the Orchestra (1988), Rainer Romer, triangle

40 ROOMS: iEAR Studios CD-ROM, 1998.
40 Rooms (1996), The Barton Workshop, quintet and LARES system

AC-DC-VC: Non Sequitur/What Next? Recordings CD WN0022, 1997.
Indian Summer (1993), Jeffrey Krieger, electronic cello

PANORAMA: Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 1012, 1997.
Wind Shadows (1994), Roland Dahinden, trombone
Music for Piano with One or More Snare Drums (1992), Hildegard Kleeb, piano
Music for Piano with Amplified Sonorous Vessels (1991), Hildegard Kleeb, piano
Panorama (1993), Roland Dahinden, trombone; Hildegard Kleeb, piano

RAS 2: Revista de Arte Sonoro, Number 2, 1997.
Chambers (1968)

WITTENER TAGE FUR NEUE KAMMERMUSIK, 1997: Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Koln WD97, 1997.
Navigations for Strings (1992), Arditti String Quartet

LUCIER, WOLFF, SCHLOTHAUER, FREY: Timescraper Records, EWR 9608, 1996.
In Memoriam Jon Higgins (1985), Jurg Frey, clarinet

AUTOMATIC WRITING: Lovely Music LCD 1002, 1996.
She was a Visitor (1967), Brandeis University Chamber Chorus (Alvin Lucier, director)

CLOCKER: Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 1019, 1994.
Clocker (1978), for performer with galvanic skin response sensor, digital delay system and amplified clock.

U.S.A.: Disques Montaigne CD 782010, 1993.
Fragments for Strings (1961), Arditti String Quartet

UPPER AIR OBSERVATION: Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 3031, 1992.
Self Portrait (1989), Barbara Held, flute

MUSIC ON A LONG THIN WIRE: Lovely Music LCD 1011, 1992; CD release of the 1980 LP, with new liner notes.
Music on a Long Thin Wire (1977), sound installation for audio oscillator and electronic monochord

CROSSINGS: Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 1018, 1990.
In Memoriam Jon Higgins (1985), Thomas Ridenour, clarinet
Septet for Three Winds, Four Strings and Pure Wave Oscillator (1985), New World Consort
Crossings (1984), New World Consort

I AM SITTING IN A ROOM: Lovely Music, Ltd. LP/CD 1013, 1981/1990.
I am Sitting in a Room (1970), Alvin Lucier, voice

IMAGINARY LANDSCAPES: Elektra/Nonesuch 9 79235-2, 1990.
Music for Alpha Waves, Assorted Percussion and Automated Coded Relays (1980)

HYPER BEATLES 2: Eastworld (Japan) TOCE 6655.
Nothing is Real (Strawberry Fields Forever (1990), Aki Takahashi, piano

SFERICS: Lovely Music, Ltd. VR 1017, 1988.
Sferics (1980), sound installation and recordings of ionospheric disturbances, for large-loop antennas, tape recorder and playback system
Sound on Paper (1985), sound installation or performance for framed paper, loudspeakers and audio oscillator
Music for Pure Waves, Bass Drums and Acoustic Pendulums (1985)

STILL AND MOVING LINES OF SILENCE IN FAMILIES OF HYPERBOLAS, Part II Numbers 5-8: Lovely Music, Ltd. VR 1016, 1985.
Still and Moving Lines... (1983), for mallet instruments and pure wave oscillators

STILL AND MOVING LINES OF SILENCE IN FAMILIES OF HYPERBOLAS, Part I Numbers 1-4: Lovely Music, Ltd. VR 1015, 1983.
Still and Moving Lines... (1983), for voice, clarinet, flute, horn and pure wave oscillators

MUSIC FOR SOLO PERFORMER: Lovely Music, Ltd. VR 1014, 1982.
Music for Solo Performer (1965), for enormously amplified brain waves and percussion

MUSIC ON A LONG THIN WIRE: Lovely Music/Vital Records VR 1011/1012, 1980.
Music on a Long Thin Wire (1977), sound installation for audio oscillator and electronic monochord

BIRD AND PERSON DYNING/THE DUKE OF YORK: Cramps Records (Italy), 1975.
Bird and Person Dyning (1975), for performer with microphones, amplifiers, loudspeakers and electronic birdcall
The Duke of York, Alvin Lucier, voice.

ELECTRONIC SOUND: Mainstream MS/5010, 1971.
Vespers (1968), acoustic orientation by means of echolocation, for players with hand-held echolocation devices

SOURCE: Record # 3.
I am Sitting in a Room (1970), Alvin Lucier, voice.

EXTENDED VOICES: NEW PIECES FOR CHORUS AND FOR VOICES ALTERED ELECTRONICALLY BY SOUND SYNTHESIZERS AND VOCODER: CBS Odyssey Records, 32 16 0155 (mono), 32 16 0156 (stereo), 1968.
North American Time Capsule (1967), Bradeis University Chamber Chorus (Alvin Lucier, director)