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Music recording
Author Lye, Len, 1901-1980.

Title Len Lye: composing motion : the sound of tangible motion sculpture / Len Lye
Published Auckland, N.Z. : Atoll, [2005]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  780.92 Lye Lye/Lle  AVAILABLE
Description 1 audio disc (51 min.) : digital, stereophonic ; 4 3/4 in
4 3/4 in
Notes Modern stereo recordings of the sounds of Len Lye's sculptures, providing an introduction to Lye's soundworld, with his motor-driven kinetic sculptures
Len Lye "choreographed the actions of his kinetic sculptures as if he were composing a musical arrangement, elegantly allocating dynamics, counterpoint, rhythm, and harmonics, both visually and aurally"--Container
Illustrated program notes including biographical notes by Wayne Laird printed in container insert
Full details printed on container listing where and when the various sculptures were exhibited and the recordings made
The three recordings made by Dave Hurley (tracks 1, 10 and 13), were taken from "A flip and two twisters" produced by Shirley Horrocks for Point of View Productions
Compact disc
Event All recordings made by Wayne Laird, except tracks 1, 10, 13, recorded by Dave Hurley; mostly recorded at the Govett-Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth between 1994 and 2002
Subject Kinetic sculpture -- New Zealand -- Sounds.
Avant-garde (Music)
Genre/Form Sound recordings.
Author Laird, Wayne.
Hurley, Dave