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...
1 CD / Mode Records / 1997-04-22Works: Iannis Xenakis: Dämmerschein, for 89 musicians; Persephassa, for 6 percussionists; La Déesse Athéna, for baritone, solo percussion & 10 musicians; Edgard Varèse: Amériques
Performers: Adams, Timothy
Conductors: Izquierdo, Juan Pablo
Ensemble: Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic