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Band of Gold: U2 Rattle and Hum

David Rensin, Premiere, November 1988

AGAINST A BLOOD-RED backdrop, four silhouetted figures file onstage to the pomp of a prerecorded organ. Dry ice smoke billows, and sparks crackle from lightning boxes.

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