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Iannis Xenakis - Terretektorh / Nomos Gamma - 1971 French Erato label LP

€ 35
ArtistIannis Xenakis
TitleTerretektorh / Nomos Gamma - 1971 French Erato label LP
Price € 35
GenreClassical & Avant Garde
Record labelErato
Catalogue noSTU 70 529
Year of release197?
GradingVG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG++ (Cover)
Stock listIannis Xenakis
Additional infoScarce 1970ies French Le Chant Du Monde LP - combining Greek-French mathematician, architect and modern composers ambitious work for orchestra - introducing and working with spatialization - inviting the listener right inside the ensemble.
'Terretektorh' was composed in 1965-66 a composition that dispersed 88 musicians among the audience - recorded live at Gymnase de Drancy, France, 24 January 1968.
'Nomos Gamma' was composed in 1967-68 - this time 98 musicians was scattered throughout the audience - recorded live at Festival international d'art contemporain de Royan, France, April 1969.

Both orchestral works are delivered with Orchestre National de l'Office de la Radiodiffusion-Télévision Française under the direction of Charles Bruck.

Vinyl has the generic
Packed in a gatefold sleeve with extensive liner notes in French.
This is the first Erato issue predating the mid 1970ies white printed full black label issue.

Condition: VG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG++ (Cover):
Vinyl is bright and shiny - hardly any signs of play or handling - mint labels - overall exceptionally close to mint.
Front and back cover are extremely nice - only very light imperfections - a touch of wrinkling from spine - a small area, ca 1 cm, of laminate lift along lower front seam - perfect seams otherwise, nice corners which are barely rubbed... mint inner spread - graded near mint overall.


Side 1:
1 Terretektorh 14:49

Side 2:
1 Nomos Gamma 15:25

Composed by Iannis Xenakis
Recorded live at Gymnase de Drancy, 24 January 1968.

Cover is printed by Club Gutenberg, Chambray-lès-Tours, France.
Printed By ? Imprimerie Glory-Carpel

Iannis Xenakis - Compose
Charles Bruck . Conductor
Orchestre Philharmonique de L'O.R.T.F. - Orchestra

Technical Credits:
Jean-Etienne Marie - Recording Engineer
Iannis Xenakis - Recording Supervisor

Iannis Xenakis, Maurice Fleuret - Liner Notes