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Laurie Spiegel - The Expanding Universe
Tracklist
A1Patchwork
A2Old Wave
A3Pentachrome
A4A Folk Study
B1The Expanding Universe
C1The Orient Express
C2Clockworks
C3Drums
D1Appalachian Grove I
D2Appalachian Grove Ii
D3Appalachian Grove Iii
E1East River Dawn
E2The Unquestioned Answer
F1Wandering In Our Times
F2Kepler's Harmony Of The Worlds

Laurie Spiegel
The Expanding Universe

Unseen Worlds | Item No: 612051
Vinyl 3LP | 1980 / EU – Reissue | New
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Item Description
The Expanding Universe is the 1980 debut album by computer music pioneer Laurie
Spiegel. The original album is reissued here as a massively expanded 2CD set, all four
original album tracks plus an additional 15 tracks from the same time period. Since
this album's first reissue in 2012, it has gone on to be widely established as a classic
of 20th century electronic music. Some of the well-loved works included in this set
are "Patchwork", the "Appalachian Grove" series, "East River Dawn" and "Kepler's
Harmony of the Worlds", which was included on the Golden Record launched on board the Voyager spacecraft. The pieces comprising The Expanding Universe combine slowly evolving textures with the emotional richness of intricate counterpoint, harmony, and complex rhythms (John Fahey and J. S. Bach are both cited as major influences in the original cover's notes), all built of electronic sounds using the Groove system at Bell Laboratories during the 1970s.
Item Details
Item No:612051
Artist:Laurie Spiegel
Titel:The Expanding Universe
Label:Unseen Worlds
Format:Vinyl 3LP, Vinyl, LP
Pressing:EU – Reissue
Release Date:1980
Genre:Electronic / Dance
Style:Downbeat / Electronica / Leftfield
Available since:15.01.2019
Condition:New
Price:39,99 €
Weight:750g (plus 250g Packaging)
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