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TITLE
Donaueschinger Musiktage 2014
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3CD/SACD+DVD BOX

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NEOS 11522-24CD NEOS 11522-24CD
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RELEASE DATE
11/27/2015

Each year, Neos presents the essence of the previous year's Donaueschingen Festival, a festival for new music that takes place every October in the small town of Donaueschingen in south-western Germany. Founded in 1921, it is one of the oldest festivals for contemporary music in the world, and among the best-known and most prestigious. This collection of performances from the 2014 festival includes the world premieres of the following pieces on three Super Audio CDs: Nacht for orchestra (2012/2013) by Friedrich Cerha performed by SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg, conducted by Emilio Pomàrico; Ibant obscuri for large orchestra (2014) by Hanspeter Kyburz performed by SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg, conducted by Pomàrico; Zentral Park for nine musicians, electronics and video projection [optional] (2014) by François Sarhan performed by Jugendensemble für Neue Musik des Landesmusikrats NRW (Studio Musikfabrik) with François Sarhan, voice, and EXPERIMENTALSTUDIO des SWR; nos. 1-10 of Carnaval for five voices and ten players (2010-2011) by Salvatore Sciarrino performed by Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart and Klangforum Wien conducted by Ilan Volkov; Inner Voicings (2014) by Chiyoko Szlavnics performed by Klangforum Wien (conducted by Volkov) and EXPERIMENTALSTUDIO des SWR; Sound As Will for trumpet and ensemble (2011/2014) by Wolfgang Rihm performed by Marco Blaauw, trumpet, and Klangforum Wien conducted by Volkov; points & views (2014) by Peter Ablinger performed by Ensemble Modern (Hermann Kretzschmar and Ueli Wiget, pianos) conducted by Jonathan Stockhammer; Mélodictionnaire Concerto for piano and septet (2014) by Kryštof Mařatka performed by Hermann Kretzschmar, piano, and Ensemble Modern, conducted by Stockhammer; and Inconjunctions for ensemble (2014) by Brian Ferneyhough performed by Ensemble Modern conducted by Stockhammer. The accompanying 147-minute DVD includes the world premieres of Piano Concerto for piano solo, sampler, video and orchestra (2014) by Simon Steen-Andersen performed by Nicolas Hodges, piano, and SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg, conducted by François-Xavier Roth; Körper und Seele for air machine, choir and orchestra (2014) by Ondřej Adámek performed by Christoph Grund (air machine), SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart, and SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg, conducted by Roth; and The Total Mountain (2014) by Jennifer Walshe performed by Walshe; as well as the film Kämpfer für die Moderne: Armin Köhler und die Donaueschinger Musiktage (2014) by Syrthos J. Dreher.