LP in linen hardcover box with debossed and gold print | Release by Le Souffleur | Year of release: 2007 | Numbered and signed | Edition bound in cloth-linen 100 copies. | Concept, design, handmade covers Raymond Dijkstra | (Translation: “Die Sonne”- Middle dutch (old dutch) for “The Sun”) Linen hardcover box with debossed and debossed gold print. The box is opened by sliding out a cardboard innercover attached to a wooden spine. The spine is attached to the innercover by a piece of linen, with the text “DIE SONNE RAYMOND DIJKSTRA” on the side of the spine. Inside the innercover sits the LP-cover with autograph by the author and stamp of the publisher Le Souffleur. The LP-cover is numbered with a stamp 01 to 100. Size of the box: 32 – 32 – 1,4 cm. Total weight: 900 grams. Vinyl-record weight: 180 grams. Black vinyl. 33 Rpm. Limited edition of 100. Concept, design Raymond Dijkstra. All items are individually handmade by Raymond Dijkstra
Die Sonne (2007) is another work for harmonium and musique concrete. Compared with its predecessors, what is missing is the relentless, virulent stream of consciousness. This is instead a fragmented experience of austere dissonant chamber music. The overall effect is far less powerful.
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