Modern Composition

Hemispheres

Werner Durand

Genre Modern Composition Cat no. BLUME 001LP

Going back to his early musical inspirations in the early '70s, Werner Durand was fascinated with the multiple saxophone sounds coming from Terry Riley's "Poppy Nogood" and "Happy Ending,...

Occasus

Goldmund

Released 04/13/18 Label Western Vinyl Genre Modern Composition Cat no. WV169lp-C1

White with black marbling colored vinyl.

Released 04/13/18 Label Western Vinyl Genre Modern Composition Cat no. WV169lp

Standard black vinyl.

Released 04/13/18 Label Western Vinyl Genre Modern Composition Cat no. WV169cd

Pennsylvania native Keith Kenniff's output as Goldmund has established him as one of the preeminent composers of minimal piano-based ambient music alongside peers like Hauschka, Dustin O'...

Hostiles (OST)

Max Richter

Released 03/23/18 Label Deutsche Grammophon Genre Modern Composition Cat no. B002809901

The latest film from director Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart), Hostiles stars Christian Bale as a legendary Army captain in 1892 who reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief (Wes Studi) a...

Released 02/09/18 Label Deutsche Grammophon Genre Modern Composition Cat no. B002790302

The latest film from director Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart), Hostiles stars Christian Bale as a legendary Army captain in 1892 who reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief (Wes Studi) a...

John Cage - Electronic Music For Piano

Tania Chen

Released 03/09/18 Label Omnivore Recordings Genre Modern Composition Cat no. CD 101657 O

Composer John Cage (1912-1992) is one of the classical world’s best known experimental composers and theorists. Electronic Music for Piano is one of Cage’s least known pieces because the ...

Operatic arias (Lyric and Coloratura)

Maria Callas

Released 03/09/18 Label Warner Classics Genre Modern Composition Cat no. A 567201

As this recital amply demonstrates, Maria Callas encompassed an extraordinary range of roles. She is as convincing in the pinpoint coloratura of Lakmé’s 'Bell Song' (‘Her chromatic scale ...

Metal Aether

Lea Bertucci

Released 03/09/18 Label NNA Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. LP-NNA-108LE

Colored vinyl.

Released 03/09/18 Label NNA Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. CD-NNA-108

We’re excited to welcome New York City-based composer and performer Lea Bertucci back to NNA for a brand new full-length, ‘Metal Aether.’ Lea’s early 2017 cassette release ‘All That Is So...

Mind Out Of Matter

Scott Johnson

Released 02/23/18 Label TZADIK Genre Modern Composition Cat no. CD-TZA-4021

Another masterwork by one of Americas true mavericks Scott Johnson, a composer/ performer who works slowly and meticulously crafts every detail. A new work from him is truly a cause for c...

Allen Ginsberg Reads Howl and Other Poems

Allen Ginsberg

Released 02/23/18 Label Craft Recordings Genre Modern Composition Cat no. CR00027LP

Deluxe box. Translucent red colored vinyl.

Landfall

Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet

Released 02/16/18 Label Nonesuch Genre Modern Composition Cat no. CD 564164

The piece, which was inspired by Anderson’s experience of Hurricane Sandy, is the first collaboration between the iconic storyteller / musician and the groundbreaking string quartet, who ...

Released 02/16/18 Label Nonesuch Genre Modern Composition Cat no. A 564164

140 gram vinyl. Includes download code.

Scorie

Tiziano Popoli and Marco Dalpane

Released 02/09/18 Label SOAVE Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SV10

+ CD

Thirsty Ears

Jaap Blonk and Terrie Ex

Released 02/09/18 Label Terp (Netherlands) Genre Modern Composition Cat no. TERPIS 029LP

Thirsty Ears, is an adventure in improvising sound and poetry; electronics, guitar and vocals. Jaap Blonk is a Dutch avant-garde composer and soundpoet. He is primarily self-taught, both ...

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Schluss

Released 02/09/18 Label Sky Walking Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SKYWALK 004LP

Éric Falconnier and Joachim Schütz join another adventure into spontaneous music -- free and intense, demanding and magical. A life dedicated to noise, experimental music, and free jazz, ...

Les Nouvelles Structures Sonores

Lasry-Baschet

Released 02/09/18 Label Cacophonic Genre Modern Composition Cat no. CACK 4507EP

As a truly indispensable bookend to any listeners with the slightest interest in experimental music, French culture or the foundations of mechanical songwriting this inaugural release by ...

Reanimator

Noah Creshevsky

Released 02/02/18 Label Orange Milk Genre Modern Composition

Standard black vinyl.

Released 02/02/18 Label Orange Milk Genre Modern Composition

Reanimator is a collection of Noah’s work spanning over three decades, including the new composition “Belle de Jour”. Other pieces like 1980’s “Strategic Defense Initiative” — a blend of ...

Pulse / Quartet

Steve Reich

Released 02/02/18 Label Nonesuch Genre Modern Composition Cat no. CD 565676

Nonesuch releases Steve Reich’s Pulse / Quartet, featuring Pulse (2015) performed by the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) – an artist collective committed to transforming the way...

All Things Pass

Darren Almond

Released 01/26/18 Label Shelter Press Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SHELTER 082LP

All Things Pass, presented at Mudam within the framework of the exhibition Darren Almond, Timescape (11.02. – 14.05.2017), has for central subject the Chand Baori, a stepwell built in the...

Music with Memory

David Behrman

Released 01/26/18 Label ALGA MARGHEN (ITALY) Genre Modern Composition Cat no. NMN 152LP

Alga Marghen introduce Music With Memory, a new record LP by David Behrman focused on his '70s work with new small, inexpensive devices then known as "microcomputers" equipped with "memor...

All Melody

Nils Frahm

Released 01/26/18 Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. ERATP106

Standard black double vinyl.

Released 01/26/18 Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. eratp106lprt

Double LP plus Rough Trade Exclusive LP Encores 1 featuring 5 extra tracks. Comes housed in a tip-on sleeve with photograph including 12-page photo booklet and download code. Limited Edition - One Off Pressing.

Released 01/26/18 Label Erased Tapes Genre Modern Composition Cat no. ERATCD106

For the past two years, Nils Frahm has been building a brand new studio in Berlin to make his 7th studio album titled All Melody. Since the day Nils first encountered the impressive studi...

And On The Seventh Day Petals Fell In Petaluma

Harry Partch

Released 01/26/18 Genre Modern Composition Cat no. NW 90002LP

Performed by The Gate 5 Ensemble: Harry Partch (director), Danlee Mitchell, Harry Partch, Michael Ranta, Emil Richards, Wallace Snow, Stephen Tosh. Limited edition LP release (180 gram vi...

The War Below

Andy Akiho

Released 01/23/18 Genre Modern Composition Cat no. NS-017CD

After more than 6 years, Rome prize-winning composer and percussionist Andy Akiho releases his sophomore album on National Sawdust Tracks. The trailblazing compilation of two new major wo...

Released 01/23/18 Genre Modern Composition Cat no. NS-017

After more than 6 years, Rome prize-winning composer and percussionist Andy Akiho releases his sophomore album on National Sawdust Tracks. The trailblazing compilation of two new major wo...

Wrecks

Third Coast Ensemble

Released 01/19/18 Label Rogueart (France) Genre Modern Composition Cat no. ROG 077CD

Third Coast Ensemble, Wrecks. Rob Mazurek (cornet, composition, direction), Christophe Rocher (clarinet, bass clarinet), Steve Berry (trombone), Christofer Bjurström (piano), Frédéric B. ...

Neural Oscillations And Alpha Rhythms

Ami Shavit

Released 01/19/18 Label DEAD-CERT (UK) Genre Modern Composition Cat no. VCR 012

Following up from Finders Keepers’ reissue of “In Alpha Mood” back in 2015, sister label Dead-Cert (run in collaboration with Demdike Stare) finally give life to these restored, previousl...

Land In The Sky

Alfredo Thiermann and Tres Warren

Released 01/19/18 Label BYM Genre Modern Composition Cat no. BYM 051

Land in the Sky is an album by architect ALFREDO THIERMANN (formerly of FOLLAKZOID) and musician TRES WARREN of PSYCHIC ILLS. It is the result of an extended sonic conversation between th...

Codex

Bruce Brubaker

Released 01/19/18 Label InFine Music Genre Modern Composition Cat no. iF1040LP

On Codex, American pianist Bruce Brubaker sets up a clash (or a discussion) between Terry Riley’s Keyboard Study No. 2 (1965) and the Codex Faenza, a 15th century manuscript considered to...

Released 01/19/18 Label InFine Music Genre Modern Composition Cat no. iF1040

On Codex, American pianist Bruce Brubaker sets up a clash (or a discussion) between Terry Riley’s Keyboard Study No. 2 (1965) and the Codex Faenza, a 15th century manuscript considered to...

Seven Steps

Brooklyn Rider

Released 01/19/18 Label In A Circle Genre Modern Composition Cat no. ICR005V

Brooklyn Rider continues to expand their transformational approach to string quartet tradition with Seven Steps. The new album features Beethoven's opus 131, the premiere recording of a w...

Released 10/04/12 Label In A Circle Genre Modern Composition Cat no. ICR005

Brooklyn Rider continues to expand their transformational approach to string quartet tradition with Seven Steps. The new album features Beethoven's opus 131, the premiere recording of a w...

Four Indonesian Electronic Pieces 1979-1984

Otto Sidharta

Released 01/17/18 Label Sub Rosa Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SR 452LP

Features four selections from the double-CD version, Indonesian Electronic Music 1979-92. Fascinating and unreleased before music by Otto Sidharta, pioneer of Indonesian electronic music....

ABSENCE

Lotte Van den Audenaeren and Regina Lok Yan To

Released 01/05/18 Genre Modern Composition Cat no. lotte001

Playable postcard flexi-disc

Kakashi

Yasuaki Shimizu

Released 01/05/18 Label Palto Flats Genre New Wave & Post Punk Cat no. PFLP007LP

1982 album from Japan's visionary saxophonist Yasuaki Shimizu, the man behind Mariah 'Utakata Ho Hibi'. Through its 8 suite-like tracks, Kakashi transports the listener into Yasuaki's col...

Released 12/15/17 Label Palto Flats Genre New Wave & Post Punk Cat no. PFLP007

1982 album from Japan's visionary saxophonist Yasuaki Shimizu, the man behind Mariah 'Utakata Ho Hibi'. Through its 8 suite-like tracks, Kakashi transports the listener into Yasuaki's col...

Berio - Recital 1 for Cathy - Folk Songs

Cathy Berberian and Luciano Berio

Released 12/29/17 Label RCA Victor Europe Genre Modern Composition Cat no. RCVE662540.2

The American-Armenian soprano Cathy Berberian was Luciano Berio's first wife and more importantly longstanding inspirational muse. Though she was influential in many of Berio's more impor...

Criss-Cross / Hanover

Alvin Lucier

Released 12/27/17 Label Black Truffle Genre Modern Composition Cat no. BT 033LP

Black Truffle present the premier recordings of two recent works by legendary American experimental composer Alvin Lucier. Lucier has been crafting elegant explorations of the behavior of...

Ambiances / Images

Knud Viktor

Released 12/15/17 Label Institut For Dansk Lydarkaeologi (Denmark) Genre Modern Composition Cat no. IDL 001LP

Institut for Dansk Lydarkæologi present a reissue that documents Knud Viktor's only two releases on record -- Images and Ambiances -- both released in 1972 on the French label L'Oiseau Mu...

The Voyager Golden Record

Various Artists

Released 12/15/17 Label OZMA Records Genre Modern Composition Cat no. OZMA001

2 CD and Book Set

Worlds Within Worlds

Basil Kirchin

Released 12/15/17 Label Superior Viaduct Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SV126

Basil Kirchin was a pioneering British composer who blurred the lines between musical genres. While his career began in the ‘40s as a professional jazz drummer, in the ‘60s he started to ...

Violin Sonatas

Michael Schafer

Released 12/13/17 Label Genuin Genre Modern Composition Cat no. GENN11203.2

Krein's 20-minute Violin Sonata (1913) is a rapturous and sublime specimen of Scriabinesque effusions and ecstatic harmonies. Both piano and violin are equally important; take one away an...

Piano Sonatas 2

Samuil Feinberg

Released 12/13/17 Genre Modern Composition Cat no. BIS1414.2

Samuil Feinberg (1890-1962) is not a name most classical listeners are likely to come across. Music scholars would probably not even recognize him as a composer, but as the pianist who fi...

Piano Sonatas

Samuil Feinberg

Released 12/13/17 Label bis publishers Genre Modern Composition Cat no. BIS1413.2

Samuel Feinberg's earliest efforts at published compositions. The first three sonatas on this CD are also his Op. 1,2, and 3. Feinberg is discussed in the book The Composer-Pianists: Hame...

Il Cavaliere Azzurro

O.A.S.I.

Released 12/08/17 Label SOAVE Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SOAVE 009

Soave present a reissue of O.A.S.I.'s Il Cavaliere Azzurro, originally released in 1986. One of the many characteristics of Italian avant-garde theater, from the seventies through the eig...

Scoprire Le Orme

Roberto Mazza

Released 12/08/17 Label SOAVE Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SOAVE 008

Soave present the first vinyl reissue of Roberto Mazza's Scoprire Le Orme, originally released on cassette in 1991. Mysterious, charming, and wavering, Scoprire Le Orme ("Discover The Foo...

...E Il Pavone Parlo Alla Luna

Arturo Stalteri

Released 12/08/17 Label SOAVE Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SV 06

Recorded in 1980 but only issued privately in 1987, Arturo Stàlteri's ...e il pavone parlò alla Luna falls among the last artifacts of Italy's great wave of musical minimalism. Like the m...

Riflessi

Riccardo Sinigaglia

Released 12/08/17 Label SOAVE Genre Modern Composition Cat no. SV 05

Soave present the first vinyl reissue of Riccardo Sinigaglia's Riflessi, originally released in 1986. Riccardo Sinigaglia, along with Gabin Dabiré and Walter Maioli, was a part of Futuro ...

IBM 1401- A User's Manual

Johann Johannsson

Released 12/08/17 Label 4AD Genre Modern Composition Cat no. CAD-2609-1

Clear colored vinyl. Includes two live tracks recorded with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.