Subtitled: Early Dutch Electronic Music from Philips Research Laboratories 1956-1963. Four CDs of historical, long desired early electronic music from legendary Dutch composers, (in association with Philips) packaged in a deluxe box with 8(!) individual booklets of liner notes and photos, etc. (180 total pages). Plus a series of fold-out posters of electronic scores, stickers, etc. Simply over the top. Fans of Pierre Henry, Jean-Jacques Perrey, Raymond Scott’s electronic music, etc. — should all investigate at full speed. “A multi-CD release that will give a historic overview of Dutch popular and applied electronic music from 1956-63. The CD’s contain music from Henk Badings, Kid Baltan, and Tom Dissevelt. Besides tracks that have been released on vinyl in the late 50’s / early 60’s on Philips (Kain en Abel, Song of the Second Moon, Evolutionen, Electronic Movements, Contrasts, Mechanical Motions, Pianoforte, Intersection, Fanatasy in Orbit), many never before published material has been re-discovered and restored for this project. Graphic design by Schreuders and Sonja Hamel. The text includes contributions by Rudie Kagie, book editor is Irwin Chusid.
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