Gatefold cover with elaborate package containing one LP in book-like package, with statements from Draeger Frères (the printer). Also included is one booklet on embossed paper with French text from Draeger Frères.
Often evading the composer ’s official discography lists Cacophonic present this outstanding, commonly undetected Pierre Henry film score providing fans of early electronics, femme vocal manipulation and horror soundtracks with an indespensable “dream record” that ticks every box and crosses out every line in the rule book.
Doxy presents another spectacle of electro-acoustic history from Pierre Henry with both versions of his symphonic concrete music composed for an opera 'Orpheus 53' written with Pierre Schaeffer for the Donauescliingen Festival.** InchAt the time it stood out from among the many experiments as finished and significant it sounds as valid today despite the great progress made by the technical evolution upon which electro-acoustical music so closely depends.
Accompanying the Doxy's coverage of early Henry recordings, 'Haut Voltage' is his 22 minute composition made in 1956, featuring his own vocals and designed to soundtrack a stage production by French choreographer Maurice B