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Mp3 Blog #77: “Contra Mortem et Tempus”

Gérard Grisey:”Jour Contre Jour” (1978 – 79)For chamber ensemble, electric organ durations ad lib., and quadraphonic tapePerformed by the Ensemble L’ItinèraireNot currently available commercially George Rochberg:”Contra Mortem et Tempus” (1965)For flute, clarinet, piano, and violinPerformed by the Aeolian QuartetNot currently … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #76: Jardins Secrets

Kaija Saariaho:”Jardin Secret I” (1984-85)For tapeAvailable on this compact disc at emusic ”Jardin Secret II” (1984-86)For harpsichord and tapePerformed by Vivienne SpiteriCurrently unavailable commercially ”Nymphéa (Jardin Secret III)” (1987)For string quartet and tapePerformed by the Kronos QuartetAvailable on this compact … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #75: String Quartets 5

George Crumb:Black Angels “Thirteen Images from the Dark Land” (1969-70)I. DepartureII. AbsenceIII. ReturnFor amplified string quartetPerformed by the Concord QuartetAvailable on this compact disc Roger Reynolds:”Ariadne’s Thread” (1994)Finding the PathPressing inward Animated lineExtremityExhuberant lineDesparate lineLine of desire Quietest moment of … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #70: Noise and Sound, Sound and Noise and Sound

Iancu Dumitrescu:”Grande Ourse” (1983)For two bassoons, prepared piano, percussions, and tapePerformed by the Hyperion Ensemble, Iancu Dumitrescu conductor Available on Edition Modern 1003 at ReR Megacorp Gérard Pape:”Le Fleuve du Désir IV (1994-2002)For eight violinsPerformed by Irvine Arditti Available on … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #68: Fausto Romitelli

Fausto Romitelli:”Cupio Dissolvi” (1996)For fifteen instrumentsPerformed by the Ensemble Phoenix BaselNot available comercially ”The Nameless City” (1997)For string orchestra and bells ad libitumPerformed by Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester BerlinNot available comercially ”Flowing Down too Slow” (2001)For string quartet and electronicsPerformed by Art Zoyd … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #64: “Inner Music”

Jacob David Sudol:“Inner Music” (2006-07)For percussion, piano, harpsichord, and live hexaphonic electronics Performed by the Contemporary Keyboard Society * * * * * “Il n’est d’autre Musique des Spères que la Musique Intérieure.” -Gérard Grisey “Inner Music” was commissioned by … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #61: “Marées” – “Envolée”/”Chute – Parachute”

Sean Ferguson:”Marées””Envolée” 1994-95For solo pianoPerformed by Marc Couroux Michel Gonnevillle”Chute – Parachute” 1989For solo piano and tapePerformed by Marc Couroux Both recordings are available on this album at emusic * * * * * I apologize for my recent break … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #49: Luigi Nono

Luigi Nono:Post-Prae-Ludium #1 (1987)For tuba and live electronicsPerformed by Giancarlo Schiaffini Currently out of print Das Atmende Klarsein (1981)For bass flute, choir, and live electronicsPerformed by Roberto Fabbriciani and the Solistenchor Freiburg Available on this recording at emusic * * … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #47: A Medium Ping

Roger Reynolds:”Ping” (1968) For Piano, percussion, flute, 35 mm slide projections, 16 mm film by the composer, quadraphonic electronic sounds, and live electronic processing Performed by Roger Reynolds, Karen Reynolds, and Hiroshi Kumagi Available on this compact disc of three … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #38: Mauro Lanza

Mauro Lanza:”Erba nera che cresci segno nero tu vivi” (1999-2000)For Soprano and synthesized sounds Performed by Donatienne Michel-Dansac ”Aschenblume” (2001)For nine instruments Performed by Ensemble Court-Circuit Both recordings are not available commercially * * * * * Although Italian composer … Continue reading

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