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Earle Brown - A Life in Music - Vol. 3

Earle Brown - A Life in Music - Vol. 3

Earle Brown's Contemporary Sound Series


  • Edition: 3 CDs
€36.50  *
Incl. VAT and excl. shipping Weight: 0.33 kg

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Earle Brown’s legendary Contemporary Sound Series will be released on WERGO CDs. Recorded between 1960 and 1973, the original eighteen LPs have been highly sought after in the secondary market since 1978 when they were discontinued. These rare and historically important recordings of international avant-garde music have been carefully digitized and remastered by the Earle Brown Music Foundation.
The series - re-released on WERGO since 2009 - presents the extraordinary world of contemporary and avant-garde music that flourished in Europe, the United States, Latin America and Japan in the 1960s and early 1970s.

The third CD set within this series contains works by Luciano Berio, Sylvano Bussotti, John Cage, Toshiro Mayuzumi, Iannis Xenakis, Roger Reynolds, Yuji Takahashi and Earle Brown, performed by the great singer Cathy Berberian, accompanied by Francis Pierre, Jean-Pierre Drouet, Boris de Vinogradov and Luciano Berio; furthermore the NHK Symphony Orchestra together with the Tokyo Choraliers and the Nippon University Chorus under the direction of Wilhelm Schüchter and the pianist Yuji Takahashi.


Cathy Berberian: voice / Francis Pierre: harp / Jean-Pierre Drouet: percussion / Boris de Vinogradov: percussion / Luciano Berio: piano / NHK Symphony Orchestra / Tokyo Choraliers / Nippon University Chorus / conductor: Wilhelm Schüchter / Yuji Takahashi: piano
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Content text:

Earle Brown – A Life in Music – Vol. 3:



CD 1 – The Voice of Cathy Berberian

Luciano Berio: Circles (e.e. cummings)

Sylvano Bussotti: Frammento

John Cage: Aria with Fontana Mix



CD 2 – Toshiro Mayuzumi: Nirvana Symphony

Buddhist Cantata for 12-part male chorus and orchestra




CD 3 – New Music for Piano(s)

Iannis Xenakis: Herma

Roger Reynolds: Fantasy for Pianist

Yuji Takahashi: Metathesis

Earle Brown: Corroboree
EAN: 4010228693423
Performance duration: 110' 56"
Publisher: Wergo
Series: WERGO - Music of Our Time
Awards
Jan 1, 2011

CD set was nominated for the International Classical Music Award ICMA 2011

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Earle Brown’s legendary Contemporary Sound Series will be released on WERGO CDs. Recorded between 1960 and 1973, the original eighteen LPs have been highly sought after in the secondary market since 1978 when they were discontinued. These rare and historically important recordings of international avant-garde music have been carefully digitized and remastered by the Earle Brown Music Foundation.
The series - re-released on WERGO since 2009 - presents the extraordinary world of contemporary and avant-garde music that flourished in Europe, the United States, Latin America and Japan in the 1960s and early 1970s.

The third CD set within this series contains works by Luciano Berio, Sylvano Bussotti, John Cage, Toshiro Mayuzumi, Iannis Xenakis, Roger Reynolds, Yuji Takahashi and Earle Brown, performed by the great singer Cathy Berberian, accompanied by Francis Pierre, Jean-Pierre Drouet, Boris de Vinogradov and Luciano Berio; furthermore the NHK Symphony Orchestra together with the Tokyo Choraliers and the Nippon University Chorus under the direction of Wilhelm Schüchter and the pianist Yuji Takahashi.


Cathy Berberian: voice / Francis Pierre: harp / Jean-Pierre Drouet: percussion / Boris de Vinogradov: percussion / Luciano Berio: piano / NHK Symphony Orchestra / Tokyo Choraliers / Nippon University Chorus / conductor: Wilhelm Schüchter / Yuji Takahashi: piano
Content text:

Earle Brown – A Life in Music – Vol. 3:



CD 1 – The Voice of Cathy Berberian

Luciano Berio: Circles (e.e. cummings)

Sylvano Bussotti: Frammento

John Cage: Aria with Fontana Mix



CD 2 – Toshiro Mayuzumi: Nirvana Symphony

Buddhist Cantata for 12-part male chorus and orchestra




CD 3 – New Music for Piano(s)

Iannis Xenakis: Herma

Roger Reynolds: Fantasy for Pianist

Yuji Takahashi: Metathesis

Earle Brown: Corroboree
EAN: 4010228693423
Performance duration: 110' 56"
Publisher: Wergo
Series: WERGO - Music of Our Time
Jan 1, 2011

CD set was nominated for the International Classical Music Award ICMA 2011

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