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The Movement of People Working [videorecording]

[film and music by] Phill Niblock
Video; DVD
Collects a number of Phill Niblock's documentary films analysing the dynamics of motion involved in manual labour.
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208 min.
  • Title from container.
  • "Extreme XDVD 001; Microcinema MC-766"--Insert.
  • "The music in the pieces 1 through 7 were recorded at the Music Department of the State University of New York at Albany, under the auspices of Joel Chadabe, and the primary recording engineers were Phil Edelstein and Richard Lainhart. The period was 1975 to 1980. Track 8 was recorded by Steve Cellum in New York circa 1983. The scores were realized on multitrack tape at Experimental Intermedia in New York by Phill Niblock. Track 9 was a live acoustic recording of a performance in Philadelphia, circa 1983"--Container.
Related Title
Sur dos.
Trabajando una.
Sur una.
Trabajando dos.
--Every tune.
Summing III.
Four Arthurs.
E for Gibson.
Hong Kong.
Cello & bassoon.
Mix of cello & bassoon and contrabassoon & contrabass.
Third trombone.
According to Guy, version III.
Not untitled, knot untied (old)
  • Side A: Film: Sur dos (Peru) (25:14) ; Trabajando una (Mexico) (22:39) ; Sur una (Mexico) (25:05) ; Trabajando dos (Mexico) (23:56)
  • Music: --every tune (22:48) ; Summing III (31:28) ; Four Arthurs (22:29) ; E for Gibson (22:25).
  • Side B: Film: Hong Kong (43:29) ; Hungary (1:07:42)
  • Music: Cello & bassoon (25:03) ; A mix of cello & bassoon and contrabassoon & contrabass (25:09) ; A third trombone (20:40) ; According to Guy, version III (19:02) ; Not untitled, knot untied (18:49).
San Francisco, CA : Microcinema International, [2009]
Publisher no.
MC-766 Microcinema
1 videodisc (208 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, NTSC, multi-zone; 5.1 surround soundl; double-sided disc.
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