3 CD / Mode Records / 2006-12-05Works: Iannis Xenakis: Persephassa, for 6 percussionists; Psappha, for solo percussion; Dmaathen, for oboe & percussion; Pléïades; Komboï, for percussion & harpsichord; Kassandra, for ampli...
Performers: Harris, John Mark; Huang, Aiyun; Larson, Philip; Leclair, Jacqueline; Schick, Steve; Stuart, Greg; Wettstein, Shannon
Ensemble: Red Fish Blue Fish
As Steven Schick states in his comprehensive essay accompanying this set, Xenakis was the "progenitor of modern percussion music." Of course Iannis Xenakis did not...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 1997-09-16Works: Peter Maxwell Davies: Le jongleur de Notre Dame; Quartet Movement for Strings
Performers: Albert, Edward
Conductors: Peltz, Charles;
Ensemble: Arditti String Quartet; Opera Sacra of Buffalo Chorus; Opera Sacra of Buffalo Orchestra
"The String Quartet is very early Maxwell Davies and is very ingratiating. Its slightly abandoned mood blends effectively with jazz influences, Bartok, and much else...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 1995-09-19Works: Pauline Oliveros: Invocation; Hi bali, hi; Processional; Sanctuary; Non-stop Flight
Performers: Balliett, Julie Lyon; Buckner, Thomas; Chappell, Carol; Demerest, Lorraine; Dempster, Stuart; Finkleman, Jason; Gamper, David; Gato, Nego; McPhee, Joe; Miller, Leaf; Muldoon, Judith; Oliveros, Paulin...
Ensemble: Deep Listening Band; Women Who Drum
1 CD / Mode Records / 1992-12-01Works: Alice Anne LeBaron: Lamentation/Invocation; Rite of the Black Sun; Planxty Bowerbird; Noh Reflections; Concerto for Active Frogs
Performers: Cartwright, George; Cassara, Frank; Elsing, Evelyn; Fujiwara, Hamao; Guerguerian, Paul; Kawasaki, Masao; Kellman, Nina; LeBaron, Anne; Pugliese, Michael; Shapiro, Madeleine; Shea, David; Shearer, All...
Conductors: Bouchard, Linda; Heldrich, Claire; LeBaron, Anne
Ensemble: Chorus; New Music Consort; Theater Chamber Players of the Kennedy Center