- Leo Brouwer (Guitar)
- William Pearson (Baritone)
- Stomu Yamashta (Percussion)
- Karlheinz Zöller (Flute)
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The definitive 20th-century music series. 50 releases planned, featuring 50 iconic works, plus "fillers". 50 works you must know to understand the music of the 20th century. Coming in five waves of ten releases, one release from each decade of the century. Mentored by leading writer and critic NIGEL SIMEONE, who is responsible for the new booklet notes, which set out the context, introducing the composer and the work. Plus special 20C website with texts, timeline, music and pictures, and Nigel Simeone's "My 20th Century", plus blog. 20C - The perfect introduction to the music of an often turbulent and convulsive era. 50 must-hear works to understand the 20th century.
The series is presented in innovative, environmentally friendly digipacks (Mintpacks) - no plastic apart from the CDs themselves, and coming in at a very competitive price. Series curation by leading writer and critic NIGEL SIMEONE, who is responsible for the new booklet notes, which set out the context, introducing the composer and the work, quotes by composers, contributors and critics.
The booklet presents timeline of 20th-Century musical premieres. The striking graphic is printed on matte card, the whole is intended to resemble book (work) presentation, with the emphasis on the music rather than the artists. booklets include new essays.Notes & Reviews:
Recording information: RCA Studio A, Rome, Italy (07/1970).
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Keeril Makan: Afterglow / International Contemporary Ensemble
Xenakis: Synaphaï; Aroura; Antikhthon; Keqrops / Geoffrey Madge, piano; Elgar Howarth; Roger Woodward
Elliot Carter: Symphonia - sum fluxae pretium spei; Clarinet Concerto / Michael Collins, clarinet
Sofia Gubaidulina: Offertorium / Gidon Kremer, violin; Charles Dutoit
Salvador Brotons (b.1959): Symphony No. 5 "Mundus Noster"; Oboe Concerto; Four Pieces for String Orchestra
George Perle: The String Quartets, Vol. 1 / Daedalus Quartet
Mark Andre (b.1964): Piano Music - S1 for two piano, Un-fini III, iv 11a, iv 11b, Contrapunctus, iv 1 / Tomoko Hemmi & Yukiko Sugawara, piano
Bruno Maderna: Music in 2 Dimensions; Works with Flute / Roberto Fabbriciani
Works DetailsHenze, Hans Werner : El Cimarrón, for baritone, flutes, guitar & percussion
- Performers: Leo Brouwer (Guitar); William Pearson (Baritone); Stomu Yamashta (Percussion); Karlheinz Zöller (Flute)
- Conductor: Hans Henze
- Running Time: 73 min. 20 sec.
- Period Time: Modern
- Written: 1969-1970