1 CD / Mode Records / 2011-01-25Works: Luc Ferrari: Visage II, for brass & percussion; Après presque rien, for 14 instruments & 2 samplers; Madame de Shanghai, for 3 flutes & digitally stored sounds
Performers: Scottish Flute Trio; Tiedje, Stefan; Ting, Li Ping
Conductors: Dessy, Jean-Paul
Ensemble: Art Zoyd; Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles
Although not as well known as some of his composer colleagues in France, Luc Ferrari (1929-2005) was a remarkable French composer who distinguished himself with...continue...
4 CD / Mode Records / 2008-02-19Works: Iannis Xenakis: Psappha, for solo percussion; O-Mega, for solo percussion & 13 musicians; Kassandra, for amplified voice, psalterion & percussion; Rebonds, for solo percussion; Gérard Pape: Fune...
Performers: Auzet, Roland; Bancquart, Alain; Campion, Edmund; Isherwood, Nicholas; Orieux, Armelle; Pape, Janet S.; Tanaka, Karen
Conductors: My, Dominique; Bancquart, Alain; Adrien, Jean-Marie
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Musique Aujourd'hui
"Inactuelles" is a unique collaboration between Mode and the Parisianart-book store Tschann, to combine CDs and video DVDs of musical performances with an informative musical...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2007-06-26Works: Aldo Clementi: Serenata for guitar & 4 instruments; Dodici Variazioni, for guitar; Albumblatt, for female voice, flute, violin & guitar; Fantasia su frammenti di Michelangelo Galilei, for guitar; Ott...
Performers: Kayser, Deborah; Morris, Geoffrey; Pierotti, Susan; Rae, Paula
Conductors: Rosman, Carl
Ensemble: Elision; Elision Ensemble
Clementi's recent pieces are influenced by visual artists, particularly the intricately recursive figures in the lithographs of M. C. Escher and the richly repetitive surfaces...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2006-10-03Works: George Cacioppo: Time on Time in Miracles, for soprano & ensemble; Mod 3, for flute, percussion & contrabass; Holy Ghost Vacuum or America Faints; Advance of the Fungi, for male chorus, winds & percu...
Performers: Cacioppo, George; Isherwood, Nicholas; Manoukian, Sevan; Pape, Janet S.
Conductors: Méfano, Paul; Méfano, Paul; Francois, Renaud; Arnaud, Lionel
Ensemble: Atelier de Musique Contemporaine du CNR de Versail; Ensemble 2E2M
The music of George Cacioppo (1927-1984) is important in the history of 20th century music composition as the missing link between the American "sound based"...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2006-09-19Works: Gérard Pape: Funeral Sentences, for 2 sopranos, percussionist & live electronics; La naissance du son (in memoriam Iannis Xenakis), for cello; Weaveworld Prologue, for bass & chamber ensemble; F...
Performers: Arditti, Irvine; Auzet, Roland; Orieux, Armelle; Pape, Janet S.
Conductors: Bancquart, Alain; Arnaud, Lionel
Ensemble: ; Atelier de Musique Contemporaine du CNR de Versail
This is Pape's third monographic CD with Mode Records. Whereas his last Mode CD ("Electro-acoustic Chamber Works, released in 1998) presented his ground breaking works...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2003-11-25Works: John Cage: Variations no 1, for any number of players and means; Variations no 2, for any number of players and means; Lecture on nothing; Variations no 3, for any number people performing any actions
Performers: Adams, John D.S.; Dietz, Curtis; Francavilla, Nadia; Gray, D'Arcy Philip; Hornsby, Richard; Miller, Andrew R.; Patterson, Gina; Pridmore, Helen
Ensemble: Motion Ensemble
1 CD / Mode Records / 2003-06-10Works: John Cage: Soliloquy, for piano; Three Easy Pieces, for piano; Four Walls, for voice & piano
Performers: Bruce, Jack; Schvartz, Haydée
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-11-26Works: Chaya Czernowin: Six miniatures and a simultaneous song, for 2 ensembles; Shu Hai in an orchestral setting, for voice, 9 recorded versions of the voice, orchestra & live elec; Shu Hai mitamen behatal...
Performers: Catchlove, Brian; Kayser, Deborah; Morris, Geoffrey; O'Dwyer, Timothy; Rae, Paula; Tooby, John; Veltheim, Erkki; Wassermann, Ute
Conductors: Hewett, Simon; Kalitzke, Johannes
Ensemble: Basel Symphony Orchestra; Elision
2 CD / Mode Records / 2002-07-09Works: John Cage: Roaratorio - An Irish Circus on 'Finnegans Wake'; Laughtears; Writing for the Second Time through Finnegans Wake
Performers: Cage, John; Ennis, Seamus; Glackin, Paddy; Heaney, Joe; Malloy, Matt; Mercier, Mell; Mercier, Peadher; Schöning, Klaus
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-02-26Works: Bernadette Marie Speach: Moto; Pensées; Trajet; Sonata for Piano; Shattered Glass; Telepathy
Performers: Davis, Thulani; de Mare, Anthony; Horner, Lindsey; Hoyer, Jeff; Krech, Leonard; Lake, Oliver; Melford, Myra; Pugliese, Michael; Schanzer, Jeffrey; Vigeland, Nils; Williams, Jan
Conductors: Speach, Bernadette Marie
Ensemble: Bowery Ensemble
2 CD / Mode Records / 2001-09-11Works: Iannis Xenakis: Mycanea-Alpha; Polytope de Cluny; Brigitte Robindoré: L'autel de la perte et de la transformation; Comme etrangers et voyageurs sur la terre; Jean-Claude Risset: Saxatile; Nico...
Performers: Auzet, Roland; Isherwood, Nicholas; Kientzy, Daniel; Takada, Kazuko; Talibart, Claire
Conductors: Henzold, Olaf;
Ensemble: Arditti String Quartet; Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Mode Records / 1998-09-15Works: Gérard Pape: Electro-Acoustic Songs (2) for soprano, flute & tape; Le Fleuve du Désir III, for string quartet & tape; Monologue, chamber opera based on Samuel Beckett's play, for bass voice...
Performers: Daroux, Cecile; Isherwood, Nicholas; Kientzy, Daniel; Pape, Janet S.
Conductors: Méfano, Paul
Ensemble: Ensemble 2E2M
1 CD / Mode Records / 1995-11-21Works: Luciano Berio: Folk Songs, arranged for soprano & 7 instruments (or orchestra); Sequenza III, for voice; Popular Songs (4), for female voice & piano; Chamber Music, for female voice, clarinet, cello ...
Performers: Allen, Barbara; Berkowitz, Sheldon; Coid, Marshall; Emanuel, Carol; Jolles, Susan [Harp]; Kampmeier, Margaret A.; Laimon, Sara; Mook, Ted; Mook, Theodore; Mooke, Martha; Mukherji, Katherine Flanders;...
Conductors: León, Tania; Biggs, Hayes
Ensemble: ; Musicians' Accord
Luciano Berio was one of the greatest and most innovative composers for the voice of the post-war generation - moving it into previously unknown territories,...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 / 1995-07-18Works: Anne LeBaron: Dog-Gone Cat Act for prepared harp; The E. & O. Line, opera; Waltz for Quintet (flute, violin, viola, cello & piano); The Sea and the Honeycomb, for soprano, piccolo/flute, clarinet/ba...
Performers: Barker, Thurman; Beck, John [Rock]; Cloutier, Louise; Fischer, Penelope; Hamilton, Lawrence; Kim, Kwant-wu; LeBaron, Anne [Composer/Harp]; London, Frank; Melford, Myra; Merz, Albert; Oldfather, Chris...
Conductors: LeBaron, Anne; Heldrich, Claire; Fleisher, Leon
Ensemble: ; Kennedy Center Theater Chamber Players; New Music Consort
1 CD / Mode Records / 1995-01-01Works: John Cage: 1O1, for large orchestra (indeterminate); Apartment House 1776, for any number of musicians; Ryoanji, for voice, flute, oboe, trombone, contrabass, percussion, chamber orchestra & 2nd voic...
Performers: Buckingham, Walter; Dunn, Darrell; Eiriksson, Petur; McCord, Semenya; Miller, Michael; Parchi, Chaim; Smith, Fenwick
Conductors: Drury, Stephen
Ensemble: Ensemble Avantgarde