Musicnow MNCD 012 Gracility


Laurie Scott Baker

Laurie Scott Baker, double bass, bass guitar, synthesizer, compositions; Derek Bailey, guitar (Gracility); Keith Rowe, guitar (Gracility); Gavin Bryars, bass guitar (Gracility); Evan Parker, soprano saxophone (Pibroch 1926); Jamie Muir, drums, vocal (Bass chants & cues); John Tilbury, organ (Bass chants & cues); Scratch Orchestra (Circle piece).
    Gracility
  1. Gracility (10.56)
  2. Changing light (08.58)
  3. Port of London atmos (10.31)
  4. Camden Sunday afternoon (06.57)
  5. Breathing of the city (05.48)
  6. The Northern Line (04.37)
  7. 747 at Keithrowe Airport (04.02)
  8. Microphonic (07.28)
  9. Sweat & tears (06.27)
  10. Who was that (05.19)
  11. Pibroch 1926

  12. Pibroch 1926 (02.00)
  13. Pibroch the call (03.27)
    Bass chants & cues
  1. Bass chants & cues (03.01)
  2. Jackdaws ascending (08.48)
  3. Wurlitzer ramayana (03.03)
  4. Baby binson sonar (03.25)
  5. River Thames AM (03.47)
  6. Goldsmiths (driving) (06.38)
  7. Rotherhithe approach (03.42)
  8. Futurama ascends (04.13)
  9. Bubble & squeak SE14 (02.20)
  10. Music hall tripping (02.45)
  11. The scream (03.34)
  12. Coo-ee echorec (03.16)
  13. Winged dove (02.27)
  14. Circle piece
  15. Circle piece (04.56)
  16. 45 degrees (02.42)
  17. 90 degrees (04.30)
  18. 180 degrees (04.43)
  19. 360 degrees (01.13)
Gracility recorded at New Arts Lab, London, 1969; Pibroch 1926 recorded at Studio 47, London, 1975; Bass chants & cues recorded Goldsmiths College, London, 1972; Circle piece recorded at New Arts Lab, London, 1970.

Front cover (reproduced above) graphic score of Circle piece.


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