Harrison Birtwistle - The Triumph Of Time / Chronometer

Harrison Birtwistle - The Triumph Of Time / Chronometer
Modern Classical, Experimental
  • Performer:
    Harrison Birtwistle
  • Title:
    The Triumph Of Time / Chronometer
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    Modern Classical, Experimental
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    1195 megabytes
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    1992 megabytes
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    1171 megabytes
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Tracklist Hide Credits

A Triumph Of Time
Conductor – Pierre BoulezOrchestra – BBC Symphony Orchestra
B Chronometer
Tape [Tape Realised By] – Peter Zinovieff

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Argo Record Company Limited
  • Printed By – Robert Stace
  • Recorded At – Maida Vale Studios
  • Produced At – Electronic Music Studios (London) Limited
  • Published By – Universal Edition
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – The Decca Record Company Limited


  • Artwork – Pieter Bruegel The Elder
  • Composed By – Harrison Birtwistle
  • Design – Guy Brabazon
  • Liner Notes – H. Arthur Klein, Harrison Birtwistle, Michael Hall , Peter Zinovieff
  • Management [Programme Director] – David Drew
  • Mastered By – G


2nd pressing. Identical to the first pressing except the labels have slightly different typography and are regular sized. Also the booklet does not say printed in Holland

Recorded under the auspices of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

"The Triumph of Time" recorded in January 1974 at BBC Maida Vale Studio 1, London

Gatefold jacket with an illustrated 8-page leaflet containing notes and documentation. In addition to details about this record, the leaflet includes notes for Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Series 9.
According to the leaflet, "Triumph of Time" was composed for orchestra in 1972

"Chronometer", for electronic tape, was composed in 1971, and realised by Peter Zinovieff at EMS Putney

Engraving reproduced by kind permission of the Biblethèque Royale, Brussels.

Jacket printed in England by Robert Stace.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A (stamped)): ZRG-4151
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B (stamped)): ZRG-4152

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ZRG 790 Harrison Birtwistle The Triumph Of Time / Chronometer ‎(LP, Album) Argo ZRG 790 UK 1975