XENAKIS, IANNIS - MUSIC FOR STRINGS (CD)


"Syrmos" (1959, for 18 strings); "Aroura" (1971, for 12 strings); "Analogique A+B" (1958, for 9 strings & tape); "Voile" (1995, for 20 strings); "Ittidra" (1996, for string sextet); "Theraps" (1975-76, for solo contrabass). Performed by Ensemble Resonanz with Johannes Kalitzke (conductor). "This CD brings together all of Xenakis' chamber music for strings for the first time (with the exception of the string quartets). The music spans almost 30 years. Many first recordings. These visceral, sonically bold works explore the many possibilities of writing for strings, including dramatic glissandi and extended techniques." (LABEL INFO)
soon in stock - please pre-order | US| 2005| MODE | 17.90


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