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Branca - Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus) Mp3

Performer: Branca
Genre: Rock
Title: Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus)
Country: US
Released: 29 Apr 2016
Style: Symphonic Rock
Label: ROIR (Reachout International Records)
Catalog Number: RUSLP8245
FLAC version ZIP size: 1788 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 2965 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 2672 mb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 767


1Movement 111:43
2Movement 215:24
3Movement 48:40
4Movement 317:20
5Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus)


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
A125Glenn Branca Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus) ‎(Cass, Album, Whi)ROIRA125US1983
RE125CDGlenn Branca Symphony N° 1 (Tonal Plexus) ‎(CD, Album, RE)ROIR Europe, DanceteriaRE125CDFrance1991
RUSCD8245Branca Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus) ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)ROIRRUSCD8245US1998
DANLP081Branca Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus) ‎(2xLP, Album, RE)DanceteriaDANLP081France1991
A125Glenn Branca Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus) ‎(Cass, Album, RE, Cle)ROIR (Reachout International Records)A125USUnknown


  • Baritone Guitar, Bass, PercussionBarbara Ess
  • Baritone Guitar, Guitar [Steel-wire]David Rosenbloom
  • Coordinator [Cassette Post-production Coordinator]Peter Wright
  • Coordinator [Live Production]Tim Carr
  • Design [Cover Design]Jo Bonny
  • Design [Lighting Design]Stan Pressner
  • Design [Stage Design]Bradley Wester
  • Drums, PercussionStephan Wischerth
  • French HornMargot Zvaleko
  • Guitar [Soprano], Guitar [Steel-wire]Glenn Branca
  • Guitar [Soprano], Guitar [Steel-wire], ProducerLee Ranaldo
  • Guitar [Soprano], Guitar [Tenor], Guitar [Bowed]Robert Harrison
  • Guitar [Soprano], Guitar [Tenor], Guitar [Steel-wire], Technician [Guitar Tuning]Ned Sublette
  • Guitar [Tenor], Guitar [Soprano], Guitar [Bowed]Thurston Moore
  • Guitar [Tenor], Guitar [Soprano], Guitar [Bowed], Guitar [Octave]Craig Bromberg
  • KeyboardsGail Vachon
  • Keyboards, Guitar [Soprano], Guitar [Steel-wire], Percussion, Producer [Assistant], Mixed By, Mastered By [Digitally Remastered By]Wharton Tiers
  • Keyboards, Percussion, Producer [Assistant]Ann DeMarinis
  • Liner NotesJon Pareles
  • Photography ByJoachim Riedl
  • Producer [Assistant]David Linton
  • Technician [Live Sound Mix]Chuck Hultquist
  • Tenor SaxophoneFritz Van Orden
  • TrumpetRichard Edson
  • Trumpet, Horns [Baritone Horn]Dave Buk


Subtitled: "Music in Four Movements for Multiple Guitars, Keyboards, Brass and Percussion."

Live set originally recorded July 18-19, 1981 at the Performing Garage, 33 Wooster Street, Soho, NYC.
Mixed at Wharton's studio.

Originally released as a cassette (ROIR, #A-125, 1983).
Durations & tracklisting slightly differ from the original American edition.
Licensed from ROIR (Reachout International Records).
© 1981 Branca music / 1983 Reachout International Records Inc.
Fabrique en Belgique.


  • Barcode (Text): 053436824511
  • Other (Distribution Code): D560
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout, Hand-Etched): SP RUSLP8245 A S-97059
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout, Hand-Etched): SP RUSLP8245 B S-97060
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C Runout, Hand-Etched): SP RUSLP8245 C S-97061
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D Runout, Hand-Etched): SP RUSLP8245 D S-97062


  • Recorded At – The Performing Garage
  • Mixed At – Wharton's Studio
  • Mastered At – Foon
  • Copyright (c) – Branca Music
  • Copyright (c) – Reachout International Records, Inc.



Awesome four movements for guitars, keyboards, brass and percussion by Glenn Branca, an American avant-garde composer and guitarist known for his use 1983 4 Songs. Symphony No. 1 Tonal Plexus. Glenn Branca. Prog-RockArt Rock 1983. 1, Movement 1. 1, Movement 2. 1, Movement 3. 1, Movement 4. 4 Songs, 55 Minutes. Released January 1, 1983. 1998 ROIR. More by Glenn Branca. The Ascension. 13 Hallucination City for 100 Guitars. 2 the Peak of the Sacred. Lesson No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68, is a symphony written by Johannes Brahms. Brahms spent at least fourteen years completing this work, whose sketches date from 1854. Brahms himself declared that the symphony, from sketches to finishing touches, took 21 years, from 1855 to 1876. The premiere of this symphony, conducted by the composer's friend Felix Otto Dessoff, occurred on 4 November 1876, in Karlsruhe, then in the Grand Duchy of Baden. A typical performance lasts between 45 and 50 minutes. Listen free to Glenn Branca Symphony No. 1 Tonal Plexus Sym. 1, Movement 1, Sym. 1, Movement 2 and more. 4 tracks 55:13. Branca received a 2009 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award. Branca studied theater at Emerson College in Boston in the early 1970s. While there, he began experimenting with sound as the founder of an experimental theater group called Bastard Theater. Branca's first symphony is a massive behemoth of guitars, noise and alternate tunings with players that include the Theoretical Girls' Wharton Tiers and Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo. The first movement begins with a distant groan, like some Aboriginal folk music. By the time the thundering drums begin, the sound has become as grand and immovable is the monolith from 2001. Titled Symphony No. 1 Tonal Plexus, Brancas first actual symphony and his first work in two years is just as and mostly even more impressive than The Ascension, and features all of Brancas usual hallmarks: heavily abrasive guitars, repetitive structures that can get to the point of being overwhelming, and spine-tingling build-ups that are far more monstrous. and jaw-dropping than anything modern post-rock has ever given us. Everything on this first symphony seems to be on a greater and more grand scale than The Ascension, including longer, more developed songs. 1 Tonal Plexus 릴리스에 대한 크레딧, 리뷰, 트랙을 보고 쇼핑해보세요. 1981 Branca music, 1983 Reachout International Records Inc. Fabrique en Belgique. 바코드 및 기타 식별자. Barcode Text: 3 369020 008135. Barcode String: 3369020008135. Matrix, Runout Side A Runout, Hand-Etched: DAN LP 081-A2 FOON NN. Matrix, Runout Side B Runout, Hand-Etched: DAN LP 081-B1 FOON N. Matrix, Runout Side C Runout, Hand-Etched: DAN LP 081-C2 NN. Matrix, Runout Side D Runout, Hand-Etched: DAN LP 081-D1 FOON N. 1 Tonal Plexus Cass, Album, Whi. 1 Tonal Plexus Recorded At - The Performing Garage - Mixed At - Wharton's Studio - Subtitled: Music in Four Movements for Multiple Guitars, Keyboards, Brass and Percussion. Live set originally recorded July 18-19, 1981 at the Performing Garage, 33 Wooster Street, Soho, NYC. Mixed at Wharton's studio. The legendary Glen Branca album, could be called avant garde classical music, but really more like the sound of an army of guitars with percussion and some horns. Thurston and Lee from Sonic Youth played in it, and the wave of dissonant guitars is quite recognizable, only without bass or vocals. 1 Albert RiverRun by Stephen Albert, 1983. 1 Alwyn by William Alwyn, 194849. 1 Arnold by Malcolm Arnold, 1949. 1 Branca Tonal Plexus by Glenn Branca, 1981. 1 Brian in D minor Gothic by Havergal Brian, 191927. 1 Bruch in E flat major Op. Orca Symphony No. 1, a 2013 album by Serj Tankian. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Symphony No. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Listen to Symphony No
Brilliant walls of sound...impressive for an afterthought recording by Mr. Ranaldo