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On the Completion of My Master Work

by Andy Rantzen, Jochen Gutsch, Lawrence English

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For this volume, Sydney duo Andy Rantzen and Jochen Gutsch team up with Brisbane-based Lawrence English to create a new trio work, themed around the ideas, life, and personality of a German philosopher, poet and thinker, Arthur Schopenhauer. Based on Rantzen’s spoken words and English’s haunting sine waves, Gutsch structured the piece by adding piano, trumpets, wailing guitar, and thumping percussion, arranged as the original composition “On the Completion of My Master Work”. On the flip side of the tape, comes the reimagined version of the title piece. Both pieces appear as reflections to each other, maybe challenging each other, making conversations and questioning each existence.


released October 25, 2020

Andy Rantzen: Voice, Words
Jochen Gutsch: Composition, Instruments
Lawrence English: Sine Waves, Mastering

Recorded by Andy, Jochen and Lawrence in Sydney and Brisbane, 2019. Mixed by Jochen in Sydney, 2020. Mastered by Lawrence in Brisbane, 2020.


Schopenhauer and the Wild Years of Philosophy (1990). Safranski, Rudiger (transl. Ewald Osers). Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Essays of Schopenhauer (2004). Arthur Schopenhauer (transl. Mrs Rudolf Dircks). Project Gutenberg.

Parerga and Paralipomena: A Collection of Philosophical Essays (2007). Arthur Schopenhauer (transl. T. Bailey Saunders). MY: Cosimo Classics.

The World as Will and Idea, Vols 1, 2, 3 (2011-2012). Arthur Schopenhauer (transl. R.B. Haldane and J.Kemp). Project Gutenberg.


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