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William Leavitt - Warp Engines

William Leavitt - Warp Engines

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This soundtrack for William Leavitt’s sculptural installation Warp Engines (2009) combines
cello, played arco and pizzicato, with audio clips from sound effects libraries. As early as
1970, when he created a soundtrack for the installation Forest Sound, Leavitt had the desire to
introduce the possibility of mood and atmosphere to the installation with the addition of
sound. In the 1980s, he began making electronic music circuits, eventually completing his own
analog synthesizer, and more recently he’s been making cellos by hand.

Leavitt is an artist, playwright, and musician living in Los Angeles. His artwork was the subject of a recent retrospective titled Theater Objects at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, in 2011.

Label: Orion Read (Los Angeles)

Edition: 500 (numbered)

Side A
Warp Engines - Part I (19:05)
Side B
Warp Engines - Part II (18:25)

 

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