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  • Charlotte Seither: Equal Ways of Difference

    “Composing means first of all: destruction.” The modus operandi of the composer Charlotte Seither begins with the splitting up of the “objects of our composing”; every pre-existing correlation, from the traditional genre to the configuration of the individual pitches, is ... more
  • The Precise Music of Galina Ustvolskaya ­– DVD

    In the period from 1947–1988 Galina Ustvolskaya wrote six piano sonatas. These Sonatas are the laboratory of her spiritual quest: In them there is the combination of the creation of the universe and maximum personal deepening and confessing. more
  • Edition ZKM electronic: Enlarge Your Sax – Pedro Bittencourt

    The Brazilian saxophone player Bittencourt presents compositions for solo saxophone (soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone) and electronics each of which is characterized by a different configuration and a different kind of musical interaction. more
  • Jagoda Szmytka: Bloody Cherries

    In her works, the Polish composer Jagoda Szmytka takes a closer look at the physicality of sound and examines the contact between the bodies of the performer and the instrument, among others. more
  • Mark Andre: …auf…

    Andre’s compositions “...auf...” [...on...] are three independent orchestral pieces. Taken together, they can be heard as a cycle or as a triptych, like a three-part altarpiece. Though they are related, each work begins again the search for new resonances and means for transitions ... more


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Charlotte Seither: Equal Ways of Difference


“Composing means first of all: destruction.” The modus operandi of the composer Charlotte Seither begins with the splitting up of the “objects of our composing”; every pre-existing correlation, from the traditional genre to the configuration of the individual pitches, is deconstructed.

more

The Precise Music of Galina Ustvolskaya ­– DVD


In the period from 1947–1988 Galina Ustvolskaya wrote six piano sonatas. These Sonatas are the laboratory of her spiritual quest: In them there is the combination of the creation of the universe and maximum personal deepening and confessing.

more

Edition ZKM electronic: Enlarge Your Sax – Pedro Bittencourt


The Brazilian saxophone player Bittencourt presents compositions for solo saxophone (soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone) and electronics each of which is characterized by a different configuration and a different kind of musical interaction.

more

Jagoda Szmytka: Bloody Cherries


In her works, the Polish composer Jagoda Szmytka takes a closer look at the physicality of sound and examines the contact between the bodies of the performer and the instrument, among others.

more

Mark Andre: …auf…


Andre’s compositions “...auf...” [...on...] are three independent orchestral pieces. Taken together, they can be heard as a cycle or as a triptych, like a three-part altarpiece. Though they are related, each work begins again the search for new resonances and means for transitions between sounds.

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Valentin Silvestrov: Spectrums / Symphony No. 2 / Cantata / Meditation / “Farewell, O World …!”


“In my first works, I made it my goal to achieve a lyrical atmosphere.” As early as 1967, the Ukrainian composer Silvestrov – who calls himself a “lyricist and poet in music” – formulated with these words his compositional Credo, which has remained unchanged throughout the years.

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Detlev Müller-Siemens: TRACES


In these chamber music works, the serenity and thoughtfulness of the form contrast with the inner turbulence that comes from a musical language that is “on its own” and does not follow any pre-existing patterns.

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Rolf Riehm: Lenz in Moskau / Im Nachtigallental / Ton für Ton (weiße Straßen Babylons) / Au bord d’une source


Even without an imaginary stage, Riehm’s music is scenic, because in it human relationships, profoundly changed by catastrophic events, are powerfully represented through the music.

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Hans Werner Henze: Symphonies 1–10


In recent years, five CDs with the complete symphonies of Hans Werner Henze have been released. Now WEGO presents the outstanding recordings in a 5-CD box.

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German Record Critics' Award for Mark Andre’s “...auf...”

The recording with Mark Andre’s triptych for large orchestra “...auf...” has been awarded the quarterly German Record Critics’ Award.

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ECHO Klassik 2014

This year's ECHO Klassik in the category of “Ensemble / Orchestra of the Year” is awarded to the SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg for the first complete recording of Hans Zender’s “Logos-Fragmente”.

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Now available from eda records

eda records releases with volume 6 of the series Poland Abroad first recordings of works of Polish classical modernism for string orchestra.

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