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ARTIST
TITLE
De Musica Inversa
FORMAT
4CD BOX/BOOK

LABEL
CATALOG #
NMN 076CD NMN 076CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
3/18/2014

2010 release. Alga Marghen very proudly presents the only authorized reissue of all Walter Marchetti original recordings previously released by Cramps Records. An LP-sized 4CD box set including La Caccia, In Terram Utopicam, Per La Sete Dell'orecchio, Natura Morta and Vandalia. Also included is the new book by Walter Marchetti titled De Musica Inversa, an instruction manual of both theory and practice for the proper and improper use of music. A method for perfecting oneself in composition annotated and commented upon by Gabriele Bonomo.

CD1, titled La Caccia, includes "La Caccia" (1965), "Adversus" (Home-made electric music) (1966) and "Osmanthus fragrans" (Home-made electric music) (1973). The 16-page booklet presents the original scores, photos of both the 1965 ZAJ performances and of Marchetti recording La Caccia in the 1970s, photos of the concert at Galleria Multhipla in 1974, and the reproduction of the original La Caccia LP layout.
CD2, titled In Terram Utopican, includes "J'aimerais jouer avec un piano qui aurait une grosse queue" (1974/75) and "Per la sete dell'orecchio" (1981). The 16-page booklet presents the original score of "J'aimerais jouer," photos of the performances in Milano and at the Venice Biennale, and the reproduction of the original In Terram Utopicam LP layout.
CD3, titled Natura Morta, includes the piece with the same title from 1980. The 8-page booklet reproduces original photos of the performance at Milanopoesia in 1988, as well as the text titled In My Music.
CD4, titled Vandalia, includes "Perpetuum mobile" (1981), "Song for John Cage" (1985) and "Le secche del delirio" (1989). The 8-page booklet presents the photo of the "Perpetuum mobile" performance at Musicalia in 1981, the score of "Song for John Cage," the photos of two "Musica Da Camera" installations, as well as the reproduction of the original Vandalia CD layout.

The 180-page De Musica Inversa book and all the texts included in the CD booklets are published in both English and Italian. CD edition limited to 400 copies.