1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2013-09-10Works: Stephen Whittington: Music for Airport Furniture, for string quartet
Music for Airport Furniture is Australian composer Stephen Whittington's subtle and beautiful work for string quartet, which alludes to Erik Satie's "Furniture Music." The composer...continue...
Recording information: Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide (01/2013-02/2013)....continue...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2013-09-10Works: Jim Fox: Black Water, for 3 pianos
Performers: Pezzone, Bryan
This boisterously churning, occasionally raucous piece for three pianos is rich with dense, shimmering, rumbling tremolos set off by moments of twinkling quietude. Written in...continue...
Cold Blue Two - works by Daniel Lentz, John Adams; Gavin Bryars, James Tenney et al. / various artists
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2012-11-13Works: Daniel Lentz: Celli, for cello & electronics (or 10 cellos); Ingram Marshall: Son of Soe-pa, for classical guitar & electronics; Phillip Schroeder: Another Shore, for celeste & digital delay; Rick Co...
Performers: Barnes, Erin; Bergman, James; Cahill, Sarah; Catron, Jessica; Cox, Rick; Diamond, Theresa; Duke-Kirkpatrick, Erika; Fernandez, Alma Lisa; Fink, Michael Jon; Iles, Alex; Klucevsek, Guy; Marshall, Clem...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2011-05-10Works: John Luther Adams: Four Thousand Holes, for bells, vibraphone, piano & electronics; ...and bells remembered..., for ensemble
Performers: Adams, John Luther; Becker, Joseph; Deal, Scott; Drury, Stephen; Holden, Bill; Means, Jeffrey
Conductors: Drury, Stephen
Ensemble: Callithumpian Consort
"Four Thousand Holes" is an evocative, beautiful, virtuosic work for piano, percussion, and an electronic "aura" of processed instrumental sounds, in which shimmering cascades of...continue...
Recording information: Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston,....continue...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2009-11-10Works: Christopher Hobbs: Sudoku 82
Performers: Pezzone, Bryan
Specially priced CD single stickered with glowing reviews from Howard Skempton, Kyle Gann, and The Wire. This spare, beautiful, spacious 20-minute piece for eight pianos...continue...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2009-05-12Works: Peter Garland: Quartet for Strings no 1 'In Praise of Poor Scholars'; Quartet for Strings no 2 "Crazy Cloud"
Performers: Carey, Bridget; Lukoszevieze, Anton; MacKay, Gordon; Sturt, Hilary
Two alluring quartets rich in Southwestern American and Mexican influences, performed beautifully by members of renowned ensemble Apartment House....continue...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2009-05-12Works: John Luther Adams: in a room; at the still point; in the rain; The place we began
A collection of five mysteriously evocative, oddly beautiful electro-acoustic pieces that Adams built from a palette of short taped moments of music - fragments of...continue...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2007-11-13Works: John Luther Adams: Dark Waves, for 2 pianos & electronics; Among Red Mountains, for piano; Qilyuan, for 4 bass drums (or bass drum with digital delay); Red Arc/Blue Veil, for piano, mallet percussion...
Performers: Deal, Scott; Drury, Stephen; Gerber, Stuart; Takagi, Yukiko
This CD contains four of Adams’s beautifully shimmering, texturally rich compositions for various combinations of one or two pianos and various percussion instruments. Features performances...continue...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2007-02-13Works: Charlemagne Palestine: A Sweet Quasimodo Between Black Vampire Butterflies for Maybeck
Performers: Palestine, Charlemagne
Charlemagne Palestine is a historically important early minimalist, a contemporary of Philip Glass, Steve Reich, LaMonte Young, and Tony Conrad. The past five years have...continue...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2007-02-13Works: Michael Fahres: Sevan; The Tubes; Coimbra 4/Mundi Theatre
Performers: Atkins, Mark; Fahres, Michael; Hassell, Jon; Nazarian, Parik
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2006-03-14Works: Daniel Lentz: Is It Love; Lascaux; On the Leopard Alter; Wolf Is Dead; Requiem
Performers: Dunlap, Arlene; Ellis, Bradford; James, Susan; Kuehn, David; Lentz, Daniel; Lowe, Jessica
This is a first-time-on-CD reissue of 1984's beautifully recorded, successful vinyl release. Lentz's unusual musical structures are built via complex additive and subtractive processes. This...continue...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2006-03-14Works: Chas Smith: Descent; Endless Mardi Gras; False Clarity
Performers: Fin, Oja; Smith, Chas
Chas Smith is one of the most unique musicians working today. In the spirit of Harry Partch, Smith has created his own musical world, complete...continue...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2005-04-12Performers: Cox, Rick; Freeman, Peter; Newman, Thomas
Personnel: Rick Cox (electric guitar); Thomas Newman (piano).
Recording information: Rock River Sound, Venice, CA (11/2004)....continue...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2005-04-12Works: Kyle Gann: Long Night
Performers: Cahill, Sarah
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2004-04-06
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2004-04-06Works: Michael Jon Fink: A Temperament for Angels
Performers: Duke-Kirkpatrick, Erika; Fink, Michael Jon; Lorentz, Robin; Marmor, Jonathan
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2004-04-06Works: Daniel Lentz: Los tigres de marte
Performers: Duke-Kirkpatrick, Erika; Ellis, Bred; Kent, Peter; Lentz, Daniel; Lorentz, Robin; Newman, Maria; Walker, Marty
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2004-04-06Works: Jim Fox: The City the Wind Swept Away, for chamber ensemble
Performers: Bob Sanders; Duke-Kirkpatrick, Erika; Iles, Alex; Kent, Peter; Little, Jeannie; Lorentz, Robin; Newman, Maria; Pezzone, Bryan; Stetson, David
This 22-minute ambient tone poem could serve as the end credit score for a motion picture showing the desolation of a deserted city whose landmarks have been blown away by something or other. The piec...continue...
3 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2003-11-04Works: Peter Garland: Matachin Dances; Michael Jon Fink: Pieces (2) for Piano; Piano Solo; Veil; Vocalise; Barney Childs: Clay Music; Read Miller: Mile Zero Hotel; The Blueprint of a Promise; Chas Smith: Af...
Performers: Alwan, Georgia; Christensen, Joanne; Collins, Janyce; Cox, Rick; Duke-Kirkpatrick, Erika; Dunlap, Arlene; Dunlap, Richard; Eister, Garry; Erickson, Ronald; Fink, Michael Jon; Garland, Peter; Goodrich...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2003-04-08Works: Chas Smith: An Hour Out of Desert Center; Absence of Redemption; Albuquerque 5402
Performers: Smith, Chas
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2003-04-08Works: Michael Byron: Continents of city and love, for 2 pianos, synthesizer, string quartet & double bass; Tidal, for 2 pianos, synthesizer, string quartet & double bass; Evaporated pleasure, for 2 pianos;...
Performers: August, Gregg; Byron, Michael [Composer]; Cahill, Sarah; Kubera, Joseph; Supove, Kathleen
Ensemble: FLUX Quartet
Personnel: Tom Chiu (violin); Mel Mandel (viola); Darrett Adkins (cello); Sarah Cahill, Joseph Kubera (piano); Kathleen Supove (synthesizer); Gregg August (double bass).
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1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2002-11-05Works: John Luther Adams: The Farthest Place; The Light that Fills the World; The Immeasurable Space of Tones
Performers: Knoles, Amy; Lorentz, Robin; Newton, Barry; Pezzone, Bryan; Reichman, Nathaniel; Walker, Marty
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2002-11-05Works: Larry Polansky: Four-Voice Canons
Performers: Brooks, Nathan; Diamond, Jody; Didkovsky, Nick; Goode, Daniel; Kim, Ha-Yang; Mann, Chris; Polansky, Larry; Winant, William
Conductors: Brooks, William
Ensemble: York Vocal Index
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2002-04-02Works: John Luther Adams: Dark Wind, for bass clarinet, vibraphone, marimba & piano; Marty Walker: Interlude 2; Interlude 1; Michael Jon Fink: Thread of Summer; Rick Cox: When April May; Jim Fox: Between th...
Performers: Dimond, Valerie; Gottlieb, Gregg; Kent, Peter; Knoles, Amy; Newman, Maria; Pezzone, Bryan; Smith, Dan; Walker, Marty
Conductors: Newman, Maria
Ensemble: Amelite Consortium
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2002-04-02Works: Chas Smith: Beatrix; Ingram Marshall: Gradual Requiem; Peter Garland: The Three Strange Angels; Daniel Lentz: You Can't See the Forest...Music; Michael Byron: Marimbas in the Dorian Mode; Jim Fox: Ap...
Performers: Bowen, Eugene; Budd, Harold; Carey, Stan; Collins, Janyce; Cox, Rick; Eisner, Garry; Fausto; Fink, Michael Jon; Garland, Peter; Johnson, Beverly; Krupnick, Robert; Kuhlman, John; Lentz, Daniel; Littl...
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2001-10-30Works: Chas Smith: Uncovered the Nest; Gate 5; A Wasp on Her Abdomen; Rubric of Green; Aluminum Overcast; Nachthexen
Performers: Fin, Oja; Smith, Chas
Ensemble: Reseda Wind Ensemble; Reseda Woman's Choir
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2001-06-05Works: Peter Garland: Dancing on Water; Jim Fox: Among Simple Shadows; Michael Jon Fink: As Is Thought/Aurora; Rick Cox: On Tuesday; Michael Byron: Elegant Detours
Performers: Allen, Susan; Cox, Rick; Johnson, David [percussion]; Pezzone, Bryan; Smith, Wadada Leo; Walker, Marty; Winant, William
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2001-06-05Works: Michael Jon Fink: Pieces (5) for Piano; Preludes (2) for Piano; For Celesta; Living to be Hunted by the Moon; I Hear It in the Rain
Performers: Cox, Rick; Fink, Michael Jon; Morris, Dan; Pezzone, Bryan; Walker, Marty
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2000-10-17Works: Chas Smith: Nikko Wolverine; Tons Tons Macoutes; Genus, Sho-Bud; Near the Divide
Performers: Smith, Chas
1 CD / Cold Blue Music / 2000-10-17Works: Michael Byron: Music of Nights Without Moon or Pearl, for ensemble; Invisible "Seeds" for James Tenney, for ensemble; Entrances, for 4 pianos