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Music Of Our Time: 50 Years [special Edition]

Stravinsky / Schnebel / Nono / Cage / Huber
Release Date: 05/08/2012 
Label:  Wergo   Catalog #: 6946   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Karlheinz StockhausenLuigi NonoJohn CageDieter Schnebel,   ... 
Performer:  Jean-Pierre CollotAngelika LuzAndreas BräutigamStephan Kalbe,   ... 
Conductor:  Rupert HuberPeter HirschDieter Schnebel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble RechercheEnsemble United BerlinUnited Voices,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

For half a century the WERGO label has been synonymous with contemporary music. Its repertoire with more than 600 CDs, which won many awards and prizes, is a major record collection of 20th- and 21st-century music, portraying almost all established contemporary composers. As a result, the label WERGO not only is part of the history of new music but also continues to make contributions to it. In May WERGO celebrates its 50th anniversary. On this occasion WERGO publishes a 5-CD set with music from five decades - all for an especially reasonable price. The CD-set includes the following WERGO releases: WER 62282 Igor Strawinsky: Sonata for Two Pianos / Trois Pièces Faciles / Cinq Pièces Faciles / Concerto per due pianoforti soli Read more WER 62872 Dieter Schnebel: Choralvorspiele I/II / Atemzüge WER 62032 John Cage: Works for Percussion WER 66312 Luigi Nono: Polifonica - Monodia - Ritmica / Canti per 13 / Canciones a Guiomar / 'Hay que caminar' soñando WER 67172 Karlheinz Stockhausen: KONTRA-PUNKTE / REFRAIN / ZETMASZE / SCHLAGTRIO Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Kontra-Punkte by Karlheinz Stockhausen
Conductor:  Rupert Huber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Recherche
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952-1953 
Venue:  Funkhaus Köln, Klaus-von-Bismarck-Saal 
Length: 12 Minutes 1 Secs. 
2.
Refrain, for piano, vibes, celesta (or synthesizer) & sound projector by Karlheinz Stockhausen
Performer:  Jean-Pierre Collot (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1959; Germany 
Venue:  Funkhaus Köln, Klaus-von-Bismarck-Saal 
Length: 12 Minutes 2 Secs. 
3.
Zeitmasze by Karlheinz Stockhausen
Conductor:  Rupert Huber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Recherche
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955-1956 
Venue:  Funkhaus Köln, Klaus-von-Bismarck-Saal 
Length: 12 Minutes 57 Secs. 
4.
Trio for Percussion (Schlagtrio), for piano and 2x3 timpani by Karlheinz Stockhausen
Performer:  Jean-Pierre Collot (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1952 
Date of Recording: 01/13/2009 
Venue:  Stolberger Straße Köln 
Length: 15 Minutes 11 Secs. 
5.
Polifonica - monodia - ritmica by Luigi Nono
Conductor:  Peter Hirsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble United Berlin
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1997 
Length: 9 Minutes 59 Secs. 
6.
Canti per 13 by Luigi Nono
Conductor:  Peter Hirsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble United Berlin
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954-1955; Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1997 
Length: 10 Minutes 55 Secs. 
7.
Canciones a Guiomar by Luigi Nono
Performer:  Angelika Luz (Soprano)
Conductor:  Peter Hirsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble United Berlin,  United Voices
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962-1963 
Date of Recording: 05/1997 
Length: 9 Minutes 54 Secs. 
8.
"Hay que caminar" sońando by Luigi Nono
Performer:  Andreas Bräutigam (Violin), Stephan Kalbe (Violin)
Conductor:  Peter Hirsch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble United Berlin
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/1998 
Length: 26 Minutes 43 Secs. 
9.
Second Construction for 4 Percussionists by John Cage
Performer:  Le Quan Ninh (Percussion), Florent Haladjian (Percussion), Jean-Christophe Feldhandler (Percussion),
Isabel Berteletti (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hęlios Percussion Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USA 
10.
Imaginary Landscape no 2 "March no 1" by John Cage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hęlios Percussion Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
11.
Amores by John Cage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hęlios Percussion Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
12.
Double Music by John Cage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hęlios Percussion Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USA 
13.
Third Construction for 4 Percussionists by John Cage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hęlios Percussion Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USA 
14.
She is Asleep by John Cage
Performer:  Martine Vivard (Vocal)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hęlios Percussion Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
15.
First Construction (in Metal) for 6 Percussionists by John Cage
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hęlios Percussion Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
16.
Choralvorspiele I/II by Dieter Schnebel
Conductor:  Dieter Schnebel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Interpretenensemble Darmstadt
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959-1961 
17.
Atemzüge by Dieter Schnebel
Conductor:  Dieter Schnebel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Interpretenensemble Darmstadt
Period: 20th Century 
18.
Sonata for 2 Pianos by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Alfons Kontarsky (Piano), Aloys Kontarsky (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943-1944; USA 
19.
Easy Pieces (5) for Piano 4 hands by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Alfons Kontarsky (Piano), Aloys Kontarsky (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1917; Switzerland 
20.
Easy Pieces (3) for Piano 4 hands by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Alfons Kontarsky (Piano), Aloys Kontarsky (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Switzerland 

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