Henning Christiansen – Satie i høj sø LP
For 10 years from 1969-79 Christiansen turned his back to the art scene and made a very unorthodox artistic decision: To leave behind ‘art for arts sake’, Fluxus and the concretist art music, that he had invented in the 1960s. Instead he created a music that was a positive vision for the future. A music that would make it ‘sing’ inside the listeners – and by changing them would change the world. A convinced communist, Christiansen created wonderful joyous waltzes and dancing melodies that set to bring about a revolution – both an inner and an outer revolution – by believing in the good in the world and by having hope for a bright future. Now, with the re-release of Satie i høj sø the music can make it sing inside us again.
Carefully remastered from the original master tapes.
Pressed on heavy 180g black vinyl with a high gloss cover.
Henning Christiansen’s own program notes for the music in both Danish and English.
16 page booklet with never-before-seen pictures and a new in-depth article about Christiansen’s works from the 1970s in Danish and English.
Re-issued by Institut for Dansk Lydarkæologi & Museum of Contemporary Roskilde, 2018.