The 1947 Sonata

THF Drenching

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Released Apr 01, 2003
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IN THIS BRISK GRIND OF MECHANO-EXPRESSIONISM, DRENCHING FINALLY ADDRESSES tHE VITAL AND LONG-PONDERED PROBLEMS OF NON-METRICAL FUNK AND CLASSICAL FORM.  I KNOW YOU BEEN WANTING TO HEAR THIS, SO WITNESS THE TICKS AND WHIRRS OF THE WAR MACHINE “AS” THE CLUTTERED, EVER-DECAYING VICTORIAN BOURGEOIS MANTELPIECE, THRICE-GILDED WITH TOP ORNAMENTAL BRASS STABS – AND IN THE MIDDLE, IN A POWERZONE OF DESTRUCTIVE FORCES AND HIDDEN MACHINATIONS, THE TINY, FRAGILE HUMAN BODY.

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thfdrenching Oct 22, 2009

ORIGINAL LINER NOTES: The 1947 Sonata (composed on commission from the Rotterdam Art Foundation, and from Carillon Importers Ltd. on behalf of Absolut Vodka), is based on the most up-to-date rhythmic material to be found in 1989: rap. Drenching analysed the drum part of a rap song, and reorchestrated it for the line-up of Orkest De Volharding, with the important piano in the driving role. T.H.F...

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