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Johann Johannsson - Ibm 1401-User's Manual

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Number of Discs
1
Release Date
10/24/2006
Artist
Johann Johannsson
Format
CD / Album
Label / Studio
4Ad / Ada

The first album for 4AD from this Icelandic composer is an expanded version of a performance piece originally written for the dancer and choreographer Erna Omarsdottir, and which has been performed in more than 40 European cities. This new incarnation was scored for a 60-piece string orchestra and the four original movements were joined by a completely new finale. The final mix incorporates electronics and vintage reel-to-reel recordings of the IBM 1401 mainframe computer which inspired the piece in the first place. "Essential for all fans of stately ambience" - Uncut. "Some of the pieces recall the similarly melancholy electronic touch that infused the most desolate moments of Radiohead's 'Kid A'" - Pitchfork.

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1) Part 1 - Ibm 1401 Processing Unit
2) Part 2-Ibm 1403 Printer
3) Part 3-Ibm 1402 Card Read-Punch
4) Part 4-Ibm 729 II Magnetic Tape Unit
5) Part 5 - the Sun¿S Gone Dim and the Sky¿S Turned Black

Album
Ibm 1401-User's Manual
Main Format
CD
Keyword Index
Ibm 1401-User's Manual | Johann Johannsson