Appleton Syntonic Menagerie

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Appleton Syntonic Menagerie
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Studio album by Jon Appleton
Released 1969 (1969)
Label Flying Dutchman
Producer Bob Thiele
Jon Appleton chronology
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Syntonic Menagerie is an album of electronic music by Jon Appleton released in 1969 on Flying Dutchman Records, a record label owned and managed by classic producer Bob Thiele. All of the songs were composed by Jon Appleton.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Chef d'Oeuvre" (2:26)
  2. "Nyckelharpan" (4:07)
  3. "Infantasy" (2:52)
  4. "Georganna's fancy" (2:35)
  5. "The Visitation" (5:09)

Side two[edit]

  1. "Newark Airport rock" (2:14)
  2. "Spuyten duyvil" (3:01)
  3. "Second scene unobserve" (1:32)
  4. "Times Square times ten" (9:00)


The album was realized at the Bregman Electronic Music Studio, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. The album was led by executive producer Bob Theile and it was released on Flying Dutchman Records (Stereo FDS-103).

"Chef D'Oeuvre/Newark Airport Rock" was released as a 45 single (Flying Dutchman 26002). "Chef D'Oeuvre" was also compiled on the "Only In America Vol. 1" cd.

A sequel, "Appleton Syntonic Menagerie 2" was released on cd in 2003.