Robert Ashley - Automatic Writing
Electronic
Label: Lovely Music, Ltd. ‎– LCD 1002
Type: CD, Album, Reissue
Country: US
Date of released: 1996
Category: Electronic
Style: Experimental
Category: Electronic
Singer: Robert Ashley
Title: Automatic Writing
Rating: 4.8 / 5
Votes: 440
MP3 RAR size: 1870 mb
FLAC RAR size: 1751 mb
Other formats: ADX TTA WMA DMF MIDI MP4 MPC

Robert Ashley - Automatic Writing


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1 Automatic Writing
Electronics, Synthesizer [Polymoog], Producer, Recorded By, Mixed By – Robert AshleyMixed By [Mixing Assistance] – Rich LePageTechnician [Switching Circuit Designed And Built By] – Paul DeMarinisTranslated By [French Translation] – Monsa NorbergVoice – Mimi Johnson , Robert AshleyWords By – Robert Ashley
46:00
2 Purposeful Lady Slow Afternoon
Recorded By [Cynthia Liddell] – Robert AshleyVocals [Singers] – Barbara Lloyd, Mary Ashley, Mary LucierVoice [Speaker] – Cynthia Liddell
10:14
3 She Was A Visitor
Chorus – The Brandeis University Chamber ChorusDirected By [Director] – Alvin Lucier
5:54

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – DOCdata New England
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Lovely Music, Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Lovely Music, Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Robert Ashley
  • Copyright (c) – Visibility Music Publishers
  • Published By – Visibility Music Publishers
  • Recorded At – Center For Contemporary Music, Mills College
  • Recorded At – Centre Culturel Américain De Paris
  • Recorded At – Mastertone Recording Studios
  • Recorded At – Rose Art Museum Brandeis University
  • Produced At – Center For Contemporary Music, Mills College
  • Produced At – Centre Culturel Américain De Paris
  • Produced At – Mastertone Recording Studios
  • Mixed At – Center For Contemporary Music, Mills College
  • Mixed At – Centre Culturel Américain De Paris
  • Mixed At – Mastertone Recording Studios

Credits

  • Art Direction, Design – By Design
  • Composed By, Liner Notes [February 1996] – Robert Ashley
  • Design – Ken Cornet, Patrick Vitacco
  • Illustration [Silhouette] – William Farley
  • Mastered By [Digital Mastering] – Allan Tucker, Nicholas Prout

Notes

Automatic Writing :
Produced, recorded and mixed at The Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College (Oakland, California), The American Cultural Center (Paris, France) and Mastertone Recording Studios (New York City). Mixing assistance at Mastertone Recording Studios.
A mix of the monologue and electronics was used in the video tape composition, "Title Withdrawn" (from "Music with Roots in the Aether: video portraits of composers and their music") by Robert Ashley.

Purposeful Lady Slow Afternoon :
Cynthia Liddell was recorded in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Singers and bells were recorded at Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University.
The text and recording of Cynthia Liddell's voice were excerpted from the opera, "That Morning Thing" and reorchestrated as "Purposeful Lady Slow Afternoon" to become the opening number of "The Wolfman Motorcity Revue", a theater work for amplified voices and tape.

She Was A Visitor is the epilogue to the opera "That Morning Thing".

Automatic Writing was originally released on LP as VR 1002.
Purposeful Lady Slow Afternoon was originally released on Electric Sound, Mainstream (MS/5010).
She Was A Visitor was originally released on Extended Voices, Odyssey (32 16 0156).

On back:
Copyrights © 1967, 1968, 1979 by Robert Ashley / Visibility Music Publishers (BMI)
© ℗ 1996 Lovely Music, Ltd.

On disc:
© 1967, 1968, 1979 by Robert Ashley / Visibility Music Publishers (BMI)
℗ 1996 Lovely Music, Ltd.
Made in U.S.A.

Released in standard jewel case, with 12 pp. booklet.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7 4529-51002-2 5
  • Barcode (Scanned): 745295100225
  • Mould SID Code: ifpi 1Z06
  • Matrix / Runout: DOCdata New England LCD 1002
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • SPARS Code: AAD

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
VR 1002 Robert Ashley Automatic Writing ‎(LP, Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. VR 1002 US 1979
LCD 1002 Robert Ashley Automatic Writing ‎(CD, Album, RE) Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 1002 US 1996
LCD 1002 Robert Ashley Automatic Writing ‎(CDr, Album, Fac) Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 1002 US Unknown

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