Collage #1 (“Blue Suede”)

James Tenney

Collage #1 (“Blue Suede”) has been performed in San Francisco…

Collage #1 (“Blue Suede”), based on Elvis Presley’s version of Blue Suede Shoes was realized at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, in the electronic music studio established by Lejaren Hiller. It has long been considered something of a classic of American musique concrète.

[source: ART 1007]


Collage #1 (“Blue Suede”) was first released on Musicworks #36 cassette. The recording on the CD Selected Works 1961-1969, Artifact Recordings, ART 1007, is a new digital remastering of the original analog master.

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