Album artwork for The Expanding Universe - Expanded Version by Laurie Spiegel

The Expanding Universe is the 1980 debut album by composer and computer music pioneer Laurie Spiegel. The original album is reissued here as a massively expanded 3LP or 2CD set, containing all four original album tracks plus an additional 15 tracks from the same period, nearly all previously unreleased and many making their first appearance on vinyl in this brand new 2018 edition. Since this album's first reissue in 2012, it has gone on to be widely established as a classic of electronic, ambient, and 20th-century classical music. Some of the well-loved works included in this set are Patchwork, the Appalachian Grove series, East River Dawn and Kepler's Harmony of the Worlds, which was included on the Golden Record launched on board the Voyager spacecraft. The pieces comprising The Expanding Universe combine slowly evolving textures with the emotional richness of intricate counterpoint, harmony, and complex rhythms (John Fahey and J. S. Bach are both cited as major influences in the original cover's notes), all built of electronic sounds using the Groove system at Bell Laboratories during the

1970s.3LP - The 3LP vinyl edition was cut by Rashad Becker at Dubplates and Mastering, Berlin.

Laurie Spiegel

The Expanding Universe - Expanded Version

Unseen Worlds
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Album artwork for The Expanding Universe - Expanded Version by Laurie Spiegel
LPx3

$46.99

Cut by Rashad Becker at Dubplates and Mastering, Berlin.

Released 01/18/2019Catalogue Number

UW019lp

Album artwork for The Expanding Universe - Expanded Version by Laurie Spiegel
CDx2

$15.99

Released 01/18/2019Catalogue Number

UW019cd

Laurie Spiegel

The Expanding Universe - Expanded Version

Unseen Worlds
Album artwork for Album artwork for The Expanding Universe - Expanded Version by Laurie Spiegel by The Expanding Universe - Expanded Version - Laurie Spiegel
Album artwork for The Expanding Universe - Expanded Version by Laurie Spiegel
LPx3

$46.99

Cut by Rashad Becker at Dubplates and Mastering, Berlin.

Released 01/18/2019Catalogue Number

UW019lp

Album artwork for The Expanding Universe - Expanded Version by Laurie Spiegel
CDx2

$15.99

Released 01/18/2019Catalogue Number

UW019cd

The Expanding Universe is the 1980 debut album by composer and computer music pioneer Laurie Spiegel. The original album is reissued here as a massively expanded 3LP or 2CD set, containing all four original album tracks plus an additional 15 tracks from the same period, nearly all previously unreleased and many making their first appearance on vinyl in this brand new 2018 edition. Since this album's first reissue in 2012, it has gone on to be widely established as a classic of electronic, ambient, and 20th-century classical music. Some of the well-loved works included in this set are Patchwork, the Appalachian Grove series, East River Dawn and Kepler's Harmony of the Worlds, which was included on the Golden Record launched on board the Voyager spacecraft. The pieces comprising The Expanding Universe combine slowly evolving textures with the emotional richness of intricate counterpoint, harmony, and complex rhythms (John Fahey and J. S. Bach are both cited as major influences in the original cover's notes), all built of electronic sounds using the Groove system at Bell Laboratories during the

1970s.3LP - The 3LP vinyl edition was cut by Rashad Becker at Dubplates and Mastering, Berlin.