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Ed. RZ 1022
Gaber Harley: Indra's Net

"Sovereign of the Center" (1972-1974) and "The Realm of Indra‘s Net" (1974)
Cover Design: Ott + Stein, Berlin; Scan: Christine Berkenhoff
Tracklist:
- Sovereign of the Center (1972-1974)
- The Realm of Indra‘s Net (1974)

Total time: approx. 60 minutes


Both works on this CD form, in a manner of speaking, bookends for another piece of mine, The Winds Rise in the North.

The first of the two, Sovereign of the Centre, was my initial attempt at putting a new musical way of thinking into an ensemble rather than solo form. The second, The Realm of Indra's Net, builds on musical "discoveries" I made in the course of revising The Winds Rise in the North. It is a hybrid work in as much as it is an "acoustic-tape piece" (not music concrete): There are four tracks of solo violin mixed down in different track combinations. (The one heard on this CD is a full-track mono version of the work.)

Both of these pieces reflect a general shift in my musical thinking, which occurred in 1968 with Chimyaku (Japanese for "barely moving") scored for solo alto flute. It was with that work that I began to compose "slowed-down" music, like slow motion images in film, not merely slow music such as that of Feldman.

H.G. July 2009 - January 2010

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