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Julius Eastman // Femenine CD

Julius Eastman // Femenine CD

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A 74-minute minimal blockbuster recorded in 70 by Julius Eastman, an American NY minimalist who is also an ally of Arthur Russell, will be reissued on CD from Sub Rosa in Belgium in 2020.

The melody of various musical instruments that appear and disappear is a beautiful work.Liner notes included, out of print.

Description by Sub Rosa:

'The end sounds like the angels opening up heaven ... Should we say euphoria? "--JE

This is Julius Eastman himself, speaking about Femenine, a piece that remains as a big and slow breathing, with something informal driving the listener to a near-hypnosis state.

There was some for John Cage, then came Christian Wolff, and finally Morton Feldman, from this school in New York. Only Julius Eastman remained outside the game, the last figure, the most solitary and enigmatic --undoubtedly also one of the most powerful. And it is this power that is revealed through these recordings. 1970s and 1980s, Eastman was one of the very few African-Americans to gain recognition in the New York avant-garde music scene. politically committed, a figure of queer culture and a solar and solitary poet whose melancholy influenced his genius as well as his tragic destiny: suffering from various addictions, declared missing, actually During Winter of 1981-82, he got deported from his apartment by the police, who destroyed most of what he owned- He was found dead in 1990, on the including scores and recordings. streets of Buffalo, after years of vagrancy. "

Artist: Julius Eastman

Label: Sub Rosa

A 74-minute minimal blockbuster recorded in 70 by Julius Eastman, an American NY minimalist who is also an ally of Arthur Russell, will be reissued on CD from Sub Rosa in Belgium in 2020.

The melody of various musical instruments that appear and disappear is a beautiful work.Liner notes included, out of print.

Description by Sub Rosa:

'The end sounds like the angels opening up heaven ... Should we say euphoria? "--JE

This is Julius Eastman himself, speaking about Femenine, a piece that remains as a big and slow breathing, with something informal driving the listener to a near-hypnosis state.

There was some for John Cage, then came Christian Wolff, and finally Morton Feldman, from this school in New York. Only Julius Eastman remained outside the game, the last figure, the most solitary and enigmatic --undoubtedly also one of the most powerful. And it is this power that is revealed through these recordings. 1970s and 1980s, Eastman was one of the very few African-Americans to gain recognition in the New York avant-garde music scene. politically committed, a figure of queer culture and a solar and solitary poet whose melancholy influenced his genius as well as his tragic destiny: suffering from various addictions, declared missing, actually During Winter of 1981-82, he got deported from his apartment by the police, who destroyed most of what he owned- He was found dead in 1990, on the including scores and recordings. streets of Buffalo, after years of vagrancy. "

Artist: Julius Eastman

Label: Sub Rosa