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Sonic Rebellion - Alternative Classical Collection

Sonic Rebellion: Alternative Classical - Sampler
Release Date: 09/25/2007 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8570760  
Composer:  Philip GlassKrzysztof PendereckiConlon NancarrowJohn Cage,   ... 
Performer:  Mia WuBoris BermanPeter SkaervedAaron Shorr,   ... 
Conductor:  Marin AlsopAntoni WitHans ZenderPaul Hillier,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony OrchestraPolish National Radio Symphony OrchestraSaarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Heroes Symphony: 5th movement, Neukoln by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
2. Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima by Krzysztof Penderecki
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; Poland 
3. Toccata for Violin and Player Piano by Conlon Nancarrow
Performer:  Mia Wu (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; Mexico 
4. Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Interlude no 1 by John Cage
Performer:  Boris Berman (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946-1948; USA 
5. Nachtstücke (5) for violin and piano: no 1, Elegie by Hans Werner Henze
Performer:  Peter Skaerved (Violin), Aaron Shorr (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; Germany 
6. Quattro Pezzi su una nota sola (Four Pieces on Only One Note), for 25 musicians: 1. by Giacinto Scelsi
Conductor:  Hans Zender
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra
7. In C: Excerpt(s) by Terry Riley
Conductor:  Paul Hillier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ars Nova Copenhagen,  Percurama Percussion Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
8. Quartet for Strings no 2: 1st movement, ? by Charles Wuorinen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Group for Contemporary Music
Period: 20th Century 
9. Déserts: Third Electronic Interpolation by Edgard Varèse
Conductor:  Christopher Lyndon-Gee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1950-54; USA 
10. Songs, Drones and Refrains of Death: Death-Drone II by George Crumb
Performer:  Nicholas Isherwood (Bass)
Conductor:  Fuat Kent
Period: 20th Century 
11. Bagatelles (6) for Wind Quintet: no 3, Allegro grazioso by György Ligeti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Albert Schweitzer Woodwind Quintet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; Hungary 
12. Pieces (5) for Accordion, Violin and Cello "Silenzio": no 2 by Sofia Gubaidulina
Performer:  Elsbeth Moser (Bayan), Maria Kliegel (Cello), Kathrin Rabus (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1991; USSR 
13. Beta by Jorgen Plaetner
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Denmark 
Notes: This selection is an electronic work. 
14. Shaker Loops: A Final Shaking by John Adams
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978; USA 
15. Concerto for Piano no 1, Op. 45: 1st movement, Con grandezza by Einojuhani Rautavaara
Performer:  Laura Mikkola (Piano)
Conductor:  Hannu Lintu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; Finland 
16. Fratres by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Tamás Benedek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977-1980; Estonia 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 4, "Heroes": V. Neukoln
Threnody To the Victims of Hiroshima: Tren (Threnody), "To the Victims of Hiroshima"
Toccata for Violin and Player Piano
Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: First Interlude
5 Night-Pieces: No. 1. Elegie
4 pezzi (su una nota sola): 4 Pezzi: II. -
In C (version for chamber ensemble): In C (excerpt)
String Quartet No. 2: II. -
Deserts: Third Electronic Interpolation (beginning)
Songs, Drones and Refrains of Death: Death-Drone II
6 Bagatelles: No. 3. Allegro grazioso
Silenzio: II
Beta
Shaker Loops (version for string orchestra): A Final Shaking
Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 45: I. Con grandezza
Fratres (version for strings and percussion): Fratres for Strings and Percussion

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