Edgard Varèse; written in 1923; premiered in New York, 1924

FZ album(s) in which song has appeared


Tour(s) on which song is known to have been performed (main source: FZShows, v. 7.1)



A partial list of FZ's performances/quotations of "Octandre" compiled by Charles Ulrich

67/10/01 Copenhagen
68/04/20 (early) New York (quoted in improvisations)
68/05/03 Denver (Electric Aunt Jemima) (by itself and vs. Plastic People)
68/07/24 Steve Allen Show
68/08/03 New York
68/08/25 Vancouver (Road Tapes, Venue #1)
68/10/03 Copenhagen
68/10/06 Bremen
68/10/23 Paris
68/10/26 Paris (quoted in King Kong)
69/02/21 (early) New York
69/05/17 Detroit
69/05/23 Appleton (quoted against improvised vamp)
74/04/20 Toledo (quoted in Dupree's Paradise)
74/05/01 Binghamton (quoted in Cheepnis)
74/05/04 (late) Washington (quoted in Dupree's Paradise)
74/05/08 Edinboro (quoted in Dupree's Paradise)
76/03/08 Paris (quoted in Filthy Habits)
80/06/11 (early) Paris (quoted in Pound For A Brown)
80/06/14 Nantes (quoted in Easy Meat)
80/06/18 London (quoted in Pick Me, I'm Clean)
82/07/08 Pistoia (quoted in Drowning Witch)
84/08/22 (late) Indianapolis (quoted in Truck Driver Divorce)
88/03/13 Springfield (soundcheck)

Any more?


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