A really great little project – and one that's different both from the original Vivaldi composition, and from the spirit of the other releases in Deutsche Grammophon's "recomposed" series! Max Richter takes The Four Seasons completely apart, then composes some of his own music as ... read moreCD
2 works each by Xenakis and Penderecki, both conducted by Lukas Foss, and featuring Paul Zukofsky as the main soloist on one piece. Our favorite is Xenakis' "Pithoprakta", which has a cold atonal sound, and lots of amazing instrumentation that sounds sparsely electronic. (Out Sound, Classical)LP, Vinyl record album
Metastasis and Pithoprakta are orchestral works, while Eonta is performed by a small ensemble and was composed in part according to Xenakis' "stochastic" composition processes. (Out Sound, Classical)LP, Vinyl record album
One of DG's classic Avant Garde series from the 60s – and an album that features two spare works by composer Bernd Alois Zimmermann. Both are violin/piano duets – with Siegried Palm on violincello, and Aloys Kontarsky on piano, and Saschko Gawriloff joining in on violin during some ... (Out Sound, Classical)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Expo 1 ... CD Deutsche Grammophon, 2017. New Copy 2CD ...
Call it neo-classical, post-classical, or whatever you want – there's been a heck of a lot of new sounds and styles happening in the world of "serious" music – recordings that include both newly experimental work from artists who'd previously played in a more conventional mode ... read moreCD