Edition Telemark

Edition Telemark is a Belrin-based label dedicated to sound art and experimental music on vinyl.
 
Philip Corner - Deutsche Bundesbahn (vinyl LP)
2021
Two previously unreleased recordings from Philip Corner's "Gong/Ear" series of works. Side A was recorded on a South German night train ride in 1990, side B in the Alps in 1994.
Sven-Åke Johansson - Night Music - First recordings (vinyl LP + 2 CD)
2021
"Night Music" unearthes Sven-Åke Johansson's very first recordings from 1964—made with his Tandberg tape recorder in the Kronenburg Bar, a dive bar in the red-light district in Münster/Westfalen (West Germany). There he performed jazz versions of popular songs and standards with Uwe Wegner (piano) and Gerold Flasse (double bass), sometimes joined by Dutch singer Jenny Gordee. Young Udo Lindenberg was a frequent guest at the Kronenburg Bar
Seiji Morimoto - Ring + balance / Solo with background (vinyl LP)
2021
A split LP featuring two complementary experimental sound performances.
Kparr Dirè - Balafon Music from Lobi Country (vinyl LP + DVD)
2020
LP plus DVD with full-length movie (125 minutes) of Balafon music of the Lobi people, recorded in and around Gaoua, Burkina Faso, on a two-week journey in June 2014, by Dirk Dresselhaus (alias Schneider TM), Julian Kamphausen and Arved Schultze. Packaged in a full-colour gatefold sleeve with DVD tray, with numerous photos and an extensive interview with Dresselhaus.
Werner Dafeldecker - Small Worlds (vinyl LP)
2019
22.50 16.00 €
A composition for improvising sextet by Austrian double bassist, composer and improviser Werner Dafeldecker, providing a structure that doesn't curtail the qualities of the musicians, yet forces them to listen very closely to each other and make focused decisions about parameters that are often overlooked in completely free improvisation.
William Engelen - Today, the organ has played beautifully again (2 vinyl LP)
2019
A set of pieces written by sound artist William Engelen for a 18th century organ, exploring and pushing the sonic boundaries and possibilities of the instrument.
Robin Hayward - Words of Paradise (vinyl LP – Picture Disc)
2019
A composition for brass chamber ensemble that explores the origins of language and its relationship with music.
 Populäre Mechanik - Hi-Fi Is Sweeping the Country! (2 vinyl LP)
2019
Recordings made between 2005 and 2014 by the experimental German band.
Takako Saito - Spontaneous Music (vinyl LP)
2019
This double LP is released in an edition of 300 and includes two solo vocal pieces by Flux artist Takako Saito, two more vocal pieces in which Saito's voice interacts with the sounds of an everyday event, and two non-vocal sound pieces. It is housed in a full-color sleeve and includes one insert with liner notes by Saito, a poster, and four postcards.
Hans W. Koch - The O. theorem (vinyl LP)
2018
(last copies available!)
This LP presents two sound works from the German composer's project “the O. theorem,” which focuses on Nikolai Obouhow's revolutionary concept of “total harmony”. Liner notes by Volker Straebel and Hans W. Koch.
Paul Panhuysen - Long String Installations (3 vinyl LP)
2018
(last copies available!)
3 vinyl LP edition presenting solely unreleased recordings of Panhuysen's famous long string installations. It documents the period 1982-2012, and includes a posthumous track from 2017. With liner notes by Rolf Sachsse and Stephan Wunderlich, and richly illustrated inner sleeves.
Ben Patterson - The Lost Tape & The Three Required Musics (vinyl LP)
2018
LP featuring a recording of the search for a lost tape by musician Ben Patterson, with the help of editor Stefan Fricke and composer hans w. koch. This 1960 lost tape acts a symbolical archive, since it documents Patterson's pre-Fluxus period. Having failed to find it, tehy decided to recreate the recording with a score from this period. The reconstructed track is on the record's B side. This edition includes liner notes, and selected documents chronicling the search.
Herman de Vries - Herman de Vries and the Eschenau Chaos Band (vinyl LP)
2018
An improvised musical piece recorded with the friends of Herman de Vries at his 80th birthday's summer party on June 18, 2011, in Eschenau. With liner notes by Herman de Vries and photos of the event on the back sleeve.
Thomas Müller - Not A Bird - Transcarnation One (vinyl LP)
2018
This vinyl LP associates a visual project and a musical piece by the multidisciplinary German artist. Müller's interest with Wagner's composition Rheingold forms the basis of the sound piece, which consists of a mix of layers of Rheingold recordings. Vinyl sleeves features facsimiles of four ash-painted postcards from the series Not a bird.
 The Oval Language - Hibernation (vinyl LP)
2018
24.00 18.00 €
In 1991, German art group The Oval Language built a multimedia artwork exploring the irrational impact of Leipzig's Monument to the Battle of the Nations to German generations throughout the years. This LP reproduces the sound layer of the event and includes a recording of a live performance at the HGB Leipzig. Inner sleeve contains photos of each stage of the project and texts.
 Tonaliens - Untitled (2 vinyl LP)
2018
35.00 29.00 €
Tonaliens investigates the inner dimensions and outer limits of just intonation, exploring the harmonic space with voice, brass, invented instruments, sine waves and live electronics. This record brings together two live performances from 2015 in Amsterdam and Berlin. With liner notes by band tuba Robin Hayward, and detailed photos and screenshots.
Peter Behrendsen - Nachtflug / Atem des Windes (vinyl LP)
2017
24.00 17.00 €
This LP gathers two sound works by Cologne-based radio producer, performer and composer of experimental music Peter Behrendsen. Nachtflug is a live-electronic piece based on the sounds of bats made audible, and Atem des Windes is a text-sound composition inspired by a Taoist text.
Paul Panhuysen - Twenty-Three Carillon Sudokus - Number Made Visible – Number Made Audible (vinyl LP)
2017
This recording is the sonic counterpart to Dutch artist Paul Panhuysen's last visual work Oog & Oor—a colorful design whose structure was built from sudoku puzzles. Panhuysen used the same principle to compose these sudoku-based pieces in collaboration with carillonneur Rosemarie Seuntiëns.
Ernstalbrecht Stiebler - Kanon / Torsi (vinyl LP)
2017
(last copies available!)
24.00 17.00 €
This LP pairs two organ-based works by German composer Ernstalbrecht Stiebler. More closely associated with his position as a radio editor and producer, Stiebler composes a reductionist music built on minimalist structures and repetitions, and influenced by Minimalism in visual art.
 Argo - Flüchtige Musik (2 vinyl LP)
2016
31.00 24.00 €
A collection of recordings from 1987 to 2013 by German experimental band Argo. The double vinyl LP features mostly live performances overviewing the work of the trio (violin, viola, clarinet) around the notion of transient music.
Werner Durand - Diasporagas - Ancient Trends and New Traditions in Indo-European Music (vinyl LP)
2016
An overview of the fruitful long-standing collaboration between Amelia Cuni, specialist of Indian dhrupad singing, and minimalist experimental musician Werner Durand.
 Petra Dubach & Mario van Horrik - Waves (2 vinyl LP)
2016
29.00 22.00 €
Investigating the relationship between movement and sound, the duo has been developping installations to translate sound frequencies into vibrations. This double vinyl LP includes four recordings produced as part of this research project.
Rainer Riehn - Chants de Maldoror - Electronic Music from the Institute of Sonology, Utrecht, 1965-71 (2 vinyl LP)
2016
bilingual edition (English / German)
(last copies available!)
Recordings from Riehn's student years, including two versions of the composer's electronic translation of Lautreamont's masterpiece.
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