5 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2009-05-26Works: John Adams: Phrygian Gates, for piano; American Berserk, for piano; China Gates, for piano; Hallelujah Junction; Frederic Rzewski: Variations (36) for Piano on "The People United will Never be Defeat...
Performers: Anderson, Thad; Bates, Leon; Cho, Seung Won; Fairs, Henry; Francis, Graeme; Greene, Arthur; Martin, Stephen; Otto, Jeff; Raat, Ralph van; Soroka, Solomia; Veen, Maarten van; Wu, Mia
Conductors: Alsop, Marin; Morrow, James; Wit, Antoni; Inkinen, Pietari
2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2000-10-01Works: Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie; L' Ascension, 4 meditations for orchestra, I/12a
Performers: Bloch, Thomas; Weigel, Francois
Conductors: Wit, Antoni
Ensemble: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Messiaen's musical language is derived from a number of varied sources, including Greek metrical rhythms, Hindu tradition, the serialism of Schoenberg, Debussy and bird-song, with...continue...