1 CD / Innova / 2006-03-20Works: Rodney Harland Oakes: Feast; Uno Gigantica; Con Arp; Kite Riding; YU? EBI; Outstrip on Sunset; Got it; Undercover Display; Joke; OK; Key; Eyes; Yes; Establishment; Last dot; Second Comin'; Baballada;...
Performers: Igor; Oakes, Rodney
1 CD / Innova / 2006-03-20Works: Barry Schrader: Love, In Memoriam; Fallen Sparrow; Arabesques (5); Ravel
Performers: Le Mée, Frank Royon; Menzies, Mark; Powell, William; Ray, Vicki; Schrader, Barry
1 CD / Innova / 2006-03-20Works: Barry Schrader: Lost Atlantis
Performers: Schrader, Barry
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2006-03-14Works: Chas Smith: Descent; Endless Mardi Gras; False Clarity
Performers: Fin, Oja; Smith, Chas
Chas Smith is one of the most unique musicians working today. In the spirit of Harry Partch, Smith has created his own musical world, complete...continue...
1 CD / Other Minds Music / 2006-01-10Works: Charles Amirkhanian: Just; Heavy Aspirations; Clark Coolidge: Preface (excerpt); John Cage: Sixty-two Mesostics re Merce Cunningham; John Giorno: Give It to Me, Baby; Anthony Gnazzo: The Population E...
Performers: Amirkhanian, Charles; Anderson, Beth; Anderson, Marjorie Celeste; Ashley, Robert; Briece, Jack; DeMarinis, Paul Michael; Dodge, Charles; Gnazzo, Anthony; Gysin, Brion; Moog, Robert; O'Gallagher, Liam...
This is a reissue of the definitive first anthology of American Sound Poetry, using speech as music. This important release, formerly available only on LP,...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2006-01-01Works: Joseph Waters: Ocean Eyes, for clarinet, violin, cello, piano & live electronics; Witches of the Unconscious, for violin, cello, piano & live electronics; Ghosts of the Evening Tides; Kanashibari
Performers: Blessinger, Ron; Hansen, Philip; Kuhns, Todd; Smith, Susan; Waters, Joseph
Ensemble: Bakken Trio
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2005-11-27Works: Traditional: Christmas Carol(s); Deck the hall
Performers: Green, Gordon
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-11-22Works: John Zorn: Orphée; Frammenti del Sappho; Walpurgisnacht
Performers: Bielawa, Lisa; Choi, Jennifer; Cluver, Martha; Fischer, Abby; Gosling, Stephen; Han, June; Martin, Lois; Mori, Ikue; O'Connor, Tara Helen; O'Neill, Richard; Sherry, Fred; Shively, David; Sollek-Avell...
Conductors: Lubman, Bradley
1 CD / New Albion / 2005-10-18Works: David Tronzo: Long Walk (For a Slow Lois); Red; Hum a Little, Mr. Bones; Michael J. Schumacher: No Ehru
Performers: Schumacher, Michael J.; Tronzo, David; Vitiello, Stephen
This record invokes some of the dream language of small children - the Scratchy Monsters are the bad dreams: and the Laughing Ghosts are the...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-10-18Works: Bradley Lubman: Garden, electronic music; Jumping To Conclusions, electronic music with string quartet; Scary Plumbing Remix 1, electronic music; K.O.M.2, electronic music; Entry Level, electronic mu...
Performers: Guterman, Beth; Lubman, Bradley; Orlando, Courtney; Prato, Olivia De; Radnofsky, Lauren
1 CD / New World / 2005-10-01Works: Gordon Mumma: Megaton for Wm. Burroughs; Conspiracy 8; Cybersonic Cantilevers; Cirqualz
Performers: Mumma, Gordon; Smoliar, Stephen
1 CD / New World / 2005-10-01Works: Terry Riley: Uncle Jard, for sax quartet, voice, piano & harpsichord; Assasin Reverie, for sax quartet & (optional) tape; Tread on the Trail, for unspecified performers
Performers: Armbruster, Sascha; Formenti, Andrea; Hofstetter, Beat; Kappeler, Beat; Riley, Terry [Composer]
Ensemble: ARTE Quartet
2 CD / New World / 2005-09-01Works: Alvin Lucier: In Memoriam Stuart Marshall, for bass clarinet and pure wave oscillator; 40 Rooms, for quintet and digital reverberation system; In Memoriam Jon Higgins, for clarinet & slow-sweep pure ...
Performers: Anderson, John; Denyer, Frank; Fulkerson, James; Keser, Marieke; Lucier, Alvin; Swaay, Judith van; Tiernan, Jos
Ensemble: Barton Workshop
1 CD / Centaur / 2005-09-01Works: James Whitton Aikman: Sonata for violin & piano no 3; Fantasy for violin & electronics; Sonata for violin & piano no 2; Sonata for violin & piano no 1
Performers: Aikman, Deanna; Aikman, James; Bell, Joshua [Violin]; Brooks, Davis; Kerr, Alexander; Leonard, Lisa; Suzuki, Hidetaro; Suzuki, Zeyda Ruga
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2005-08-11Works: Erik Lindgren: The Far Fields/Inputs; Rude Awakenings; Lauri Des Marais: Transitions (13); Backdrops 3 - In Accepted Translations, in 4 Parts
Performers: DeLeo, Susan; Des Marais, Lauri; Field, Ken; Lindgren, Erik; Miller, Roger [Classical]; Nathan, Aaron
1 CD / Centaur / 2005-06-02Works: Dexter Morrill: Getz Variations, for tenor saxophone & tape; Sea Songs, for soprano with radio baton, electronics & tape; Salzburg Variations, for celletto, electronics & tape; Quartet, for violin, v...
Performers: Alcover, Ignacio; Braunlich, Helmut; Chowning, Maureen; Getz, Stan [Sax]; Morrill, Dexter
1 CD / Mode Records / 2005-05-10Works: Iannis Xenakis: La Legende d'Eer, for 8-channel tape
Performers: Xenakis, Iannis [Composer]
"Music is not a language. Any musical piece is akin to a boulder with complex forms, with striations and engraved designs atop and within, which men can decipher in a thousand different ways without e...continue...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2005-04-12Performers: Cox, Rick; Freeman, Peter; Newman, Thomas
Personnel: Rick Cox (electric guitar); Thomas Newman (piano).
Recording information: Rock River Sound, Venice, CA (11/2004)....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-03-22Works: Chris Brown: Transmission Tenderloin; Retroscan; Rogue Wave; Flies; Cloudstreams / Bellwethers; Alternating Currents
Performers: Abel, David [violin/vla]; Brown, Chris; Def, Eddie, DJ; Ergün, Cenk; Galindo, Guillermo; Scanlon, Pat; Steinberg, Julie; Tomita, Toyoji; Usami, Tadashi; Winant, William
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2005-02-18Works: Akemi Naito: Winter Shadow, for guitar duo; Rain, Calling Autumn, for piano; Interlude, for cello & piano; Solitude, for alto saxophone & live electronics; Electronic Landscape, for tape; Strings & ...
Performers: Anderson, William; Aoki, Shirabe; Christ, Martin; Fader, Oren; Hasebe, Ichiro; Hosokawa, Aiko; Isaji, Michio; Kikuchi, Ai; Krieger, Ulrich; Matsuda, Noriko; Nakamura, Miho; Noguchi, Chiyoko; Sato, No...
Conductors: Sugiyama, Yoichi
Ensemble: Mis En Loge String Ensemble
1 CD / Centaur / 2005-02-07Works: Eric Lyon: Sacred Amnesia; Red Dwarfs from Outer Space; Ex Cathedra; Liberation # 1; None of Us Will Ever Be the Same; 1981
Performers: Lyon, Eric
1 CD / Canteloupe / 2004-10-12Works: Tod Machover: Mixed Messiah; Insulation Mix; Charles Amirkhanian: Mqsical Lou; Luke Dubois: Convolution; Nobukazu Takemura: Assembler Mix; Phil Kline: Hallelujah!; Paul Lansky: Post-Pastoral; Laetiti...
Performers: Beglarian, Eve; Dalek; Dubois, Luke; Kline, Phil; Lansky, Paul; Sonami, Laetitia
Georg Friedrich Handel's 1742 masterpiece of spiritual rebirth is itself reborn, in this deep and thoughful tribute album. Eleven of today's most searching musical minds...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2004-10-01Works: Alice Shields: Vegetable Karma; Dust; Shenandoah
Performers: Shields, Alice
1 CD / Centaur / 2004-09-01Works: John Heiss: Apparitions for Flute, Piano and Electronics; Whimsies for Flute and Piano; Robert Muczynski: Duos (6) for 2 Flutes, Op. 34; Jindrich Feld: Sonatine américaine for Flute and Piano; T...
Performers: Buyse, Leone; Heiss, Frank; Huang, Yuling; Kapell Loewy, Andrea; Loewy, Susanna
2 CD / Orange Mountain Music / 2004-07-01Works: Philip Glass: Dance; Meredith Monk: Vessel; Jon Gibson: Criss Cross; Garrett List: Where We Are; Gordon Mumma: Schoolwork; George Lewis: The Kim and I; Michael Nyman: Orchestral Pieces (5) for Opus T...
Performers: Behrman, David; Benary, Barbara; Blackwell, Virgil; Celli, Joseph; Chadabe, Joel; Cohen, Richard [clarinet]; Conrad, Tony; Gibson, Jon [class / sax]; Glass, Philip; Goldstein, Malcolm; Gordon, Peter ...
Ensemble: A-1 Art Band
Founded in 1971 by video artists Woody and Steina Vasulka, The Kitchen is world renowned as a leading centre in the contemporary performing arts. Focussing...continue...
1 CD / Dacapo / 2004-06-01Works: Jorgen Plaetner: Beta, electronic work; Modulations, electronic work; Nocturne, electronic work; The Lovers, electronic work; Figures In Water, electronic work; Hieronymus Bosch, electronic work; Son...
Performers: Borum, Poul; Plaetner, Jorgen
1 CD / Arts / 2004-06-01Works: Bruno Maderna: Musica su due dimensioni (Dimensioni no 1) for flute, cymbals & tape; Jean-Claude Risset: Passages for flute & tape; Aldo Clementi: Passacaglia for flute & magnetic tape; Franco Donato...
Performers: Fabbriciani, Roberto; Vidolin, Alvise
1 CD / New Focus / 2004-04-01Works: Mario Davidovsky: Synchronisms no 10, for guitar & tape; Nils Vigeland: La Folia Variants, for guitar; Elliott Carter: Shard, for guitar; Soonjung Suh: Garak (Melody), for guitar; Judah E. Adashi: Me...
Performers: Davidovsky, Mario; Gilbert, Peter; Lippel, Daniel
Resonance is an exploration of several contemporary works for classical guitar that explore how the instrument's greatest weakness, its quick decay, becomes transformed into its...continue...
1 CD / Centaur / 2004-03-06Works: Timothy Melbinger: Fleeting Visions; Divertimentrio; Some Things are Dark; Insect Politics; Six Madrigals
Performers: Childs, Andrew; Gall, Susan Hampton; Kirkley, William; Melbinger, Timothy; Thornblade, Sarah; Underhill, Janet; Weigt, Steven
1 CD / Dacapo / 2004-03-01Works: Poul Rovsing Olsen: Belisa, opera, Op. 50
Performers: Byriel, Sten; Dahl, Anne Margrethe; Halling, Elisabeth; Inderhaug, Eir; Jæger, Bo Lundby; Nielsen, Lise-Lotte; Rorholm, Marianne
Conductors: Veto, Tamas
"The music is a curious hodge-podge of styles, mainly atonal, some 12-tone, expressionist, some Arab influences, a bit of Orientalism, some exotic, some erotic. Oddly...continue...
1 CD / Icelandic Music / 2004-02-01Works: Kjartan Olafsson: Variations (7)
Performers: Olafsson, Kjartan
3 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2003-11-04Works: Peter Garland: Matachin Dances; Michael Jon Fink: Pieces (2) for Piano; Piano Solo; Veil; Vocalise; Barney Childs: Clay Music; Read Miller: Mile Zero Hotel; The Blueprint of a Promise; Chas Smith: Af...
Performers: Alwan, Georgia; Christensen, Joanne; Collins, Janyce; Cox, Rick; Duke-Kirkpatrick, Erika; Dunlap, Arlene; Dunlap, Richard; Eister, Garry; Erickson, Ronald; Fink, Michael Jon; Garland, Peter; Goodrich...
2 CD / Lovely Music / 2003-10-01Works: Alvin Lucier: Still and Moving Lines of Silence in Families of Hyperbolas
Performers: Armstrong, Rebecca; Corsey, James de; English, Michael [Religious]; Harris, Conrad; Hesselink, Greg; Lucier, Alvin; Palma-Nidel, Susan; Panner, Daniel; Ridenour, Thomas; Winant, William [Percussion]
Personnel: Conrad Harris (violin); Daniel Panner (viola); William Winant (vibraphone, marimba, glockenspiel, xylophone).
Recording information: Radio City Music Hall Recording Studio, New York...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2003-07-22Works: Milton Babbitt: Quartet for Strings no 6; Occasional Variations; Quartet for Strings no 2; Composition for guitar
Performers: Anderson, William; Babbitt, Milton [Composer]
Personnel: William Anderson (guitar); Aaron Boyd , Harumi Rhodes, Anahid Ajemian, Matthew Raimondi (violin); James Myer Hogg, Jean Dupouy (viola); Katherine Cherbas, Michael Rudiakov (cello).
1 CD / Lovely Music / 2003-07-01Works: "Blue" Gene Tyranny: Driver's Son; Remember to Say This; The Drifter; A Letter from Home; Wish I had said that; Meditation; Spirit
Performers: Tyranny, "Blue" Gene
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2003-06-12Works: Gordon Green: LightCycles; Variations; Novella
Performers: Green, Gordon
"Green's work presents an appealingly eclectic mix of styles incorporating anything and everything from organ-scored plainchant to high Romanticism to jazz inflections to Conlon Nancarrow...continue...
2 CD / Wergo / 2003-06-01Works: Spoken Word: John Cage reads the introduction to the WDR radio version of "James Joyce, Marcel Duchamp, Erik Sati; John Cage: James Joyce, Marcel Duchamp, Erik Satie
Performers: Cage, John; Corner, Philip; Curran, Alvin; Dodge, Charles; Fay, Park Too; Goldstein, Malcolm; Gould, Melissa; Higgins, Dick; Johnson, Mimi; Kostelanetz, Richard; Low, Jackson Mac; Morrow, Charles; Ro...
1 CD / Icelandic Music / 2003-06-01Works: Kjartan Olafsson: Völusp; Gullveig; Dans; DarkDays II
Performers: Hemstock, Matthias; Jensson, Hilmar; Olafsson, Kjartan; Soderberg, Camilla
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2003-05-15Works: Jerry Gerber: Symphony no 5, for midi synthesizer; Essay for virtual orchestra
Performers: Gerber, Jerry
1 CD / Summit Records / 2003-04-08Works: Daniel Asia: Sacred and Profane
Performers: Haaheim, Kip
The Daniel Asia series continues on Summit Records. Labeled by Schwann Opus as one of the most accomplished and accessible composers of his generation, Daniel...continue...
1 CD / ECM Imports / 2003-04-01Works: Alexander Knaifel: In Air Clean and Unseen, stanzas with Tyutchev, for piano & string quartet; Svete Tikhiy (O gladsome light), for soprano & sampler
Performers: Malov, Oleg; Melentieva, Tatiana; Siegle, Andrei
"Alexander Knaifel is a Russian composer and cellist. Judging by this release and his previous one, also on ECM, he is a proponent of minimalism...continue...
1 CD / Centaur / 2003-03-12Works: James Mobberley: TNT; Caution to the Winds; Paul Rudy: Degrees of Separation; Robert Cooper: Cymbolic; Michael McFerron: Stratum; Daniel Nass: Gitchee Gumme; Mikito Oki: Tribute to Daddy's Bald Head;...
Performers: Black, Robert [doublebass]; Cass, Richard; Casurella, Stephen; Davis, Nathan; McAllister, Timothy
1 CD / Dacapo / 2003-03-01Works: Else Marie Pade: Symphonie magnétophonique; The little mermaid; Face it
Performers: Gottschalck, Ellen; Pade, Else Marie; Steen, Peter
1 CD / Deux Elles / 2003-02-01Works: Andrew Powell: Plasmogeny II, for trumpet, live electronics & tape; Roger Smalley: Echo III, for trumpet with tape delay; Tim Souster: The Transistor Radio of St. Narcissus, for flugelhorn, live elec...
Performers: Powell, Andrew; Wallace, John [Trumpet]
1 CD / New World / 2002-10-01Works: Alvin Lucier: Vespers; Chambers; North American Time Capsule; (Middletown) Memory Space; Elegy for Albert Anastasia
Performers: Archibald, Rees; Looker, Charlie; Lucier, Alvin; Mizutani, Ryuku; Onsgard, Shawn; Welch, Matt
Conductors: Lucier, Alvin
Ensemble: Brandeis University Chamber Chorus members
Personnel: Charlie Looker (electric guitar); Rees Archibald (shakuhachi); Matthew Welch (accordion).
Recording information: Studio Fonologica, Milan, Italy (1961-2002); Sylvania Applied Resear...continue...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2002-04-02Works: Chas Smith: Beatrix; Ingram Marshall: Gradual Requiem; Peter Garland: The Three Strange Angels; Daniel Lentz: You Can't See the Forest...Music; Michael Byron: Marimbas in the Dorian Mode; Jim Fox: Ap...
Performers: Bowen, Eugene; Budd, Harold; Carey, Stan; Collins, Janyce; Cox, Rick; Eisner, Garry; Fausto; Fink, Michael Jon; Garland, Peter; Johnson, Beverly; Krupnick, Robert; Kuhlman, John; Lentz, Daniel; Littl...
1 CD / Centaur / 2002-04-01Works: Chris Chafe: Riding the Tiger; Arcology; Pulse, Friction, Blues, End; Salzburg Variations; Remote Control; Sacrifice
Performers: Chafe, Chris
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-02-26Works: John Cage: Five, for any 5 voices or instruments; Ryoanji, for voice, flute, oboe, trombone, contrabass, percussion, chamber orchestra & 2nd voice ad; Four5, for 4 saxophones; Five4, for 2 saxes & pe...
Performers: Bertoncini, Mario; Kaczynski, Raymond; Krieger, Ulrich; Ruger, Tobias; Schaper, Gerhard; Volker, Reimar
1 CD / Tzadik / 2001-11-20Works: Otomo Yoshihide: Anode 1; Anode 2; Anode 3; Anode 1 Variation
Performers: Itoken; Krebs, Annette; Kumiko, Takara; M, Sachiko; Mari, Furuta; Masahiro, Uemura; Nishi, Yoko; Sugimoto, Taku; Tetsuji, Akiyama; Yasuhiro, Yoshigaki; Yoshihide, Otomo; Yoshimitsu, Ichiraku
1 CD / Equilibrium / 2001-11-01Works: Brian Bevelander: Castle Music, for piano four-hands, percussion, electronics & pre-recorded tape; Synthecisms no 6, Nocturne for percussion ensemble & pre-recorded tape; Synthecisms No 2 for piano &...
Performers: Bevelander, Brian; Melville, Nicola; Sampen, John; Udow, Michael
Conductors: Udow, Michael; Lim, Jason
Ensemble: Nova Ensemble; University of Michigan Percussion Ensemble
Personnel: Brian Bevelander (piano); Eric Jones, Daniel Rodriguez (viola); Maria Jeffers (cello); Brenda Bochar, Stephanie Escalante (clarinet); John Sampen (alto saxophone); James Kazik, Danny West ...continue...