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Paris s'eveille

Paris s'eveille - suivi d'autres compositions

About this album

Released in 1991. Les Disques du Crépuscule/Delabel DE 030924. Orchestral scores and Parts of Sanctus are available upon request from Island Music Ltd, London, UK.


  1. Paris s'eveille
  2. Sanctus (Four Etudes For Electronic Orchestra)
    1. First Etude
    2. Second Etude
    3. Third Etude
    4. Fourth Etude
  3. Animals At Night
  4. The Cowboy Laugs At The Round-up
  5. Primary Motive
    1. Factory Speech
    2. Strategy Session
    3. Closing Titles
  6. Booker T.
  7. Antarctica Starts Here

Paris s'eveille movie directed by Olivier Assyas.

Sanctus (Four Etudes For Electronic Orchestra) was written for the Randy Warshaw Dance Company in 1987.

Animals At Night was written for the Ralph Lemon Dance Company.

Primary Motive is a score for a political thriller directed by Dan Adams.

Booker T. cdep

Booker T. - a 3:02 minute excerpt - performed by live The Velvet Underground, at The Gymnasium, New York, april 1967. The full version (6:39) was released on a CDEP (Les Disques Du Crépuscule/Delabel/Virgin DE 035080, France) in December 1991. This CDEP also includes the otherwise unavailable track L'Heritage Du Dragon. The longer version of Booker T. was released on the Peel Slowly and See box set, but with the first seconds were edited out. The Japanese editon of the album also has the full version.

A studio version of Booker T. was used as the backdrop for The Gift on White Light / White Heat.

Antarctica Starts Here is a new version of the song from the Paris 1919 album.

John Cale
Soldier String Quartet (Paris s'eveille)
The Velvet Underground (Booker T.)

Other credits:
Producer: John Cale
Photo: Eric Mulet
Midi-engineer: Andy Green
Recording engineer: Miles Green
Special thanks: Jean-Michel Reusser at Taktic Music, Paris for administrative assistance
Paris s'eveille, The Cowboy Laugs At The Round-up and Primary Motive recorded at L.P.G. Studios, NYC, USA; Booker T. recorded live at The Gymnasium, april 1967, NYC, USA; Sanctus (Four Etudes For Electronic Orchestra), Animals At Night and Antarctica Starts Here recorded at Euphorbia, NYC, USA.

© 1999- Hans Werksman