1 CD / Mode Records / 2005-06-21Works: John Cage: Seven Haiku, for piano; Music of Changes, for piano; Suite for Toy Piano, for toy piano or piano
Performers: Joste, Martine
1 CD / Mode Records / 2005-05-10Works: Iannis Xenakis: La Legende d'Eer, for 8-channel tape
Performers: Xenakis, Iannis
"Music is not a language. Any musical piece is akin to a boulder with complex forms, with striations and engraved designs atop and within, which men can decipher in a thousand different ways without e...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2005-04-26Works: Morton Feldman: Projection 1, for solo cello; Projection 2, for flute, trumpet, violin, cello & piano; Projection 3, for 2 pianos; Projection 4, for violin & piano; Projection 5, for 3 flutes, trumpe...
Performers: Corner, Philip; Denyer, Frank; Keser, Marieke; Kooistra, Taco
Conductors: ; Zwaanenburg, Jos
Ensemble: Barton Workshop
2 CD / Mode Records / 2005-02-22Works: John Cage: Apartment House 1776; Cheap Imitation, for solo violin
Performers: Arditti, Irvine
1 CD / Mode Records / 2005-01-25Works: Giacinto Scelsi: Suite no 2 "The Twelve Minor Prophets", for piano; Action Music, for piano
Performers: Clarke, Stephen
1 CD / Mode Records / 2004-12-07Works: George Crumb: Makrokosmos Vol 1 for amplified Piano; Makrokosmos II, for amplified piano
Performers: Nowitz, Alex; Tan, Margaret Leng
"The music is exciting, the playing is marvelous - Mode has produced another great disc." -Ingvar Loco Nordin, Sonoloco Record Reviews. "it was impossible not...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2004-11-23Works: John Cage: One 8
Performers: Bach, Michael
1 CD / Mode Records / 2004-10-19Works: Lou Harrison: Suite no 2 for String Orchestra (or string quartet); Suite for Symphonic Strings, for string orchestra; Suite for Pipa with String Orchestra (Concerto for Pipa with String Orchestra)
Performers: Man, Wu
Conductors: Miller, Rebecca
Ensemble: The New Professionals (Classical)
1 CD / Mode Records / 2004-09-21Works: Joël-François Durand: La terre et le feu, for oboe & chamber orchestra; Les raisons des forces mouvantes, for organ; La mesure des choses III - La mesure de la terre et du feu, for oboe &...
Performers: Ericsson, Hans-Ola; Hulse, Gareth; Silverthorne, Paul
Conductors: Valade, Pierre-Andre
This disc of French composer Joel-Francois Durand's music amplifies his ongoing interest in the classical 'four elements': air, earth, fire and water. World class performers...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2004-07-27Works: Roland Dahinden: Silberen, for piano & string quartet; Lichtweiss, for vibraphone
Performers: Kleeb, Hildegarde; Thurner, Bernd
Ensemble: Arditti String Quartet
1 CD / Mode Records / 2004-06-29
An American who came of age in the late 1980s, Jason Eckardt's music captures the essences of the genres that led him first to performance,...continue...
Personnel: Gregor Kitzis, Rolf Schulte (violin); Lois Martin (viola); Christopher Finckel (cello); Jean Kopperud (clarinet); Taimur Sullivan (saxophone); Marilyn Nonken (piano).
2 CD / Mode Records / 2004-06-29Works: Morton Feldman: Triadic Memories
Performers: Nonken, Marilyn
Of Ms. Nonken's October 2003 performance of 'Triadic Memories', John Rockwell wrote in The New York Times: 'Ms. Nonken played it with a relaxed, almost...continue...
2 CD / Mode Records / 2004-05-25Works: Somei Satoh: From the Depth of Silence, for 2 tubular bells & orchestra; Burning Meditation, version for baritone & string orchestra; Kyokoku, for baritone & orchestra; Kisetsu, for orchestra
Performers: Buckner, Thomas [Baritone Vocals]
Conductors: Kotik, Petr
Ensemble: Ostrava Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra
2 CD / Mode Records / 2004-04-06Works: Christian Wolff: Violist Pieces; Kegama; Peace March 1 "Stop Using Uranium"; Peace March 2; Emma; Digger Song; From Leaning Forward; Pieces (3) for Violin and Viola; For 5 or 10 People; Exercises; Da...
Conductors: Fulkerson, James
Ensemble: Barton Workshop
1 CD / Mode Records / 2004-04-06Works: Morton Subotnick: Sidewinder; Until Spring
1 CD / Mode Records / 2004-03-09Works: Phill Niblock: Disseminate Ostrava; Kontradictionaries; Disseminate Q-02
Performers: Avondts, Roel; Bachmann, Leo; Bischof, Madeleine; Capece, Lucio; Eckhardt, Julia; Goldfarb, Claire; Mejer, Thomas K.J.; Tierens, Elke
Conductors: Kotik, Petr;
Ensemble: Ensemble OCNM; KONTRA-trio; Ostrava Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra; Q-02
1 DVD Video / Mode Records / 2004-02-10Works: John Cage: Works
Run Time: 84 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA
1 CD / Mode Records / 2003-12-09Works: Elliott Carter: Fragment II, for string quartet; Quintet for piano & strings; Syringa, for mezzo-soprano, bass-baritone & 11 instruments; Tempo e Tempi, for soprano, oboe, clarinet, violin & cello; Q...
Performers: Morelli, Frank [Bassoon]; Niedich, Charles; Oppens, Ursula; Purvis, William [Horn]; Shelton, Lucy [Soprano Vocal]; Solomon-Glover, Andre; Taylor, Stephen W. [Oboe]
Conductors: Milarsky, Jeffrey; Asbury, Stefan
Ensemble: Ensemble Sospeso, New York City
1 CD / Mode Records / 2003-11-25Works: John Cage: Variations no 1, for any number of players and means; Variations no 2, for any number of players and means; Lecture on nothing; Variations no 3, for any number people performing any actions
Performers: Adams, John D.S.; Dietz, Curtis; Francavilla, Nadia; Gray, D'Arcy Philip; Hornsby, Richard; Miller, Andrew R.; Patterson, Gina; Pridmore, Helen
Ensemble: Motion Ensemble
1 CD / Mode Records / 2003-10-21Works: Morton Feldman: Three Clarinets, Cello and Piano, for 3 clarinets, cello & piano; Bass Clarinet and Percussion, for bass clarinet, cymbals & gong; Quartet for Clarinet and Strings
Performers: Andreyev, Elena; Dutrieu, Pierre; Leterme, Vincent; Rivalland, Francoise; Robinson, Carol [clarinet]; Voize, Olivier; Wiersma, Peppie
1 CD / Mode Records / 2003-08-26Works: Arvo Pärt: Variations for the Healing of Arinushka, for piano; Für Alina; John Cage: Perpetual Tango, for piano; Giacinto Scelsi: Illustrazione (4), for piano; Mauricio Kagel: An Tasten, et...
Performers: Schvartz, Haydee
1 CD / Mode Records / 2003-08-26Works: Christian Wolff: Pebbles, for violin & piano; Duo for violinist & pianist
Performers: Clarke, Stephen; Sabat, Mike
1 CD / Mode Records / 2003-08-12Works: Michael Colgrass: Déjà vu, for percussion quartet & orchestra; Dream Dancer; Gunther Schuller: In Praise of Winds
Performers: Klymus, William; Means, Jeffrey; Radnofsky, Kenneth; Rubinshteyn, Timur; Victor, David
Conductors: Peltz, Charles
Ensemble: New England Conservatory Ensemble
Michael Colgrass and Gunther Schuller have led lives musically rich in varied influences - performing music of the 19th century tradition, embracing the 20th century...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2003-06-10Works: John Cage: Soliloquy, for piano; Three Easy Pieces, for piano; Four Walls, for voice & piano
Performers: Bruce, Jack; Schvartz, Haydée
1 CD / Mode Records / 2003-05-06Works: Lou Harrison: The Marriage at the Eiffel Tower, for chamber ensemble; The Only Jealousy of Emer, incidental music for celeste. piano, flute, cello & bass; Young Caesar, versions for puppet-opera and ...
Performers: Andrie, Karen; Brandenburg, Mark; Brown, Susan; Cass, Jennifer; Gandolfi, Jodi; Macomber, Scott; Maginnis, Patrice; McGushin, Michael; Miller, Leta E.; Rosenberg, Joel; Staufenbiel, Brian; Winant, Wi...
Conductors: Paiement, Nicole A.
Ensemble: California Parallèle Ensemble; California Parallèle Ensemble ; Members of the University of California Santa Clar; U. C. Santa Cruz Chamber Singers
2 CD / Mode Records / 2003-02-25Works: Alain Bancquart: Le Livre du Labyrinthe
Performers: Artaud, Pierre-Yves; Baldassaré, Frédéric; Billier, Sylvaine; Briard, Thierry; Curt, Emmanuel; Gallois, Pascal; Garioud, Romain; Isherwood, Nicholas; Joste, Martine; Lauridon, Fl...
Personnel: Claude Pavy (electric guitar); Pierre-Yves Artaud (flute); Carol Robinson (clarinet); Emmanuel Curt (percussion).
Recording information: Salle Olivier Messiaen, Radio France, Paris,...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2003-02-11Works: John Cage: Chorals, for violin solo; One6, for violin solo
Performers: Arditti, Irvine
"If you were as impressed as I was by Irvine Arditti's staggering performances of John Cage's more-difficult-than-they-sound 'Freeman Etudes' a few years back, you'll probably...continue...
5 CD / Mode Records / 2002-11-26Works: Morton Feldman: Quartet for Strings II
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-11-26Works: Chaya Czernowin: Six miniatures and a simultaneous song, for 2 ensembles; Shu Hai in an orchestral setting, for voice, 9 recorded versions of the voice, orchestra & live elec; Shu Hai mitamen behatal...
Performers: Catchlove, Brian; Kayser, Deborah; Morris, Geoffrey; O'Dwyer, Timothy; Rae, Paula; Tooby, John; Veltheim, Erkki; Wassermann, Ute
Conductors: Hewett, Simon; Kalitzke, Johannes
Ensemble: Basel Symphony Orchestra; Elision
1 DVD Video / Mode Records / 2002-11-12
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-10-22Works: John Cage: One9, for Sho solo
Performers: Miyata, Mayumi
The Sho os a mouth organ with bamboo pipes that acts as one the harmony producing instruments in Japanese gagaku. Both solo works were composed...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-09-10
"These four works, composed between 1992 and 1997, provide a concentrated introduction to Zimmermann's way with those paradoxes. Though often simple in texture and rhythm,...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-08-27Works: Peter Garland: Another Sunrise, for 2 pianos & 4 percussionists; Dreaming of Immortality in a Thatched Cottage, for 3 voices, harpichord & percussion; I have had to learn the simplest things last, fo...
Performers: Gunji, Maya; Kennedy, John; Suter, Mark; Takahashi, Aki; Trigg, William; Wood, Charles
Conductors: Kennedy, John; Wood, Charles
Ensemble: Essential Music
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-07-23Works: Christian Wolff: Look She Said, for solo double bass with voice; Jasper, for double bass & violin; String Bass Exercise out of "Bandiera Rossa"; Dark as a Dungeon, for double bass & trombone; Untitle...
Performers: Black, Robert [Bass]; Josephson, Julie; Lorentz, Robin
2 CD / Mode Records / 2002-07-09Works: John Cage: Roaratorio - An Irish Circus on 'Finnegans Wake'; Laughtears; Writing for the Second Time through Finnegans Wake
Performers: Cage, John; Ennis, Seamus; Glackin, Paddy; Heaney, Joe; Malloy, Matt; Mercier, Mell; Mercier, Peadher; Schöning, Klaus
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-05-21Works: Morton Feldman: Journey to the End of the Night, for soprano, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet & bassoon; Between Categories, for 2 pianos, 2 chimes, 2 violins & 2 cellos; Intervals, for bass-baritone,...
Performers: Fulkerson, James; McFadden, Claron; Tassel, Charles van
Conductors: Fulkerson, James
Ensemble: Barton Workshop
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-03-26Works: John Cage: Triple-Paced no 1, for piano; Triple-Paced no 2, for prepared piano; Totem Ancestor, for prepared piano; Ad Lib, for piano; Jazz Study, for piano (authorship uncertain); Music for Marcel D...
Performers: Tan, Margaret Leng
Personnel: Margaret Leng Tan (piano); John Cage (percussion).
Recording information: Crowell Concert Hall, Wesleyan University, Middletown, (04/04/1999-08/06/2001); Wlater Reade Theater, Lincol...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-02-26Works: Bernadette Speach: Trio des Trois III, for viola, cello & piano; When It Rains, Lleuve, for piano; Chosen Voices, for prepared guitar & toy piano; les ondes pour quatre, for string quartet; Angels in...
Performers: Heiss, David; Mare, Anthony de; Martin, Lois; Speach, Bernadette
Conductors: Speach, Bernadette
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-02-26Works: Bernadette Marie Speach: Moto; Pensées; Trajet; Sonata for Piano; Shattered Glass; Telepathy
Performers: Davis, Thulani; de Mare, Anthony; Horner, Lindsey; Hoyer, Jeff; Krech, Leonard; Lake, Oliver; Melford, Myra; Pugliese, Michael; Schanzer, Jeffrey; Vigeland, Nils; Williams, Jan
Conductors: Speach, Bernadette Marie
Ensemble: Bowery Ensemble
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-02-26Works: Giacinto Scelsi: Ixor, for reed instrument; Piccola suite, for flute & clarinet; Preghiera per un' ombra; Ko-lho; Pwyll, for flute; Studies (3) for Eb clarinet; Rucke di guck, for piccolo & oboe; Lat...
Performers: Milliken, Cathy; Novakova, Clara; Robinson, Carol [clarinet]
1 CD / Mode Records / 2002-02-26Works: John Cage: Five, for any 5 voices or instruments; Ryoanji, for voice, flute, oboe, trombone, contrabass, percussion, chamber orchestra & 2nd voice ad; Four5, for 4 saxophones; Five4, for 2 saxes & pe...
Performers: Bertoncini, Mario; Kaczynski, Raymond; Krieger, Ulrich; Ruger, Tobias; Schaper, Gerhard; Volker, Reimar
1 CD / Mode Records / 2001-10-23Works: Henry Cowell: Suite for Small Orchestra; Heroic Dance; Dance Forms, for 3 melody instruments and 2 percussionists, HC 521; Les mariés de la Tour Eiffel; Reel for Small Orchestra no 2; Dance of...
Performers: Caine, Jennifer; Gandolfi, Josephine; Hillhouse, Wendy; Maginnis, Patrice
Conductors: Paiement, Nicole A.
Ensemble: California Parallèle Ensemble
2 CD / Mode Records / 2001-09-11Works: Iannis Xenakis: Mycanea-Alpha; Polytope de Cluny; Brigitte Robindoré: L'autel de la perte et de la transformation; Comme etrangers et voyageurs sur la terre; Jean-Claude Risset: Saxatile; Nico...
Performers: Auzet, Roland; Isherwood, Nicholas; Kientzy, Daniel; Takada, Kazuko; Talibart, Claire
Conductors: Henzold, Olaf;
Ensemble: Arditti String Quartet; Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Mode Records / 2001-04-24Works: Morton Subotnick: Touch; A Sky of Cloudless Sulphur; Gestures "It Begins with Colors"
Performers: La Barbara, Joan
1 CD / Mode Records / 2001-02-27Works: Giacinto Scelsi: Canti del capricorno; Hymnos; Hurqualja; Konx-om-pax
Performers: Ahlstedt, Douglas; Vaillancourt, Pauline
Conductors: Izquierdo, Juan Pablo
Ensemble: Carnegie Mellon University Philharmonic Orchestra
Hymnos' large orchestra is divided into two groups, placed on each side of a central axis made up of the organ, timpani, and percussion. About...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2001-01-23Works: Aaron Copland: Piano Fantasy; Charles Ives: Sonata for Piano no 1
Performers: Laimon, Sara
Timed to coincide with the centennial celebration of Copland's birth, this recording couples two major - and somewhat neglected - works of 20th century American...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2001-01-23Works: Gabriel Valverde: Espacios Inasibles, for large orchestra; Resplandor de los Surem, for piano; Terra Incognita, for string trio & electronic tape; El Silencio ya no es el Silencio, for harp; 5000 Voc...
Performers: Schvartz, Haydée
Conductors: Volmer, Arvo; Cuendet, Olivier
Ensemble: Ensemble 2E2M; Malmö Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Mode Records / 2000-11-28Works: Giacinto Scelsi: Sonata for Piano no 2; Sonata for Piano no 4; Suite no 9 "Ttai", for piano
Performers: Bessette, Louise
1 CD / Mode Records / 2000-10-24Works: John Cage: Two 4 for Violin and Piano/Sho
Performers: Arditti, Irvine; Miyata, Mayumi
Personnel: Irvine Arditti (violin); Mayumi Miyata (sho); Stephen Drury (piano).
These two magnificent versions of John Cage's late duo work Two4, one with the Japanese sho (mouth organ), the ot...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2000-08-22Works: Paul Koonce: Walkabout; Hothouse; Pins; The Flywheel Dream