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SONIC YOUTH : SYR 4 - Goodbye 20th Century

Label: SYR
SONIC YOUTH : SYR 4 - Goodbye 20th Century SONIC YOUTH
lp: 14,50 €  (Sold out)
Sonic Youth + friends goin' all-out avantgarde! Double lp!

"SYR4: Goodbye 20th century is a double album of covers of Avant-garde recordings by Sonic Youth and collaborators. SYR4 features works by avant-garde classical composers such as John Cage, Yoko Ono, Steve Reich, and Christian Wolff played by Sonic Youth along with several collaborators from the modern avant-garde music scene, such as Christian Marclay, William Winant, Wharton Tiers, Takehisa Kosugi and others. The album received mixed reviews, but most critics praised the group's efforts at popularizing and reinterpreting the composers' works."

Released: 16.11.1999
Tracklist + collaborators:
A1. "Edges" (Christian Wolff) – 16:03
A2. "Six for New Time" (Pauline Oliveros) – 8:06
B1. "Having Never Written a Note for Percussion" (James Tenney) – 9:09
B2. "Six (3rd Take)" (John Cage) – 3:03
B3. "+-" (Takehisa Kosugi) – 7:01
B4. "Voice Piece for Soprano" (Yoko Ono) – 0:17
B5. "Pièce enfantine" (Nicolas Slonimsky) – 1:28
B6. "Treatise (Page 183)" (Cornelius Cardew) – 3:25
C1. "Four6" (John Cage) – 30:01
D1. "Six (4th Take)" (John Cage ) – 2:10
D2. "Burdocks" (Christian Wolff) – 13:12
D3. "Piano Piece #13 (Carpenter's Piece)" for Nam June (George Maciunas) – 3:58
D4. "Pendulum Music" (Steve Reich) – 5:55

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