5 CD / Nonesuch / 2014-04-08Works: Dumisani Maraire: Mai Nozipo (Mother Nozipo), for ngoma, hosho & string quartet; Kutambarara (Spreading), for vocals, mbira, hosho, chorus & string quartet; Hassan Hakmoun: Saade (I'm Happy), for voi...
Performers: Addy, Obo; Alexandrovich, Mikhail; Conte, Luis; Din, Hamza El; Dutt, Hank; Flores, Alejandro; Florinda, Dona; Garcia, Carlos [leaf]; Gasparyan, Djivan; Gomez Bolanos, Roberto; Gomez Oso, Carmen; Hakm...
Ensemble: Alim Qasimov Ensemble; Café Tacuba; Taraf de Haïdouks
Lei Liang (b. 1972): Verge; Tremors of a Memory Chord; Aural Hypothesis; Five Seasons / Pi-hsien Chen, piano; Wu Man, pipa
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2012-12-11Works: Lei Liang: Verge, for 18 solo strings; Aural Hypothesis, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano & vibraphone; Five Seasons, for pipa & string quartet; Tremors of a Memory Chord, for piano & grand ...
Performers: Man, Wu
Conductors: Schick, Steve; Drury, Stephen; ; Shao, En
Ensemble: Callithumpian Consort; Palimpsest; Shanghai Quartet; Taipei Chinese Orchestra
One of the most exciting voices in New Music (The Wire). The music of Chinese-born American Lei Liang integrates Chinese and Western instruments to create...continue...
1 CD / Onyx Classics / 2008-03-11Works: Tan Dun: Concerto for String Orchestra and Pipa; Toru Takemitsu: Nostalghia, for violin & strings; Jose Torrés, film score; Black Rain, film score; Face of Another, film score; Hikaru Hayashi: C...
Performers: Bashmet, Yuri [Conductor/Viola]; Man, Wu
Through his multi-faceted talents and bold personality, Yuri Bashmet is recognized as a virtuoso violist, violinist, and champion of new music. Founder of the Moscow...continue...
1 CD / CSO Resound / 2008-02-17Works: Ernest Bloch: Schelomo; Byambasuren Sharav: Legend of Herlen; Lou Harrison: Suite for Pipa with String Orchestra (Concerto for Pipa with String Orchestra); Sergey Prokofiev: Scythian Suite, Op. 20
Performers: Ma, Yo-Yo; Man, Wu; Sharp, John
Conductors: Harth Bedoya, Miguel; Gilbert, Alan
Ensemble: ; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Silk Road Ensemble
"Strangely it all works well... Harrison’s concerto is fascinating, a wonderful synergy of Far East and California west played to a tee by virtuoso pipa...continue...
1 CD / Nonesuch / 2008-02-05Works: Terry Riley: The Cusp of Magic, for string quartet & pipa
Performers: Commanday, Elisabeth; Dvorin, David; Man, Wu
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
The Cusp of Magic, continues the San Francisco-based Kronos' extraordinary, career-length collaboration/dialogue with composer Terry Riley, the progenitor of the minimalist movement. Northern Californ...continue...
The Wire (p.53) - "Riley's grounding in Indian music is present in the rhythmic intricacy of this piece, its poise and supple pacing."...continue...
1 CD / Orange Mountain Music / 2007-05-08Works: Philip Glass: The Sound of a Voice, suite from the incidental music; In the Summer House, incidental music (Bowles)
Performers: Bennion-Feeney, Krista; Chang, Lynn; Cook, Gary; Man, Wu; O'Connor, Tara Helen; Rejto, Peter; Sher, Richard
Theater Music Volume 1 features two ravishingly beautiful works from the world of theater: the instrumental suite from Glass' 2003 chamber opera The Sound of...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2006-07-01Works: Shih-Hui Chen: 66 Times; Fu 1, for pipa; Twice Removed, for clarinet; Fu 2, for pipa & orchestra; Shui
Performers: Fischer, Norman; Kierman, Jeanne; Man, Wu; Weigle, Elisabeth; Yeh, Min-Ho
Conductors: Rose, Gil;
Ensemble: ; Fischer Duo
The art-composer of today faces many challenges. On the one hand, one is tempted to create music that embraces a diversity of styles. On the...continue...
2 CD / Orange Mountain Music / 2005-07-12Works: Philip Glass: Orion
Performers: Arvanitaki, Eleftheria; Atkins, Mark; Glass, Philip Ensemble; MacIsaac, Ashley; Man, Wu; Mazumdar, Gaurav; Suso, Foday Musa
Conductors: Riesman, Michael
Ensemble: Philip Glass Ensemble; Uakti
"The lesson of 'Orion' is that Glass gets us to listen. His voice is unmistakable, yet he always finds room for other voices. We aren't...continue...
Personnel: Philip Glass (keyboards); Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Lisa Bielawa (vocals); Foday Musa Suso (kora); Wu Man (pipa); Gaurav Mazumdar (sitar); Ashley MacIsaac (violin); Andrew Sterman (flute, picc...continue...
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2003-02-07Works: Bright Sheng: Movements (4) for Piano Trio; Songs (3) for Pipa and Cello; Quartet for Strings no 3; Quartet for Strings no 4 "Silent Temple"
Performers: Man, Wu; Sheng, Bright; Tzavaras, Nicholas; Wei-Gang, Li
Ensemble: Shanghai String Quartet
1 CD / Sony Classical / 2002-04-16Works: Mongolian Traditional: Mongolian Traditional Long song; Byambasuren Sharav: Legend of Herlen; Chinese Traditional: Blue Little Flower; Mido Mountain; Zhao Jiping: Moon Over Guan Mountains; Michio Mam...
Performers: Aghaei, Siamak; Arron, Edward; Cords, Nicholas; Das, Sandeep; Fan, Joel [Piano]; Gramley, Joseph; Kalhor, Kayhan; Ke, Xue; Ma, Yo-Yo; Man, Wu; Pugh, Jim [Trombone]; Reynolds, Todd [Violin]; Shanahan,...
2 CD / Nimbus Records / 2000-01-11Works: Traditional: Lanterns and moon competing in brilliance; Ancient melodies of Wulin; The tyrant removes his armour; Chen Sui; The moon on high; Flute and Drum at Sunset; Birds in the Forest; Autumn Moo...
Performers: Man, Wu; Qi-Chao, Liu; Wang, Tien-Juo; Yi, Yang
1 CD / Tzadik / 1998-03-17Works: Lam Bun-ching: The Child God; Autumn Sound; The Great River Flows East
Performers: Bun-ching, Lam; Chen, Shi-Zheng; Kinney, Michelle; Lowenstern, Michael; Man, Wu; Sopyla, Ron; Tao, Chen; Tunick, Danny
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 1996-11-01Works: Anonymous: Xiyang xiaogu; Niao tou lin; Han'gong quiyue; Gu yun san die; Shimian maifu; Bun-Ching Lam: Run; Tan Dun: C-A-G-E IV, for pipa & ensemble; Chinese Traditional: Xiao Pu'an zhou (The chantin...
Performers: Man, Wu; Qi-Chao, Liu; Wang, Tien-Juo; Yi, Yang
Ensemble: Music From China
Personnel: Wu Man (pipa).
Recording information: Concert Hall of the Nimbus Foundation, Wyastone Leys, M....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 1995-01-01Works: David Shea: Hsi-Yu Chi
Performers: Cain, Sim; Hideki, Kato; Man, Wu; Parkins, Zeena; Pugliese, James; Ribot, Marc; Shea, David; Tobias, Alex; Wilson, Rebecca; Zorn, John