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Hal Rammel - The Amplified Palette: A History in Pictures album

Hal Rammel - The Amplified Palette: A History in Pictures album
  • Performer Hal Rammel
  • Title The Amplified Palette: A History in Pictures
  • Date of release 2016
  • Style Sound Art
  • Other formats MP4 VQF DTS MP2 RA MP3 WAV
  • Genre Audio records
  • Size MP3 1606 mb
  • Size FLAC 1357 mb
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The end product is "amplified history" - a genre of their own design. We try to give a little spark of that emotion: to make people feel how it is to be surrounded by nature, to slaughter their own cattle, to build their own drum, to live from the Earth," Faust says. Every attempt to connect it to modern stuff that makes us sad is not important. Growing up, all three musicians were magnetically drawn to their local "living history" Viking reenactments, in which participants dressed in authentic clothing, took part in period-specific pastimes and discovered a deeper sense of community and spirituality. As a teenager, I believed I was the ugliest person on the planet, and that destroyed me for a long time," Franz says. It contained all these unsolved archeological mysteries and pictures of graves and everything. This was before I could even read.

Heilung is amplified history from early medieval northern Europe and should not be mistaken for a modern political or religious statement of any kind. Heilung is sounds from the northern european iron age and viking period to ancient frame drums and bronze rings in the songs. The lyrics contain original texts from rune stones and preserved spear shafts, amulets and other artifacts. Furthermore poems, which either deal with historical events or are translations/ interpretations of the originals

Amplified palette designed and constructed by Hal Rammel. Amplified palette, 2009. Amplified palette designed and built by Hal Rammel. The Amplified Palette: A History in Pictures, 2016. The amplified palette is a thin wooden board fashioned in the shape of an artist’s palette and outfitted with a contact mic and numerous vertically-mounted wood and metal rods and played with a variety of uniquely designed bows and mallets.

Amplified palette designed and built by Hal Rammel. The Amplified Palette: A History in Pictures (Penumbra Music, 2016) celebrates the 25th anniversary of the invention and exploration of this unique musical instrument first designed and built by Hal Rammel in 1991.

His amplified palette can be heard on the 1994 CD Elsewheres (Penumbra Music) and, more recently, on "Like Water, Tightly Wound" (a Crouton Records 10"). In 2013 the triolin and four amplified palettes by Hal Rammel were added to the permanent collection of the National Music Museum in Vermillion, South Dakota along with many other acoustic instruments he performed with in the 1990s in Chicago. Recordings of Rammel's music created with the triolin has been published by Penumbra Records, a Wisconsin-based label dedicated solely to experimental music.

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Tracklist

CD1-1 Room Adrift 2:20
CD1-2 The River Doubles Back 7:15
CD1-3 Cross Knot 2:16
CD1-4 Cracks In Stones 2:46
CD1-5 Scattered Birds 9:29
CD1-6 The Drunken Boat 8:14
CD1-7 Night And Water 1:38
CD2-1 Quickly Lifted 0:43
CD2-2 The Tottering Day (for E.W. Murau) 3:14
CD2-3 Sweet Earth In Flight (for Marion Brown) 0:48
CD2-4 Shivers (for Lucia Dlugoszewski) 2:54
CD2-5 Tuning Points I 7:32
CD2-6 Scenic Force 2:14
CD2-7 Tuning Points II 7:42
CD2-8 Perfect Dissemblance 5:35
CD2-9 Glance 3:06
CD2-10 Leaving. Staying. 2:15
CD2-11 Lineage (for Nadi Qamar) 1:40

Credits

  • Amplified Palettes – Hal Rammel

Notes

A book and 2 CDs celebrating the 25th anniversary of this unusual and fascinating musical instrument designed and built by Hal Rammel, an artist's palette outfitted with a contact mic and vertically-mounted rods, played with a variety of uniquely designed bows and mallets.