Lei Liang (b. 1972): Chamber Works - 'Luminous' / The Formosa Quartet; Steven Schick, Perc.; Aleck Karis, Pno.; Third Coast Percussion; Daniel Schlosberg, Pno.; Mark Dresser, Contra Bass; The Palimpsest Ensemble
1 CD / New World / 2016-12-13Works: Lei Liang: Verge Quartet, for string quartet; Trans, for percussion; The moon is following us, for piano; Inkscape, for percussion quartet & piano; Luminous, for double bass & ensemble
Performers: Karis, Aleck; Schick, Steve; Schlosberg, Daniel [Piano]; Third Coast Percussion
Conductors: ; Schick, Steven; Lewanski, Michael; Schick, Steve
Ensemble: ; Palimpsest; The Formosa Quartet; The Palimpset Ensemble; Third Coast Percussion
The result of a rich confluence of many different cultural threads, a vivid and open imagination, and a rigorous intellect, Lei Liang's (b. 1972) music...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 2015-06-09Works: Lewis Nielson: Le Journal du Corps, for string quartet; Tocsin, for 6 percussionists; Axis (Sandman), for percussion & string quintet
Performers: Dufour, Emily; Schick, Steve
Conductors: ; Schick, Steve; Demaison, Nicholas
Ensemble: ; Jack Quartet; Red Fish Blue Fish
American Record Guide, November/December 2015
The performers seem to be doing a fine job playing this music. If the concept turns you on, you should go...continue...
2 CD / Mode Records / 2014-10-14Works: Karlheinz Stockhausen: Refrain, for piano, vibes, celesta (or synthesizer) & sound projector; Trio for Percussion (Schlagtrio), for piano and 2x3 timpani; Kontakte, for piano, percussion & electronic...
Performers: Antoniadis, Pavlos [Percussion]; Avery, James; DeHart, Justin; Lukacs, Katalin [Piano]; Oliveira, Fabio; Schick, Steve
Ensemble: Red Fish Blue Fish
American Record Guide, March/April 2015
This CD collects all of Stockhausen's percussion music from 1958 to 1964. Pride of place belongs to the two monumental works...continue...
Recording information: Theater A, University of California, San Diego (2008-05-21_2008-05-22&2008-)....continue...
1 CD / Lakeshore Records / 2010-08-17Works: Peter Golub: Countdown to Zero, for percussion
Performers: Schick, Steve
Conductors: Golub, Peter
Recording information: Counterpoint, Salt Lake City / Catasonic, Los Angeles.
Composer Peter Golub's score for writer/director Lucy Walker's nuclear proliferation documentary Countdown to Zero ...continue...
1 CD / Music & Arts / 2010-02-17Works: Béla Bartók: Sonata for 2 Pianos and Percussion, Sz 110; Karlheinz Stockhausen: Kontakte, for piano, percussion & electronic sounds
Performers: Avery, James; John Simms; Schick, Steve; Thomas L. Davis
1 CD / Canteloupe / 2009-10-13Works: David Lang: Untitled, Film Score; Frédéric Chopin: Prelude for piano no 4 in E minor, Op. 28/4, CT. 169; Arnold Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21; Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt
Performers: Lang, David; Moore, Lisa [Piano]; Norton, Eleanor; Press, Daisy; Schick, Steve; Stilp, Mary Jo; White, Lawson
Ensemble: Bang on a Can
Pulitzer Prize winner in Music, David Lang has scored the soundtrack for the new movie: (Untitled), an independent movie about a composer's life featuring actor...continue...
2 CD / New World / 2009-09-08Works: Stuart Saunders Smith: Links no 1 for Vibraphone and Piano; Links no 2 for Vibraphone and Piano; Links no 3 for Vibraphone and Piano; Links no 4 for Vibraphone and Piano "Monk"; Links no 5 for Vibrap...
Performers: Apanius, Matthew; Bill Sallak; Chris Leonard; Dale Speicher; DeHart, Justin; Fabio Fonseca De Oliveira; Huang, Aiyun; Justin DeHart; Katalin Lukács; Kataoka, Ayano; Kunimoto, Masako; Leonard, ...
The Links Series of Vibraphone Essays is scored for vibraphone in various settings, from unaccompanied solos to duos with flute, piano and off-stage orchestra bells....continue...
3 CD / Mode Records / 2006-12-05Works: Iannis Xenakis: Persephassa, for 6 percussionists; Psappha, for solo percussion; Dmaathen, for oboe & percussion; Pléïades, for 6 percussionists; Komboï, for percussion & harpsichord...
Performers: Harris, John Mark; Huang, Aiyun; Larson, Philip; Leclair, Jacqueline; Schick, Steve; Stuart, Greg; Wettstein, Shannon
Ensemble: Red Fish Blue Fish
As Steven Schick states in his comprehensive essay accompanying this set, Xenakis was the "progenitor of modern percussion music." Of course Iannis Xenakis did not...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2006-11-01Works: Charles Wuorinen: Katz Fugue, for piano; Christes Crosse, for voice & piano; Short Pieces (12), for piano; Self-Similar Waltz, for piano; Album Leaf for Howard Klein; Violin Variations; Album Leaf fo...
Performers: Bowyer, Kevin; Farnum, Elizabeth; Hudson, Benjamin; Macomber, Curtis; Nonken, Marilyn; Schick, Steve; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Winn, James
"Thanks to Wuorinen's connections and his credibility as a pianist, the performers here are of the highest quality-many of them were members of Wuorinen's Group...continue...
1 CD / Canteloupe / 2006-04-11Works: John Luther Adams: The Mathematics of Resonant Bodies, for solo percussion & processed sounds
Performers: Schick, Steve
A former percussionist himself, Adams find music from the earth and brings it to life in this composition. 'The Mathematics of Resonant Bodies' is an...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2006-03-20Works: Mark Applebaum: Sargasso (83+), for solo cello; Narcissus; Elegy for carillon (or piano); Neo-Tribes, for alto saxophone; Entre Funérailles II, for vibraphone; Disciplines, for piano
Performers: Applebaum, Mark; Bartlett, Eric; Campbell, Griffin; Longshore, Terry; Schick, Steve; Wettstein, Shannon
1 CD / New World / 2005-09-01Works: Martin Bresnick: Grace, for percussion & orchestra; Tent of Miracles; Songs of the Mouse People, for cello & percussion; Fantasia on a Theme by Willie Dixon, for piano, bass clarinet, drum set, vibra...
Performers: Beiser, Maya; Komori, Kunihiko; Schick, Steve; Sullivan, Tamur; van Sice, Robert
Conductors: Iimori, Norichika;
Ensemble: Izumi Sinfonietta Osaka; Povera Players
"This remains a highly recommended disc... The sound is clean and immediate. All the performances are superb; that of Beiser and Schick beggars description. The...continue...
1 CD / Mode Records / 1997-11-18Works: Hilda Paredes: Permutaciones for violin; The Seventh Seed, for voices, strings & percussion
Performers: Ambriz, Lourdes; Arditti, Irvine; Plantamura, Carol; Schick, Steve
Conductors: Steiger, Rand
Hilda Paredes is among the foremost younger-generation Mexican composers. Schooled in London where she now lives, Paredes studied with Harrison Birtwistle, Franco Donatoni and Peter...continue...
1 CD / Neuma / 1994-05-01Works: Iannis Xenakis: Aïs, for amplified baritone, solo percussion & orchestra; Gendy3, for 2-track tape, 4 loudspeakers & reflective synthesis based on computer sounds; Taurhiphanie, for 2-track tape...
Performers: Larson, Philip; Schick, Steve
Conductors: Nee, Thomas; Steiger, Rand
Ensemble: ; SONOR Ensemble of USCD
1 CD / New World / 1993-07-01Works: Roger Reynolds: Ivanov, incidental music to Chekhovs play; Versions-Stages, for computer processed sounds
Performers: Fonville, John; Harkins, Edwin; Larson, Philip; Mushabec, Regina; Negyesy, Janos; Schick, Steve; Shiraishi, Kayoko
Ensemble: Suzuki Company of Toga