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Catalogue \ Avant-Garde Art

All albums are mastered and packaged to a high standard, with booklets containing archive images and detailed historical notes.

Futurism

Our CD anthologies Musica Futurista and Futurism & Dada Reviewed feature historic archive recordings by key Futurist artists and composers. Futurlieder is a collection of music by Italian Futurist composer Franco Casavola. Futurpiano showcases avant-garde piano works by Leo Ornstein, George Antheil and Arthur Lourie.

2301 Futurism & Dada Reviewed 1912-1959
2401 Musica Futurista: The Art Of Noises
2545 Franco Casavola : Futurlieder
2541 Futurpiano

Dada

Both Futurism & Dada Reviewed and Voices of Dada feature historic spoken word recordings by Dada artists such as Tristan Tzara, Kurt Schwitters and Marchel Duchamp, and are widely acknowledged as definitive. The Festival Dada Paris anthology features music perfomed at key Dada events in Paris between 1920 and 1923. Dada music also features on our albums by Erik Satie, Francis Picabia and Nelly Van Doesburg. Par Hasard explores key musical works composed using chance operations.

2301 Futurism & Dada Reviewed 1912-1959
2424 Voices of Dada
2474 Erik Satie : Dada Works & Entr'actes
2495 Van Doesburg "Repertoire De Stijl : Bauhaus : Dada"
2504 Marcel Duchamp : Musical Erratum + In Conversation
2509 Francis Picabia : La Nourrice Americaine
2583 Par Hasard : Chance Composition 1913-51
2513 Festival Dada Paris 1920-23

Surrealism

Surrealism Reviewed is a collection of spoken word recordings by Surrealist artists, writers and poets, made between 1929 and 1963, including André Breton, Louis Aragon, Salvador Dali, Man Ray and Herbert Read. Certain compositions by Erik Satie and members of Les Six may also be considered Surrealist.

2343 Surrealism Reviewed
2389 Erik Satie - Vexations
2583 Par Hasard : Chance Composition 1913-51
2533 Le Groupe Des Six: Selected Works 1915-1945

Bauhaus / De Stijl

Bauhaus Reviewed is a unique CD audiobook of archive interviews and music from the influential Bauhaus design school. Repertoire De Stijl : Bauhaus : Dada compiles piano music performed by Nelly Van Doesburg, wife of Theo, and touches on several avant-garde movements.

2472 Bauhaus Reviewed 1919-33
2496 Nelly (Petro) Van Doesburg "Repertoire De Stijl : Bauhaus : Dada"

Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) is one of the leading artists and theorists of the 20th century. The Musical Erratum CD includes several versions of this remarkable chance composition, and well as interviews recorded in 1959.

2504 Musical Erratum + In Conversation
2424 Voices of Dada
2583 Par Hasard : Chance Composition 1913-51
2301 Futurism & Dada Reviewed 1912-1959
2513 Festival Dada Paris 1920-23

Jean Cocteau / Les Six

Mentored by Erik Satie and Jean Cocteau between 1917 and 1923, the French compositional group known as Les Six included Georges Auric, Louis Durey, Arthur Honegger, Darius Milhaud, Francis Poulenc and Germaine Taillefaire. The artful relationship between Les Six and their mentors formed an important cornerstone of the inter-war avant-garde.

2402 Cocteau, Satie & Les Six
2533 Le Groupe Des Six: Selected Works 1915-1945

Erik Satie

Eccentric yet visionary French composer Erik Satie was born in 1866. LTM offers an extensive catalogue of selected Satie recordings with explicit links to the unconventional, the mystic and the avant-garde.

2389 Vexations
2406 Cubist Works 1913-24
2459 Socrate + Melodies
2469 Musique de la Rose+Croix / Pages Mystiques / Uspud
2474 Dada Works & Entr'actes
2501 Avant-Dernieres Pensées
2513 Festival Dada Paris 1920-23
2402 Cocteau, Satie & Les Six

Avant-Garde Music

A series of albums exploring avant-garde music composed during the first half of the 20th century, including a general anthology (LTMCD 2569) as well as volumes on specific countries and genres.

2569 A Young Person's Guide to the Avant-Garde
2579 The American Avant-Garde in the 20th Century
2571 The French Avant-Garde in the 20th Century
2583 Par Hasard : Chance Composition 1913-51

Wyndham Lewis

The Enemy Speaks is an audiobook of readings by Percy Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), the influential British writer, artist and self-styled 'Enemy' feted both by T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound and Mark E. Smith.

The Enemy Speaks [LTMCD 2411]
Futurism & Dada Reviewed 1912-1959 [LTMCD 2301]

Festival Paris Dada 1929-23 [LTMCD 2513]
Bauhaus Reviewed 1919-33 [LTMCD 2472]
Surrealism Reviewed [LTMCD 2343]
Futurism & Dada Reviewed [LTMCD 2301]