Steve Reich: Drumming, Parts I-IV; Six Pianos; Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices & Organ / Russ Hartenberger, Bob Becker, James Preiss
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2012-07-31Works: Steve Reich: Drumming, for 2 female voices, piccolo, 4 pairs of bongos, 3 marimbas & 3 glockenspiels; Six Pianos; Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices and Organ, for 3 female voices, 3 marimbas, 3 gl...
Performers: Barbara, Joan La; Becker, Bob [Percussion]; Chambers, Steve; Clayton, Jay; Ferchen, Timothy; Harms, Ben; Hartenberger, Russ; Jarrett, Janice; Preiss, James; Reich, Steve [Composer]; Velez, Glen
Drumming is a classic of hope and achievement. Coming after a few years - the late sixties - when so many old barriers had fallen,...continue...
Recording information: Studio Rahlstedt, Hamburg, Germany (01/1974)....continue...
2 CD / Lovely Music / 2008-09-09Works: Robert Ashley: Concrete, opera
Performers: Ashley, Sam; Barbara, Joan La; Buckner, Thomas [Baritone Vocals]; Humbert, Jacqueline
Robert Ashley is known for his work in new forms of opera and multi-disciplinary projects. Born in 1930, he was educated at the University of...continue...
Personnel: Thomas Buckner , Sam Ashley, Jacqueline Humbert (vocals)....continue...
1 CD / Orange Mountain Music / 2006-10-10Works: Philip Glass: North Star; Dressed like an Egg; Mad Rush
Performers: Barbara, Joan La; Glass, Philip; Hiskey, Iris; Landry, Dickie; Rickard, Gene
'Analog,' Orange Mountain Music's new release by Philip Glass contains three seminal works in Glass's musical history. In the late 1970's, two film producers, Francois...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2006-03-31Works: Neil B. Rolnick: Shadow Quartet, for string quartet & computer generated sounds; Gate Beats, computer generated sounds; The Real Thief of Baghdad, for narrator & computer generated sounds; Fiddle Fad...
Performers: Barbara, Joan La; Reynolds, Todd [Violin]
Ensemble: Quintet of the Americas
2 CD / Lovely Music / 2005-11-01Works: Robert Ashley: Celestial Excursions
Performers: Ashley, Robert; Ashley, Sam; Barbara, Joan La; Buckner, Thomas [Baritone Vocals]; Humbert, Jacqueline; Tyranny, "Blue" Gene
Conductors: Ashley, Robert
Personnel: Robert Ashley (vocals, keyboards); Thomas Buckner , Sam Ashley, Jacqueline Humbert (vocals); "Blue" Gene Tyranny (piano).
Recording information: the Kitchen....continue...
Steve Reich: Variations, Six Pianos / San Francisco Symphony and Edo de Waart (original recording reissued)
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2002-08-13Performers: Barbara, Joan La; Becker, Bob [Percussion]; Chambers, Steve; Clayton, Jay; Ferchen, Tim; Ferchen, Timothy; Harms, Ben; Hartenberger, Russ; Jarrett, Janice; Preiss, James; Reich, Steve; Velez, Glen
Conductors: De Waart, Edo
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony
The legendary recordings of 'Music for Mallet Instruments' and 'Six Pianos' has been newly remastered for this reissue, plus the gorgeious ' Variations.' Reich's works...continue...
1 CD / Lovely Music / 2000-01-01Works: Alvin Lucier: Music for Piano with Magnetic Strings; Theme; Music for Gamelan Instruments, Microphones, Amplifiers & Loudspeakers
Performers: Ashley, Sam; Barbara, Joan La; Buckner, Thomas [Baritone Vocals]; Humbert, Jacqueline; Lucier, Alvin; Svard, Lois
Ensemble: Wesleyan University Gamelan Ensemble
Theme consists of three pieces composed by Alvin Lucier in the mid-'90s. In Music for Piano With Magnetic Strings, he has pianist Lois Svard place several E-Bows (small electromagnets often used with ...continue...
1 CD / New World / 1997-07-01Works: Morton Subotnick: And the Butterflies Begin to Sing for string quartet, bass, midi keyboard and computer; All My Hummingbirds Have Alibis for flute, cello midi keyboard, midi mallets and computer
Performers: Arias, Marcia Littley de; Arias-Flores, Javier; Barbara, Joan La; Cheng, Gloria; Duke-Kirkpatrick, Erika; Johnston, Malcolm; Kashiwagi, Kyoko; Knoles, Amy; Stone, Dorothy; Subotnick, Morton [Composer...
Ensemble: Amernet String Quartet; California EAR Unit
1 CD / Centaur / 1995-03-17Works: Larry Austin: La Barbara; Laurie Spiegel: Cavis Muris; Joan La Barbara: L'albero dalle foglie azzure; Stephen Travis Pope: Kombination XI
Performers: Barbara, Joan La; Orland, Barbara Herr
1 CD / New Albion / 1995-01-01Works: John Cage: A Flower, for voice & closed piano; Mirakus2, for solo voice; Eight Whiskus, for solo voice; The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs, for voice & closed piano; Nowth upon Nacht, for voice ...
Performers: Barbara, Joan La; Evans, Scott; Stein, Leonard; Winant, William [Percussion]
Beautifully performed pieces from 1942 to 1985 by vocalist Joan LaBarbara with piano and percussion. Contains: A Flower (1950), Mirakus (1984), Eight Whiskus (1984), The Wonderful Widow of 18 Springs ...continue...
2 CD / Nonesuch / 1992-11-17Works: Robert Ashley: Improvement, opera
Performers: Ashley, Robert; Barbara, Joan La; Buckner, Thomas [Baritone Vocals]; Erbe, Tom; Hamilton, Tom; Klein, Adam; Neuburg, Amy X