Henry Cow were an English avant-rock group, founded at Cambridge University in 1968 by multi-instrumentalists Fred Frith and Tim Hodgkinson. Personnel fluctuated over their decade together, but drummer Chris Cutler, bassist John Greaves, and bassoonist/oboist Lindsay Cooper were important long-term members. Michel Edelin has recently released an album on RogueArt celebrating the music of the band-on this show I compare the original Henry Cow music with Edelin's new interpretations. In between other recent releases.
Michel Edelin Quintet Special Guest John Greaves "War" from Echoes of Henry Cow (RogueArt) 00:00
Henry Cow "War" from In Praise of Learning (Virgin) 05:10
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