Saturday, January 2, 2010

Rescue, 5 July 1997

Gala Performance in aid of War Child
Part of Laurie Anderson's Meltdown
Royal Festival Hall, London
Saturday, 5th July 1997

First Set
01 Yungchen Lhamo - Lam Dorje Chang
02 Youngchen Lhamo - Om Mani Padme Hum
03 Yungchen Lhamo with Bill T. Jones - Ari-Lo
04 Salman Rushdie - Reading from The Satanic Verses
05 Robert Wilson and Christopher Knowles - American Planes, Wind
06 Lou Reed - They're Taking Her Children Away
07 Lou Reed - Talking Book
08 Lou Reed - Into the Divine
09 Lou Reed - Rescue Night
10 Michael Nyman - uncredited piece - incomplete
Second Set
01 Electra Strings - Company (Philip Glass)
02 Laurie Anderson - Civil Wars Act 5, Scene C (Philip Glass)
03 Ryuichi Sakamoto Electra Strings - Untitled 01a
04 Robert Wilson - Civils Wars, Act 5, Scene B (Philip Glass)
05 Hector Zazou - False
06 Hector Zazou - Brave
07 Laurie Anderson - When the Jackals Sing
Much of this music was - and still is - otherwise unfamiliar to me. I have titled the pieces as best I can based on the programme, but apologies if I have got anything wrong.


Stv63 said...

Looks inneresting but cant find the links?

Cheers for these boots and keep up the good work.

Phil said...

I wondered why it hadn't been getting any downloads! Thanks for the heads up.

Phil said...

Sorry, I fogot to add a link for the programme.