Ensemble Recherche performs 30 songs which they commissioned by composers such as Hans Abrahamsen, Chaya Czernowin, Georg Friedrich Haas, Salvatore Sciarrino, Rolf Riehm, Caspar Johannes Walter, Alla Zagaykevych, and others.
Muncy plays music by Franco Donatoni, Georges Aperghis, Marcos Balter, Chaya Czernowin, Aaron Cassidy, and Anthony Cheung.
Czernowin: Gradual Edge -- Pagh-Paan: Augenblicke-Gebet -- Mense: Fantasie and Variations -- Streich: Seraph. With organists Poul Skjølstrup Larsen and Reinhard Seeliger.
Includes new music by Julio Estrada, Misato Mochizuki, Gerard Pape, Alan Hilario, Karin Rehnqvist, Helmut Oehring, Josef Anton Riedl, Jaap Blonk, Klaus Huber, Bernhard Lang and Chaya Czernowin. Various artists.
Chaya Czernowin: Shu Hai mitamen behatalat kidon (1997): for One Voice and Nine Pre-Recorded Reflections with Live Electronic -- Mark Andre: ab II (1996/1997): for Contrabass Clarinet, Cello, Cimbalon, Percussion, Piano and Live Electronic.
Contents: The Quiet -- Zohar Iver -- Esh -- White Wind Waiting -- At the Fringe of Our Gaze. Various artists and ensembles.
A large-scale 50 minute orchestral triptych with soloists and live electronics. Performed by the Konzerthausorchester Berlin.
In one movement. With a preface in English, German and French. Composed for the 70th birthday of Peter Hanser-Strecker. Premiered in New York, June 2012 by Michael Brown. A very challenging work which begins quietly and increases in dynamics.
In one movement. With performance notes in German and English. Premiered in June 2010 by Petra Stump and Heinz-Peter Linshalm. This brief but challenging work makes use of a wide variety of extended techniques. Duration ca. 3 minutes.
Commissioned by the Biennale München, and premiered in December 2003 by the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. This work juxtaposes a feeling of slowed-down time with movement, asking the listener to perceive two levels of action at once. With a preface and performance notes.
In three movements. With a foreword in English, German and French. Performance notes in German and English. Dedicated to the Arditti Quartet. Premiered by the Arditti Quartet in Tel Aviv, December 1996. A very challenging work with many extended techniques and some aleatoric elements. The composer…
In one movement. With a preface, explanation of signs, and glossary in German and English. Dedicated to Peter Veale. Premiered in Freiburg, February 2010. Of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 12 minutes.
In one movement. With performance notes in German and English. Commissioned by the 64th ARD International Music Competition 2015. The music is sung on vowels and consonants, and is very challenging. This edition includes versions of the work in seven different voice registers.
In two movements. With a preface and performance notes in German and English. Commissioned by John Fonville. Dedicated to John Fonville, Anne LaBorge and Elisabeth Brown. Premiered in Columbus, OH, August 2000. This edition contains two versions of the music: one for three piccolos; and one for…
In one movement. A challenging work for unaccompanied viola. This version was premiered by Christina Meissner in Parstein, June 2015. Duration ca. 12 minutes.
Contents: I. Breathe, for 2 voices, bass flute, bass clarinet, tenor sax, tuba and cello -- II. So Narrow, for 2 voices -- III. Raw, for 2 voices, tenor sax and cello -- IV. Sliver, for 2 voices, bass flute, bass clarinet, tuba and cello -- V. Sand, for 2 voices, bass flute, bass clarinet, tenor…
In one movement. A challenging work for unaccompanied viola. This version was premiered by Maria Ritzenthaler in Minneapolis, March 2015. Duration ca. 12 minutes.
In one movement. A challenging work for unaccompanied violin. Premiered by Ilan Gronich in Berlin, 1983. Duration ca. 12 minutes.
In one movement. With a preface in German and English, and performance notes in German. Dedicated to the composer's son. Premiered in Basel, June 2015 by Yaron Deutsch and Krassimir Sterev. This challenging work employs a variety of extended techniques and special effects. Duration ca. 6 minutes.
Contents: Seed I -- Seed II -- Anea. With program and performance notes in English and German. Seed I and Seed II are for string quartet -- Anea combines the two pieces to form an octet. Part of the composer's Shifting Gravity series. Duration ca. 22 minutes.
With a preface in English, German and French. Performance notes in German and English. Commissioned by Transit New Music Festival. Premiered in Leuven, October 2009 by Andreas Fischer and Ian Pace. The music sets a text by Wieland Hoban, about a man who has left his family and is wandering in the…