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 / 2013-09-24Works: 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 / 2013-01-29Works: 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 / 2012-01-31Performers: 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 / 2010-05-18Works: 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 / 2009-10-27Works: 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: John Zorn: Book of Angels
Performers: Friedlander, Erik
Erik shows off his remarkable technique in ten compositions from Zorn's lyrical 'Book of Angels'. This is Erik at his best. Rich, romantic, gripping music...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 / 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 / 2005-02-22Works: 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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 / 1998-11-17Works: David Shea: Chamber Symphony no 1; The "Voice" Suite
Performers: Bernat, Miguel; Friedlander, Erik; Pugliese, James; Shea, David; Van Bockstal, Piet
Conductors: Octors, Georges-Elie
Ensemble: Ictus Ensemble
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 / 1998-03-17Works: Lam Bun-ching: The Child God; Autumn Sound; The Great River Flows East
Performers: Bun-ching, Lam; Chen, Shi-Zheng; Kinney, Michelle; Lowenstern, Michael; Man, Wu; Sopyla, Ron; Tao, Chen; Tunick, Danny
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
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 / 1996-08-20Works: Erik Friedlander: The Watchman
Performers: D'Angelo, Andrew; Friedlander, Erik; Gress, Drew; Speed, Chris
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 / 1995-11-21Works: Harry Partch: 17 Lyrics of Li Po
Performers: Kalm, Stephen; Mook, Theodore
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-11-21Works: Jim O'Rourke: Cede; Terminal Pharmacy
Performers: Burr, Tony; Cortazzo, Jeff; Dockter, Mike; Franck, Hattie; Hemmer, Lisa; Keck, Robert; Labreque, Mary; Lev, Wendi; Loch, Dan; McEntire, John; O'Rourke, Jim; Oberg, Sue; Prosser, Rob; Saderk, Stan; Su...
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-09-19Works: John Zorn: Redbird; Dark river
Performers: Emanuel, Carol; Friedlander, Erik; Jaffee, Jill; Pugliese, James
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