John White, Albus Liber

BR0039. The Journal of the London Institute of ‘Pataphysics. Issues 8 & 9 • Clinamen 141 EP (April 2014 vulg.)  £30 plus p + p.

Special limited edition of the Journal of the London Institute of ‘Pataphysics, devoted to John White on his 78th birthday.

  • Issue 8: 86pp., 16 x 24 cm., decorated printed cover. Albus Liber I: Exploits and Opinions of John White, Composer

Compiled and authored by Dave Smith, with an introduction by Gavin Bryars. Abundantly illustrated throughout. Additional input by Alastair Brotchie, Sally Child, Christopher Hobbs, John Lely, Antony Melville, Tanya Peixoto, and John White; and citations from the works of Virginia Anderson, Gavin Bryars, Michael Nyman, and Sarah Walker. The central work is Dave Smith’s catalogue raisonée of White’s music, which he has been collecting for decades. An essential for all John White fans.

  • Issue 9: 8pp., 16 x 24 cm., decorated printed cover and containing two CDs of previously unreleased music, more than 140 minutes in all including classics such as “Gothic Chord Machine”. Albus Liber II: The Music of John White

These two issues of the Journal are published as companion pieces and are only available to buy as a pair.

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