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The Undead #66 - G.I. Gurdjieff

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Thursday, May 29, 1986

Even though the Armenian composer, mystic, and philosopher G.I. Gurdjieff died in 1949, his legacy lives on. For this edition of New Sounds from May 29, 1986, John Schaefer assembled a collage of G. I. Gurdjieff’s music and the effects of his musical influence. Together with his disciple, the Russian composer Thomas deHartmann, Gurdjieff created several cycles of piano works. Hear some of these sophisticated piano compositions performed by Keith Jarrett, Alain Kremski, Herbert Henck, along with deHartmann’s performances on private tape. Also, listen to works inspired by this well-traveled guru, as in new music by composers Robert Fripp, David Hykes, and again Keith Jarrett.

PROGRAM # 66, G.I. Gurdjieff - his music and his musical influence (5/29/1986)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Thomas de Hartmann

The Music of Gurdjieff/de Hartman

Sayyid #10

Triangle #1001. (3 CD boxed set) www.triangleeditions.com

Herbert Henck

Gurdjieff/de Hartmann, vol. 2 Reading of a Sacred Book

Journey to Inaccessible Places, 2 excerpts

Celestial Harmonies #14028 www.harmonies.com

Alain Kremski

Vibrations

Dance of the Water Spirits, excerpt

Auvidis 2-LP set, Try Amazon France, www.amazon.fr

Robert Fripp

Exposure

Water Music II

E.G. Records #41
Available for purchase at Amazon.com

Alain Kremski

Musiques Rituelles pour cloches et gongs

Poemes de l'Exaltation

Auvidis 2-LP set, long out of print. But try Amazon France, www.amazon.fr

Keith Jarrett

Invocation

Recognition

ECM 1201
www.ecmrecords.com

Keith Jarrett

Gurdjieff/de Hartmann: Sacred Hymns

Prayer and Despair

ECM 1174
www.ecmrecords.com

Alain Kremski

Musiques Rituelles pour cloches et gongs

Le Christ au Mont des Oliviers

See above.

Alain Kremski

Gurdjieff/de Hartmann

Orthodox Hymn from Asia Minor #5

Celestial Harmonies #14035 www.harmonies.com

Alain Kremski

Musiques Rituelles pour cloches et gongs

Le Christ au Mont des Oliviers

See above.

Various

Meetings With Remarkable Men soundtrack

The Great Prayer

Citadel #77123, Out of print, but try Amazon.com

Thomas de Hartmann

The Music of Gurdjieff/de Hartman

Kurd Melody

See above.

David Hykes and the Harmonic Choir

Harmonic Meetings

Lines to a Great Lord

Celestial Harmonies #14013
www.harmonies.com

Herbert Henck

Gurdieff/de Hartmann, vol. 2 Reading of a Sacred Book

Journey, one excerpt

See above.

Various

Meetings with Remarkable Men

The Journey

See above.

Alain Kremski

Vibration

Mouvement de la Tranquilite

See above.

Thomas de Hartmann

The Music of Gurdjieff/de Hartman

Night Procession

See above.

Robert Fripp

Exposure

Water Music I

See above.

Thomas de Hartmann

The Music of Gurdjieff/de Hartman

Rejoice, Beelzebub

See above.

*, ** Find the recordings you've heard - go to the New Sounds Recordings Information page

Comments [2]

Johannes Miethke from germany/hamburg

Great stuff thank you.great website.

Jun. 19 2011 07:07 AM
David DeSoucey from Tucson, AZ

This is super. I am so glad I can access this on the web. Go WNYC.

Dec. 23 2007 03:42 PM

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