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Monday, November 28, 2011

Conflict - Phil Kraus

Phil Kraus Presents Conflict
A High Fidelity Percussion
Golden Crest Records CR 4004

I couldn't pin down the release date on this gem. My guess, 1959.

Looking at the cover art, I had no idea what to expect from the recording. The majority of the LP comes across as "minimalist" or "experimental". Side one features a a piece composed by Douglas R. Allan (...a fantasy for six percussion which tells the story of a Civil War battle). Kriss-Kraus is one of the more "traditional" or period sounding "pop" pieces from side two.

I'm not sure this is everyone's cup of tea, but I enjoyed it!

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