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New York / Pintscher, Ensemble Intercontemporain

Cage / Reich / Varese / Pintscher
Release Date: 03/24/2017 
Label:  Alpha Classics   Catalog #: 274  
Composer:  Edgard VarčseElliott CarterDavid FulmerSean Shepherd,   ... 
Conductor:  Matthias Pintscher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This album marks the third release in the collaboration between the Ensemble Intercontemporarin and Alpha. This time the musicians of the ensemble and their conductor, Matthias Pintscher focus on American music: Intégrales by Edgar Varèse, Music for Wind Instruments by John Cage, Instruments I for six instruments by Morton Feldman, Elliott Carter's Concerto for clarinet and ensemble, Steve Reich's WTC 9/11 for string quartet, Sean Shepherd's Blur, and David Fulmer's Within his bending sickle's compass come for solo horn and ensemble. More than ninety years of creativity and musical profusion at the heart of the global city that the Ensemble Intercontemporain celebrates today. This album is being released to coincide with the Read more fortieth anniversary of the EIC: forty years of discoveries and of promotion of contemporary music at the highest level of performance. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Intégrales by Edgard Varčse
Conductor:  Matthias Pintscher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain
Written: 1924-5 
2.
Concerto for Clarinet by Elliott Carter
Conductor:  Matthias Pintscher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996; USA 
3.
within his bending sickle's compass come by David Fulmer
Conductor:  Matthias Pintscher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain
4.
Blur by Sean Shepherd
Conductor:  Matthias Pintscher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain
5.
WTC 9/11 by Steve Reich
Conductor:  Matthias Pintscher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain
6.
Music for Wind Instruments by John Cage
Conductor:  Matthias Pintscher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USA 
7.
Instruments I by Morton Feldman
Conductor:  Matthias Pintscher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1974; USA 

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