Harrodian Event #1 - Sphincter Ensemble

Harrodian Event #1
FIRST EVER RELEASE OF THE 1972 SESSIONS BY THE SHPINCTER ENSEMBLE
FEATURING J. PETER ROBINSON (Quatermass / Brand X), PAUL BUCKMASTER, JOHN GUSTAFSON, TREVOR MORAIS, TONY WALMSLEY, MARTYN FORD & ANODE L.
BOOKLET WITH FULLY RESTORED ARTWORK & ESSAY

Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the first ever release of "HARRODIAN EVENT #1”. Recorded in January 1972, this rare recording features a unique event where seven gifted Progressive musicians came together to record a session of unique experimental music. Keyboard player J. Peter Robinson (a member of QUATERMASS, later in BRAND X), John Gustafson (Bass) had also been in Quatermass and would go on to play with STEVE HACKETT, IAN GILLAN and ROXY MUSIC), Martyn Ford had been an arranger for BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST before working with the major names in rock, Paul Buckmaster had worked with DAVID BOWIE, THIRD EAR BAND and many more, whilst Trevor Morais would find fame in QUANTUM JUMP and working with the PENGUIN CAFÉ ORCHESTRA.
The music of the Harrodian Event touches on the styles later developed by artists such as Henry Cow or even Frank Zappa. It is experimental, unique and rewarding.
This Esoteric Recordings release has been remastered by J. Peter Robinson, who also wrote the essay in the accompanying illustrated booklet.

Release Date: 24/06/2013

Our Price: £10.95
Code: ECLEC2398
Weight: 200
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DISC ONE - CD

BBC RADIO ONE "IN CONCERT”
21ST MAY 1975

1.    CELEBRATION
2.    FOUR HOLES IN THE GROUND
3.    DOVE…QUANDO
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6.    LA CARROZZA DI HANS


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BBC RADIO ONE "IN CONCERT”
15TH APRIL 1976


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THE OLD GREY WHISTLE TEST
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3.    MR. NINE ‘TILL FIVE
THE OLD GREY WHISTLE TEST
BROADCAST ON THE 23RD MAY 1975

4.    CHOCOLATE KINGS
THE OLD GREY WHISTLE TEST
BROADCAST ON THE 13TH APRIL 1976
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