1 CD / Ars Musici / 2010-07-27Works: Wolfgang Rihm: Umsungen, for baritone & 8 instruments; Peter Ruzicka: Der die Gesänge zerschlug, for voice & ensemble
Performers: Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich
Conductors: Bour, Ernest
Ensemble: Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt)
"The music itself presents a dark lyricism, expressing the calm and peace of the night as well as an awareness of things that bump in...continue...
Recording information: Bayerischer Rundfunk, Studio 3....continue...
1 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2007-12-15Works: Wolfgang Rihm: Dis-Kontur, for large orchestra; Lichtzwang, for violin & orchestra; Sub-Kontur, for orchestra
Performers: Négyesy, János
Conductors: Cambreling, Sylvain; Bour, Ernest
Ensemble: ; South German Radio Symphony Orchestra
This collection documents a critical phase in the stylistic development of one of contemporary music's most versatile and uncategorizable voices. Wolfgang Rihm is a modernist...continue...
2 CD / Hanssler Classic / 2000-08-04Works: Wolfgang Rihm: Morphonie, for string quartet & orchestra; Klangbeschreibung I, for 3 orchestra groups; Klangbeschreibung II, for 4 women's voices, brass quintet & percussion ensemble; Klangbeschreibu...
Conductors: Bour, Ernest; Gielen, Michael
Ensemble: Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra; The Hague Percusssion Ensemble
"These are important first recordings of orchestral works...that turned out to be milestones in...Rihm's development...[In] 'Morphonie'...Rihm [used] a complex musical language to convey an unmistakab...continue...