Scelsi: Yamaon, Anahit, I Presagi, Tre Pezzi, Okanagon

Scelsi: Yamaon, Anahit, I Presagi, Tre Pezzi, Okanagon
Klangforum Wien - Hans Zender
Kairos 1203

Contents:

    Yamaon
  1. I
  2. II
  3. III
  4. Anahit

  5. I presagi
  6. I
  7. II
  8. III

  9. Tre prezzi per soprano saxophone
  10. I
  11. II
  12. III
  13. Okanagon

Performers: Roland Hermann (baritone solo), Annette Bik (violin solo), Pierre-Stéphane Meugé (saxophone solo, saxophone); Eva Furrer (flute), Katrina Emtage (flute), Matthias Schulz (flute), Markus Deuter (oboe, english horn), Donna Wagner Molinari (clarinet), Reinhold Brunner (bass clarinet), Lorelei Dowling (bassoon, contrabassoon), Gerald Preinfalk (saxophone), Christoph Walder (horn), Markus Pferscher (horn), Michael Gross (trumpet), Erik Kern (trumpet), Andreas Eberle (trombone), Otmar Gaiswinkler (trombone), Klaus Burger (tuba), Josef Steinböck (tuba), Lukas Schiske (percussion), Björn Wilker (percussion), Adam Weisman (percussion), Boris Müller (percussion), Genny Reitano (harp), Dimitrios Polisoidis (viola), Michael Gieler (viola), Andreas Lindenbaum (cello), Benedikt Leitner (cello, wind machine), Uli Fussenegger (double bass), Michael Seifried (double bass), Beat Furrer (direction of Okanagon)

Playing time: 57'

Recording date: November 1995 (Anahit, I presagi), 1997 (Tre pezzi), February 1998 (Yamaon), April 1998 (Okanagon)

Something about these interpretations has a strongly German feel, but it is certainly worthwhile to have Zender's updated perspective.

Anahit was later reissued in a Kairos collection, Einfuhrung in die neue Musik.

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T. M. McComb