Tzadik 7105 Golem

Richard Teitelbaum

Richard Teitelbaum, synthesizer, sampler keyboard, interactive computer and Disklavier; Shelley Hirsch, voice; David Moss, voice, percussion and electronics; Carlos Zingaro, violin and electronics; George Lewis, trombone, computer and electronics.

Prologue: the threat (02.37), In the beginning... (13.20), Invoking ancient spirits (02.53), Cantorial choirs (03.38), Instrumental interlude (03.11), 'Create me not!' (03.04), Construction of the Golem (07.42), First breaths (02.29), Command and obey [the game] (11.17), Golem wild (01.23), Chaos and destruction (03.15), Coda (03.12).

Recorded live in performance at the Ijsbreker in Amsterdam on 24 February 1994.

Cover artwork (reproduced above) by Ben Rubin and Cecil Boucher; design: Ikue Mori.

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