1 CD / Tzadik / 2014-03-18Works: Tobias Picker: Nova, for piano quintet; Invisible Lilacs, for violin & piano; Sextet no 2 "Halle's Ravine"; Live Oaks, for piano quintet
Performers: Gogwilt, Keir [Violin]; Lanasa, Nathaniel [Piano]; Rothenberg, Sarah
Ensemble: Tobias Picker Ensemble
Born and raised in NYC, Tobias Picker is one of the world's smost renowned and respected compsers. He has written a wide variety of music...continue...
The music of Tobias Picker is not easy to pin down to a particular style, method, or school of thought, but even at its most enigmatically modernist, it is usually accessible to attentive listeners. T...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2013-09-24Works: Pierre-Yves Macé: Segments et apostilles, for bass flute, harp, cello, cimbalom & tape; Qui-vive, for electronics; Glissement de terrain, for harp, vibraphone, piano, cello & double bass
Performers: Drapper, Simon [Double Bass]; Giuglaris, Camille [Cello]; Mace, Pierre-Yves; Muller, Augustin [Vibraphone]; Rinaudo, Rafaelle [Harp]
Ensemble: L'Instant Donné
Born in France and based in Paris, Pierre-Yves Mace is a composer of great imagination and passion. His first recording, Faux-Jumeaux, was released on Tzadik...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2013-09-24Works: Jacques Demierre: Pieces (3) for player piano & pianist; Sumpatheia, for violin & guitar; Breaking Stone, for voice & piano
Performers: Demierre, Jacques
Ensemble: Duo Nova
Jacques Demierre is a Swiss composer, improviser, pianist and installation artist who has written music for orchestra, soloists, choirs, balloons, dancers, chamber ensembles, museum installations...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2013-07-30Works: Noah Creshevsky: The Four Seasons, for voices, chamber ensemble & electronics
Performers: Adachi, Tomomi; Avery, Teodross; Banner, Adrian [Piano]; Buzzarte, Monique; Cawley, Jeremiah [Vocals]; Denio, Amy; Friedland, Sherman; Griffith, Beth; Gross, Rich; Hanson, Kathy; Heidt, Gary; Holmes,...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2013-03-26Works: Gloria Coates: Holographic Universe, for violin & orchestra; Where the Eagle Flies, for piano; Among the Asteroids, for string quartet; Lunar Loops, for 2 guitars; The Silver Eyed Soul, for piano & b...
Performers: Fischer, Ruth; Hoock, Christine; Skaerved, Peter Sheppard; Stiens, Stephen [Guitar]; Taverna, Alessandro
Conductors: Thompson, Neil
American composer Gloria Coates was born in Wisconsin but has lived in Germany since the 1960s. Her music is not easy to classify, and the chamber works here might be said to bridge the divide between...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2013-01-29Works: Lee Hyla: Polish Folk Songs, for 2 melodicas, clarinet, bass clarinet, violin, viola, cello, keyboard & percus; Field Guide, for flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano & percussi...
Performers: Advocat, Amy; Bob, Sarah; Diaz, Gabriela [Violin]; Donato, Alicia Di; Moore, Rane; Popper-Keizer, Rafael; Russell, David [Cello]; Trant, Aaron; Vincent, Kate
Conductors: Means, Jeffrey
American Record Guide, July/August 2013
Three chamber pieces by Lee Hyla, all scored for a septet of winds, strings, percussion, and piano. The program opens with...continue...
Recording information: Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimack College, North An....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2013-01-29Works: John Zorn: City of Slaughter, film score; Schmatta, film score; Beyond the Infinite, film score
Performers: Burger, Rob; Mor, Omri; Zorn, John [Composer]
Recording information: EastSide Sound, NYC.
According to the liner notes included in the 25th volume of John Zorn's FilmWorks series, City of Slaughter/Schmatta/Beyond the Infinite may be the l...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2012-10-30Works: David Rosenboom: Continental Divide, for keyboards or mallet percussion (or chamber orchestra); Pocket Pieces, for flute, alto saxophone, viola & percussion; And Come Up Dripping, for oboe & electron...
Performers: Cleve, Libby Van; Floyd, J.B.; Krieger, Ulrich; Martirano, Salvatore; Menzies, Mark; Miller, James [Trumpet]; Ondarza, Danielle; Ray, Vicki; Rosenboom, Daniel; Rosenboom, David; Tavolacci, Christine ...
Conductors: Rosenboom, David;
Ensemble: ; California EAR Unit
David Rosenboom is a composer/performer of unprecedented range and experience. He performed at the Electric Circus in 1969, on the original recording of In C...continue...
Recording information: Dizzy Gillespie Recording Studio At California Institut....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2012-08-28Works: Annie Gosfield: Wild Pitch, for cello, percussion & piano; Phantom Shakedown, for piano & tape (or recorded media); Almost Truths and Open Deceptions, chamber concerto for cello, percussion, piano, 2...
Performers: Cossin, David; Fan, Felix; Gosfield, Annie; Hammarstrom, Sara; Kentros, George; Kleier, Roger; Landstrom, Marten; Lipowski, Alexander; McMillen, Blair; Olofsson, Mats; Smith, Ches
Ensemble: Real Quiet
Annie is a composer of great imagination whose work brings together noise, minimalism and improvisation with wit and a charming sense of humor. For her...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2012-07-31Works: Fausto Romitelli: Amok Koma, for flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, percussion, piano, synthesizer, violin, viola & cello; Domeniche alla Periferia dell'Impero, for flutes, bass clarinet, violin & cello...
Performers: Adamcyk, David; Beck, Steven; Cheung, Anthony; Dukovski, Vasko; Lim, Sunghae Anna; Streber, Ryan; Woods, Alex
Conductors: Baker, James
Ensemble: Talea Ensemble
Personnel: Oren Fader (electric guitar); Alex Woods, Anna Lim (violin); Elizabeth Weisser (viola); Christopher Gross (cello); Tara Helen O'Connor (flute); Rane Moore (clarinet); Vasko Dukovski (bass c...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2011-10-25Works: Andy Laster: Genk, for clarinet, cello, violin & piano; String Trio no 1; Riptide, for piano; Concrete Floor and Sailfish, for cello, clarinet, violin & viola; Flagella, for cello, clarinet, piano & ...
Performers: Adamov, Lev; Avni, Eliran; Beck, Stephen; Berry, Hamilton; Choi, Jennifer; Friedlander, Erik; Griffin, Stephanie; Katz, Moran; Lu, Ning
Conductors: Rossi, Mick
Andy Laster has been referred to as a "chamber jazz" musician and composer, a way of suggesting not only the small ensembles with which he tends to work, but also the hybrid of jazz and classical musi...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2011-04-19Works: Ryan Francis: Etudes for piano; Consolations, for piano; Wind-Up Bird Preludes, for piano; Moonlight Fantasy, for piano
Performers: Chow, Vicky
Ryan Anthony Francis is a remarkable young composer who was born in Portland, Oregon, studied at Julliard and now resides in New York City. His...continue...
Recording information: Oktaven Audio, Yonkers, NY....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2010-10-25Works: John Zorn: Contes de Fées, for violin, piano & orchestra; (fay çe que vouldras), for piano; 777 (nothing is true, everything is permitted), for 3 cellos
Performers: Drury, Stephen; Friedlander, Erik; Nicolas, Mike; Nussbaum, Stephanie; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Zorn, John [Composer]
Composed in 1999 at the turning of the millennium, 'Cones de Fees' is one of Zorn's classical masterworks. A powerful violin concerto with a virtuosic...continue...
Personnel: Stephanie Nussbaum; Erik Friedlander, Tanglewood Orchestra, Ryan McAdams, Mike Nicolas, Stephen Drury, Fred Sherry ....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2010-07-27Works: Karl Berger: Strangely Familiar, suite of miniatures for piano
Performers: Berger, Karl [Vibraphone]
Composer, arranger, pianist, vibraphonist, conductor and educator, Karl Berger steps out on his own here for a brilliant solo piano recital. Structured as a series...continue...
Recording information: Kleinert/James Gallery, Woodstock, NY (02/22/2010/02/24/2010).
Jazz legend Karl Berger is best known for his vibes and piano playing and for founding, with Ornette Colema...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2010-05-18Works: Scott Johnson: Americans, for ensemble; The Illusion of Guidance, for ensemble; Bowery Haunt, for 2 guitars; Anthem Hunt (from Pact 2006), for ensemble
Performers: Chudzik, Greg; Cossin, David; Dancigers, Mark; Driscoll, Kermit; Ferrari, John; Gosling, Stephen; Johnson, Derek [Guitar]; Johnson, Scott [Guitar/Composer]; Lowenstern, Michael; Rowell, Mary L.; Sull...
A long awaited CD of a major new composition by one of America's greatest and most elusive composers from the early days of postmodern minimalism....continue...
Recording information: Kampo Studios....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2010-02-23Works: John Zorn: Chimeras I-XII
Performers: Choi, Jennifer; Davidson, Ilana; Drury, Stephen; Farnum, Elizabeth; Lowenstern, Michael; Lubman, Bradley; O'Connor, Tara Helen; Sherry, Fred; Winant, William
Newly revised, this is the definitive version of a Zorn masterpiece! Loosely inspired by the remarkable worlds of Henry Darger, Lewis Carroll and Unica Zurn,...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2009-11-24Works: Traditional: Greensleeves; Meredith Monk: Nota; Duet for Voice and Echoplex; Trance; Epic 1; Paris; Biography; Mill; The Tale; Quarry Weave; Epic 2; Tower; Do You Be?; Quarry Procession; Porch; Don P...
Performers: Goodman, Andrea; Kampe, Susan; Monk, Meredith; Preston, Don; Solem, Monica; Walcott, Collin
An unprecedented collection of recordings charting the earliest years of one of the world's most personal and exciting renaissance women-composer, singer, performance artist, playwright, film...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2009-10-27Works: John Zorn: Femina, for ensemble
Performers: Choi, Jennifer; Courvoisier, Sylvie; Dunkelman, Shayna; Emanuel, Carol; Lee, Okkyung; Mori, Ikue
Conductors: Zorn, John [Composer]
Structured as a colorful tribute to women in the Arts, 'Femina' is a triumphant return to the file card technique that has produced some of...continue...
Personnel: Jennifer Choi (violin); Sylvie Courvoisier (piano); Carol Emanuel (harp); Ikue Mori (electronics).
Recording information: East Side Sound (12/16/2008-12/18/2008)....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2009-06-16Works: John Zorn: Fils des etoiles; This Way Out; Music for Children; Bikini Atoll; Bone Crusher; Dreamer of Dreams; Cycles du Nord; SooKi's Lullaby
Performers: Abel, Dave; Abel, David [violin/vla]; Baptista, Cyro; Cohen, Greg; Coleman, Anthony; Feldman, Mark; Friedlander, Erik; Hudgins, Jeff; Johnson, Dane; Lacamoire, Alex; Reed, Lou; Ribot, Marc; Sanesi, A...
Ensemble: Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio; Prelapse
There has never been a CD quite like 'Music For Children'. The first installment of Zorn's challenging and controversial Music Romance trilogy (that includes 'Taboo...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2008-01-22Works: Fred Frith: Save As
Performers: Vanderwalle, Daan; Winant, William
Conductors: Drury, Stephen
Ensemble: Callithumpian Consort
A new CD of classical chamber music by a contemporary master who has been redefining new music since 1972 with cutting edge bands like Henry...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2006-08-22Works: Anthony Coleman: Township Jive; Set into Motion; The Hidden Agenda; Pushy Blueness
Performers: Camerieri, C. J.; Cappelli, Marco; Caswell, Ron; Clark, John [french horn]; Coleman, Anthony; Ellsworth, Ann; Fiedler, Joe; Garchik, Jacob; Haskins, Taylor; Kubera, Joseph; McIntyre, Christopher; Nor...
Conductors: Evans, Greg
Ensemble: TILT Brass Band
1 CD / Tzadik / 2006-01-24Works: John Zorn: Book of Angels
Performers: Courvoisier, Sylvie; Feldman, Mark
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 / Tzadik / 2005-11-22Works: Ayuo: A Stranger; Aoi no Ue; Ulysses and the City of Dreams - Episode 1; Ulysses and the City of Dreams - Episode 2; On the Morning of March 1, 2005; Mark-Anthony Turnage: This Silence
Performers: Ayuo; Matthews, Sally; Nagasu, Tomoka; Takada, Kazuko; Takahashi, Yuji
Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
The creator of two of the most fascinating releases on the New Japan series, (Izutsu and Red Moon) Ayuo now turns his hand to one...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-10-18Works: Toby Driver: Kandu Vs Corky (Horrorca); The Lugubrious Library Loft; Brown Light Upon Us; Eptaceros
Performers: Antolik, Kristen; Davé, Sheel; Driver, Toby; Graham, Forbes; Gutterman, Sam; Jarvis, Trevor; Larosa, Doug; Massi, Greg; Matsumiya, Mia; McGuire, Ryan
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 / Tzadik / 2005-02-22Works: Charles Wuorinen: On Alligators, for flute/piccolo, oboe, clairnet, bassoon & string quartet; Quartet for Strings no 4; Natural Fantasy for organ; Concerto for piano & orchestra, No 3; Concerto for p...
Performers: Bowyer, Kevin; Frautschi, Jennifer; Geem, Jack van; Kolkay, Peter; Lim, Sunghae Anna; Neidich, Charles; O'Connor, Tara Helen; O'Neill, Richard; Ohlsson, Garrick; Reuter, Gerard; Rioth, Doug; Sherry, ...
Conductors: Wuorinen, Charles; Blomstedt, Herbert
Ensemble: ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Personnel: Douglas Rioth (harp); Jennifer Frautschi (violin); Misha Amory, Richard O'Neill (viola); Fred Sherry , Nina Lee (cello); Tara Helen O'Connor (flute, piccolo); Charles Neidich (clarinet); Ge...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-02-22Works: John Zorn: Rituals
Performers: Choi, Jennifer; Drury, Stephen; Gardner, Heather [soprano]; Kolkay, Peter; Muroki, Kurt; O'Connor, Tara Helen; Pugh, Jim; Pugliese, James; Sherry, Fred; Winant, William
Conductors: Lubman, Bradley
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-02-22Works: Peter Garland: Coyote's Bones (Last Piece); Matachin Dances; Love Songs
Performers: Harris, Timb; Heise, Heather; Kihlstedt, Carla; Malan, Roy; Winant, William
Ensemble: Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio
1 CD / Tzadik / 2004-08-10Works: Morton Feldman: Patterns in a Chromatic Field
Performers: Curtis, Charles; Karis, Aleck
The definitive recording of one of Morton Feldman's most important and challenging pieces, played at the composer's marked tempos, and taking all the notated repeats....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2004-04-27Works: Jerry Hunt: Phalba (Ila Multiplex), for flute, trombone, violin & clarinet with aural scores; Chimanzzi (Variant), for viola & piano; Cantegral Segment no 19, for trombone with live electronics & tap...
Performers: Barton Workshop, The; Denyer, Frank; Fulkerson, James; Small, Elisabeth
Ensemble: Barton Workshop
Personnel: James Fulkerson (trombone); Frank Denyer (piano).
Recording information: Amsterdam, The Netherlands (04/09/2000-07/02/2003); De Hoop, Dieman, Mexico (04/09/2000-07/02/2003)....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2003-10-21Works: Chien-Yin Chen: Cloud Walking, for pipa & small ensemble; Chen Dah At Large, for clarinet, violin & piano; Purr, for double bass & organ; Wogen-Brandung-Wonne, for 3 guitars; Fuse Box, for 7 players
Performers: Anderson, Bill [Guitar]; Chen, Chien-Yin; Cohen-Moses, Lorraine; Dahl, Christina; Delpriora, Mark; Donato, Dominic; Dresser, Mark; Fader, Oren; Fen, Min Xiao; Kay, Alan R.; Kopperud, Jean; Levy, Matt...
Conductors: Hostetter, Paul
Personnel: Chien-Yin Chen (piano, organ); Oren Fader (guitar); Curtis Macomber (violin); John Whitfield (cello); Jayn Rosenfeld (flute, piccolo); Alan R. Kay, Jean Kopperud (clarinet); John Sheppard ...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2002-08-27Works: David Shea: Chamber Symphony no 2 for ensemble & sampler; Solo/Duo for cello & sampler; Solo/Duo for piano & sampler; 8 Scenes for Computer
Performers: Collard, Jean-Phillipe; Dessy, Jean-Paul; Nouvelles, Ensemble Musiques; Shea, David
Conductors: Dessy, Jean-Paul
Ensemble: Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles
Personnel: David Shea (computer, sampler); Jean-Paul Dessy (cello).
Recording information: Acoustic Recordings, Brussels, Belgium; Diamond Cutter Studios, Brussels, Belgium; Studio Kairos, Brus...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2002-01-22Works: Gordon Mumma: Than Particle; Hornpipe; Mesa; Horn; Medium Size Mograph 1963
Performers: Ashley, Robert; Cacioppo, George; Mumma, Gordon; Ribbens, William; Tudor, David; Winant, William
1 CD / Tzadik / 2002-01-22Works: Alvin Singleton: Somehow We Can; Vous Compra; Mookestueck; Again
Performers: Cameron, Michael; Davis, Anthony; Henry, Marianne; Lawrence, Diedra; McLeod, Marisa; Mooke, Martha; Smith, Wadada Leo
1 CD / Tzadik / 2001-10-23Works: Christian Wolff: Burdocks; Trio III; Tuba Song
Performers: Choi, Jennifer; Drury, Stephen; Frith, Fred; Jeanrenaud, Joan; Masaoka, Miya; Mumma, Gordon; Ostertag, Bob; Wahrhaftig, Peter; Winant, William; Wolff, Christian [comp.]
Ensemble: The Other Minds Ensemble
1 CD / Tzadik / 2001-06-26Works: John Zorn: American Magus; In the Very Eye of Night; BeuysBlock; The Nerve Key
Performers: Choi, Jennifer; Deren, Maya; Zorn, John
2 CD / Tzadik / 2000-12-05Works: John Zorn: Cat o'nine tails; Carny; For Your Eyes Only; Kol Nidre; The Dead Man; Music for Children; Memento Mori
Performers: Hartsuiker, Erno; Hesse, Ina; Huls, Rick; Marinissen, Arnold; Mukaiyama, Tomoko; Wijns, Niek
Conductors: ; Ashbury, Stephen
Ensemble: ASKO Ensemble; Mondriaan String Quartet
1 CD / Tzadik / 2000-02-22Works: Ikue Mori: The Moon and the Abandoned Old Woman; Buddhist Monk Receives Cassia Seeds on a Moonlit Night; Monkey Music Moon; Musashi Plain Moon; How Noisy the Sound of Insects Calling the Meadow, as f...
Performers: Bleckmann, Theo; Coleman, Anthony; Friedlander, Erik; Hideki, Kato; Kang, Eyvind; Mori, Ikue
1 CD / Tzadik / 2000-01-25Works: Peter Garland: Bright Angel - Hermetic Bird; The Days Run Away; A Song; Persian Miniatures (2); The Fall of Quang Tri; Nostalgia of the Southern Cross
Performers: Takahashi, Aki
1 CD / Tzadik / 1999-08-17Works: Lee Hyla: Third Party; Basic Training; Amnesia Variance; Riff and Transfiguration
Performers: Chung, Mia; Drury, Stephen; Gordon, Judith
Ensemble: Callithumpian Consort
1 CD / Tzadik / 1999-07-20Works: John Zorn: Godard; Spillane; Blues Nöel
Performers: Blair, Michael; Coleman, Anthony; Emanuel, Carol; Foreman, Richard; Frisell, Bill; Frith, Fred; Hofstra, David; James, Bob; Lurie, John; Marclay, Christian; Mori, Ikue; Quine, Robert; Shao-Ying, Wu; ...
1 CD / Tzadik / 1998-09-15Works: John Zorn: Aporias
Performers: Drury, Stephen
Conductors: Davies, Dennis Russell
Ensemble: American Composers Orchestra; Hungarian Radio/TV Children's Chorus
1 CD / Tzadik / 1998-01-20Works: John Zorn: Angelus Novus; For Your Eyes Only; Christabel; Carny
Performers: Drury, Stephen
Ensemble: Callithumpian Consort
1 CD / Tzadik / 1997-10-21Works: Virgil Moorefield: The Temperature in Hell Is Over Three Thousand Degrees; Wish I'd Thought of It Sooner; Follow the Wrecking Ball
Performers: Chiu, Tom; Eggar, David; Moorefield, Virgil; Otto, Tom; Park, Woody
7 CD / Tzadik / 1997-09-16Works: John Zorn: Lacrosse; Hockey; Archery; Take 1
Performers: Abbott, Mark; Ackley, Bruce; Bradfield, Polly; Chadbourne, Eugene; Coleman, Anthony; Cora, Tom; Dick, Robert; Horvitz, Wayne; Kaiser, Henry; Laswell, Bill; Lewis, George [Trombone]; Moss, David; Smit...
1 CD / Tzadik / 1997-08-19Works: John Zorn: Duras; Etant Donnés
Performers: Bard, Christine; Coleman, Anthony; Cummins, Cenovia; Feldman, Mark; Friedlander, Erik; Medeski, John; Pugliese, James
1 CD / Tzadik / 1997-05-20Works: John Zorn: Hu-Die; Hwang Chin-Ee; Que Tran
Performers: Baron, Joey; Bennett, Samm; Coleman, Anthony; Frisell, Bill; Frith, Fred; Horvitz, Wayne; Jingiin, Zhang; Shin, Jung Hee; Tran, Anh
1 CD / Tzadik / 1997-03-18Works: Lam Bun-ching: ...Like Water
Performers: Abel, David [violin/vla]; Steinberg, Julie; Winant, William
Ensemble: Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-11-21Works: Yuji Takahashi: Finger Light
Performers: Ishikawa, Ko; Shimonoto, Ayumi; Suzumi, Kishiko; Takada, Kazuko; Takahashi, Yuji; Yumiko, Tanaka