Hans Otte 'The Book of Sounds' 2LP

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Hans Otte 'The Book of Sounds' 2LP

28.00

*RELEASE DATE: Dec 14 2018. This is a pre-order. Any additional purchases will ship in November when the pre-order is fulfilled. If you'd prefer not to wait for additional items please make two orders with separate shipping charges. Thanks!*

One of the 20th century's most sublime pieces of music for piano, The Book of Sounds by German composer Hans Otte (1926-2007), is available again on 2LP vinyl via Beacon Sound. Licensed from Kuckuck, this edition will include a 12-page full-color booklet with contemporary liner note contributions by Terry Riley, Dustin O'Halloran, and Otte’s biographer Ingo Ahmels, as well as a 1982 Village Voice live review and photos courtesy of Silvia Otte.

Remastered by Rafael Anton Irisarri at Black Knoll.

Limited edition of 500 pressed at RTI. Includes download code.

“A key work of 20th century piano music” - Universal Edition Vienna

“"This work, a masterpiece of restraint, reflects the musical imagination of someone who has spent long periods in the quiet recesses of the mind." - Terry Riley

"Its hard to put into words exactly what his work brings to me, but there is a sense of meditative peace mixed with a deep questioning of the world. I find it transcendental, music that does not weave a human story, but a deep internal view and simultaneously vast as the cosmos." - Dustin O'Halloran

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