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Henry Cow - Concerts mp3 album

  • Performer: Henry Cow
  • Title: Concerts
  • Genre: Jazz / Rock
  • Country: Norway
  • Released: 1976
  • Style: Avantgarde, Prog Rock, Art Rock, Free Improvisation
  • MP3 album: 1494 mb
  • FLAC album: 1945 mb
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Henry Cow - Concerts mp3 album

This album could be subtitled 'The Young Person's Guide To Henry Cow'. In the absence of an official compilation, this is the closest thing we have to a one-stop shop which contains new versions of pieces from every album, a couple of cover versions, a generous slice of live improv and (on the CD version) half an album's worth of studio improv as well.

Concerts (Henry Cow album). Concerts is a live double album by English avant-rock group Henry Cow, recorded at concerts in London, Italy, the Netherlands and Norway between September 1974 and October 1975. Sides one and two of the LP record consist of composed material while sides three and four contain improvised pieces. The album includes Henry Cow's last John Peel Session, recorded in September 1975 and extracts from a concert with Robert Wyatt at the New London Theatre in May 1975

Unrest is an album by British avant-rock group Henry Cow, recorded at Virgin Records' Manor studios in February and March 1974. It was their second album and was released in May 1974. It was their first album including oboe and bassoon player Lindsay Cooper, who replaced saxophonist Geoff Leigh. The album was dedicated to Robert Wyatt and Uli Trepte.

And although Henry Cow was quite a unique ensemble, even by the standards of the 1970s avant-garde, it would be silly to deny that much of the music captured on these two live discs (originally released on LP in 1976) sounds pretty dated. But this is much more true of the song-based material than the more free-form, improvised music, which still sounds remarkably fresh and surprising 25 years later.

The Henry Cow Legend (often referred to as Legend or Leg End ) is the debut album of British avant-rock group Henry Cow. It was recorded at Virgin Records' Manor studios over three weeks in May and June 1973, mixed in July 1973, and released in August 1973. With the exception of "Nine Funerals of the Citizen King", which the whole group sings, and background voices on "Nirvana for Mice" ("Sweet mystery of life I will remember"), "Teenbeat" and "The Tenth Chaffinch", this is an instrumental album

Henry Cow ‎– Concerts. Remastered for this release at Studio Midi-Pyrénées, France.

Infobox Album Name Henry Cow Concerts Type Live album Artist Henry Cow Released 1976 Recorded Live in London, Italy, Netherlands and Norway between September 1974 and October 1975 Genre Avant progressive rock Length 1:43:43 Label. CD reissues of the album include Henry Cow ' s tracks on " Greasy Truckers Live at Dingwalls Dance Hall " ( 1974 ), a double LP of an October 1973 concert, featuring Camel, Henry Cow, Global Village Trucking Co and Gong.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Beautiful As The Moon: Terrible As An Army With Banners
A2 Nirvana For Mice
A3 Ottawa Song
A4 Gloria Gloom
A5 Beautiful As The Moon Reprise
B1 Bad Alchemy
Piano – John GreavesVocals – Robert Wyatt
B2 Little Red Riding Hood Hits The Road
Piano – John GreavesVocals – Robert Wyatt
B3 Ruins
Piano – Dagmar Krause
C1 Oslo
Piano – Chris CutlerRecorder – Lindsay CooperViolin, Xylophone – Fred Frith
D1 Groningen
D2 Udine
Piano – Lindsay Cooper
D3 Groningen Again

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – New London Theatre
  • Recorded At – Teatro Palamostre di Udine
  • Recorded At – Høvikodden Kunstnersenter
  • Recorded At – Vera


  • Bass, Voice, Celesta – John Greaves
  • Bassoon, Flute, Oboe – Lindsay Cooper
  • Drums – Chris Cutler
  • Guitar, Piano – Fred Frith
  • Mastered By – David Vorhaus
  • Mixed By – Bob Conduct (tracks: A1 to A5), Harold Clark (tracks: C), Jack Balchin (tracks: C), Neil Sandford (tracks: B3, D2), Sarah Greaves (tracks: B1, B2, D1, D3), Tony Wilson (tracks: A1 to A5)
  • Organ, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone – Tim Hodgkinson
  • Recorded By – Bob Conduct (tracks: A1 to A5), Harold Clark (tracks: C), Jack Balchin (tracks: C), Norman Jön* (tracks: B1, B2), Sandro Pascolo (tracks: B3, D2), Tony Wilson (tracks: A1 to A5)
  • Voice – Dagmar Krause
  • Written-By – MacCormick* (tracks: A4), Cutler* (tracks: A1, A3, A5), Frith* (tracks: A1 to A3, A5, B3), Henry Cow (tracks: C, D2, D3), Greaves* (tracks: B1), Blegvad* (tracks: B1), Wyatt* (tracks: A4, B2), Hodgkinson* (tracks: D1)


Side A recorded 5th August 1975 at BBC Studios (Peel Session).
Tracks B1 & B2 recorded 21st May 1975 at the New London Theatre.
Tracks B3 & D2 recorded 13th October 1975 in Udine.
Side C recorded 25th July 1975 at the Hovikodden Arts Centre, Oslo.
Tracks D1 & D3 recorded 26th September 1974 at Vera, Groningen.

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Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
FIDARDO 1 Henry Cow Concerts ‎(2xLP) Compendium Records FIDARDO 1 Norway 1976
ReR VHC5 DLP Henry Cow Concerts ‎(2xLP, Ltd, RE, Gat) ReR Megacorp ReR VHC5 DLP UK 2012
BC2 Henry Cow Concerts ‎(2xLP, RE, Gat) Broadcast Records BC2 UK 1984
COWCONCERTSJAP Henry Cow Concerts ‎(2xCD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) ReR Megacorp COWCONCERTSJAP UK 2006
CAD 3002 Henry Cow Concerts ‎(2xLP, Album, Gat) Caroline Records CAD 3002 UK 1976

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