John Zorn (b.1953): Commedia dell'Arte - 5 miniatures for brass quintet, cello quartet, piano trio, vocal quartet and woodwinds /
1 CD / Tzadik / 2016-08-26Works: John Zorn: Harlequin, for viola, flute, clarinet & bassoon; Colombina, for 4 female voices; Scaramouche, for double bass, drums & piano; Pulcinella, for brass quintet; Pierrot, for 4 cellos
Performers: Armbrust, Kyle; Bagg, Eliza; Brailey, Sarah; Calloway, Rachel; Campbell, Jay [Cello]; Chase, Claire; Gosling, Stephen; Heller, Rebekah; Marica, Mihai; Nicolas, Mike; Rubin, Joshua; Solleck-Avella, Ki...
Ensemble: American Brass Quintet
A fabulous and multifaceted suite celebrating the vibrant Italian dramatic form Commedia dell'arte that began in the 16th century and flourishes to this day. The...continue...
Recording information: East Side Sound, NYC (03/27/2016); Second Story Sound (03/27/2016); East Side Sound, NYC (10/31/2015); Second Story Sound (10/31/2015); East Side Sound, NYC (11/16/2015); Second...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2014-06-24Works: John Zorn: Pandora's Box, for voice & string quartet; Missa Sine Voces; Zeitgehöft, for violin & cello; Babel, for cello; Hexentarot, for violin, cello & piano
Performers: Campbell, Jay [Cello]; Gosling, Stephen; Otto, Chris; Sun, Sarah Maria; Zeigler, Jeff [Philadelphia]
Ensemble: Adritti Quartet; Talea Ensemble
This is a fabulous collection of five of Zorn's most exciting and dynamic recent compositions performed by a variety of new music superstars. Pandora's Box...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2014-02-18Works: John Zorn: The Alchemist, for string quartet; Earthspirit, for 3 voices
Performers: Campbell, Jay [Cello]; Fulmer, David; Kim, Pauline; Mills, Jesse [Violin]; Zorn, John [Composer]
Personnel: Jesse Mills , Pauline Kim (violin); David Fulmer (viola); Jay Campbell (cello).
Recording information: Eastside Sound (10/30/2013)....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2013-11-19Works: John Zorn: The Tempest (A Masque), for flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, drums & percussion; All Hallows Eve (Satanic Counterpoint for the Witches' Sabbath), for violin, viola & cello; The Temptations ...
Performers: Campbell, Jay [Cello]; Fulmer, David; Otto, Chris
Ensemble: Fifth House Ensemble (Chamber Orchestra); International Contemporary Ensemble
Another installment of spectacular chamber pieces written form some of the greatest new music performers in the US today! Written as a companion piece to...continue...
Recording information: East Side Sound, New York City NY (07/2013)....continue...
Transylvanian Softwear - music by John Zorn; Guy Klucevsek; William Duckworth; Fred Frith / Guy Klucevsek, free-bass accordion
1 CD / Starkland / 2013-02-26Works: Guy Klucevsek: Transylvanian Software; Viavy Rose Variations; Perusal; Bandoneons, Basil and Bay Leaves; Microids (3); John Zorn: Road Runner; William Duckworth: Slow Dancing in Yugoslavia; Fred Frit...
Performers: Klucevsek, Guy
1 CD / Tzadik / 2013-01-29Works: John Zorn: City of Slaughter, film score; Schmatta, film score; Beyond the Infinite, film score
Performers: Burger, Rob; Mor, Omri; Zorn, John [Composer]
Recording information: EastSide Sound, NYC.
According to the liner notes included in the 25th volume of John Zorn's FilmWorks series, City of Slaughter/Schmatta/Beyond the Infinite may be the l...continue...
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, Joshua; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Winant, William [Percussion]; Wolle...
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 / 2012-08-28Works: John Zorn: Rimbaud, suite for chamber ensemble & electronics
Conductors: Lubman, Bradley
Ensemble: Talea Ensemble
An eclectic suite inspired by revolutionary French writer Arthur Rimbaud, whose incredible life and work continues to be a symbol for rebellion and visionary freedom...continue...
Rimbaud is a fascinating collection of four stylistically diverse, wildly imaginative, mostly manic pieces by John Zorn, all inspired by the 19th century French Symbolist poet. Zorn takes the meaning ...continue...
1 CD / Buda Records / 2011-07-12Works: Serge Kaufmann: Kol Nidré, for chorus, clarinet, string quartet, contrabass & piano; Jean-François Zygel: Kol Nidre, for cello & piano; John Zorn: Kol Nidre, for string quartet; Samuel Davi...
Performers: Bacri, Nicolas; Bailly, Martine; Benhamou, Armand; Bruch, Max [Composer]; Cuper, Philippe; David, Samuel; Kaufmann, Serge; Macfarlane, Thomas [Tenor Vocal]; Szigeti, Florin; Wiener, Nicole; Zaoui, Si...
Conductors: Daniel, Itai; Di Torrero, Brenda L.
Ensemble: Ensemble Choral Copernic
Recording information: Synagogue de l'Ulif, Copernic, Paris (11/18/2009)....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; Wollesen, 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 / BIS (Sweden) / 2011-03-10Works: Louis-Claude Daquin: 3ème Suite, 1er livre de pièces de clavecin; Jean-Philippe Rameau: Pièces de clavecin; Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in C minor, K. 11; George Frederick Handel: Suite...
Performers: Miki, Mie
Recording information: Länna Church, Sweden (10/2009)....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2010-10-25Works: John Zorn: Contes de Fées, for violin, piano & orchestra; (fay çe que vouldras), for piano; 777 (nothing is true, everything is permitted), for 3 cellos
Performers: Drury, Stephen; Friedlander, Erik; Nicolas, Mike; Nussbaum, Stephanie; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Zorn, John [Composer]
Composed in 1999 at the turning of the millennium, 'Cones de Fees' is one of Zorn's classical masterworks. A powerful violin concerto with a virtuosic...continue...
Personnel: Stephanie Nussbaum; Erik Friedlander, Tanglewood Orchestra, Ryan McAdams, Mike Nicolas, Stephen Drury, Fred Sherry ....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 / Cedille / 2009-09-29Works: Esa-Pekka Salonen: Lachen Verlernt; Elliott Carter: Lauds (4), for solo violin; Augusta Read Thomas: Pulsar, for solo violin; John Zorn: Goetia, 8 incantations for violin; Unspecified: Untitled CD-RO...
Performers: Koh, Jennifer [Violin]
"Koh is a magnificent and exciting artist, establishing from the first notes of the first piece a vital, vibrant presence, her instrument truly speaking in...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-09-25Works: John Zorn: Book of Angels
Performers: Friedlander, Erik
Erik shows off his remarkable technique in ten compositions from Zorn's lyrical 'Book of Angels'. This is Erik at his best. Rich, romantic, gripping music...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2006-01-24Works: John Zorn: Book of Angels
Performers: Courvoisier, Sylvie; Feldman, Mark
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2006-01-17Works: Darius Milhaud: Études sur des thèmes liturgiques du comtat Venaissin (3), for string quartet, Op. 442; Abraham Wolf Binder: Two Hassidic Moods, for string quartet; Ruth Schonthal: Quar...
Performers: Doane, Steven; Kaler, Ilya [Violin]; Taylor, George; Yang, Perrin
With the premiere recording of Darius Milhauds Etudes, based on the original synagogue melodies of Provencal Jewry, the world-renowned Juilliard String Quartet leads off this...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-10-18Works: 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 / 2005-02-22Works: 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 / 2004-09-21Works: John Zorn: Necronomicon; Sortilège
Performers: Choi, Jennifer; Lowenstern, Michael; Mills, Jesse; O'Neill, Richard; Sherry, Fred; Smith, Tim [clarinet]
1 CD / Tzadik / 2003-04-22Works: 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 / 2001-06-26Works: John Zorn: American Magus; In the Very Eye of Night; BeuysBlock; The Nerve Key
Performers: Choi, Jennifer; Deren, Maya; Zorn, John
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 / 1999-07-20Works: John Zorn: Cat o'nine tails; The Dead Man; Memento Mori; Kol Nidre
Performers: Feldman, Mark; Friedlander, Erik; Hammann, Joyce; Martin, Lois
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 / 1998-10-20Works: 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 / 1998-09-15Works: John Zorn: Aporias
Performers: Drury, Stephen
Conductors: Davies, Dennis Russell
Ensemble: American Composers Orchestra; Hungarian Radio/TV Children's Chorus
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 / 1998-01-20Works: John Zorn: Angelus Novus; For Your Eyes Only; Christabel; Carny
Performers: Drury, Stephen
Ensemble: Callithumpian Consort
7 CD / Tzadik / 1997-09-16Works: John Zorn: Lacrosse; Hockey; Archery; Take 1
Performers: Abbott, Mark; Ackley, Bruce; Bradfield, Polly; Chadbourne, Eugene; Coleman, Anthony; Cora, Tom; Dick, Robert; Horvitz, Wayne; Kaiser, Henry; Laswell, Bill; Lewis, George [Trombone]; Moss, David; Smit...
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 / 1995-09-19Works: John Zorn: Redbird; Dark river
Performers: Emanuel, Carol; Friedlander, Erik; Jaffee, Jill; Pugliese, James
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-09-19Works: John Zorn: The Book of Heads
Performers: Ribot, Marc