KURT SCHWITTERS – “Ursonate”

a bit crap? the futurists were a riot, from the absurd nihilistic manifestos to the compositions themselves. it should be kept in mind that they were painters not musicians. the text for this a capella piece, which gained a cult following of sorts with the crowd of one of my classmates:

lanke trr gll (“trr” a bit higher in pitch)
pi pi pi pi pi (ascending in pitch)
uuga uuga uuga uuga

lanke trr gll
pi pi pi pi pi
zuuga zuuga zuuga zuuga . . .

iiuu (really stretch out the “ii”s in this section)
ziiu
iiuu
ziiu . . .

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