Criterion has just announced the forthcoming publication of the second volume of the anthology By Brakhage. Next May 25th will see the release not only of this second volume, but of a 3-disc Blu-ray pack containing all the films in volumes 1 and 2.
The second volume will contain the films The Wonder Ring (1955), The Dead (1960), Two: Creeley/McClure (1965), 23rd Psalm Branch (1966-1967/1979-1980), Scenes From Under Childhood [Part One] (1967), The Machine of Eden (1970), Star Garden (1974), Desert (1976), The Process (1972), The Domain of the Moment (1977), Burial Path (1978), Murder Psalm (1980), Duplicity III (1980), Unconscious London Strata (1981), Arabic 12 (1981), Visions in Meditation 1-4 (1989-1990), Boulder Blues and Pearls And... (1993), The Mammals of Victoria (1994), From: First Hymn to the Night - Novalis (1994), I Take These Truths (1995), The Cat of the Worm's Green Realm (1997), Yggdrasill: Whose Roots Are Stars in the Human Mind (1997), Ellipsis Reel 5 (1998), Persians 1-3 (1999) and Chinese Series (2003) with new high-definition digital transfers and many extras, including a booklet featuring film program notes by Marilyn Brakhage and write-ups of the films by Brakhage expert Fred Camper. Both packs are available for preorder. By Brakhage vol.2, 3 DVDs, Region 1, NTSC, 454 min., 39.95 USD. By Brakhage Blu-ray set, 3 Blu-rays, Region 1, NTSC, 697 min., 79.95 USD