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ARTIST
TITLE
On Tour
FORMAT
2CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
MUTABLE 17544 MUTABLE 17544
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RELEASE DATE
5/2/2011

"Formed in 2005 by Petr Kotik as the resident chamber orchestra for the biennial Ostrava Days, Ostravska banda consists of young musicians from Europe and the U.S. whose primary interest is the performance of new music. The core instrumentation of 24 players can change according the requirements of each score. Their repertoire includes works by John Cage, Iannis Xenakis, Morton Feldman, Edgard Varese, Luigi Nono, Gyorgy Ligeti, Louis Andriessen, Elliott Carter, Christian Wolff, Petr Kotik, Alvin Lucier, Phill Niblock, Martin Smolka, Miroslav Srnka and Petr Bakla, as well as many young and emerging composers. On Tour, their debut 2-CD release includes live recordings of Ostravska banda's October-November 2010 European tour. The compositions presented are: John Cage: 'Concert for Piano and Orchestra'; Petr Kotik: 'In Four Parts (3,6 & 11 for John Cage)'; Somei Satoh: 'The Passion; Bernhard Lang: Monadologie IV'; Luca Francesconi: 'Riti Neurali'; Petr Bakla: 'Serenade'; Paulina Zaubska: 'Dispersion.' Soloists include Hana Kotkova, violin; Thomas Buckner and Gregory Purnhagen, baritones; and Joseph Kubera, piano."