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 / 2014-01-21Works: Adam Roberts: Tangled Symmetries, for string quartet; Strange Loops, for chamber orchestra & electronics; Sinews, for violin; Leaf Metal, for large wind ensemble; Anakhtara, for cello
Performers: Diaz, Gabriela [Violin]; Schwartz, Benjamin
Conductors: Vaillancourt, Lorraine; Hewitt, Eric
Ensemble: ; Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble
Award winning composer Adam Roberts has studied at Eastman, Harvard and in Vienna and currently teaches composition in Istanbul. His music is powerful and kinetic,...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2013-11-19Works: John Zorn: The Tempest (A Masque), for flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, drums & percussion; All Hallows Eve (Satanic Counterpoint for the Witches' Sabbath), for violin, viola & cello; The Temptations ...
Performers: Campbell, Jay [Cello]; Fulmer, David; Otto, Chris
Ensemble: Fifth House Ensemble (Chamber Orchestra); International Contemporary Ensemble
Another installment of spectacular chamber pieces written form some of the greatest new music performers in the US today! Written as a companion piece to...continue...
Recording information: East Side Sound, New York City NY (07/2013)....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 / 2012-10-30Works: John Zorn: A Rebours, for chamber ensemble; Ceremonial Magic, for violin & drums; La Machine de l'être, for orchestra
Performers: Choi, Jennifer; Fulmer, David; Han, June; Lipowski, Alexander; Nicolas, Mike; O'Connor, Tara Helen; Pereira, Joe [Percussion]; Rubin, Josh [Clarinet]; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Winant, William [Percussio...
Conductors: Lubman, Bradley; Oramo, Sakari
Three powerful dramatic works from Zorn's remarkable concert music catalog! Zorn's unique cello concerto is a colorful virtuoso showpiece for cellist Fred Sherry and three...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 / 2012-01-31Performers: Hirsch, Shelley; Lee, Okkyung; Marclay, Christian; Matthew Welch [Bagpipes/Composer]; Mori, Ikue; Parkins, Maggie; Parkins, Sara; Parkins, Zeena; Pugliese, Jim; Staley, James; Watson, David [Bagpipes...
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 / 2011-05-31Works: George Lewis: Les Exercices Spirituels, for ensemble & electronics; Hello Mary Lou, for ensemble; Ikons, for ensemble
Performers: Archinal, Brian [Percussion]; Ballance, Sara; Carroll, Ian; Lamon-Anderson, Ariana; Lewis, George [Clarinet]; Lewis, George [Trombone/Electronics]; Savage, David; Turney, Kimberly; Walters, Ashley
Conductors: Petit, Arnaud; Bettendorf, Carl Christian; Steiger, Rand
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Erik Satie; Wet Ink
Composer, scholar, computer wizard and trombonist extraordinaire George Lewis is one of the world's most distinguished musicians, and Les Exercises Spirituels is one of his...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 / 2010-02-23Works: 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 / 2009-10-27Works: David Simons: Odentity, for ensemble; Uncle Venus, for gamelan & string quartet; Music for theremin & gamelan; Chain of Incident, for percussion
Performers: Chiu, Tom; Chiu, Tom Teh; Griffin, Stephanie; Karrer, Lisa; Schwimmer, Rob; Simons, David
Conductors: Simons, David
Ensemble: Harry Parts' Fictive Ensemble
Personnel: David Simons (percussion, sampler); Tom Chiu (violin); Stephanie Griffin (viola); Rob Schwimmer (Theremin)....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 / 2008-08-19Works: Anthony Pateras: Chromatophore; 76755; Automatons; When objects dream; JWT; Autophagy
Performers: Anderson, Natasha; Chan, Rebecca; Espinosa, Diego; Garcia, Jose [Percussion]; Hanlon, Benjamin; Jeffery, Vivien; Martinez, Juan [Percussion]; Metcalfe, Nicholas; Pateras, Anthony; Read, Christian; Ro...
Conductors: Pateras, Anthony;
Ensemble: Australian Chamber Orchestra; Autralian National Academy of Music Ensemble; Ear Massage Percussion Quartet
Anthony Pateras is a composer/performer based in Melbourne who is as comfortable writing for full orchestra as he is performing in intimate improvisational groupings. Pateras...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2008-05-27Works: Elliott Sharp: Eye in the Sky; Homage James Tenney; Light in Fog; 95 for EC from E#; Dispersion of Seeds; Seize Seas Seeth Seen
Performers: Block, Mike; Choi, Jennifer; Huebner, Gregor [violin]; Lawrence, Ron
Ensemble: Sirius String Quartet
This is the second CD in a series presenting the complete string quartets of composer/performer/producer/instrument builder Elliott Sharp. One of the busiest and most consistently...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-09-25Works: Lisa Bielawa: A Collective Cleansing; Lamentations for a City; Kafka Songs
Performers: Bielawa, Lisa; Kihlstedt, Carla
Bringing together a sensuous sense of sound with lyrical sensibilities, Lisa's compositions point her towards a new postmodern romanticism. This is a brilliant debut by...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2006-07-25Works: John King: AllSteel; 'Round Sunrise; Lightning Slide
Performers: Dufallo, Cornelius; Farris, Ralph; Lawson, Dorothy; Rowell, Mary
A vibrant trio of string quartets by this multi-talented guitarist/composer who has written music for Merce Cunningham, the New York City Ballet, Guy Klucevsek, Aki...continue...
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 / 2005-10-18Works: 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 / 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 / 2004-10-19Works: John Zorn: Necronomicon; Sortilège
Performers: Choi, Jennifer; Lowenstern, Michael; Mills, Jesse; O'Neill, Richard; Sherry, Fred; Smith, Tim [clarinet]
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 / 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
1 CD / Tzadik / 2000-12-05Works: Mark Dresser: Ricochet; Air to Mir; Bundy; Spin X; Althaus; Frammus; Marinade; Subtonium X
Performers: Dresser, Mark; Hemingway, Gerry; Le Clair, David; Maroney, Denman; Rowell, Mary; Schneider, Regula; Sverrisson, Skuli; Ziegler, Matthias
1 CD / Tzadik / 2000-06-27Works: Eyvind Kang: Circle of Fair Karma; Sweetness of Candy; Hour of Fair Karma; 10; Ayanamsha
Performers: Agguire, Courtney; Angela, Loss; Clarke, Leila; Dalaba, Leslie; Frisell, Bill; Kang, Eyvind; Lowe, Keith; Lurie, Jessica; Martine, Tucker; McKinnon, Bar; Moore, Paul; Ramnath, Kala; Schiller, Evan; S...
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 / 1999-11-16Works: Gerry Hemingway: Contigualis Part 1; Contigualis Part 2; Aurora; Circus; The Visiting Tank
Performers: Baker, Jim [Percussion]; Dresser, Mark; Ehrlich, Marty; Gordon, Joshua; Hemingway, Gerry; Min-Young, Kim; Parkins, Sara; Taylor, David [trombone]; Ting, Liuh-Wen; Vu, Cuong; Wolf, Lawrence
1 CD / Tzadik / 1999-07-20Works: John Zorn: Cat o'nine tails; The Dead Man; Memento Mori; Kol Nidre
Performers: Feldman, Mark; Friedlander, Erik; Hammann, Joyce; Martin, Lois
1 CD / Tzadik / 1998-04-21Works: Eyvind Kang: Theater of Mineral NADEs
Performers: Kang, Eyvind
2 CD / Tzadik / 1998-03-17Works: John Zorn: Tahah; Sippur; Karet; Hadasha; Taharah; Mispar; Ratzah; Zebdi; Yatzah; Malkhut; Hodaah; Elilah; Meholalot; Kochot; Lachish; Shidim; Aravot; Moshav; Lilin; Hazor; Kisofim; Khebar; Laylah; T...
Performers: Baptista, Cyro; Baron, Joey; Cohen, Greg; Feldman, Mark; Friedlander, Erik; Ribot, Marc
Ensemble: Bar Kokhba Sextet; Masada String Trio
1 CD / Tzadik / 1997-11-18Works: Mark Dresser: Banquet; Loss of the Innocents
Performers: Dresser, Mark; Feldman, Mark; Friedlander, Erik; Lawrence, Ron; Parkins, Sara; Rojas, Marcus; Speed, Chris; Ziegler, Matthias
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 / 1997-03-18Works: Lam Bun-ching: ...Like Water
Performers: Abel, David [violin/vla]; Steinberg, Julie; Winant, William
Ensemble: Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio
1 CD / Tzadik / 1996-05-07Works: Elliott Sharp: X-topia; Intifada
Performers: Buckholz, Dawn; Carter, Regina; Insell, Judith; Sharp, Elliott; Soldier, Dave
Ensemble: Soldier String Quartet
1 CD / Tzadik / 1996-04-23Works: Eyvind Kang: 7 Nades
Performers: Colbourne, Scott; Kang, Eyvind
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-11-21Works: Yuji Takahashi: Finger Light
Performers: Ishikawa, Ko; Shimonoto, Ayumi; Suzumi, Kishiko; Takada, Kazuko; Takahashi, Yuji; Yumiko, Tanaka
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-10-17Works: Richard Teitelbaum: Golem
Performers: Hirsch, Shelley; Lewis, George [Trombone]; Moss, David; Teitelbaum, Richard; Zingaro, Carlos
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-01-01Works: Alvin Curran: Animal Behavior; Why is this night different than all other nights
Performers: Curran, Alvin; Haas, Donald; Malan, Roy; Sprinkle, Annie; Wahrhaftig, Peter; Winant, William