Musica Viva Festival 2008

NEOS 10926-31CD NEOS 10926-31CD

Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007): Mixtur 2003 for 5 orchestra groups, 4 sine-wave generator players, 4 sound mixers, with 4 ring modulators and sound projectionist (2003) (Forward version & Retrograde version). Performed by Experimentalstudio Des Swr. Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Lucas Vis Live recording: Herkulessaal der Residenz, Munich, January 25, 2008 Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1905 - 1963): Symphonie 'L'Oeuvre" (1937/38); Aribert Reimann (1936): Cantus for clarinet and orchestra (2006); Jörg Widmann (1973): Armonica for orchestra (2006); Mattias Pintscher (1971): Hèrodiade-Fragmente, Dramatic scenes for soprano and orchestra (1999) performed by Jörg Widmann, clarinet; Marisol Montalvo, soprano; Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Emilio Pomárico (Hartmann, Reimann). Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern/Christoph Poppen. Live recording: Herkulessaal der Residenz, Munich, February 15, 2008 (Hartmann), February 9, 2008 Iannis Xenakis (1922 - 2001): Antikhthon for orchestra (1971); James Dillon (1950): La Navette for orchestra (2001); Beat Furrer (1954): Concerto for piano and orchestra (2007); Giacinto Scelsi (1905-1988): Uaxuctum for 7 percussionists, timpanist, chorus and orchestra (1966). Performed by Nicolas Hodges, piano; WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln/Brad Lubman (Xenakis, Furrer); Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern/Christoph Poppen (Dillon); Chor und Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Emilio Pomárico. Live recording: Herkulessaal der Residenz, Munich, February 3, 2008, February 9, 2008, February 15, 2008 Chaya Czernowin (1957): Pilgerfahrten for speaker, treble choir, and instruments after texts by Tove Jansson and Stefan George (2006/2007). Performed by Matthias Bundschuh, speaker; Dresdner Kreuzchor; Ensemble Courage/Roderich Kreile. Live recording: Herkulessaal der Residenz, Munich, February 2, 2008. Kaija Saariaho (1952): Nocturen for viola and electronics (2006); Liza Lim (1966): Ochred String for oboe, viola, violoncello and double bass (2007); Rebecca Saunders (1967): Blue and Gray for two double basses (2006); Adriana Hölszky (1953): Countdown, Scenic concert pieces after texts by Ver du Bois (2007). Performed by Nimrod Guez, viola; Josh Martin, live electronics; Stefan Schilli, oboe; Sebastian Klinger, violoncello; Philipp Stubenrauch, Frank Reinecke, double bass; Daniel Gloger, countertenor; Malte Burba, Georg Birner, Lutz Mandler, Paul Hübner, alphorn, trumpet; Armin Rosin, Berthold Schick, Dieter Eckert, Viacheslau Chumachenko, alphorn, trombone; Markus Stange, Anna Zassimova, Yukiko Naito, Jürg Henneberger, piano; Thomas Hastreiter, Sebastian Hausl, Wolfram Winkel, Alexander Glöggler, Philipp Jungk, Martin Ruhland, Werner Hoffmeister, Stefan Blum, percussion; Rüdiger Bohn, conducted. Live recording: Museum Villa Stuck,Munich & Muffathalle,Munich, February 10, 2008 & February 8, 2008 Traditional Music From Egypt And Persia: Songs Of The Sufis: Improvisation 1 & 2; Performed by Ensemble Sheik Ahmad Al Tuni. Persian Drummers: Tchai Kuneh, Fada, Tappeh & Molla Nasrdin performed by Trio Chemirani. Live recording: Muffathalle, Munich, January 27, 2008. Stereo/multichannel hybrid SACDs that can be played on any CD player.