In India, ragas have evolved over thousands of years. They are associated with moods that come and go with the time of the day or the seasons. Since the Sixties, Western musicians were inspired by them in various ways.
This program features eight raga related works, realized between 1966 and 2016.
PlaylistTerry Riley – The Ethereal Time Shadow (1981-82, excerpt)
Futuro Antico – Eco Raga (1980)
Organisation (Kraftwerk) – Noitasinagro (1970)
S.Y.P.H. – Musik zu zweit (1977-86)
Angus MacLise / Tony Conrad / Jack Smith – S.O.S. (ca. 1968)
Werner Durand with Amelia Cuni and Victor Meertens – Caressing the Air (2012-2016)
La Monte Young – Map Of 49's Dream The Two Systems Of Eleven Sets Of Galactic Intervals Ornamental Lightyears Tracery (1966)
Psycho-Baba – Tablovedubla Pt.4 (1999)
La Monte Young & Marian Zazeela – The Tamburas of Pandit Pran Nath (1999)