1 CD / Nonesuch / 2014-08-21Works: Severiano Briseño: El sinaloense; Agustín Lara: Se me hizo fácil; Juan Garcia Esquivel: Mini Skirt; Mexican Traditional: El llorar (Crying); Alberto Dominguez: Perfidia; Silvestr...
Performers: Albarran, Ruben; Bringas, Alfredo; Conte, Luis; Culp, Jennifer; De Real, Emmanuel; Dutt, Hank; Flores, Alejandro; Florinda, Doña; Gómez Bolaños, Roberto; Gallardo, Ricardo; Garci...
Ensemble: Café Tacuba; Kronos Quartet; Tambuco
"Nuevo" is something of a near-hallucinatory journey in sound. A bawdy song from Mazatlan, a romantic standard of the 60's, "space-age bachelor pad music" of...continue...
This album was nominated for the 2002 Grammy Award for Best Classical
Personnel: Rominko Mendez Xik, Efrén Vargas, Carmen Gomez Oso (vocals); Rita Cantalagua, Josel...continue...
5 CD / Nonesuch / 2014-04-08Works: Dumisani Maraire: Mai Nozipo (Mother Nozipo), for ngoma, hosho & string quartet; Kutambarara (Spreading), for vocals, mbira, hosho, chorus & string quartet; Hassan Hakmoun: Saade (I'm Happy), for voi...
Performers: Addy, Obo; Alexandrovich, Mikhail; Conte, Luis; Din, Hamza El; Dutt, Hank; Flores, Alejandro; Florinda, Doña; Gómez Bolaños, Roberto; Garcia, Carlos [leaf]; Gasparyan, Djivan; Go...
Ensemble: Alim Qasimov Ensemble; Café Tacuba; Taraf de Haïdouks
2 CD / Nonesuch / 2008-09-23Works: John Adams: A Flowering Tree
Performers: Adams, John [Composer]; Owens, Eric [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Rivera, Jessica [Soprano Vocal]; Thomas, Russell
Conductors: Adams, John [Composer]
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; Schola Cantorum de Venezuela
The performances on this 2 disc set, which includes extensive liner notes and the complete libretto, were recorded at the Barbican Center London, in August...continue...
1 CD / Nonesuch / 2008-02-05Works: Terry Riley: The Cusp of Magic, for string quartet & pipa
Performers: Commanday, Elisabeth; Dvorin, David; Man, Wu
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
The Cusp of Magic, continues the San Francisco-based Kronos' extraordinary, career-length collaboration/dialogue with composer Terry Riley, the progenitor of the minimalist movement. Northern Californ...continue...
The Wire (p.53) - "Riley's grounding in Indian music is present in the rhythmic intricacy of this piece, its poise and supple pacing."...continue...
2 CD / Nonesuch / 1992-11-17Works: Robert Ashley: Improvement, opera
Performers: Ashley, Robert; Barbara, Joan La; Buckner, Thomas [Baritone Vocal]; Erbe, Tom; Hamilton, Tom; Klein, Adam; Neuburg, Amy X