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 / 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: John Zorn: Rimbaud, suite for chamber ensemble & electronics
Conductors: Lubman, Bradley
Ensemble: Talea Ensemble
An eclectic suite inspired by revolutionary French writer Arthur Rimbaud, whose incredible life and work continues to be a symbol for rebellion and visionary freedom...continue...
Rimbaud is a fascinating collection of four stylistically diverse, wildly imaginative, mostly manic pieces by John Zorn, all inspired by the 19th century French Symbolist poet. Zorn takes the meaning ...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 / 2011-04-19Works: John Zorn: The Satyr's Play, for 2 percussionists; Cerberus, trio for brass
Performers: Baptista, Cyro; Evans, Peter [Trumpet]; Rojas, Marcus; Taylor, David; Wolleson, Kenny
Conductors: Zorn, John [Composer]
Two dramatic new worlds in sound from our downtown Alchemist who continues to confound and defy expectations well into his fourth decade of recorded activity....continue...
Recording information: East Side Sound, NYC.
John Zorn, whose music does not fit classical or jazz categories or even the in-between third stream classification, has constantly explored new ter...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 / 2009-11-24Works: José Maceda: Ugnayan, for ensemble
Performers: Abrogar, Nita; Arrieta, Josefina; Federizon, Ruben; Maceda, Jose; Nicolas, Arsenio Jr.; Obispo, Fabian; Prudente, Felicidad; Regalario, Antonio
An important discovery of the original 1974 recording of a Maceda masterpiece! Recorded as 20 channels broadcast simultaneously on all of Manila's radio stations to...continue...
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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 / 2008-06-24Works: Lukas Ligeti: Balafon Dance System; To Enter - To See Masks; To Exit - To See Faces; Great Circle's Tune 1; Great Circle's Tune 2; Nightmare Logic; Stories of the Unknown
Performers: Ligeti, Lukas
Lukas Ligeti is a drummer and composer of Hungarian descent. Born in Vienna, he has lived in Burkina Faso and San Francisco and currently makes...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2008-03-18Works: Teiji Ito: Axis Mundi; Quetzalcoatl
Performers: Erkkila, Dan; Ito, Genji; Ito, Teiji; Tsuji, Yukio
Ensemble: Navajo- and Sioux-Nation Singers
Now hailed as one of the downtown scene's founding fathers, Teiji Ito blended world music, avant-garde classical and improvisation as early as 1952. This fourth...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-11-20Works: Richard Crandell: Spring Steel
Performers: Baptista, Cyro; Crandell, Richard
Here we have another remarkable recording by the quirky Oregon composer/performer Richard Crandell., whose first delightful CD for Tzadik 'Mbira Magic' hit several Best Ten...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-11-20Works: Eyvind Kang: The Clowns Song
Performers: Kohl, Joshua
This is another important piece of the elusive and hermetic Eyvind Kang puzzle. This newest studio project from one of the most consistently interesting young...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-11-20Works: Jose Maceda: Strata
Ensemble: William Winant Percussion Group
This is the second Tzadik release from one of the most original and underappreciated composers of the twentieth century. With his passing in 2004, several...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-10-23Works: Guy Klucevsek: Tea Song
Performers: Ohrenstein, Dora
Composer/accordionist Guy Klucevsek is one of the few musicians alive who is as comfortable working with Laurie Anderson, John Zorn, or Bang on a can...continue...
2 CD / Tzadik / 2007-08-28Works: Teiji Ito: Light Along The Way
Tzadik's third Teiji Ito release highlights his versatile and evocative music for films. Included are two major Deren scores and recently discovered music for a...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-07-31Works: Ha-Yang Kim: Lens; Oon; Samtak; Metasmatter
"Cellists may well take interest in what Kim is doing; it definitely extends the capabilities of the instrument and moves it out of the common...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2006-09-19Works: Billy Martin: Starlings 1; Starlings 2; Starlings 3; Starlings 4; Starlings 5; Pelagos; Soul Map; Metamorphosis 1; Metamorphosis 2; Metamorphosis 3; Stridulation for the Good Luck Fest; Stridulation;...
Performers: Martin, Billy
Conductors: Coleman, Anthony; Martin, Billy
Ensemble: Black Elk; Sirius String Quartet; Whirligig Percussionists
'Starling' is a striking and colorful CD of chamber music by Billy Martin, the dynamic percussionist from one of the world's most popular instrumental bands,...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 / 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 / 2005-03-22Works: Matthew Welch: Siubhal Turnlar; Enantiomorphs; The Self and the Other
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-02-22Works: Chieko Mori: Fly Away; Jumping Rabbit; Moon Park; Midnight Forest; Quiet Church; Paper Airplane; Charm Music Box; Red + Balloon; Dreams
Performers: Mori, Chieko
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 / 2004-02-24Works: Ernesto Martinez: Duofónica; Tolantongo Son; Adiciónes; Verdad a Medias; Half True); Ya Te Vi Lupe Ya Te Vi; Mutaciones Basadas en el Canon de Pachelbel; Estudios Micro Rítmicos ...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2001-11-20Works: Otomo Yoshihide: Anode 1; Anode 2; Anode 3; Anode 1 Variation
Performers: Itoken; Krebs, Annette; Kumiko, Takara; M, Sachiko; Mari, Furuta; Masahiro, Uemura; Nishi, Yoko; Sugimoto, Taku; Tetsuji, Akiyama; Yasuhiro, Yoshigaki; Yoshihide, Otomo; Yoshimitsu, Ichiraku
1 CD / Tzadik / 2001-09-25Works: Annie Gosfield: Rotation; The Rails to Furth; From Lever to Wheel; The Unaflow Principle; Friction; Puncher; The Product of Force and Motion; Mechanical Firing of a Yellow Pipe; Impulse Turbine; Comb...
Performers: Brodmann, Hans-Günter; Cain, Sim; Gosfield, Annie; Kleier, Roger; Mori, Ikue; Pugliese, James; Rosenbauer, Matthias
Ensemble: Flux String Quartet; Talujon Percussion Quartet
1 CD / Tzadik / 2001-07-24Works: Jose Maceda: Pagsamba; Suling-Suling; Colors without Rhythm
Conductors: ; Maceda, José
Ensemble: Jose Maceda Ensemble; Manila Symphony Orchestra; Mills Colleg Ensemble
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 / 1999-11-02Works: Otomo Yoshihide: Modulation no 1; Modulation no 2; Cathode no 1; Cathode no 2
Performers: Eto, Naoko; Imahori, Tsuneo; Ishikawa, Ko; Kawasaki, Uta; Kikuchi, Masaki; Kondo, Yoshiaki; Kudo, Miho; M, Sachiko; Mochizuki, Naoya; Nakamura, Toshimaru; Otani, Yasuhiro; Yamashita, Toru; Yoshida, A...
1 CD / Tzadik / 1998-11-17Works: Annie Gosfield: Nickolaievski Soldat; Freud; The Manufacture of Tangled Ivory; Four Roses; Blue Serge; Brawl
Performers: Ackley, Bruce; Adams, Steve [saxophone]; Bard, Christine; Gosfield, Annie; Kleier, Roger; Mook, Theodore; Ochs, Larry; Pugliese, James; Raskin, Jon
Ensemble: ROVA Saxophone Quartet
"...The performances sound authoritative, the composer is a convincing performer of her own work, and the sound is suitably clear and in-your-face. Despite its somewhat...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 1998-04-21Works: Eyvind Kang: Theater of Mineral NADEs
Performers: Kang, Eyvind
1 CD / Tzadik / 1998-04-21Works: Luc Ferrari: Cellule 75; Place des Abbesses
Performers: Brown, Christopher; Ferrari, Luc; Winant, William
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
1 CD / Tzadik / 1997-03-18Works: John Schott: In These Great Times
Performers: Dunn, Trevor; Murray, John Horton; Schott, John; Wollesen, Kenny
1 CD / Tzadik / 1996-08-20Works: Erik Friedlander: The Watchman
Performers: D'Angelo, Andrew; Friedlander, Erik; Gress, Drew; Speed, Chris
1 CD / Tzadik / 1996-04-23Works: Eyvind Kang: 7 Nades
Performers: Colbourne, Scott; Kang, Eyvind
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-11-21Works: Harry Partch: 17 Lyrics of Li Po
Performers: Kalm, Stephen; Mook, Theodore
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-10-17Works: David Weinstein: On the far reaches; 544 Hemlock Street; Marcia Baskin; Hymie and Harry; Claire; I put on shows; Killing the ants; Singing with Johnny; Street fair; Bongos; Mrs. McIntyre/Chrysler Bui...
Performers: Hirsch, Shelley; Weinstein, David
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-05-23Works: Arnold Dreyblatt: Point Rotation; Next Slide; Animal Magnetism; Group Velocity; Side Band; Flashbulb History; Epilogue
Performers: Berthet, Pierre; Brody, Paul; Durand, Werner; Langer, Uwe; Lebahn, Dirk; Mello, Chico; Ocougne, Silvia; Schade, Jan
Conductors: Dreyblatt, Arnold
Ensemble: Orchestra of Excited Strings