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The Heliocentric Worlds Of Sun Ra Vol. 2
FORMAT
LP

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ESPDISK 1017LP ESPDISK 1017LP
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RELEASE DATE
5/12/2015

2015 repress -- 50 Anniversary edition on "Esperanto Green" colored vinyl; #'d edition of 1000 copies. Volume two of Sun Ra's classic Heliocentric recordings from the 1960s. The astonishing sessions that went light years beyond "free jazz" improvisation to create a music of deeply-felt, explosive and gentle gesture made from sound itself without reference to previous notions of melody or harmony are now reissued on 180 gram vinyl with Sun Ra's original, self-created cover art. Recorded by Richard Alderson on April 20, 1965, this set of tunes finds Sun Ra breaking ground by using synthesizers and having the Arkestra musicians double on percussion. More explorations of outer space by the spokesman for the space age. Manufactured in the U.S. by the original label. Digitally re-mastered.