Anthology Recordings curates temporary historical past of library music on Unusual Sounds compilation

The compilation collects 20 compositions from throughout the style.

Anthology Recordings has introduced the discharge a 20-track compilation to accompany David Hollander’s current guide, Unusual Sounds: The Hidden History Library Music.

Unusual Sounds: The Hidden History Library Music collects compositions by Brainticket founder Joel Vandroogenbroeck, KPM associates John Cameron and Keith Mansfield, Montenegrin-born composer Janko Nilović, and the Italian movie composer Stefano Torossi amongst others.

Library music offered a profitable overlap between artwork and commerce that granted composers the liberty to stray from conference, leading to some essentially the most forward-thinking avant-garde compositions the late 20th century.

Hollander’s guide, which fers an in-depth look into the historical past library music, accommodates a ahead by George A. Romero, who used library compositions to nice impact in his horror masterpiece Night Of The Living Dead. You can order the guide now on Anthology Editions.

Unusual Sounds: The Hidden History Library Music is launched on November 9 and might be pre-ordered now. Check out the quilt artwork and tracklist under.

Anthology Recordings curates brief history  library music on Unusual Sounds compilation


01. Keith Mansfield – ‘Funky Fanfare’
02. Stefano Torossi – ‘Running Fast’ monitor not accessible digitally]
03. D. Patucchi – ‘La Dimostrazione’
04. Klaus Weiss – ‘Survivor’
05. Janko Nilovic – ‘Xenos Cosmos’
06. V. Geminiani – ‘Ophis Le Serpentaire’
07. Stringtronics – ‘Tropicola’
08. Stefano Torossi – ‘Feeling Tense’ monitor not accessible digitally]
09. Gary Pacific Orchestra – ‘St Wind’
10. John Cameron – ‘Half Forgotten Daydreams’
11. F. Micalizzi – ‘Night Breeze’
12. Les Hurdle, Kathleen Poppy & Madeline Bell – ‘You’ve Got What It Takes’
13. Electric Machine – ‘Fancy Good’
14. C. Cordio & F. Vinciguerra – ‘Quips and Cranks’
15. Les Hurdle & Frank Ricotti – ‘Dissolves’
16. Joel Vandroogenbroeck & Walt Rockman – ‘Fairy Tale’
17. Mladen Franko – ‘Weeping Eelgrass’
18. Peter Patzer – ‘Mild Maniac’
19. Joel Vandroogenbroeck & Marc Monsen – ‘Group Meditation’
20. Roland Hollinger – ‘Dream Number Two’

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