1 CD / Canteloupe / 2014-04-29Works: Julia Wolfe: Steel Hammer, for 3 voices & chamber ensemble
Ensemble: Bang On A Can All-Stars; Trio Mediaeval
Inspired by her love of Appalachia, Julia Wolfe based her text for Steel Hammer on over 200 versions of the "John Henry" ballad. Steel Hammer...continue...
Recording information: James L. Dolan Music Recording Studio at New York Unive (11/2011/02/2012)....continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2012-04-24Works: Don Byron: Four Thoughts on Marvin Gaye (String Quartet no 2); John Halle: Sphere[']s, for string quartet; Julia Wolfe: Early That Summer; John King: No Nickel Blues, for string quartet; Raz Mesinai:...
Performers: Bunch, Kenji [Viola]
Ensemble: Ethel Quartet
Acclaimed as America's premier post-classical string quartet, ETHEL presents a power-packed, sonic snapshot of the group's life in New York City in its latest album...continue...
There are so many striking aspects to Heavy, the 2012 album by the self-proclaimed post-classical string quartet Ethel, that it's hard to know where to begin. The music itself, written between 1996 an...continue...
1 CD / Canteloupe / 2011-03-29Works: Julia Wolfe: Cruel Sister, for string ensemble; Fuel, for string ensemble
Performers: Ensemble Resonanz
Conductors: Lubman, Bradley
Ensemble: Ensemble Resonanz
Provocative and intense, Julia Wolfe's music combines minimalist techniques, repetitive rhythms, & sustained harmonies with a rock sensibility. Cruel Sister was commissioned by the Munich...continue...
Recording information: Bremen....continue...
1 CD / Canteloupe / 2009-11-10Works: Julia Wolfe: LAD, for 9 bagpipes; Dark Full Ride, for 4 drum sets; My lips from speaking, for 6 pianos; Stronghold, for 8 double basses
Performers: Black, Robert [Bass]; Matthew Welch [Bagpipes/Composer]; Moore, Lisa [Piano]
Julia Wolfe's 'Dark Full Ride' consists of four new compositions, each written for multiples of individual instruments - nine bagpipes, four drum sets, six pianos...continue...
1 CD / Canteloupe / 2003-02-01Works: Julia Wolfe: Dig Deep; Four Marys; Early That Summer
1 CD / Canteloupe / 2001-03-13Works: Julia Wolfe: Believing; Arnold Dreyblatt: Escalator; Michael Gordon: I Buried Paul; Glenn Branca: Movement Within; Phil Kline: Exquisite Corpses
Ensemble: Bang On A Can