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Music For Installations

a Compilation/Boxed-Set release
Brian Eno

Release Year: 2018

Date Label Catalog # Comments
04 May 2018 6717772 6xCD

Music For Installations is a collection of new, rare and previously unreleased music recorded by Brian Eno for use in his installations between 1986 until 2017. 

Designed by Brian and long-time collaborator Nick Robertson, this beautifully presented, 6CD box set comes in a clam shell box containing CDs in die-cut wallets and with a 64 page book featuring rare and unseen exhibition photographs and an essay written by Eno.

  • 50% of the music is previously unreleased and the rest has only ever had very limited release.
  • Mastering by Matt Colton at Alchemy Mastering, London + ‘Making Space’ mastered by Kevin Metcalfe at Soundmasters.
Added To Proggnosis Database on: 3/16/2018 12:00:00 AM
Entry Last Updated on: 3/16/2018 7:11:00 AM by: DBSilver

Music From Installations (previously unreleased):

  1. Kazakhstan
    Premiered at the Asif Khan-designed installation We Are Energy in the UK Pavilion at Astana Expo 2017 in Kazakhstan.
  2. The Ritan Bells
    Premiered at an installation by Eno at Ritan Park in Beijing, China as part of the British Councils Sound in the City series, 2005.
  3. Five Light Paintings
    Premiered at an installation by Eno called Pictures Of Venice at the Gallerie Cavallino, in Venice, Italy, 1985.
  4. Flower Bells
    Premiered at an installation by Eno called Light Music at the Castello Svevo in Bari, Italy, 2017.

77 Million Paintings (previously unreleased):

  1. 77 Million Paintings
    Premiered at the inaugural exhibition of 77 Million Paintings at La Foret Museum Tokyo, Japan, 2006.

Lightness - Music For The Marble Palace (previously only available as a limited-run CD, via Enostore only):

  1. Atmospheric Lightness
  2. Chamber Lightness
    Premiered at the Eno installation Lightness in the Marble Palace at The State Russian Museum in St Petersburg, Russia, 1997.

'I Dormienti / Kite Stories (previously only available as separate limited run CDs, via Enostore only):

  1. I Dormienti
    Premiered at an eponymous installation by the Italian sculptor Mimmo Paladino at The Undercroft of The Roundhouse in London, 1999.
  2. Kites I
  3. Kites II
  4. Kites III
    Premiered at an installation by Brian Eno at the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, Finland, 1999.

Making Space (limited-run CD previously only available at Eno installations and on the Lumen website):

  1. Needle Click
  2. Light Legs
  3. Flora and Fauna / Gleise 581d
  4. New Moons
  5. Vanadium
  6. All The Stars Were Out
  7. Hopeful Timean Intersect
  8. World Without Wind
  9. Delightful Universe (seen from above)
    Compiled by Eno for sale exclusively at his installations, this was first made available while guest artistic director of the Brighton Festival, 2010.

Music For Future Installations (previously unreleased):

  1. Unnoticed Planet  ?
  2. Liquidambar
  3. Sour Evening (Complex Heaven 3)
  4. 0: Surbahar Sleeping Music 

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