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 / 2012-10-30Works: 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 / 2012-01-31Performers: 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 / 2011-05-31Works: 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 / 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 / 2010-05-18Works: 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 / 2009-10-27Works: 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 / 2009-06-16Works: 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 / 2008-03-18Works: 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 / 2008-01-22Works: Chris Dench: Permutation City
Performers: Neville, Peter
Born in the UK, and now a resident of Melbourne, composer Chris Dench is a member of the new complexity movement along with Brian Ferneyhough,...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 / 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 / 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 / 2005-11-22Works: 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 / 2005-03-22Works: 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 / 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 / 2002-01-22Works: 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 / 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 / 2001-10-23Works: 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 / 2001-09-25Works: 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
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 / 2000-12-05Works: 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 / 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: 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 / 1998-11-17Works: 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: Alvin Curran: Theme Park; Charlie's Park
Performers: Winant, William
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: Luc Ferrari: Cellule 75; Place des Abbesses
Performers: Brown, Christopher; Ferrari, Luc; Winant, William
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 / 1997-08-19Works: 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 / 1995-10-17Works: Richard Teitelbaum: Golem
Performers: Hirsch, Shelley; Lewis, George [Trombone]; Moss, David; Teitelbaum, Richard; Zingaro, Carlos
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
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
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-01-01Works: Christopher Brown: Lava
Performers: Brown, Christopher; Dill, Tom; Tomita, Toyoji; Wahrhaftig, Peter; Winant, William
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-01-01Works: Mamoru Fujieda: The Night Chant III; The Night Chant I
Performers: Ebihara, Koshin; Fujieda, Mamoru; Grimmer, Mineko; Matsukura, Toshiyuki; Sakai, Satoshi; Sakurai, Makiko; Takada, Kazuko; Uesugi, Kodo
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-01-01Works: David Shea: Hsi-Yu Chi
Performers: Cain, Sim; Hideki, Kato; Man, Wu; Parkins, Zeena; Pugliese, James; Ribot, Marc; Shea, David; Tobias, Alex; Wilson, Rebecca; Zorn, John
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-01-01Works: Gisburg: Opening; No Form stranger not at all; Imaginary Movielandscape 1; Portrait; Jawohl; Tango; Ritual; Dying takes its time; Fruits; Mic 'N Drums; Mein Herz hat nicht vergessen
Performers: Bard, Christine; Chiappetta, Quentin; Gisburg; Leclair, Jacqueline; O'Malley, Jeff; Radding, Reuben; Sun, Christina