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PARTCH, H.: Historic Speech Music Recordings (Partch)


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Disc 1

1 I am Harry Partch- 00:00:24
2 By the Rivers of Babylon- 00:03:25
3 Texts and Music: A Wagnerian Wrestling Match- 00:01:21
Partch, Harry
Po, Li - lyricist(s)
17 Lyrics of Li Po (excerpts)- 00:17:30
4 A Dream 00:04:33
5 An Encounter in the Field 00:00:48
6 On Hearing the Flute 00:00:59
7 The Intruder 00:01:09
8 I am a Peach Tree 00:01:25
9 With a Man of Leisure 00:00:44
10 A Midnight Farewell 00:01:16
11 Before the Cask of Wine 00:02:10
12 On the Ship of Spicewood 00:02:31
13 By the Great Wall 00:01:55
14 The Use of English in Serious Music- 00:00:57
Partch, Harry
Anonymous - lyricist(s)
15 Barstow: 8 Hitchhikers' Inscriptions- 00:08:26
Partch, Harry
Anonymous - lyricist(s)
16 San Francisco: a Setting of the Cries of Two Newsboys on a Foggy Night in the Twenties- 00:02:29
17 Life is too precious to spend it with important people- 00:01:29
18 US Highball: a Musical Account of a Transcontinental Hobo Trip- 00:26:45
19 My Heart Keeps Beating Time- 00:01:36
Partch, Harry
Anonymous - lyricist(s)
20 San Francisco II- 00:02:50

Disc 2

1 I'm going to start right off by giving you some sounds…- 00:00:29
2 Settings from Finnegans Wake- 00:05:13
2 No. 1. Isobel 00:02:52
3 No. 2. Annah the Allmaziful 00:02:21
4 Dark Brother- 00:07:41
A Quarter-Saw Section of Motivations and Intonations- 00:59:04
5 Prelude to Talk 00:02:14
6 Introduction to Examples Oo Intonation 00:06:01
7 Scale of Olympos (Pentatonic) 00:01:03
8 Enharmonic Scale of Archytas; Separated by 3/2's; Triads 00:01:33
9 Scale of Pythagoras; Separated by 3/2's; Triads 00:01:05
10 Ptolemaic Intense Diatonic; Separated by 3/2's; Triads 00:00:51
11 Ptolemy's Equable Diatonic; Separated by 3/2's 00:01:22
12 Terpander's Hexatonic 00:01:49
13 Close Degrees 00:01:05
14 True and Tempered Triads 00:01:20
15 Resolutions from p. 186 of Genesis of a Music; Resolution p. 187; "Familiar" Resolution 00:02:21
16 Fox-Strangeways Resolutions 00:02:24
17 Tonal Flux from Genesis, p. 188; Tonal Flux from The Letter and Third Chorus of Oedipus; Another p. 188; Tonal Flux from Antiphony of Oedipus, "O Crowding Woods…" 00:03:54
18 Multiple Tonal Senses from Antiphony of Oedipus, "O Crowding Woods…" 00:02:37
19 Multiple Tonal Senses from Dark Brother, "and we who were lost are found again…"; "until our hearts are corrupted, out talent wasted, and our hope gone."; "Have we not known triumph, joy, and glory on 00:04:02
20 Melodic Subtleties from The Street, "Down Maxwell Street, where the prostitutes stand in the gloom…", U.S. Highball, "Back to the freights for you, boy." 00:01:43
21 Melodic Subtleties from The Bewitched 00:06:10
22 Instrumental Tunings: Harmonic Canon I as in Revelation; Petals; Chromelodeon two sets of reeds; Revelation 00:10:40
23 Dissonances and Consonance: Coda to Oedipus; Coda to Revelation 00:06:50

Disc 3

Bitter Music- 01:12:23
1 June 11, 1935 — Santa Rosa, California 00:00:27
2 June 12 — Federal Shelter, Stockton 00:03:37
3 June 13 00:01:28
4 June 14 00:01:22
5 June 16 — Harrington Ranch, San Joaquin Delta 00:03:27
6 June 17 00:00:27
7 July 4 00:03:50
8 July 14 00:00:50
9 July 16 00:01:16
10 July 19 00:01:11
11 July 20 — Heading North, Between Sacramento and Redding 00:02:24
12 July 24 — Federal Shelter, Portland 00:02:25
13 July 25 — Blue Ox Lodge, Seattle, Washington 00:04:16
14 July 27 00:02:33
15 July 29 00:00:25
16 July 30 00:00:29
17 August 7 — Between Grants Pass and Klamath Falls, Oregon 00:01:56
18 August 15 00:01:31
19 October 22 — Nearing Monterey 00:05:01
20 October 24 — Leaving Big Sur 00:02:33
21 October 25 — Near Slate's Hot Springs 00:02:56
22 October 26 00:01:22
23 October 27 00:00:35
24 October 28 00:00:17
25 October 29 00:01:28
26 October 30 — Big Creek 00:00:53
27 November 12 — Santa Barbara 00:02:23
28 November 14 00:00:31
29 November 15 — Leaving Santa Barbara 00:04:17
30 November 16 — Ojai 00:00:57
31 November 17 00:01:02
32 November 23 — Los Angeles 00:00:29
33 November 28 00:00:19
34 December 4 00:00:42
35 December, 1935 00:08:44
36 February 1, 1936 — San Bernardino 00:04:00

Disc 4

1 Yankee Doodle Birds- 00:00:36
2 Yankee Doodle Fantasy- 00:03:54
3 2 Settings from Lewis Carroll: O Frabjous Day!- 00:03:10
4 You are charged with being guilty. Are you drunk or not?- 00:01:04
5 Ring Around the Moon, a Dance Fantasm for Here and Now- 00:09:00
6 Bless This Home- 00:03:21
7 Harrys Wake- 00:46:23