Annotation

The first CD issue of Big Science was released in 1984 (April, according to the The Great Rock Discography) as a WEA Target Disc, although it is hard to find. Please see the link below for further information.

http://www.targetcd.com/labigwg.html

Annotation last modified on 2010-07-23 19:54 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 From the Air
4:35
2 Big Science
6:25
3 Sweaters
2:23
4 Walking & Falling
2:13
5 Born, Never Asked
4:59
6 O Superman (For Massenet)
8:27
7 Example #22
3:00
8 Let X=X
3:54
9 It Tango
3:00

Credits

CD 1

clarinet:
Peter Gordon (composer, producer and orchestrator) (track 1)
clarinet [Bb clarinet]:
Richard Cohen (track 7)
violin [violins]:
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (tracks 3, 5, 7)
rototom [RotoToms]:
David Van Tieghem (tracks 2, 8–9)
glass harmonica:
Baran (track 2)
drums (drum set):
David Van Tieghem (tracks 1, 3, 7)
vocoder:
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (tracks 1, 6, 8)
bagpipe [bagpipes]:
Rufus Harley (tracks 3–4)
farfisa:
Baran (track 6)
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (tracks 1, 7–9)
farfisa [farfisa bass]:
Baran (track 1)
synthesizer [Casio]:
Baran (track 6)
bassoon:
Richard Cohen (track 7)
flute:
Hoberman (tracks 6–7)
timpani:
David Van Tieghem (track 2)
percussion:
David Van Tieghem (track 7)
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (track 2)
percussion [bottles]:
Hoberman (track 2)
percussion [sticks]:
Baran (track 2)
Hoberman (track 2)
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (track 2)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (track 5)
alto saxophone [alto sax]:
Chuck Fisher (saxophonist) (track 7)
Bill Obrecht (track 1)
electronic instruments [electronics]:
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (tracks 2, 4, 6)
saxophone [sax]:
Hoberman (track 6)
bass clarinet:
Richard Cohen (track 7)
handclaps [claps]:
Baran (tracks 5, 8–9)
Hoberman (tracks 5, 8–9)
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (tracks 5, 8–9)
analog synthesizer [OBXa]:
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (tracks 2, 8–9)
accordion:
Baran (track 7)
marimba:
David Van Tieghem (track 5)
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (tracks 8–9)
piccolo:
Hoberman (track 7)
baritone saxophone [bari sax]:
Richard Cohen (track 7)
tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
Chuck Fisher (saxophonist) (track 7)
Peter Gordon (composer, producer and orchestrator) (track 1)
trombone:
George Lewis (Chicago-born trombonist) (track 8)
E-flat clarinet [Eb clarinet]:
Richard Cohen (track 7)
assistant engineer:
Jon Smith (Recording engineer) (track 9)
assistant mixer:
Jon Smith (Recording engineer) (tracks 1–5, 7–9)
assistant producer:
Hoberman (tracks 1–9)
background vocals [backup vocals]:
Hoberman (track 7)
Leanne Ungar (track 7)
composer:
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (track 6)
engineer:
Leanne Ungar (tracks 1–9)
lyricist:
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (track 6)
other vocals [whistling]:
Baran (track 7)
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (track 7)
producer:
Baran (tracks 1–9)
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (tracks 1–9)
vocals:
Laurie Anderson (experimental/art rock musician) (tracks 1–9)
mixed at:
recorded at:
The Lobby (Laurie Anderson's home studio) in New York, New York, United States (tracks 1–9)
sampled by:
recording of:
Born, Never Asked (track 5)
O Superman (track 6)

Release

ASIN: US: B000002KNM [info]