Elizabeth Brown (b.1953): Mirage / Elizabeth Brown, flute & theremin; Ben Verdery, amplified classical guitar
1 CD / New World / 2013-07-09Works: Elizabeth Brown: Seahorse, for theremin & Partch instruments; Arcana, for flute & recorded sound; Piranesi, for theremin & string quartet; Arias (3), for theremin & recorded sound (from "A Bookmobile...
Performers: Bergen, Joe; Broome, Dave; Brown, Elizabeth [Flute]; Drummond, Dean; Fee, Joe; Griffin, Stephanie; Harago, Takashi [Shakuhachi]; Hisamoto, Keiko; Lin, Joanne; Makoto, Takei; Motonaga, Hiromu; Place, ...
Conductors: ; Inada, Yasushi
Ensemble: Newband; Pro Musica Nipponia
The music of Elizabeth Brown (b. 1953) revels in paradox, but of a subtle kind. The strangeness of the music sneaks up on you; its...continue...
Recording information: Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY (03/27/2008)....continue...
1 CD / New World / 2011-04-12Works: Lei Liang: Ascension, for brass quintet & percussion; Winged Creatures, cadenza for harpsichord, 2 violins & cello; A Journey into Desire, for guitar; Yuan, for 4 saxophones; Lake, for 2 flutes; Harp...
Performers: Chien, Chia-Ling; Fonville, John; Gomez, Pablo [Guitar]; Han, June; Hatmaker, Kate; Ohnishi, Takae; Rigler, Jane; Zehngut, Jeffrey
Conductors: ; Milarsky, Jeffrey; Brooks, Tamara
Ensemble: ; Meridian Arts Ensemble; Radnofsky Saxophone Quartet
Lei Liang (b. 1972) is a Chinese-born American composer whose work can be situated within the lineage of the new wave of Chinese composers (such...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2010-07-13Works: Larry Polansky: Ensembles of Note, for 2 ensembles & electronics; tooaytood; For Jim, Ben and Lou, for guitar, harp & percussion; Getting Rid of the Glue, for guitar; Ivtoo, for guitar; The World's L...
Performers: Callier, Toon; Polansky, Larry; Prins, Stefan; Stevens, Jeroen; Troch, Jutta
Ensemble: Sic; Zwerm
The World's Longest Melody is a collection of experimental music written for the guitar by composer/guitarist Larry Polansky (b. 1954). These works explore new techniques...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2008-12-09Works: Eve Beglarian: Until it blazes; Alvin Curran: Strum City; Michael Friday: Slapback; David Dramm: The stroke that kills; Gustavo Matamoros: Stoned guitar/TIG welder; Tom Johnson: Canon for 6 Guitars
Performers: Josel, Seth
Over the past twenty-plus years, Seth Josel has established himself as a leader in helping to shape the electric guitar's burgeoning future as a "classical"...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2008-04-01Works: Wayne Horvitz: Action 1
Performers: Barnes, Danny; Eckert, Rinde; Frisell, Bill; Holcomb, Robin; Horovitz, Wayne
Conductors: Knapp, Christian
"The orchestral part is significant; far from being just an accompaniment to the singers, it provides a strong, colorful commentary on the dramatic situations. It...continue...
1 CD / New World / 2006-11-01Works: Johanna Beyer: Music of the Spheres, for electronic instruments & triangle; Annea Lockwood: World Rhythms; Pauline Oliveros: Bye bye butterfly; Laurie Spiegel: Appalachian Grove 1, for electronics; M...
Performers: Anderson, Laurie [Performance Artist]; Anderson, Ruth; Beyer, Johanna; Johnson, Scott [Guitar/Composer]; Loarie, Phil; Lockwood, Annea; Novak, William; Oliveros, Pauline [Composer]; Sofer, Danny; Spi...
Ensemble: Electric Weasel Ensemble
1 CD / New World / 2006-04-10Works: Joan Tower: Night Fields, for string quartet; Snow Dreams, for flute & guitar; Black Topaz, for piano & 6 instruments; Très Lent (In Memoriam Olivier Messiaen), for cello & piano; Stepping Sto...
Performers: Ansell, Steven [Viola]; Emelianoff, Andre; Flax, Laura; Gekker, Chris; Gekker, Christopher; Gosling, Stephen; Haas, Jonathan; Isbin, Sharon; Keyes, Bayla; Moore, Daniel; Moore, Deborah; Niemann, Edmu...
Ensemble: Double Edge; Muir String Quartet
1 CD / New World / 2005-10-01Works: Guillermo Gregorio: Coplanar 1+2, for guitar, synthesizer & ensemble; Coplanar 4, for oboe, clarinet, tuba & cello; Coplanar 3, for piano & strings; White Coplanar, for clarinet, viola & cracklebox; ...
Performers: Baker, Jim; Bruckmann, Kyle; Corbett, John; Gregorio, Guillermo; Lonberg-Holm, Fred; Paulson, Jen; Po, Warren; Schleiermacher, Steffen; Shelton, Aram; Unternahrer, Marc; Vandermark, Ken
Conductors: Gregorio, Guillermo
Ensemble: Madi Ensemble
1 CD / New World / 2004-07-01Works: Steven Mackey: Heavy Light; Micro-Concerto; Indigenous Instruments
Performers: Druckman, Daniel; Finckel, Michael; Guibbory, Shem; Lowenstern, Michael; Mackey, Steven; Mueller, Zizi; Tahmizian, Emma
5 CD / New World / 2003-09-01Works: Robert Ashley: Sonata for Piano; The Fourth of July; Details (2b); Fives; In memoriam...Crazy Horse; Quartet for 6 Speakers, Clarinet and 2 Horns; Donald Scavarda: Groups; In the Autumn Mountains; Ma...
Performers: Aitchison, Anne; Albright, William; Asboth, Tom; Ashley, Mary; Ashley, Robert; Barris, Robert; Bell, Ron; Berg, James [baritone]; Bilik, Jerry; Bohlen, Donald; Borkin, Harold; Bourns, David; Brooks, ...
Conductors: Dunlap, Wayne; Sutherland, David; Scavarda, Donald; London, Edwin; ; Ashley, Robert
Ensemble: Camerata Quartet New York City; Hartt Chamber Players; Men's Chorus; ONCE Chamber Orchestra; ONCE Chamber Players; ONCE Festival Orchestra
1 CD / New World / 2000-05-01Works: Evan Ziporyn: Amok!; Tire Fire
Performers: Black, Robert [doublebass]; Byers, Eric; Schmidt, Dan; Stewart, Mark; Ueno, Yukiko
Ensemble: Gamelan Galak Tika
"'Gamelan Galak Tika'...refers to a gamelan ensemble founded...by cross-over composer...Ziporyn...Devotees of East-West fusion and world music will want to grab this state-of-the-art recording...The m...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1998-10-01Works: Virgil Thomson: Hymns from the Old South, for chorus; Four Songs to Poems of Thomas Campion, for mezzo-soprano, clarinet, harp & viola; William Bolcom: The Mask, for chorus, piano & chamber ensemble;...
Performers: Blount, William; Cutler, Sara; Kampmeier, Margaret A.; Schulman, Louise; Verdery, Ben
Conductors: Clurman, Judith
Ensemble: St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: Arthur Berger: Duo for Violin and Piano no 1; Quartet for Winds in C major; Duo for Cello and Piano; Duo for Oboe and Clarinet; Trio for Guitar, Violin and Piano
Performers: Henze, Sheryl; Kalish, Gilbert; Krosnick, Joel; Lanini, Phyllis; Oldfather, Christopher; Smirnoff, Joel; Starobin, David; Stewart, Don; Wagner, Robert [bassoon]
1 CD / New World / 1992-12-08Works: Michael Colgrass: Déjà vu, for percussion quartet & orchestra; Light Spirit; Jacob Druckman: Aureole for orchestra
Performers: Berg, Jacob; Dumm, Thomas; Holmes, Richard [Percussion]; Kasica, John; O'Donnell, Richard; Starobin, David [Guitar]; Stubbs, Thomas
Conductors: Slatkin, Leonard; Comet, Catherine
Ensemble: ; St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / New World /Works: Lejaren Hiller: Metaphors; Stephen Funk Pearson: Mummychogs; Walter Hartley: Quartet for 4 Guitars; James Piorkowski: Struggle of Jacob; William Ortiz: Abrazo; Loris Chobanian: Sonics
Performers: Aguilar, Florante; Falkenstein, Richard; Piorkowski, James; Sawers, John
Ensemble: Buffalo Guitar Quartet