4 CD / Mode Records / 2008-02-19Works: Iannis Xenakis: Psappha, for solo percussion; O-Mega, for solo percussion & 13 musicians; Kassandra, for amplified voice, psalterion & percussion; Rebonds, for solo percussion; Gérard Pape: Fu...
Performers: Auzet, Roland; Bancquart, Alain; Campion, Edmund; Isherwood, Nicholas [Bass Baritone Vocals]; Orieux, Armelle; Pape, Janet S.; Tanaka, Karen
Conductors: My, Dominique; Bancquart, Alain; Adrien, Jean-Marie
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Musique Aujourd'hui
"Inactuelles" is a unique collaboration between Mode and the Parisianart-book store Tschann, to combine CDs and video DVDs of musical performances with an informative musical...continue...
3 CD / Mode Records / 2006-12-05Works: Iannis Xenakis: Persephassa, for 6 percussionists; Psappha, for solo percussion; Dmaathen, for oboe & percussion; Pléïades, for 6 percussionists; Komboï, for percussion & harpsichord...
Performers: Harris, John Mark; Huang, Aiyun; Larson, Philip; Leclair, Jacqueline; Schick, Steve; Stuart, Greg; Wettstein, Shannon
Ensemble: Red Fish Blue Fish
As Steven Schick states in his comprehensive essay accompanying this set, Xenakis was the "progenitor of modern percussion music." Of course Iannis Xenakis did not...continue...