Immigrant 019 Pulled muscles: music satire on sport, politics and the violin


Jon Rose

Jon Rose, violin, interactive violin, samples; Jakovy String Quartet [Corinna Jakoby, first violin; Cornelia Rumpp, second violin; Dorothea Jende, viola; Adelheid Schloemann, cello] on Die athletische violine; Marie Goyette, whistle, gun on Die athletische violine.

  1. Warm up exercises (01.40)
  2. Boxing (03.10)

    Moves and games in six movements
    named after the most commonly pulled muscles of violinists

  3. Palmaris longus (02.34)
  4. Flexor digitorum brevis (05.13)
  5. Semi membranosus (05.12)
  6. Sartorisus and gracilis (04.50)
  7. The sternocleidomastoideus problem (02.42)
  8. Quadratus lumborum (05.38)

    Die athletische violine in three movements

  9. Ouvertüre (01.21)
  10. Der Kampf beginnt (The battle starts) (01.51)
  11. Immer weiter in der scheisse (Once more in the shit) (00.48)
  12. Das tempo ist zu langsam (Too slow) (03.25)
  13. Achtung! Achtung! (Watch out) (01.30)
  14. Sie sind in spitzenform (They are in top form) (00.49)
  15. Tango (01.33)
  16. Der ietzte platz (The last place) (02.22)
  17. Ich muss aufholen (I have to catch up) (00.58)
  18. Seine hosen sind gefallen (Tango wiederholen) (His trousers have fallen down) (02.53)
  19. Die schwarze lokomotive (The black train) (02.22)
  20. Ist die Führung überholt (...Leadership?) (01.38)
  21. Fick dich doch ins knie (Fuch you in the knee) (01.40)
  22. Nein, es ist das andere knie! (No, it's the other knee!) (01.01)
  23. Schluss mit pissen (Stop pissing) (00.28)
  24. The Jesse Owens final (04.50)
  25. Angreifen! Losgehen! (Attack! Let's go) (01.44)
  26. Schwarze augen (Black eyes) (03.04)
Tracks 1,2 recorded 7 January 1993 in Die Küche, Berlin; tracks 3-8 were recorded live at Australian Broadcasting Company, Sydney on 27 November 1991; tracks 9-26 were recorded at Varieté Chamäleon, Berlin on 21 September 1992.

Cover design (reproduced above) by Bråm Åångström; assisted by Bastiaan Lips.


Go to Independent Recording Labels Page