1 CD / Tzadik / 2008-03-18Works: Teiji Ito: Axis Mundi; Quetzalcoatl
Performers: Erkkila, Dan; Ito, Genji; Ito, Teiji; Tsuji, Yukio
Ensemble: Navajo- and Sioux-Nation Singers
Now hailed as one of the downtown scene's founding fathers, Teiji Ito blended world music, avant-garde classical and improvisation as early as 1952. This fourth...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2008-02-19Works: Marc Ribot: Exercises (13) for Guitar solo "In Frustration"; The Joy of Repetition
Performers: Ribot, Marc
Heretical new music for solo guitar composed and performed by the radical maverick Marc Ribot, who has worked with everyone from Elvis Costello, Maryanne Faithful...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2008-01-22Works: Fred Frith: Save As
Performers: Vanderwalle, Daan; Winant, William
Conductors: Drury, Stephen
Ensemble: Callithumpian Consort
A new CD of classical chamber music by a contemporary master who has been redefining new music since 1972 with cutting edge bands like Henry...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2008-01-22Works: Chris Dench: Permutation City
Performers: Neville, Peter
Born in the UK, and now a resident of Melbourne, composer Chris Dench is a member of the new complexity movement along with Brian Ferneyhough,...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-11-20Works: Jose Maceda: Strata
Ensemble: William Winant Percussion Group
This is the second Tzadik release from one of the most original and underappreciated composers of the twentieth century. With his passing in 2004, several...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-11-20Works: Eyvind Kang: The Clowns Song
Performers: Kohl, Joshua
This is another important piece of the elusive and hermetic Eyvind Kang puzzle. This newest studio project from one of the most consistently interesting young...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-11-20Works: Richard Crandell: Spring Steel
Performers: Baptista, Cyro; Crandell, Richard
Here we have another remarkable recording by the quirky Oregon composer/performer Richard Crandell., whose first delightful CD for Tzadik 'Mbira Magic' hit several Best Ten...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-10-23Works: Guy Klucevsek: Tea Song
Performers: Ohrenstein, Dora
Composer/accordionist Guy Klucevsek is one of the few musicians alive who is as comfortable working with Laurie Anderson, John Zorn, or Bang on a can...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-09-25Works: Lisa Bielawa: A Collective Cleansing; Lamentations for a City; Kafka Songs
Performers: Bielawa, Lisa; Kihlstedt, Carla
Bringing together a sensuous sense of sound with lyrical sensibilities, Lisa's compositions point her towards a new postmodern romanticism. This is a brilliant debut by...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...
2 CD / Tzadik / 2007-08-28Works: Teiji Ito: Light Along The Way
Tzadik's third Teiji Ito release highlights his versatile and evocative music for films. Included are two major Deren scores and recently discovered music for a...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-07-31Works: Ha-Yang Kim: Lens; Oon; Samtak; Metasmatter
"Cellists may well take interest in what Kim is doing; it definitely extends the capabilities of the instrument and moves it out of the common...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-07-31Works: Noah Creshevsky: Red Carpet; Psalmus; To Know and Not to Know; Once; Chamber Concerto; Jubilate; Sequenza; Independence Day; Free Speech
Performers: Buzzarte, Monique; Cluver, Martha; Griffith, Beth; Margolis, Al
A former student of Boulanger and Berio, Noah Creshevsky has been creating expressive and exhilarating electroacoustic compositions since 1971. Using an extended, all-inclusive sound palette,...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-05-22
Michael C. Maguire is a Canadian based composer who has created a personal and quirky hybrid blending classical and popular culture. The two works presented...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-04-24Works: Sylvie Courvoisier: Ricochet
Swiss born composer/ improviser Sylvie Courvoisier is one of the most creative and imaginative pianists in new music. A frequent collaborator of Mark Feldman, Ikue...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-03-27
The second in a series of releases by the legendary downtown pioneer Teiji Ito presents his postmodern masterpiece Tenno, blending Japanese, African, Carribean and Western...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-03-27
Guitarist/composer/conductor/vocalist Derek Keller was born in Philadelphia and now resides in La Jolla, California. A former student of Roger Reynolds, George Crumb and Brian Ferneyhough,...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2007-01-30
Released briefly on the Nonesuch label in 1988 and unavailable for years, Scott Johnson's score for the Paul Schrader film on Patty Hearst was one...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2006-09-19Works: Billy Martin: Starlings 1; Starlings 2; Starlings 3; Starlings 4; Starlings 5; Pelagos; Soul Map; Metamorphosis 1; Metamorphosis 2; Metamorphosis 3; Stridulation for the Good Luck Fest; Stridulation;...
Performers: Martin, Billy
Conductors: Coleman, Anthony; Martin, Billy
Ensemble: Black Elk; Sirius String Quartet; Whirligig Percussionists
'Starling' is a striking and colorful CD of chamber music by Billy Martin, the dynamic percussionist from one of the world's most popular instrumental bands,...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2006-08-22Works: Anthony Coleman: Township Jive; Set into Motion; The Hidden Agenda; Pushy Blueness
Performers: Camerieri, C. J.; Cappelli, Marco; Caswell, Ron; Clark, John [french horn]; Coleman, Anthony; Ellsworth, Ann; Fiedler, Joe; Garchik, Jacob; Haskins, Taylor; Kubera, Joseph; McIntyre, Christopher; Nor...
Conductors: Evans, Greg
Ensemble: TILT Brass Band
1 CD / Tzadik / 2006-07-25Works: John King: AllSteel; 'Round Sunrise; Lightning Slide
Performers: Dufallo, Cornelius; Farris, Ralph; Lawson, Dorothy; Rowell, Mary
A vibrant trio of string quartets by this multi-talented guitarist/composer who has written music for Merce Cunningham, the New York City Ballet, Guy Klucevsek, Aki...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2006-05-23
A remarkable new CD of compositions from one of the world's most radical harpists, who has worked with Bjork, Fred Frith, John Zorn, Bang on...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2006-02-21Works: Wayne Horvitz: Mountain Language IV; Mountain Language III; Whispers, Hymns and a Murmur; Mountain Language I
Ensemble: Koehne Quartet
This record is a well-blended composition of profound knowledge in jazz and popular music, soaring lyricism and abstract impressionism with a touch of the blues....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2006-01-24Works: John Zorn: Book of Angels
Performers: Courvoisier, Sylvie; Feldman, Mark
1 CD / Tzadik / 2006-01-24Works: Jon Gibson: Call; Criss Cross; Equal Distribution no 1
Performers: Gibson, Jon [class / sax]
Since 1973 Jon Gibson has been making startlingly beautiful solo music for saxophone and flute that owes nothing to the jazz tradition. This concerto was...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-11-22Works: 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 / 2005-11-22Works: Ayuo: A Stranger; Aoi no Ue; Ulysses and the City of Dreams - Episode 1; Ulysses and the City of Dreams - Episode 2; On the Morning of March 1, 2005; Mark-Anthony Turnage: This Silence
Performers: Ayuo; Matthews, Sally; Nagasu, Tomoka; Takada, Kazuko; Takahashi, Yuji
Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
The creator of two of the most fascinating releases on the New Japan series, (Izutsu and Red Moon) Ayuo now turns his hand to one...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-10-18Works: Toby Driver: Kandu Vs Corky (Horrorca); The Lugubrious Library Loft; Brown Light Upon Us; Eptaceros
Performers: Antolik, Kristen; Davé, Sheel; Driver, Toby; Graham, Forbes; Gutterman, Sam; Jarvis, Trevor; Larosa, Doug; Massi, Greg; Matsumiya, Mia; McGuire, Ryan
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-10-18Works: Bradley Lubman: Garden, electronic music; Jumping To Conclusions, electronic music with string quartet; Scary Plumbing Remix 1, electronic music; K.O.M.2, electronic music; Entry Level, electronic mu...
Performers: Guterman, Beth; Lubman, Bradley; Orlando, Courtney; Prato, Olivia De; Radnofsky, Lauren
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-03-22Works: Matthew Welch: Siubhal Turnlar; Enantiomorphs; The Self and the Other
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-03-22Works: Chris Brown: Transmission Tenderloin; Retroscan; Rogue Wave; Flies; Cloudstreams / Bellwethers; Alternating Currents
Performers: Abel, David [violin/vla]; Brown, Chris; Def, Eddie, DJ; Ergün, Cenk; Galindo, Guillermo; Scanlon, Pat; Steinberg, Julie; Tomita, Toyoji; Usami, Tadashi; Winant, William
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-02-22Works: Chieko Mori: Fly Away; Jumping Rabbit; Moon Park; Midnight Forest; Quiet Church; Paper Airplane; Charm Music Box; Red + Balloon; Dreams
Performers: Mori, Chieko
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-02-22Works: Peter Garland: Coyote's Bones (Last Piece); Matachin Dances; Love Songs
Performers: Harris, Timb; Heise, Heather; Kihlstedt, Carla; Malan, Roy; Winant, William
Ensemble: Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio
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 / 2005-02-22Works: Charles Wuorinen: On Alligators, for flute/piccolo, oboe, clairnet, bassoon & string quartet; Quartet for Strings no 4; Natural Fantasy for organ; Concerto for piano & orchestra, No 3; Concerto for p...
Performers: Bowyer, Kevin; Frautschi, Jennifer; Geem, Jack van; Kolkay, Peter; Lim, Sunghae Anna; Neidich, Charles; O'Connor, Tara Helen; O'Neill, Richard; Ohlsson, Garrick; Reuter, Gerard; Rioth, Doug; Sherry, ...
Conductors: Wuorinen, Charles; Blomstedt, Herbert
Ensemble: ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Personnel: Douglas Rioth (harp); Jennifer Frautschi (violin); Misha Amory, Richard O'Neill (viola); Fred Sherry , Nina Lee (cello); Tara Helen O'Connor (flute, piccolo); Charles Neidich (clarinet); Ge...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2004-11-23
"What sets [Annie Gosfield] apart from her testosterone-heavy, rock-influenced colleagues is the imaginative end to which she puts any destructive impulses. The works on this...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2004-10-19Works: John Zorn: Necronomicon; Sortilège
Performers: Choi, Jennifer; Lowenstern, Michael; Mills, Jesse; O'Neill, Richard; Sherry, Fred; Smith, Tim [clarinet]
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1 CD / Tzadik / 2004-08-10Works: Morton Feldman: Patterns in a Chromatic Field
Performers: Curtis, Charles; Karis, Aleck
The definitive recording of one of Morton Feldman's most important and challenging pieces, played at the composer's marked tempos, and taking all the notated repeats....continue...
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1 CD / Tzadik / 2004-06-29
1 CD / Tzadik / 2004-04-27Works: Jerry Hunt: Phalba (Ila Multiplex), for flute, trombone, violin & clarinet with aural scores; Chimanzzi (Variant), for viola & piano; Cantegral Segment no 19, for trombone with live electronics & tap...
Performers: Barton Workshop, The; Denyer, Frank; Fulkerson, James; Small, Elisabeth
Ensemble: Barton Workshop
Personnel: James Fulkerson (trombone); Frank Denyer (piano).
Recording information: Amsterdam, The Netherlands (04/09/2000-07/02/2003); De Hoop, Dieman, Mexico (04/09/2000-07/02/2003)....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2004-03-23Works: Alvin Curran: Toto Angelica; Music is Not Music; Rites-Wasserkorso; For MG; In hora mortis; Endangered Species; Romulus and Remus Make a Ruckus; Pittura fresca; Inner Cities 2; Erat verbum; Floor Pla...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2004-02-24Works: Ernesto Martinez: Duofónica; Tolantongo Son; Adiciónes; Verdad a Medias; Half True); Ya Te Vi Lupe Ya Te Vi; Mutaciones Basadas en el Canon de Pachelbel; Estudios Micro Rítmicos ...
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1 CD / Tzadik / 2003-12-09Works: Mark Applebaum: Ferneyhough Remix "Affection Aphorism 1"; Janus; Omnibus Étude; Entre Funérailles no 4; Licensed to Fail; Meditation; Catfish; Disciplines; Snagglepuss Remix
1 CD / Tzadik / 2003-10-21Works: Chien-Yin Chen: Cloud Walking, for pipa & small ensemble; Chen Dah At Large, for clarinet, violin & piano; Purr, for double bass & organ; Wogen-Brandung-Wonne, for 3 guitars; Fuse Box, for 7 players
Performers: Anderson, Bill [Guitar]; Chen, Chien-Yin; Cohen-Moses, Lorraine; Dahl, Christina; Delpriora, Mark; Donato, Dominic; Dresser, Mark; Fader, Oren; Fen, Min Xiao; Kay, Alan R.; Kopperud, Jean; Levy, Matt...
Conductors: Hostetter, Paul
Personnel: Chien-Yin Chen (piano, organ); Oren Fader (guitar); Curtis Macomber (violin); John Whitfield (cello); Jayn Rosenfeld (flute, piccolo); Alan R. Kay, Jean Kopperud (clarinet); John Sheppard ...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2003-07-22Works: Milton Babbitt: Quartet for Strings no 6; Occasional Variations; Quartet for Strings no 2; Composition for guitar
Performers: Anderson, William; Babbitt, Milton [Composer]
Personnel: William Anderson (guitar); Aaron Boyd , Harumi Rhodes, Anahid Ajemian, Matthew Raimondi (violin); James Myer Hogg, Jean Dupouy (viola); Katherine Cherbas, Michael Rudiakov (cello).
1 CD / Tzadik / 2003-02-25Works: Elliott Sharp: Digital; Lumen; Tessalation Row; Diurnal; Ringtoss; Hammer Anvil Stirrup; ShapeShifters; Twistmap
Ensemble: Meridian String Quartet; Soldier String Quartet
"Not only are Sharp's works frequently abrasive on the surface, but once inside you're liable to find dense thickets of rhythmic patterns that sound more...continue...