perpetual ups and downs

Wouter van Veldhoven / May 8, 2018

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A collection of disorienting audio paradoxes including Shepard tones, endless transpositions and Risset rhythms.

  • Diana Deutsch - introduction
  • J.S. Bach - Canones diversi canon 5 a 2 (canon circularis per tonos)
  • Georg Friedrich Haas - In vain, for 24 instruments
  • Dick Hyman - The liquidator
  • Machinefabriek - Stroomtoon 1
  • Gyorgy Ligeti - Études pour piano (Deuxième livre) VII. L’escalier du diable
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  • Gyorgy Ligeti - Violin Concerto -III- Intermezzo. Presto fluido
  • Diana Deutsch - Sometimes behave so strangely
  • Jean-Claude Risset - Sud II - Call - a bell animated by the sea
  • the fancy machines - Ritardando
  • Jean-Claude Risset - Sound Examples From the Catalogue of Computer Synthesized Sounds (1969)
  • Diana Deutsch - Octave illusion
  • Autechre - Fold4, Wrap5
  • Arthur Honegger - Pacific 231