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Cornelius Cardew main page on UbuWeb Sound
Cornelius Cardew Memorial Concert (1985)
1. First Movement for String Quartet
2. Octet '71
4. Paragraph 1 of the Great Learning
5. The Turtledove
6. The Workers Song
7. Thalmann Variations
8. Croppy Boy
9. Watkinson's Thirteens
10. Smash The Social Contract
11. There is only one lie, There is only one truth
12. We Sing for The Future
Cornelius Cardew was killed on the 13th December 1981, by a hit and run driver near his home in East London. On the 16th of May 1982 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall London his musical colleagues, friends and comrades came together to perform his music in a tribute to his life and works.
English Chamber Choir (Dir. Guy Protheroe)
Special thanks to The Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts Inc., The Kitchen, Peforming Artservices Inc., and the Cornelius Cardew Memorial Concert Committee in New York City.
The Cornelius Cardew Memorial concert organizing committee would like to thank the South Bank and the Greater London Council for their cooperation.
Recorded by Bob Wolford.
Cornelius Cardew's "Stockhausen Serves Imperialism" in UbuWeb Historical
Cornelius Cardew's "Towards an Ethic of Improvisation" (1971) in UbuWeb Papers
Itchy and Scratchy Orchestra in UbuWeb Sound