Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001): Linaia-Agon (2 performances, studio & live); Zythos, for trombone & 6 marimbas; Interviews & documentary / Benny Sluchin; Jens McManama; Jérémie Dufourt, Arnaud Boukhitine [DVD]
1 DVD Video / Mode Records / 2015-08-07Works: Iannis Xenakis: Linaia-Agon (1972); Zythos (1996) for trombone and 6 marimbas
Performers: Boukhitine, Arnaud; Dufourt, Jérémie; McManama, Jens; Sluchin, Benny
Conductors: Schick, Steven
Ensemble: red fish blue fish
1 CD / Mode Records / 2015-06-09Works: Lewis Nielson: Le Journal du Corps, for string quartet; Tocsin, for 6 percussionists; Axis (Sandman), for percussion & string quintet
Performers: Dufour, Emily; Schick, Steve
Conductors: ; Schick, Steve; Demaison, Nicholas
Ensemble: ; Jack Quartet; Red Fish Blue Fish
American Record Guide, November/December 2015
The performers seem to be doing a fine job playing this music. If the concept turns you on, you should go...continue...
2 CD / Mode Records / 2014-10-14Works: Karlheinz Stockhausen: Refrain, for piano, vibes, celesta (or synthesizer) & sound projector; Trio for Percussion (Schlagtrio), for piano and 2x3 timpani; Kontakte, for piano, percussion & electronic...
Performers: Antoniadis, Pavlos [Percussion]; Avery, James; DeHart, Justin; Lukacs, Katalin [Piano]; Oliveira, Fabio; Schick, Steve
Ensemble: Red Fish Blue Fish
American Record Guide, March/April 2015
This CD collects all of Stockhausen's percussion music from 1958 to 1964. Pride of place belongs to the two monumental works...continue...
Recording information: Theater A, University of California, San Diego (2008-05-21_2008-05-22&2008-)....continue...
Xenakis: Ensemble Music 3 - Palimpsest; Echange; Akanthos; Zythos et al. / Benny Sluchin; Tony Arnold
1 CD / Mode Records / 2013-11-05Works: Iannis Xenakis: Palimpsest, for 11 musicians; Échange, for bass clarinet & 13 musicians; Akanthos, for soprano & 8 musicians; Zythos, for trombone & 6 marimbas; Thalleïn, for 14 musicians...
Performers: Arnold, Tony [Soprano Vocal]; Rubin, Joshua; Sluchin, Benny; Smythe, Corey
Conductors: Schick, Steve;
Ensemble: International Contemporary Ensemble; Red Fish Blue Fish
American Record Guide, March/April 2014
Palimpsest is a small concerto for piano and percussion, with those instruments placed behind a row of string and wind players....continue...
Recording information: Conrad Prebys Hall, University of San Diego, California (01/13/2010-01/15/2010)....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...