ASLSP is a musical piece by John Cage and the subject of one of the longest-lasting musical performances yet undertaken. It was originally written in 1987 for organ and is adapted from the earlier work ASLSP 1985; a typical performance of the piano version lasts 20 to 70 minutes. In 1985, Cage opted to omit the detail of exactly how slowly the piece should be played.
Tubular Bells Live Performance on BBC TV
“BBC TV 2nd House Performance”: live-in-the-studio performance for the BBC, filmed on 30 November 1973, originally broadcast on BBC2 on 1 December, with a cast including Oldfield, his brother Terry (flute), Fred Frith (and other members of Henry Cow), Steve Hillage, Pierre Moerlen, Tom Newman, Mike Ratledge, Mick Taylor, Karl Jenkins and others. It includes a new part for oboe.
Peter Edward “Ginger” Baker (19 August 1939 – 6 October 2019) was an English drummer and a co-founder of the rock band Cream. His work in the 1960s and 1970s earned him the reputation of “rock’s first superstar drummer,” for a style that melded jazz and African rhythms and pioneered both jazz fusion and world music.
Kevin Michael “GG” Allin (born Jesus Christ Allin; August 29, 1956 – June 28, 1993) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer, who performed and recorded with many groups during his career. GG Allin was best known for his outlandish live performances, which often featured transgressive acts, including coprophagia, self-mutilation, and attacking audience members, for which he was arrested and imprisoned on multiple occasions.
On the morning of 4 March 2019, following concerns for his welfare, police were called to Flint’s home, in Great Dunmow, Essex, where he was found dead. The police were not treating his death as suspicious. His bandmate Liam Howlett stated via Instagram that his death was a suicide.
Keith Charles Flint, born 17 September 1969, was an English singer, musician and dancer. He was the vocalist and dancer for the electronic music band The Prodigy and sang on the group’s two 1996 UK number one singles – “Firestarter” and “Breathe”.
Özgür Baba living in the midst of nature by himself, plays his saz (a musical instrument used by Turkish folk singers). Selecting verses from Yunus Emre, an ancient poet, the song is about a tree transformed into a wardrobe but not feeling happy.
Melnyk, (born December 20, 1948) is a composer and pianist of Ukrainian origin, is noted for his continuous music, a piano technique based on extremely rapid notes and complex note-series, usually with the sustain pedal held down to generate harmonic overtones and sympathetic resonances.
These overtones blend or clash according to harmonic changes.
Morgen was an American psychedelic rock band formed in Long Island. Their only album, “Morgen”, is considered one of the best heavy American psychedelic rock albums of the 1960s.
Morgen was founded in 1968 by Steve Morgen, Bobby Rizzo, Murray Schiffrin, Mike Ratti, and Barry Stock. Originally, the band was named “Morgen’s Dreame Spectrum” but was later changed to simply “Morgen”.
In 1969, record label Probe (ABC) released the group’s sole offering.
Syrinx & the Toronto Repertory Orchestra – “Ibistix”
In Memoriam for Alan Wells, percussionist for Syrinx who passed away Nov 3, 2010. The founding members of Syrinx were Alan, John Mills Cockell, synthesizers and keyboards, and Doug Pringle, saxophones.
Comus are a British progressive folk band who had a brief career in the early 1970s. Their first album, First Utterance, brought them a cult following, which persists. They reunited in 2009, and have played several festivals and released a new album.