Charlemagne Palestine

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Charlemagne Palestine
Charlemagne Palestine.jpg
Palestine performing at the LMC Annual Festival of Experimental Music in London on November 30, 2007
Background information
Birth name Chaim Moshe Tzadik Palestine
Origin Brooklyn, New York
United States
Genres Minimalist
Experimental
Occupation(s) Musical performance artist
Instruments Vocals, piano, organ, harmonium, spoken word
Website Official website

Charlemagne Palestine (born Chaim Moshe Tzadik Palestine) is an American minimalist composer, performer, and visual artist.

Selected discography: solo works[edit]

  • Karenina. 2 CDs. Solo performance with Indian harmonium and falsetto voice, rec. March 1997 in Paris. London: World Serpent Distribution.
  • Schlingen-Blängen. Solo performance for organ. US: New World Records, 1999.
  • Four Manifestations on Six Elements. Solo pieces for piano and for electronics. Belgium: Barooni Records.
  • Godbear. Solo pieces for piano. Belgium: Barooni Records.
  • Strumming Music. Solo piece for piano. Felmay, San Germano, Italy, 1995; reissue of New Tone recording nt6742
  • Three Compositions for Machines. Staalplaat, 1997.
  • Schlongo!!!daLUVdrone. Organ of Corti, 2000.
  • Jamaica Heinekens in Brooklyn. Piece for found sound and electronic drones. Belgium: Barooni Records.
  • Alloy. Alga Marghen, 2000.
  • Continuous Sound Forms. Alga Marghen, 2000.
  • Charlemagne at Sonnabend. 2 CDs. CP, 2001.
  • Music for Big Ears. Staalplaat, 2001.
  • In Mid-Air. Alga Marghen, 2003.
  • Old Souls Wearing New Clothes. VPRO, 2003.
  • A Sweet Quasimodo between Black Vampire Butterflies: For Maybeck. Cold Blue, 2007.
  • The Apocalypse Will Blossom. Yesmissolga, 2008.
  • Voice Studies. LP only. Alga Marghen, 2008.
  • From Etudes to Cataclysms. 2 CDs. Sub Rosa, 2008.
  • "Strumming Music for Piano, Harpsichord and String Ensemble". 3 CDs. Sub Rosa, 2010.
  • "Relationship Studies". LP. Algha Marghen, 2010.
  • "Two Electronic Sonorities". LP. Algha Marghen, 2012.

Selected discography: collaborations[edit]

  • Pan Sonic and Charlemagne Palestine. Mort aux vaches. Staalplaat, 2000.
  • Charlemagne Palestine, David Coulter and Jean Marie Mathoul. Maximin. Young God Records, 2002.
  • Charlemagne Palestine, David Coulter, Michael Gira and Jean Marie Mathoul. Gantse Mishpuchach / Music in Three Parts. Fringes Recordings, 2004.
  • Charlemagne Palestine and Tony Conrad. An Aural Symbiotic Mystery. Sub Rosa, 2006.
  • Charlemagne Palestine, Terry Jennings, Tony Conrad, Robert Feldman, Rhys Chatham. Sharing a Sonority. Alga Marghen, 2008.
  • Charlemagne Palestine and Christoph Heemann. Saiten in Flammen. Streamline, 2009.
  • Charlemagne Palestine and Janek Schaefer. Day of the Demons. Desire Path Recordings, 2012.
  • Charlemagne Palestine and Rhys Chatham Youuu + Mee = Weee. Sub Rosa, 2014.

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Johnson, Tom (1989). The Voice of New Music: New York City 1972–1982: A Collection of Articles Originally Published by the Village Voice. Eindhoven, Netherlands: Het Apollohuis. ISBN 90-71638-09-X.
  • Palestine, Charlemagne (2004). Sacred Bordello. Book with CD. Milan: Alga Marghen.
  • Voegelin, Salome. Listening to Noise and Silence: Towards a Philosophy of Sound Art. London: Continuum. 2010. Chapter 2 Noise, pp. 50–52.

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