Instruments of Happiness: Music by Tim Brady (b.1956), Rainer Wiens, Antonie Berthiaume (b.1977) / Instruments of Happiness
1 CD / Starkland / 2016-03-25Conductors:
Ensemble: Instruments of Happiness
This debut of the electric guitar quartet Instruments of Happiness presents premiere recordings of four works from Tim Brady, Antoine Berthiaume, and Rainer Wiens. Allan...continue...
On the Nature of Thingness: Music by Phyllis Chen and Nathan Davis / International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)
1 CD / Starkland / 2016-02-26Conductors:
Ensemble: International Contemporary Ensemble
This album, presented by "One of the most accomplished and adventurous groups in new music," (The New York Times) contains seven works. Six of these...continue...
Chamber music of Martin Bresnick (b.1946): Prayers Remain Forever / Lisa Moore, piano; Sarita Kwok, violin; Ashley Bathgate, cello et al.
1 CD / Starkland / 2014-11-18Works: Martin Bresnick: Going Home; Ishi's Song, for voice & piano; Josephine the Singer, for violin; Strange Devotion, for piano; A Message from the Emperor, for speakers, vibraphone & marimba; Prayers Rem...
Performers: Compitello, Michael [Percussion]; Kwok, Sarita [Violin]; Moore, Lisa [Piano]; Rosenbaum, Ian
Ensemble: Double Entendre Music Ensemble; TwoSense
Prayers Remain Forever” presents premiere studio recordings of five recent chamber works by composer Martin Bresnick. The title work reflects Bresnick’s concerns “about what we...continue...
Recording information: Firehouse 12, New Haven, CT; Morse Recital Hall, Sprague Memorial Hall, The School o....continue...
1 CD / Starkland / 2013-02-26Works: Keeril Makan: 2, for ensemble; Zones d'accord, for cello; Target, for voice & ensemble; Resonance Alloy, for percussion
Performers: Makan, Keeril; Rubin, Laurie; Shively, David; Waterman, Alex
Conductors: Shively, David;
Ensemble: California E.A.R. Unit; Either Or (Ensemble)
Recipient of the Luciana Berio Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome, Keeril Makan has also received awards from the American Academy of Arts...continue...
Recording information: Firehouse, Pasadena, CA; SUNY Purchase; The Firehouse, Pasadena, CA....continue...
1 CD / Starkland / 2013-02-26Works: Vincent Persichetti: Sonata for Piano no 10, Op. 67; Serenade no 7, for piano, Op. 55; Sonata for Piano no 11, Op. 101
Performers: Burmeister, Ellen
Reissued from the original 1985 LP, this new CD of Vincent Persichetti’s piano works offers the only currently available recordings of the Tenth and Eleventh...continue...
Immersion / Merzbow, Meredith Monk, Pamela Z, Paul Dresher, Lukas Ligeti, Carl Stone et al. [DVD Audio]
1 DVD Audio / Starkland / 2013-02-26
Philip Bimstein: Larkin Gifford's Harmonica / Abramyan Quartet, Sierra Wind Quintet; Equinox Chamber Players
1 CD / Starkland / 2013-02-26Works: Phillip Kent Bimstein: Casino; Half Moon at Checkerboard Mesa; The Bushy Wushy Rag; Rockville Utah 1926; Larkin Gifford's Harmonica
Performers: Caplan, Stephen; Gifford, Larkin
Ensemble: Abramyan String Quartet; Equinox Chamber Players; Sierra Winds
As John Adams has written, "Listening to this album...makes me feel like I've taken a slow drive through a western landscape, meeting along the way...continue...
1 CD / Starkland / 2013-02-26Works: Robert Een: Breakdown Eleven; Riding Herd; Premonition; Death of a Dog; Dirge for Julius; Breaching the Wall; Mystery Two-Step; Gagaku Splash; Roman Bath; Breakdown Eleven (return); The Long Journey
Performers: Burwell, Carter; Een, Robert; Gadbois, Hearn; Hill, Timothy; Mankin, Nina
1 CD / Starkland / 2013-02-26Works: Stephen Montague: Aeolian Furies; Jerome Kitzke: Breath and Bone; Somei Satoh: Recitative; Lois V. Vierk: Blue Jets Red Sprites; Burt Bacharach: The Blob; One Less Bell to Answer; Guy Klucevsek: Thre...
Performers: Klucevsek, Guy
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 / Starkland / 2013-02-26Works: Charles Amirkhanian: Chu Lu Lu; Bajanoom; Vers les Anges; Gold and Spirit; Walking Tune (A Room-Music for Percy Grainger)
Performers: Amirkhanian, Charles
Village Voice (8/26/1998) - "The noises in Amirkhanian's sound poems are raw and brittle, yet lovingly dwelt upon....and Amirkhanian is the master ...of noise collage[portraits]....But...continue...
1 CD / Starkland / 2013-02-26Works: Phillip Kent Bimstein: Garland Hirschi's Cows; Louie Louie Variations; Dark Winds Rising; The Door; Vox=Dominum
Performers: Bimstein, Phillip Kent
Ensemble: Modern Mandolin Quartet; Turtle Island String Quartet
1 CD / Starkland / 2013-02-26Works: Paul Dresher: Underground; Other Fire; Mirrors; Casa vecchia
Performers: Black, Robert [doublebass]; Dresher, Paul
Conductors: Morimoto, Yuri
Ensemble: Ensemble 9