Glenn Branca finally releases recording of Symphony No. 13 (Hallucination City) For 100 Guitars

Glenn Branca finally releases recording of Symphony No. 13 (Hallucination City) For 100 Guitars

Glenn Branca, the No Wave composer responsible for such masterpieces as The Ascension and Lesson No. 1, has finally released his Symphony No. 13 (Hallucination City) For 100 Guitars, written for 100 guitars and including percussion work. The composition continues Branca’s experimentation with noise, dissonance, and tension — an insane piece of music, to be frank. You should check it out ASAP.

The symphony was recorded live in Rome in 2008, having also been performed live in St. Louis the same year by members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and additional guitarists. It is released by Atavistic Records.

Meanwhile, look out for the recording of The Third Ascension, which was recorded earlier this year in New York.

Symphony No. 13 (Hallucination City) For 100 Guitars tracklist:

01. March
02. Chant
03. Drive
04. Vengeance

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