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Xenakis, Iannis: Iannis Xenakis (Edition Rz)

A collection of historical and essential works from Xenakis including Syrmos, Le Polytope de Montreal, Terretektorh, Nomos Gamma, ST/48-1,240162, Achorripsis, Persepolis, Polytope de Cluny.
 

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Label: Edition Rz
Catalog ID: ed. Rz 1015-16
Squidco Product Code: 14133

Format: 2 CDs
Condition: New
Released: 2003
Country: Germany
Packaging: Cardstock 3 page foldover
Various recordings 1959-1971.

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A collection of historical and essential works from Xenakis, including orchestral and electronic works recorded from 1959-1971. An excellent collection of well executed and fascinating works from one of the most important post-war avant-garde composers.


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Disc 1



1. ST/48 (ST/48-1,240162) Für Orchester (48 Instrumente) 8:22

    Conductor - Michel Tabachnik

    Orchestra - WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln



2. Polytope De Montréal, Licht- Und Klangkomposition; Musik Für 4 Gleiche Orchester 6:18

    Conductor - Marius Constant

    Orchestra - Ensemble Ars Nova De L'O.R.T.F.*



3. Nomos Gamma Für In Publikumsraum Verteiltes Orchester 15:17

    Conductor - Charles Brück*

    Orchestra - Orchestre Philharmonique De L'O.R.T.F.*



4. Terretektorh Für In Publikumsraum Verteiltes Orchester 14:48

    Conductor - Charles Brück*

    Orchestra - Orchestre Philharmonique De L'O.R.T.F.*



5. Syrmos Für 18 Streicher 11:38

    Conductor - Marius Constant

    Orchestra - Ensemble Ars Nova De L'O.R.T.F.*



6. Achorripsis Für 21 Instrumente 5:19

    Conductor - Konstantin Simonovitch

    Orchestra - Ensemble Instrumental De Musique Contemporaine De Paris*



Disc 2



1. Persépolis (Version "Avec Mouvement") Licht- Und Klangkomposition Mit Elektroakustischer Musik Auf 8-Kanal-Tonband 50:49

    Mixed By [Remastering Und Stereomischung] - Daniel Teige



2. Polytope De Cluny. Licht- Und Klangkomposition Mit Elektroakustischer Musik Auf 8-Kanal-Tonband

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