ECM Records Catalog: 1600 series

ECM 1600 series (Compact Disc)

ECM 1600/01 NS   Jean-Luc Godard - Nouvelle Vague

Roland Amstutz, Laurence Cote, Alain Delon, Domiziana Giordano (voices) Paolo Conte, David Darling, Gabriella Ferri, Paul Giger, Paul Hindemith, Heinz Holliger, Meredith Monk, Werner Pirchner, Dino Saluzzi, Arnold Schoenberg, Jean Schwartz, Patti Smith (music) Jean-Luc Godard (film director)
1990
Dino Saluzzi: Winter
David Darling: Far Away Lights
Patti Smith: Distant Fingers
Jean Schwartz: Charta Koa
David Darling: Solo Cello
Werner Pirchner: Kammer-Symphonie
Paolo Conte: Blue Tango
Meredith Monk: Do You Be
Werner Pirchner: Sonate Vom Rauhen Leben
Werner Pirchner: Do You Know Emperor Joe
Dino Saluzzi: Transmutation
Paul Hindemith: Matthis Der Maler, Grablegung
Paul Hindemith: Trauermusik
Paul Hindemith: Matthis Der Maler, Versuchung Des Heiligen Antonius
David Darling: Solo Cello
David Darling: Clouds
same session
Dino Saluzzi: Andina
David Darling: Solo Cello And Voice
Dino Saluzzi: Winter
David Darling: Solo Cello And Voice
Heinz Holliger: Trema Fur Violoncello Solo
Werner Pirchner: Kleine Messe Um "C" Fur Den Lieben Gott
Paul Hindemith: Sonate Fur Viola (1937)
Paul Giger: Crossing
Arnold Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht
Paul Hindemith: Sonate Fur Bratsche Und Klavier Op. 11/4
Arnold Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht
Gabriella Ferri: A ZaZa
Arnold Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht
Paul Hindemith: Sonate Fur Bratsche Allein Op. 25/1
Paul Hindemith: Matthis Der Maler, Grablegung
Paul Hindemith: Trauermusik
David Darling: Far Away Lights
Dino Saluzzi: Winter

ECM 1602   Ralph Towner, Gary Peacock - A Closer View

Ralph Towner (classical guitar, 12-string guitar) Gary Peacock (double bass)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1995
Opalesque
Viewpoint
Mingusiana
Creeper
Infrared
From Branch To Branch
Postcard To Salta
Toledo
Amber Captive
Moor
Beppo
A Closer View

ECM 1603   Tomasz Stanko - Leosia

Tomasz Stanko (trumpet) Bobo Stenson (piano) Anders Jormin (double bass) Tony Oxley (drums)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, January, 1996
Morning Heavy Song
Die Weisheit Von Le Comte Lautreamont
A Farewell To Maria
Brace
Trinity
Forlorn Walk
Hungry Howl
No Bass Trio
Euforila
Leosia

ECM 1604   Bobo Stenson, Anders Jormin, Jon Christensen - War Orphans

Bobo Stenson (piano) Anders Jormin (double bass) Jon Christensen (drums)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, May, 1997
Oleo De Mujer Con Sombrero
Natt
All My Life
Eleventh Of January
War Orphans
Sediment
Bengali Blue
Melancholia

ECM 1605 NS   Charles Ives - Sonatas For Violin And Piano

Hansheinz Schneeberger (violin) Daniel Cholette (piano) Charles Ives (composer)
Tonstudio Van Geest, Sandhausen, Germany, December, 1995
First Violin Sonata: I. Andante - Allegro Vivace
First Violin Sonata: II. Largo Cantabile
First Violin Sonata: III. Allegro
Second Violin Sonata: I. Autumn. Adagio Maestoso - Allegro Moderato
Second Violin Sonata: II. In The Barn. Presto - Allegro Moderato
Second Violin Sonata: III. The Revival. Largo - Allegretto
Third Violin Sonata: I. Adagio (Verse I) - Andante (Verse II) - Allegretto (Verse III) - Adagio (Last Verse)
Third Violin Sonata: II. Allegro
Third Violin Sonata: III. Adagio (Cantabile) - Andante Con Spirito
Fourth Violin Sonata: I. Allegro
Fourth Violin Sonata: II. Largo - Allegro (Con Slugarocko)
Fourth Violin Sonata: III. Allegro

ECM 1606 NS   Ingrid Karlen - Variations -- Anton Webern / Galina Ustvolskaya / Valentin Silvestrov / Pierre Boulez

Ingrid Karlen (piano) Anton Webern (composer)
Schlossbergsaal, Freiburg, Germany, February, 1996
Variationen Fur Klavier Op. 27: I Sehr Massig
Variationen Fur Klavier Op. 27: II Sehr Schnell
Variationen Fur Klavier Op. 27: III Ruhig Fliessend
Ingrid Karlen (piano) Galina Ustvolskaya (composer)
Sonata No. 3 For Piano
Ingrid Karlen (piano) Valentin Silvestrov (composer)
Elegy
Ingrid Karlen (piano) Galina Ustvolskaya (composer)
Sonata No. 5 For Piano
Ingrid Karlen (piano) Pierre Boulez (composer)
Douze Notations Pour Piano: I Fantasque - Modere
Douze Notations Pour Piano: II Tres Vif
Douze Notations Pour Piano: III Assez Lent
Douze Notations Pour Piano: IV Rythmique
Douze Notations Pour Piano: V Doux Et Improvise
Douze Notations Pour Piano: VI Rapide
Douze Notations Pour Piano: VII Hieratique
Douze Notations Pour Piano: VIII Modere Jusqu'A Tres Vif
Douze Notations Pour Piano: IX Lointain - Calme
Douze Notations Pour Piano: X Mecanique Et Tres Sec
Douze Notations Pour Piano: XI Scintillant
Douze Notations Pour Piano: XII Lent - Puissant Et Apre

ECM 1607   Kenny Wheeler, Lee Konitz, Dave Holland, Bill Frisell - Angel Song

Kenny Wheeler (trumpet, flugelhorn) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Bill Frisell (electric guitar) Dave Holland (double bass)
The Power Station, NYC, February, 1996
Nicolette
Present Past
Kind Folk
Unti
Angel Song
Onmo
Nonetheless
Past Present
Kind Of Gentle

ECM 1608   Terje Rypdal - Skywards

Palle Mikkelborg (trumpet) Terje Tonnesen (violin) David Darling (cello) Christian Eggen (piano, keyboards) Terje Rypdal (electric guitar) Jon Christensen (drums) Paolo Vinaccia (drums, percussion)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, February, 1996
Skywards
Into The Wilderness
It's Not Over Until The Fat Lady Sings!
The Pleasure Is Mine, I'm Sure!
Out Of This World (Sinfonietta)
Shining
Remember To Remember

ECM 1609   Paul Bley, Evan Parker, Barre Phillips - Sankt Gerold

Evan Parker (sax) Paul Bley (piano) Barre Phillips (bass)
"Monastery Of Sankt Gerold", Austria, April, 1996
Variation 1
Variation 2
Variation 3
Variation 4
Variation 5
Variation 6
Variation 7
Variation 8
Variation 9
Variation 10
Variation 11
Variation 12

ECM 1610   Lena Willemark, Ale Moller - Agram

Jonas Knutsson (soprano, baritone sax, additional percussion) Mats Eden (drone fiddle) Ale Moller (mandola, lute, natural flute, folk harp, shawm, wooden trumpet, hammered dulcimer) Palle Danielsson (double bass) Tina Johansson (percussion) Lena Willemark (vocals, fiddle, viola)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, March 30-April 3, 1996
Syster Glas (Sister Glass)
Agram (The Wild Oats)
Sasom Fagelen (As A Bird)
Fastan (Although)
Bjornen (The Bear)
Samsingen (The Ballad Of Samsingen)
Per Andsu Lietjin (The Per Andsu Tune)
Josef Fran Arimatea (Joseph Of Arimathea)
Lager Och Jon (The Ballad Of Lager And Jon)
Blamairi (The Blue Moor)
Slangpolksor (Fling Dances)
Elvedansen (The Dance Of The Fairies)
Simonpolskan (Simon's Tune)

ECM 1611   Ralph Towner - Ana

Ralph Towner (classical guitar, 12-string guitar)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, March, 1996
The Reluctant Bride
Tale Of Saverio
Joyful Departure
Green And Golden
I Knew It Was You
Les Douzilles
Veldt
Seven Pieces For Twelve Strings: Between The Clouds
Seven Pieces For Twelve Strings: Child On The Porch
Seven Pieces For Twelve Strings: Carib Crib (1)
Seven Pieces For Twelve Strings: Slavic Mood
Seven Pieces For Twelve Strings: Carib Crib (2)
Seven Pieces For Twelve Strings: Toru
Seven Pieces For Twelve Strings: Sage Brush Rider

ECM 1612   Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble - Toward The Margins

Evan Parker (soprano sax) Philipp Wachsmann (violin, viola, live electronics, sound processing) Walter Prati, Marco Vecchi (live electronics, sound processing) Barry Guy (double bass) Paul Lytton (percussion, live electronics)
Gateway Studios, Kingston, Surrey, England, May, 1996
Toward The Margins
Turbulent Mirror
Field And Figure
The Regenerative Landscape (For AMM)
Chain Of Chance
Trahutten
Shadow Without An Object
Epanados
Born Cross-Eyed (Remembering Fuller)
Philipp's Pavilion
The Hundred Books (For Idries Shah)
Contra-Dance

ECM 1613   not used

ECM 1614/15 NS   The Hilliard Ensemble - A Hilliard Songbook - New Music For Voices

The Hilliard Ensemble: David James (countertenor) Rogers Covey-Crump, John Potter (tenor) Gordon Jones (baritone) Barry Guy (double bass -1) Barry Guy (composer -1) Morton Feldman (composer -2) Ivan Moody (composer -3/6) Piers Hellawell (composer -7/14) Paul Robinson (composer -15) Veljo Tormis (composer -16)
Boxgrove Priory, Chichester, Sussex, England, March & April, 1995, March, 1996
1.Un Coup De Des
2.Only
3.Enchedas Y Canciones: I No Pueden Dormir Mis Ojos
4.Enchedas Y Canciones: II Endechas A La Muerte De Guillen Peraza
5.Enchedas Y Canciones: III Pues Mi Pena Veis
6.Enchedas Y Canciones: IV Ojos De La Mi Senora
7.The Hilliard Songbook: True Beautie
8.The Hilliard Songbook: On Black And White
9.The Hilliard Songbook: True Beautie
10.The Hilliard Songbook: Emerodde
11.The Hilliard Songbook: True Beautie
12.The Hilliard Songbook: Iasent
13.The Hilliard Songbook: True Beautie
14.The Hilliard Songbook: By Falshood
15.Incantation
16.Kullervo's Message
The Hilliard Ensemble: David James (countertenor) Rogers Covey-Crump, John Potter (tenor) Gordon Jones (baritone) anonymous (composer -1) James MacMillan (composer -2) Arvo Part (composer -3,4) Elizabeth Liddle (composer -5) Joanne Metcalf (composer -6) Michael Finnissy (composer -7) John Casken (composer -8) Ivan Moody (composer -9/11)
1.Adoro Te Devote
2....Here In Hiding...
3.And One Of The Pharisees...
4.Summa
5.Whale Rant
6.Music For The Star Of The Sea
7.Stabant Autem Iuxta Crucem
8.Sharp Thorne
9.Canticum Canticorum I: I Surge, Properea Amica Mea
10.Canticum Canticorum I: II Descendi In Hortum Meum
11.Canticum Canticorum I: III Ego Dilecto Meo

ECM 1616   Dino Saluzzi - Cite De La Musique

Dino Saluzzi (bandoneon) Jose Maria Saluzzi (acoustic guitar) Marc Johnson (double bass)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, June, 1996
Cite De La Musique
Introduccion Y Milonga Del Ausente
El Rio Y El Abuelo
Zurdo
Romance
Winter
How My Heart Sings
Gorrion
Coral Para Mi Pequeno Y Lejano Pueblo

ECM 1617   Joe Maneri Quartet - In Full Cry

Joe Maneri (clarinet, alto, tenor sax, piano) Mat Maneri (6-string electric violin) John Lockwood (double bass) Randy Peterson (drums, percussion)
Hardstudios, Winterthur, Switzerland, June, 1996
Coarser And Finer
Tenderly
Outside The Dance Hall
A Kind Of Birth
The Seed And All
Pulling The Boat In
Nobody Knows
In Full Cry
Shaw Was A Good Man, Peewee
Lift
Motherless Child
Prelude To A Kiss

ECM 1618 NS   Heinz Holliger - Lieder Ohne Worte

Thomas Zehetmair (violin) Ursula Holliger (harp) Thomas Larcher (piano) Heinz Holliger (composer)
DRS Radiostudio Zurich, Switzerland, June, 1996
Lieder Ohne Worte II (Fur Violine Und Klavier): Fruhlingslied (In Memoriam Sandor Veress)
Lieder Ohne Worte II (Fur Violine Und Klavier): Intermezzo I
Lieder Ohne Worte II (Fur Violine Und Klavier): (... Fern ...)
Lieder Ohne Worte II (Fur Violine Und Klavier): Intermezzo II
Lieder Ohne Worte II (Fur Violine Und Klavier): (Flammen ... Schnee)
Lieder Ohne Worte II (Fur Violine Und Klavier): (... Sam)
Lieder Ohne Worte II (Fur Violine Und Klavier): Berceuse Matinale (In Memoriam Gertrud Demenga)
Sequenzen Uber Johannes I, 32 (Fur Harfe)
Trema (Version Fur Violine Solo)
Praludium, Arioso Und Passacaglia (Fur Harfe): Praludium
Praludium, Arioso Und Passacaglia (Fur Harfe): Arioso
Praludium, Arioso Und Passacaglia (Fur Harfe): Passacaglia
Elis (Drei Nachtstucke Fur Klavier): I Elis, Wenn Die Amsel Im Schwarzen Wald Ruft, Dies Ist Dein Untergang.
Elis (Drei Nachtstucke Fur Klavier): II Blaue Tauben Trinken Nachts Dnm Eisigen Schweiss, Der Von Elis' Kristalliner Stirne Rinnt.
Elis (Drei Nachtstucke Fur Klavier): III Ein Goldener Kahn Schaukelt, Elis, Dein Herz Am Einsamen Himmel.
Lieder Ohne Worte I (Fur Violine Und Klavier: I
Lieder Ohne Worte I (Fur Violine Und Klavier: II
Lieder Ohne Worte I (Fur Violine Und Klavier: III
Lieder Ohne Worte I (Fur Violine Und Klavier: IV

ECM 1619 NS   Gyorgy Kurtag - Jatekok -- Marta And Gyorgy Kurtag

Gyorgy Kurtag, Marta Kurtag (piano) Johann Sebastian Bach, Gyorgy Kurtag (composer) Gyorgy Kurtag (transcriber)
Mozart-Saal, Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria, July, 1996
Blumen Die Menschen, Nur Blumen ... (...Sich Umschlingende Tone)
Aus Tiefer Not Schrei Ich Zu Dir (BWV 687) (In Memoriam Joannis Pilinszky)
Praludium Und Choral
Knoten
Antiphone In Fis
Klagegesang 1
Hommage A Christian Wolff (Im Halbschlaf)
Spiel Mit Obertonen
Perpetuum Mobile (Objet Trouve)
...Und Noch Einmal: Blumen Die Menschen ...
Schlage - Zank
Studie Zu "Holderlin"
Gottes Zeit Ist Die Allerbeste Zeit (BWV 106) (Sonatina Aus "Actus Tragicus")
Glocken (Hommage A Strawinsky)
Zorniger Choral
Hoquetus
Mit Den Handflachen
Glockenblume
Distel
Haschen Trotzig
Harmonika (Hommage A Borsody Laszlo)
Hommage A Domenico Scarlatti
Aus Der Ferne (Alfred Schlee Zum 80. Geburtstag)
Triosonate In Es-Dur I, 1 (BWV 525)
Klagegesang 1a
Klagegesang 2 (In Memoriam Ligeti Ilona)
Hampeln - Strampeln
Hommage A Kurtag Marta
O Lamm Gottes Unschuldig (BWV Deest)
Petruschkas Beschworung (Hommage A Farkas Ferenc 3)
Liebe Im Herzen, Bittere Schmerzen ... (Hommage A Farkas Ferenc 4)
Hommage A Soproni (In Memoriam Matris Carissimae)
Hommage A Halmagyi Mihaly
Erinnerungsbrocken Aus Einer Kolindenmelodie (Hommage A Farkas Ferenc 2)

ECM 1620 NS   Shostakovich / Vasks / Schnittke - Dolorosa -- Dennis Russell Davies, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Dennis Russell Davies (conductor) Dmitri Shostakovich (composer)
Mozart-Saal/Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Germany, June, 1996
Chamber Symphony, Op. 110bis: Largo
Chamber Symphony, Op. 110bis: Allegro Molto
Chamber Symphony, Op. 110bis: Allegretto
Chamber Symphony, Op. 110bis: Largo
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Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Dennis Russell Davies (conductor) Peteris Vasks (composer)
Musica Dolorosa
Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Dennis Russell Davies (conductor) Alfred Schnittke (composer)
Trio Sonata: Moderato
Trio Sonata: Adagio

ECM 1621 NS   Jean Barraque - Sonate Pour Piano -- Herbert Henck

Herbert Henck (piano) Jean Barraque (composer)
Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt/Main, Germany, July, 1996
Sonate Pour Piano: Tres Rapide
Sonate Pour Piano: Lent

ECM 1622   Michael Cain, Ralph Alessi, Peter Epstein - Circa

Ralph Alessi (trumpet) Peter Epstein (soprano, tenor sax) Michael Cain (piano)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1996
Siegfried And Roy
Social Drones
Ped Cruc
Miss M
Circa
Egg
Top O' The Dunes
And Their White Tigers
Red Rock Rain
The Suchness Of Dory Philpott
Marche

ECM 1623   John Abercrombie, Dan Wall, Adam Nussbaum - Tactics

Dan Wall (Hammond B-3 organ) John Abercrombie (guitar) Adam Nussbaum (drums)
"Visiones", NYC, July 13-15, 1996
Sweet Sixteen
Last Waltz
Bo Diddy
You And The Night And The Music
Chumbida
Dear Rain
Mr. Magoo
Long Ago And Far Away

ECM 1624/25 NS   Mozart - Piano Concertos / Adagio And Fugue -- Keith Jarrett, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Dennis Russell Davies

Keith Jarrett (piano) Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Dennis Russell Davies (conductor) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (composer)
Mozart-Saal/Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Germany, May, 1996 & March, 1998
Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No. 20 In D Minor K. 466: Allegro
Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No. 20 In D Minor K. 466: Romance
Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No. 20 In D Minor K. 466: Allegro Assai
Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No. 17 In G Major K. 453: Allegro
Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No. 17 In G Major K. 453: Andante
Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No. 17 In G Major K. 453: Allegretto - Finale: Presto
same session
Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No. 9 In E-Flat Major K. 271 "Jeunehomme": Allegro
Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No. 9 In E-Flat Major K. 271 "Jeunehomme": Andantino
Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No. 9 In E-Flat Major K. 271 "Jeunehomme": Rondeau: Presto
Adagio And Fugue In C Minor K. 546 For String Orchestra

ECM 1626/27   Marilyn Crispell, Gary Peacock, Paul Motian - Nothing Ever Was, Anyway. Music Of Annette Peacock

Marilyn Crispell (piano) Gary Peacock (double bass) Paul Motian (drums) Annette Peacock (voice -6)
Right Track Recording, NYC, September, 1996
1.Nothing Ever Was, Anyway.
2.Butterflies That I Feel Inside Me
3.Open, To Love
4.Cartoon
5.Albert's Love Theme
6.Dreams (If Time Weren't)
Marilyn Crispell (piano) Gary Peacock (double bass) Paul Motian (drums)
Touching
Both
You've Left Me
Miracles
Ending
Blood
Nothing Ever Was, Anyway.

ECM 1628   Christian Wallumrod Trio - No Birch

Arve Henriksen (trumpet) Christian Wallumrod (piano) Hans-Kristian Kjos Sorensen (percussion)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, November, 1996
She Passes The House Of Her Grandmother
The Birch 1
Royal Garden
Somewhere East
Travelling: Far East / Slow Brook / I Lost My Heart In Moscow
The Birch 2
Ballimaran
Watering
Before Church
The Birch 3
Two Waltzing, One Square And Then
Fooling Around
The Gardener
The Birch 4

ECM 1629 NS   Rosamunde Quartett -- Anton Webern / Dmitri Shostakovich / Emil Frantisek Burian

Rosamunde Quartett: Simon Fordham, Andreas Reiner (violin) Helmut Nicolai (viola) Anja Lechner (cello) Anton Webern (composer)
Stadttheater Eichstatt, Germany, December, 1996
Langsamer Satz Fur Streichquartett: Langsam, Mit Bewegtem Ausdruck
Rosamunde Quartett: Simon Fordham, Andreas Reiner (violin) Helmut Nicolai (viola) Anja Lechner (cello) Dmitri Shostakovich (composer)
String Quartet No. 8, Op. 110: Largo
String Quartet No. 8, Op. 110: Allegro Molto
String Quartet No. 8, Op. 110: Allegretto
String Quartet No. 8, Op. 110: Largo
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Rosamunde Quartett: Simon Fordham, Andreas Reiner (violin) Helmut Nicolai (viola) Anja Lechner (cello) Emil Frantisek Burian (composer)
String Quartet No. 4, Op. 95: Volne A Razne
String Quartet No. 4, Op. 95: Rychla S Citem
String Quartet No. 4, Op. 95: Rytmicky Divoke Tri
String Quartet No. 4, Op. 95: Divoce S Dramatickou Silou

ECM 1630 NS   Johannes Brahms - Sonaten Fur Viola Und Klavier -- Kim Kashkashian, Robert Levin

Kim Kashkashian (viola) Robert Levin (piano) Johannes Brahms (composer)
Mozart-Saal/Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Germany, November, 1996
Sonate Nr. 2 In Es-Dur: Allegro Amabile
Sonate Nr. 2 In Es-Dur: Allegro Appassionato - Sostenuto - Tempo I
Sonate Nr. 2 In Es-Dur: Andante Con Moto - Allegro - Piu Tranquillo
Sonate Nr. 1 In f-Moll: Allegro Appassionato - Sostenuto Ed Espressivo
Sonate Nr. 1 In f-Moll: Andante Un Poco Adagio
Sonate Nr. 1 In f-Moll: Allegretto Grazioso
Sonate Nr. 1 In f-Moll: Vivace

ECM 1631   Arild Andersen - Hyperborean

Tore Brunborg (soprano, tenor sax) Bendik Hofseth (tenor sax) Kenneth Knudsen (keyboards) Arild Andersen (double bass) Paolo Vinaccia (drums, percussion) plus Cikada String Quartet: Henrik Hannisdal, Odd Hannisdal (violin) Marek Konstantynowicz (viola) Morten Hannisdal (cello)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1996
Patch Of Light I
Hyperborean
Patch Of Light II
Duke Vinaccia
Infinite Distance
Vanishing Waltz
The Island
Invisible Sideman
Rambler
Dragon Dance
Stillness
Too Late For A Picture

ECM 1632   Stephan Micus - The Garden Of Mirrors

Stephan Micus (bolombatto, 20 voices)
MCM Studios, Majorca, Spain?, 1995-1996
Part 1: Earth
Stephan Micus (4 steel drums, 2 sinding, shakuhachi)
Part 2: Passing Cloud
Stephan Micus (sinding, 20 voices, 7 bowed sinding)
Part 3: Violeta
Stephan Micus (22 suling)
Part 4: Flowers In Chaos
Stephan Micus (sinding, voice)
Part 5: In The High Valleys
Stephan Micus (percussion, 2 steel drums, bowed sinding, 5 shakuhachi, 4 nay, 3 tin whistles, sinding)
Part 6: Gates Of Fire
Stephan Micus (tin whistle)
Part 7: Mad Bird
Stephan Micus (sinding, 20 voices)
Part 8: Night Circles
Stephan Micus (6 shakuhachi)
Part 9: Words Of Truth

ECM 1633   Ketil Bjornstad, David Darling, Jon Christensen, Terje Rypdal - The Sea II

David Darling (cello) Ketil Bjornstad (piano) Terje Rypdal (guitar) Jon Christensen (drums)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1996
Laila
Outward Bound
Brand
The Mother
Song For A Planet
Consequences
Agnes
Mime
December
South

ECM 1634   not used

ECM 1635   Charles Lloyd - Canto

Charles Lloyd (tenor sax, Tibetan oboe) Bobo Stenson (piano) Anders Jormin (double bass) Billy Hart (drums)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1996
Tales Of Rumi
How Can I Tell You
Desolation Sound
Canto
Nichiketa's Lament
M
Durga Durga
** part of ECM (G) ECM 2316-20.

ECM 1636   Tomasz Stanko Septet - Litania - Music Of Krzysztof Komeda

Tomasz Stanko (trumpet) Bernt Rosengren (tenor sax) Joakim Milder (tenor, soprano sax) Bobo Stenson (piano) Terje Rypdal (guitar -6,9,10) Palle Danielsson (double bass) Jon Christensen (drums) Krzysztof Komeda (composer)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, February, 1997
1.Svantetic
2.Sleep Safe And Warm (Version 1)
3.Night-Time, Daytime Requiem
4.Ballada
5.Litania
6.Sleep Safe And Warm (Version 2)
7.Repetition
8.Ballad For Bernt
9.The Witch
10.Sleep Safe And Warm (Version 3)

ECM 1637   Jack DeJohnette - Oneness

Michael Cain (piano) Jerome Harris (electric guitar, bass guitar) Jack DeJohnette (drums, percussion) Don Alias (percussion)
Right Track Recording, NYC, January, 1997
Welcome Blessing
Free Above Sea
Priestesses Of The Mist
Jack In
From The Heart / C.M.A.

ECM 1638 NS   Dino Saluzzi, Rosamunde Quartett - Kultrum

Dino Saluzzi (bandoneon) plus Rosamunde Quartett: Simon Fordham, Andreas Reiner (violin) Helmut Nicolai (viola) Anja Lechner (cello) Dino Saluzzi (composer)
Propstei St. Gerold, Austria, March, 1998
Cruz Del Sur
Salon De Tango
Milonga De Los Morenos
... Y Solos - Bajo Una Luna Amarilla - Discuten Sobre El Pasado.
Miserere
El Apriete
... Y Se Encamino Hacia El Destierro.
Recitativo Final.

ECM 1639   John Surman - Proverbs And Songs

John Surman (baritone, soprano sax, bass clarinet) John Taylor (organ) Salisbury Festival Chorus, John Curry (solo speaker) Howard Moody (conductor)
live at Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, June 1, 1996
Prelude
The Sons
The Kings
Wisdom
Job
No Twilight
Pride
The Proverbs
Abraham Arise!

ECM 1640   Keith Jarrett - La Scala

Keith Jarrett (piano)
"Teatro Alla Scala", Milan, Italy, February 13, 1995
La Scala, Part I
La Scala, Part II
Over The Rainbow

ECM 1641   Anouar Brahem - Thimar

John Surman (soprano sax, bass clarinet) Anouar Brahem (oud) Dave Holland (double bass)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, March 13-15, 1997
Badhra
Kashf
Houdouth
Talwin
Waqt
Uns
Al Hizam Al Dhahbi
Qurb
Mazad
Kernow
Hulmu Rabia

ECM 1642   OM - A Retrospective

Urs Leimgruber (tenor, soprano sax, percussion) Christy Doran (guitar) Bobby Burri (bass) Fredy Studer (drums, percussion)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, October 1 & 2, 1975
Holly +
Lips +
Urs Leimgruber (soprano, tenor sax, bass clarinet, percussion) Christy Doran (guitar) Bobby Burri (bass) Fredy Studer (drums, percussion)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, December, 1976
Rautionaha +
Urs Leimgruber (soprano, tenor sax, bass clarinet) Christy Doran (6 & 12-string electric guitar) Bobby Burri (bass) Fredy Studer (drums) Dom Um Romao (percussion, berimbau)
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, August, 1977
Dumini +
Urs Leimgruber (soprano, tenor sax, wooden flute) Erdman Birke (accordion -6) Christy Doran (6 & 12-string guitar, guitar synthesizer) Bobby Burri (bass) Fredy Studer (drums, gongs, percussion)
Talent Studio, Oslo, Norway, January, 1980
1.Dreaming For The People
2.Cerberus' Dance
3.Asumusa
4.At My Ease
5.Earworms
6.Eigentlich Wollte Johann Auf Dem Mond Den Andern Jazz Kennenlernen
** reissue of JAPO (G) JAPO 60032 entitled "Cerberus" + 4 bonus tracks.

ECM 1643 NS   Maya Homburger, Barry Guy - Ceremony

Maya Homburger (Baroque violin) Barry Guy (double bass) Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (composer)
Propstei St. Gerold, Austria, April, 1997;
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, July, 1997
Annunciation - Praeludium Of Mystery Sonata No. 1
Maya Homburger (Baroque violin) Barry Guy (double bass) Barry Guy (composer)
Celebration - For Violin
Immeasurable Sky - Four Songs For Baroque Violin And Double-Bass
Ceremony - For Baroque Violins
Still - For Double Bass
Breathing Earth - For Baroque Violin And Double Bass

ECM 1644   not used

ECM 1645   not used

ECM 1646 NS   Giya Kancheli - Trauerfarbenes Land -- Radio Symphonieorchester Wien, Dennis Russell Davies

Radio Symphonieorchester Wien, Dennis Russell Davies (conductor) Giya Kancheli (composer)
ORF Studio, Vienna, Austria, March-August, 1997
... A La Duduki
Trauerfarbenes Land

ECM 1647   Dominique Pifarely, Francois Couturier - Poros

Dominique Pifarely (violin) Francois Couturier (piano)
Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt/Main, Germany, April, 1997
Trois Images
Poros
Labyrintus
La Nuit Ravie
Retours
Warm Canto
Vertigo
Images 4, 2, 3
Gala

ECM 1648/49   Michael Mantler - The School Of Understanding

Jack Bruce as observer, John Greaves as businessman, Susi Hyldgaard as journalist, Per Jorgensen as teacher, Mona Larsen as refugee, Karen Mantler as student, Don Preston as doctor, Robert Wyatt as guest observer (voice) Michael Mantler (trumpet, conductor, music, words) Roger Jannotta (clarinet, bass clarinet, flute, oboe) Mette Brandt, Marianne Sorensen (violin) Mette Winther (viola) Helle Sorensen (cello) Tineke Noordhoek (vibes, marimba) Kim Kristensen (piano, synthesizer) Bjarne Roupe (guitar) Don Preston (synthesizer drums) Samuel Beckett (words) The Danish Radio Concert Orchestra Strings, Giordano Bellincampi (conductor)
Danmarks Radio Studios, Copenhagen, Danmark;
Chapel Studios, Lincolnshire, England, August-December, 1996
Prelude
Introductions
First Lesson
News
Love Begins
War
Pause
Understanding
same session
Health And Poverty
Love Continues
Platitudes
Intolerance
Love Ends
What's Left To Say
What Is The Word (By Samuel Beckett)

ECM 1650   Various Artists - Selected Signs, I

Nils Petter Molvaer (trumpet) Hans Ulrik (sax) Elvira Plenar (piano, keyboards) Eivind Aarset (guitar) Klavs Hovman (bass) Audun Kleive (drums) Marilyn Mazur (percussion) Aina Kemanis (voice)
Sun Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark, August, 1994
Creature Talk
Arkady Shilkloper (French horn, flugelhorn) Tore Brunborg (tenor sax) Misha Alperin (piano) Terje Gewelt (double bass) Jon Christensen (drums)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, September, 1995
Morning
Tomasz Stanko (trumpet) Bobo Stenson (piano) Anders Jormin (double bass) Tony Oxley (drums)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, January, 1996
Morning Heavy Song
Kenny Wheeler (trumpet, flugelhorn) Lee Konitz (alto sax) Bill Frisell (electric guitar) Dave Holland (double bass)
The Power Station, NYC, February, 1996
Past Present
Ralph Towner (classical guitar, 12-string guitar)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, March, 1996
Tale Of Saverio
Dino Saluzzi (bandoneon) Jose Maria Saluzzi (acoustic guitar) Marc Johnson (double bass)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, June, 1996
Gorrion
Joe Maneri (clarinet, alto, tenor sax, piano) Mat Maneri (6-string electric violin) John Lockwood (double bass) Randy Peterson (drums, percussion)
Hardstudios, Winterthur, Switzerland, June, 1996
Motherless Child
Ralph Alessi (trumpet) Peter Epstein (soprano, tenor sax) Michael Cain (piano)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1996
Siegfried And Roy
Marilyn Crispell (piano) Gary Peacock (double bass) Paul Motian (drums)
Right Track Recording, NYC, September, 1996
Nothing Ever Was, Anyway.
Tore Brunborg (soprano, tenor sax) Bendik Hofseth (tenor sax) Kenneth Knudsen (keyboards) Arild Andersen (double bass) Paolo Vinaccia (drums, percussion) plus Cikada String Quartet: Henrik Hannisdal, Odd Hannisdal (violin) Marek Konstantynowicz (viola) Morten Hannisdal (cello)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1996
Hyperborean / Patch Of Light
Charles Lloyd (tenor sax, Tibetan oboe) Bobo Stenson (piano) Anders Jormin (double bass) Billy Hart (drums)
Desolation Sound
Michael Cain (piano) Jerome Harris (electric guitar, bass guitar) Jack DeJohnette (drums, percussion) Don Alias (percussion)
Right Track Recording, NYC, January, 1997
Free Above Sea
Tomasz Stanko (trumpet) Bernt Rosengren (tenor sax) Joakim Milder (tenor, soprano sax) Bobo Stenson (piano) Terje Rypdal (guitar -2) Palle Danielsson (double bass) Jon Christensen (drums) Krzysztof Komeda (composer)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, February, 1997
1.Svantetic
2.Sleep Safe And Warm (Version 2)

ECM 1651   Roscoe Mitchell And The Note Factory - Nine To Get Ready

Hugh Ragin (trumpet) George Lewis (trombone) Roscoe Mitchell (sax, flute, vocals) Matthew Shipp, Craig Taborn (piano) William Parker (double bass) Jaribu Shahid (bass, vocals) Gerald Cleaver (drums) Tanni Tabbal (drums, percussion, vocals)
Avatar Studios, NYC, May, 1997
Leola
Dream And Response
For Lester B
Jamaican Farewell
Hop Hop Bip Bir Bip
Nine To Get Ready
Bessie Harris
Fallen Heroes
Move Toward The Light
Big Red Peaches

ECM 1652 NS   J.S. Bach - Die Kunst Der Fuge -- Keller Quartett

Keller Quartett: Andras Keller, Janos Pilz (violin) Zoltan Gal (viola) Otto Kertesz (cello) Johann Sebastian Bach (composer)
Altes Stadttheater Eichstatt, Germany, May, 1997
Contrapunctus 1
Contrapunctus 2
Contrapunctus 3
Contrapunctus 4
Contrapunctus 5
Contrapunctus 6 A 4 In Stylo Franchese
Contrapunctus 7 A 4 Per Augmentationem Et Diminutionem
Contrapunctus 8 A 3
Contrapunctus 9 A 4 Alla Duodecima
Contrapunctus 10 A 4 Alla Decima
Contrapunctus 11 A 4
Contrapunctus 12 A 4
Contrapunctus Inversus 12 A 4
Contrapunctus 13 A 3
Contrapunctus Inversus 13 A 3
Canon Per Augmentationem In Contrario Motu
Canon Alla Ottava
Canon Alla Decima Contrapunto Alla Terza
Canon Alla Duodecima Contrapunto Alla Quinta
Contrapunctus 14

ECM 1653 NS   The Hilliard Ensemble - In Paradisum - Music Of Victoria And Palestrina

The Hilliard Ensemble: David James (countertenor) Rogers Covey-Crump, John Potter (tenor) Gordon Jones (baritone) Tomas Luis De Victoria (composer -1,6,11) Grraduale Romanum, Toul (composer -2,3,5,7,9,10,12,14,15) Giovanni Pierluigi Da Palestrina (composer -4,8,13,16)
Propstei St. Gerold, Austria, September, 1997
1.Taedet Animam Meam
2.Introitus
3.Kyrie
4.Domine Quando Veneris
5.Graduale
6.Libera Me Domine
7.Tractus
8.Ad Dominum Cum Tribularer Clamavi
9.Sequentia
10.Offertorium
11.Peccantem Me Quotidie
12.Sanctus-Benedictus
13.Heu Mihi Domine
14.Agnus Dei
15.Communio
16.Libera Me Domine

ECM 1654/55 NS   Arvo Part - Kanon Pokajanen

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir: Kaia Urb (soloist soprano) Ave Moor (soloist alto) Tiit Kogerman (soloist tenor) Vilve Hepner, Raili Jaanson, Katrin Karelson, Eha Parg, Kristiina Under (soprano) Kai Darzins, Kadri Mitt, Tiiu Otsing, Karmen Puis, Juta Roopalu-Malk, Karin Salumae, Evelin Saul (alto) Arvo Aun, Kaido Janke, Toivo Kivi, Erkki Targo, Mati Turi (tenor) Uku Joller, Kalev Keeroja, Ranno Eduard Linde, Esper Linnamagi, Aarne Talvik, Tonis Tamm, Tonu Tormis, Allan Vurma (bass) Tonu Kaljuste (conductor) Arvo Part (composer)
Niguliste Church, Tallinn, Estonia, June, 1997
Ode I
Ode III
Ode IV
Ode V
Ode VI
same session
Kondakion
Ikos
Ode VII
Ode VIII
Ode IX
Prayer After The Kanon

ECM 1656 NS   Giya Kancheli - Lament -- Gidon Kremer

Gidon Kremer (violin) Maacha Deubner (soprano) Hans Sahl (poems) Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, Jansug Kakhidze (conductor) Giya Kancheli (composer)
Centre For Music And Culture, Tbilisi, Georgia (country), March, 1998
Lament: Music of mourning in memory of Luigi Nono for violin, soprano and orchestra

ECM 1657   Peter Erskine - Juni

John Taylor (piano) Palle Danielsson (double bass) Peter Erskine (drums)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, July, 1997
Prelude No. 2
Windfall
For Jan
The Ant And The Elk
Siri
Fable
Twelve
Namasti

ECM 1658 NS   Lassus -- The Hilliard Ensemble

The Hilliard Ensemble: David James (countertenor) Rogers Covey-Crump, John Potter (tenor) Gordon Jones (baritone) Orlando Di Lasso (composer)
Boxgrove Priory, Chichester, Sussex, England, November, 1993
Missa Pro Defunctis: Resposurium: Memento Mei Deus
Missa Pro Defunctis: Introitus
Missa Pro Defunctis: Kyrie
Missa Pro Defunctis: Graduale
Missa Pro Defunctis: Offertorium
Missa Pro Defunctis: Sanctus And Benedictus
Missa Pro Defunctis: Agnus Dei
Missa Pro Defunctis: Communio
Missa Pro Defunctis: Antiphona: In Paradisum
Prophetiae Sibyllarum: Carmina Chromatico
Prophetiae Sibyllarum: Sibylla Persica
Prophetiae Sibyllarum: Sibylla Libyca
Prophetiae Sibyllarum: Sibylla Delphica
Prophetiae Sibyllarum: Sibylla Cimmeria
Prophetiae Sibyllarum: Sibylla Samia
Prophetiae Sibyllarum: Sibylla Cumana
Prophetiae Sibyllarum: Sibylla Hellespontiaca
Prophetiae Sibyllarum: Sibylla Phrygia
Prophetiae Sibyllarum: Sibylla Europaea
Prophetiae Sibyllarum: Sibylla Tiburtina
Prophetiae Sibyllarum: Sibylla Erythraea
Prophetiae Sibyllarum: Sibylla Agrippa

ECM 1659 NS   Hans Otte - Das Buch Der Klange -- Herbert Henck

Herbert Henck (piano) Hans Otte (composer)
Festeburgkirche, Frankfurt/Main, Germany, September, 1997
Das Buch Der Klange: I
Das Buch Der Klange: II
Das Buch Der Klange: III
Das Buch Der Klange: IV
Das Buch Der Klange: V
Das Buch Der Klange: VI
Das Buch Der Klange: VII
Das Buch Der Klange: VIII
Das Buch Der Klange: IX
Das Buch Der Klange: X
Das Buch Der Klange: XI
Das Buch Der Klange: XII

ECM 1660   Mats Eden, Jonas Simonson, Cikada String Quartet - Milvus

Jonas Simonson (flute, alto flute) Mats Eden (drone fiddle, violin, viola)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, September, 1997
Havang
Polska Efter Artbergs Kalle Karlstrom
Stegen Pa Taket - Polska Efter Lejsme Per Larsson
Variation 1
Septemberljus
Den Lycklinga (Beata Virgine)
Nordafjalls - Efter Torleiv Bjorgum
Vardag
Variation 2
Backahasten
Sjoraets Polska - Efter Olof Schyman
Spillet
Cikada String Quartet: Henrik Hannisdal, Odd Hannisdal (violin) Marek Konstantynowicz (viola) Morten Hannisdal (cello)
String Quartet No. 1: Andante Comodo
String Quartet No. 1: Presto Giocoso
String Quartet No. 1: Lento Tranquilli

ECM 1661   Joe Maneri, Mat Maneri - Blessed

Joe Maneri (alto, tenor sax, clarinet, piano) Mat Maneri (violin, electric 6-string violin, baritone violin, electric 5-string viola)
Hardstudios, Winterthur, Switzerland, October, 1997
At The Gate
There Are No Doors
Sixty-One Joys
From Loosened Soil
Five Fantasies
Never Said A Mumblin' Word
Is Nothing Near?
Body And Soul
Race You Home
Gardenias For Gardenis
Outside The Whole Thing
Blessed

ECM 1662   Philipp Wachsmann, Paul Lytton - Some Other Season

Philipp Wachsmann (violin, viola, live electronics) Paul Lytton (percussion, live electronics)
Hardstudios, Winterthur, Switzerland, October, 1997
The Re(de)fining Of Methods And Means
Shuffle
Leonardo's Spoon
Choisya
Shell
The Lightning Fields: Field 1
The Lightning Fields: Field 2
The Lightning Fields: Field 3
The Lightning Fields: Field 4
The Lightning Fields: Field 5
Nu Shu
Riser
The Peacock's Tail
The Whispering Chambers
A La Table
The Claw And Spur
Glide
From The Chalk Cliffs
Some Other Season

ECM 1663   Dave Holland Quintet - Points Of View

Robin Eubanks (trombone) Steve Wilson (soprano, alto sax) Steve Nelson (vibes, marimba) Dave Holland (double bass) Billy Kilson (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, September 25 & 26, 1997
The Balance
Mr. B.
Bedouin Trail
Metamorphos
Ario
Herbaceous
The Benevolent One
Serenade

ECM 1664   Misha Alperin w/ John Surman - First Impression

Arkady Shilkloper (French horn, flugelhorn) John Surman (soprano, baritone sax) Misha Alperin (piano) Terje Gewelt (double bass) Jon Christensen (drums) Hans-Kristian Kjos Sorensen (percussion)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, December, 1997
Overture
First Impression
Second Impression
Twilight Hour
City Dance
Movement
Third Impression
Fourth Impression
Fifth Impression

ECM 1665 NS   Bent Sorensen - Birds And Bells -- Christian Lindberg, Oslo Sinfonietta And Cikada, Christian Eggen

Cikada Ensemble, Christian Eggen (conductor) Bent Sorensen (composer)
NRK Studio, Oslo, Norway, October, 1997
The Lady And The Lark: Movement I
The Lady And The Lark: Movement II
The Lady And The Lark: Movement III
The Lady And The Lark: Movement IV
The Lady And The Lark: Movement V
Oslo Sinfonietta, Christian Eggen (conductor) Bent Sorensen (composer)
Birds And Bells: Movement I
Birds And Bells: Movement II
Birds And Bells: Movement III
Cikada Ensemble, Christian Eggen (conductor) Bent Sorensen (composer)
The Deserted Churchyards
Funeral Procession
Christian Lindberg (trombone) Bent Sorensen (composer)
The Bells Of Vineta
Cikada String Quartet, Christian Eggen (conductor) Bent Sorensen (composer)
The Lady Of Shalott

ECM 1666   Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette - Tokyo '96

Keith Jarrett (piano) Gary Peacock (bass) Jack DeJohnette (drums)
"Bunkamura Orchard Hall", Tokyo, Japan, March 30, 1996
It Could Happen To You
Never Let Me Go
Billie's Bounce
Summer Night
I'll Remember April
Mona Lisa
Autumn Leaves
Last Night When We Were Young / Caribbean Sky
John's Abbey
My Funny Valentine / Song

ECM 1667 NS   Arnold Schonberg / Franz Schubert - Klavierstucke -- Thomas Larcher

Thomas Larcher (piano) Arnold Schonberg (composer)
DRS Radiostudio Zurich, Switzerland, July, 1998
Klavierstuck Op. 11 Nr. 1 - Massige Viertel
Thomas Larcher (piano) Franz Schubert (composer)
Klavierstuck es-Moll D 946 Nr. 1 - Allegro Assai - Andante - Tempo I - Andantino - Tempo II
Thomas Larcher (piano) Arnold Schonberg (composer)
Klavierstuck Op. 11 Nr. 2 - Sehr Langsam
Thomas Larcher (piano) Franz Schubert (composer)
Klavierstuck Es-Dur D 946 Nr. 2 - Allegretto - L'Istesso Tempo
Klavierstuck C-Dur D 946 Nr. 3 - Allegro
Thomas Larcher (piano) Arnold Schonberg (composer)
Klavierstuck Op. 11 Nr. 3 - Bewegte Achtel
Sechs Kleine Klavierstucke Op. 19: Leicht, Zart
Sechs Kleine Klavierstucke Op. 19: Langsam
Sechs Kleine Klavierstucke Op. 19: Sehr Langsame Viertel
Sechs Kleine Klavierstucke Op. 19: Rasch, Aber Leicht
Sechs Kleine Klavierstucke Op. 19: Etwas Rasch
Sechs Kleine Klavierstucke Op. 19: Sehr Langsam
Thomas Larcher (piano) Franz Schubert (composer)
Allegretto c-Moll D 915

ECM 1668 NS   Johann Heinrich Schmelzer - Unarum Fidium -- John Holloway

John Holloway (violin) Johann Heinrich Schmelzer (composer)
Kloster Fischingen, Switzerland, December, 1997
Chiacona A Violino Solo
Sonata Prima
Sonata Seconda
Sonata Terza
Sonata Quarta
Sonata Quinta
Sonata Sesta
Sonata For Scordatura Violin And Basso Continuo

ECM 1669 NS   Giya Kancheli - Magnum Ignotum -- Mstislav Rostropovich

Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) Koninklijk Filharmonisch Orkest Van Vlaanderen, Jansug Kakhidze (conductor) Giya Kancheli (composer)
Kunstcentrum deSingel, Antwerp, Belgium, December, 1997
Simi
Koninklijk Filharmonisch Orkest Van Vlaanderen, Jansug Kakhidze (conductor) Giya Kancheli (composer)
Magnum Ignotum

ECM 1670   Paul Bley, Gary Peacock, Paul Motian - Not Two, Not One

Paul Bley (piano) Gary Peacock (bass) Paul Motian (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, January, 1998
Not Zero: In Three Parts
Entelechy
Now
Fig Foot
Vocal Tracked
Intente
Noosphere
Set Up Set
Dialogue Amour
Don't You Know
Not Zero: In One Part

ECM 1671/72 NS   Zelenka - Trio Sonatas

Maurice Bourgue, Heinz Holliger (oboe) Klaus Thunemann (bassoon) Thomas Zehetmair (violin) Klaus Stoll (contrabass) Christiane Jaccottet (harpsichord) Jonathan Rubin (lute) Jan Dismas Zelenka (composer)
Salle De Musique, La Chaux-De-Fonds, Switzerland, June, 1997
Sonata No. 1 In F Major: Adagio Ma Non Troppo
Sonata No. 1 In F Major: Allegro
Sonata No. 1 In F Major: Larghetto
Sonata No. 1 In F Major: Allegro Assai
Sonata No. 2 In G Minor: Andante
Sonata No. 2 In G Minor: Allegro
Sonata No. 2 In G Minor: Andante
Sonata No. 2 In G Minor: Allegro
Sonata No. 3 In B-Flat Minor: Adagio
Sonata No. 3 In B-Flat Minor: Allegro
Sonata No. 3 In B-Flat Minor: Largo
Sonata No. 3 In B-Flat Minor: Tempo Giusto
same session
Sonata No. 4 In G Minor: Andante
Sonata No. 4 In G Minor: Allegro
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Sonata No. 4 In G Minor: Allegro Ma Non Troppo
Sonata No. 5 In F Major: Allegro
Sonata No. 5 In F Major: Adagio
Sonata No. 5 In F Major: Allegro
Sonata No. 6 In C Minor: Andante
Sonata No. 6 In C Minor: Allegro
Sonata No. 6 In C Minor: Adagio
Sonata No. 6 In C Minor: Allegro

ECM 1673 NS   Erkki-Sven Tuur - Flux -- David Geringas, Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, Dennis Russell Davies

David Geringas (cello) Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, Dennis Russell Davies (conductor) Erkki-Sven Tuur (composer)
ORF Studio, Vienna, Austria, July & August, 1998
Symphony No. 3: Contextus I
Symphony No. 3: Contextus II
Concerto For Violoncello And Orchestra
Lighthouse

ECM 1674   Charles Lloyd - Voice In The Night

Charles Lloyd (tenor sax) John Abercrombie (guitar) Dave Holland (double bass) Billy Higgins (drums, percussion)
Avatar Studios, NYC, May, 1998
Voice In The Night
God Give Me Strength
Dorotea's Studio
Requiem
Pocket Full Of Blues
Homage
Forest Flower: Sunrise / Sunset
A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing

ECM 1675   Keith Jarrett - The Melody At Night, With You

Keith Jarrett (piano)
Cavelight Studio, Oxford, NJ, 1998
I Loves You, Porgy
I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Don't Ever Leave Me
Someone To Watch Over Me
My Wild Irish Rose
Blame It On My Youth / Meditation
Something To Remember You By
Be My Love
Shenandoah
I'm Through With Love

ECM 1676/77 NS   Andras Schiff, Peter Serkin - Music For Two Pianos -- Mozart / Reger / Busoni

Andras Schiff, Peter Serkin (piano) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (composer)
American Academy Of Arts And Letters, NYC, November, 1997
Fugue In C-Minor For Two Pianos K. 426: Allegro Moderato
Andras Schiff, Peter Serkin (piano) Max Reger (composer)
Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Beethoven For Two Pianos Op. 86: Theme: Andante
Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Beethoven For Two Pianos Op. 86: Un Poco Piu Lento
Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Beethoven For Two Pianos Op. 86: Agitato
Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Beethoven For Two Pianos Op. 86: Andantino Grazioso
Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Beethoven For Two Pianos Op. 86: Andante Sostenuto
Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Beethoven For Two Pianos Op. 86: Appassionato
Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Beethoven For Two Pianos Op. 86: Andante Sostenuto
Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Beethoven For Two Pianos Op. 86: Vivace
Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Beethoven For Two Pianos Op. 86: Sostenuto
Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Beethoven For Two Pianos Op. 86: Vivace
Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Beethoven For Two Pianos Op. 86: Poco Vivace
Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Beethoven For Two Pianos Op. 86: Andante Con Grazia
Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Beethoven For Two Pianos Op. 86: Allegro Pomposo
Variations And Fugue On A Theme Of Beethoven For Two Pianos Op. 86: Fugue: Allegro Con Spirito
Andras Schiff, Peter Serkin (piano) Ferruccio Busoni (composer)
Fantasia Contrappuntistica For Two Pianos Busoni-Verzeichnis 256b: Choral-Variationen
Fantasia Contrappuntistica For Two Pianos Busoni-Verzeichnis 256b: Fuga I
Fantasia Contrappuntistica For Two Pianos Busoni-Verzeichnis 256b: Fuga II
Fantasia Contrappuntistica For Two Pianos Busoni-Verzeichnis 256b: Fuga III
Fantasia Contrappuntistica For Two Pianos Busoni-Verzeichnis 256b: Intermezzo
Fantasia Contrappuntistica For Two Pianos Busoni-Verzeichnis 256b: Variatio I
Fantasia Contrappuntistica For Two Pianos Busoni-Verzeichnis 256b: Variatio II
Fantasia Contrappuntistica For Two Pianos Busoni-Verzeichnis 256b: Variatio III
Fantasia Contrappuntistica For Two Pianos Busoni-Verzeichnis 256b: Cadenza
Fantasia Contrappuntistica For Two Pianos Busoni-Verzeichnis 256b: Fuga IV
Fantasia Contrappuntistica For Two Pianos Busoni-Verzeichnis 256b: Corale
Fantasia Contrappuntistica For Two Pianos Busoni-Verzeichnis 256b: Stretta
Andras Schiff, Peter Serkin (piano) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (composer)
Sonata In D-Major For Two Pianos K. 448/375a: Allegro Con Spirito
Sonata In D-Major For Two Pianos K. 448/375a: Andante
Sonata In D-Major For Two Pianos K. 448/375a: Allegro Molto

ECM 1678   Joe Maneri, Barre Phillips, Mat Maneri - Tales Of Rohnlief

Joe Maneri (alto, tenor sax, clarinet, piano, voice) Mat Maneri (electric 6-string violin, baritone violin) Barre Phillips (double bass)
Hardstudios, Winterthur, Switzerland, June, 1998
Rohnlief
A Long Way From Home
Sunned
When The Ship Went Down
The Aftermath
Bonewith
Flaull Clon Sleare
Hold The Tiger
Canzone Di Peppe
The Field
Nelgat
Elma My Dear
Third Hand
Pilvetslednah

ECM 1679 NS   Alexei Lubimov - Messe Noire -- Stravinsky / Shostakovich / Prokofiev / Scriabin

Alexei Lubimov (piano) Igor Stravinsky (composer)
DRS Radiostudio Zurich, Switzerland, May, 1998;
DRS Radiostudio Zurich, Switzerland, December, 2000
Serenade In A: Hymn
Serenade In A: Romanza
Serenade In A: Rondoletto
Serenade In A: Cadenza Finale
Alexei Lubimov (piano) Dmitri Shostakovich (composer)
Sonata No. 2 Op. 61: Allegretto
Sonata No. 2 Op. 61: Largo
Sonata No. 2 Op. 61: Moderato (Con Moto)
Alexei Lubimov (piano) Sergey Prokofiev (composer)
Sonata No. 7 Op. 83: Allegro Inquieto
Sonata No. 7 Op. 83: Andante Caloroso
Sonata No. 7 Op. 83: Precipitato
Alexei Lubimov (piano) Alexander Scriabin (composer)
Sonata No. 9 Op. 68: Moderato Quasi Andante

ECM 1680   Tomasz Stanko - From The Green Hill

Tomasz Stanko (trumpet) John Surman (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Dino Saluzzi (bandoneon) Michelle Makarski (violin) Anders Jormin (double bass) Jon Christensen (drums)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, August, 1998
Domino
Litania (Part One)
Stone Ridge
... Y Despues De Todo
Litania (Part Two)
Quintet's Time
Pantronic
The Lark In The Dark
Love Theme From Farewell To Maria
... From The Green Hill
Buschka
Roberto Zucco
Domino's Intro
Argentyna

ECM 1681 NS   Paul Giger - Ignis

Paul Giger (violin, violino d'amore, composer, arranger) Marius Ungureanu (viola) Beat Schneider (cello) anonymous (composer)
Niguliste Church, Tallinn, Estonia, June, 1998
Organum
Paul Giger (violin, violino d'amore, composer, arranger) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)
Karma Shadub
Paul Giger (violin, violino d'amore, composer, arranger) Marius Ungureanu (viola) Beat Schneider (cello) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor) Notker Balbulus, Tuotilo (composer)
Tropus
Paul Giger (violin, violino d'amore, composer, arranger) Marius Ungureanu (viola) Beat Schneider (cello) Notker Balbulus, Tuotilo (composer)
Alleluja
Paul Giger (violin, violino d'amore, composer, arranger) Marius Ungureanu (viola) Beat Schneider (cello) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor) Hildegard V. Bingen, Peter Roth (composer)
O Ignis

ECM 1682 NS   Franz Schubert - Sonate B-Dur, D 960 -- Valery Afanassiev

Valery Afanassiev (piano) Franz Schubert (composer)
"Lockenhaus Festival", Lockenhaus, Burgenland, Austria, July, 1985
Sonate B-Dur Op. Posth. D 960: Molto Moderato
Sonate B-Dur Op. Posth. D 960: Andante Sostenuto
Sonate B-Dur Op. Posth. D 960: Scherzo: Allegro Vivace Con Delicatezza - Trio
Sonate B-Dur Op. Posth. D 960: Allegro, Ma Non Troppo
** reissue of ECM New Series (G) ECM 1328 entitled "Gidon Kremer - Edition Lockenhaus, Vol. 3".

ECM 1683   John Abercrombie - Open Land

Kenny Wheeler (trumpet, flugelhorn) Joe Lovano (tenor sax) Mark Feldman (violin) Dan Wall (organ) John Abercrombie (guitar) Adam Nussbaum (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, September, 1998
Just In Tune
Open Land
Spring Song
Gimme Five
Speak Easy
Little Booker
Free Piece Suit(e)
Remember When
That's For Sure

ECM 1684   Ketil Bjornstad, David Darling - Epigraphs

David Darling (cello) Ketil Bjornstad (piano)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, September, 1998
Epigraph No. 1
Upland
Wakening
Epigraph No. 1, Var. 1
Pavane
Fantasia
Epigraph No. 1, Var. 2
The Guest
After Celan
Song For TKJD
Silent Dream
The Lake
Gothic
Epigraph No. 1, Var. 3
Le Jour S'endort
Factus Est Repente

ECM 1685/86   Jan Garbarek - Rites

Jan Garbarek (soprano, tenor sax, synthesizer, sampler, percussion) Rainer Bruninghaus (piano, keyboards) Eberhard Weber (bass) Marilyn Mazur (drums, percussion) plus Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, Jansug Kakhidze (conductor, vocals) Bugge Wesseltoft (additional synthesizer, electronic effects, accordion) Boys From The Choir Solvguttene, Torstein Grythe (conductor)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway;
Tbilisi, Georgia (country), March, 1998
Rites
Where The Rivers Meet
Vast Plain, Clouds
So Mild The Wind, So Meek The Water
Song, Tread Lightly
It's OK To Listen To The Gray Voice
Her Wild Ways
same session
It's High Time
One Ying For Every Yang
Pan
We Are The Stars
The Moon Over Mtatsminda
Malinye
The White Clown
Evenly They Danced
Last Rite

ECM 1687 NS   Veljo Tormis - Litany To Thunder -- Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor) Veljo Tormis (composer)
Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia, August, 1998
How Can I Recognize My Home
Singing Aboard Ship
Curse Upon Iron
The Singer's Childhood
Songs Of The Ancient Sea
The Bishop And The Pagan
Litany To Thunder
The Lost Geese

ECM 1688 NS   Heiner Goebbels - Surrogate Cities

David Moss, Jocelyn B. Smith (vocals) Paul Auster, Hugo Hamilton, Heiner Muller (words) Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, Peter Rundel (conductor) Heiner Goebbels (composer)
Bayerischer Rundfunk, Munich, Germany, 1996;
vocal recording: Frankfurt/Main, Germany, 1999
Suite For Sampler And Orchestra: Chaconne / Kantorloops
Suite For Sampler And Orchestra: Allemande / Les Ruines
Suite For Sampler And Orchestra: Gigue
Suite For Sampler And Orchestra: Sarabande / N-Touch
Suite For Sampler And Orchestra: Bourree / Wildcard
Suite For Sampler And Orchestra: Passacaglia
Suite For Sampler And Orchestra: Courante
Suite For Sampler And Orchestra: Menuett / L'Ingenieur
Suite For Sampler And Orchestra: Gavotte / N-Touch Remix
Suite For Sampler And Orchestra: Air / Compression
The Horatian - Three Songs: Rome And Alba
The Horatian - Three Songs: So That The Blood Dropped To The Earth
The Horatian - Three Songs: Dwell Where The Dogs Dwell
D & C
Surrogate
In The Country Of Last Things

ECM 1689   not used

ECM 1690   Per Gudmundson, Ale Moller, Lena Willemark - Frifot

Per Gudmundson (fiddle, octave fiddle, Swedish bagpipes, vocals) Ale Moller (mandola, natural flute, hammered dulcimer, folk harp, shawm, vocals) Lena Willemark (vocals, fiddle, octave fiddle, wooden flute)
Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, September, 1998
Abba Fader
Stjarnan
Tjugmyren
Kolarpolskan
I Hela Naturen / Mjukfoten
Forgaves / Vindlaren
Kare Sol / Sjungar Lars-Polska
Hemvandaren
Fafanglighet
Silder / Bingsjo Stora Langdans
Dromsken
Skur Leja
Metaren
Roligs Per-latar
Om Stenen / Snygg Olle
Morgonlat

ECM 1691   Kenny Wheeler - A Long Time Ago

Kenny Wheeler (flugelhorn) John Taylor (piano) John Parricelli (guitar) plus John Barclay, Ian Hamer, Henry Lowther, Derek Watkins (trumpet) Pete Beachill, Richard Edwards, Mark Nightingale (trombone) Dave Stewart, Sarah Williams (bass trombone) Tony Faulkner (conductor)
Gateway Studios, Kingston, Surrey, England, December, 1997 & January, 1998
The Long Time Ago Suite
One Plus Three (Version 1)
Ballad For A Dead Child
Eight Plus Three / Alice My Dear
Going For Baroque
Gnu Suite
One Plus Three (Version 2)

ECM 1692 NS   Eleni Karaindrou - Eternity And A Day

Vangelis Skouras (French horn) Vangelis Christopoulos (oboe) Spyros Kazianis (bassoon) Nikos Guinos, Manthos Halkias (clarinet) Iraklis Vavatsikas (accordion) Eleni Karaindrou (piano) Aris Dimitriadis (mandolin) String Orchestra: La Camerata, Athens, Loukas Karytinos (director) Eleni Karaindrou (music)
Athens Concert Hall, Athens, Greece, March & April, 1998
Hearing The Time
By The Sea
Eternity Theme
Parting A
Depart And Eternity Theme
Borders
Wedding Dance
Parting B
To A Dead Friend
Eternity Theme, Variation I
Depart And Eternity Theme, Variation I
Bus - Part I
Depart And Eternity Theme, Variation II
Bus - II
Trio And Eternity Theme
The Poet
Depart And Eternity Theme, Variation III
Depart

ECM 1693   Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble - Drawn Inward

Evan Parker (tenor, soprano sax, khene) Philipp Wachsmann (violin, viola, live electronics, sound processing) Lawrence Casserley, Walter Prati, Marco Vecchi (live electronics, sound processing) Barry Guy (double bass) Paul Lytton (percussion, live electronics)
Gateway Studios, Kingston, Surrey, England, December, 1998
The Crooner (For Johnny Hartman)
Serpent In Sky
Travel In The Homeland
Spouting Bowl
Collect Calls (Milano-Kingston) (Bugged)
Aka Lotan
Reanascreena
At Home In The Universe (For Stuart Kauffman)
Writing On Ice
Phloy In The Frame
DrawnInward

ECM 1694 NS   Peter Ruzicka - String Quartets -- Arditti Quartet, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Arditti Quartet: Irvine Arditti, Graeme Jennings (violin) Garth Knox (viola) Rohan De Saram (cello) Paul Celan, Peter Handke, Hugo Von Hofmannsthal, Dieter Schnebel, Paul Valery (poems) Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (speaker) Peter Ruzicka (composer)
WDR Studios, Cologne, Germany, December, 1996;
Immanuelskirche, Wuppertal, Germany, October, 1997
... Uber Ein Verschwinden (3. Streichquartett)
Klangschatten
"... Fragment..." - Funf Epigramme Fur Streichquartett (2. Streichquartett): Molto Calmo, Statico
"... Fragment..." - Funf Epigramme Fur Streichquartett (2. Streichquartett): Eccitato
"... Fragment..." - Funf Epigramme Fur Streichquartett (2. Streichquartett): Sfasciarsi
"... Fragment..." - Funf Epigramme Fur Streichquartett (2. Streichquartett): Movomentato
"... Fragment..." - Funf Epigramme Fur Streichquartett (2. Streichquartett): Indistinto
Introspezione - Dokumentation Fur Streichquartett (1. Streichquartett)
"... Sich Verlierend" - Fur Streichquartett Und Spreichstimme (4. Streichquartett)

ECM 1695 NS   Patrick Demenga, Thomas Demenga - Lux Aeterna

Patrick Demenga, Thomas Demenga (cello) Alexander Knaifel (composer)
Propstei St. Gerold, Austria, November, 1998
Lux Aeterna
Patrick Demenga, Thomas Demenga (cello) Thomas Demenga (composer)
Duo? O, Du...
Patrick Demenga, Thomas Demenga (cello) Jean Barriere (composer)
Sonata No. 10, G Major: Andante
Sonata No. 10, G Major: Adagio
Sonata No. 10, G Major: Allegro Prestissimo
Patrick Demenga, Thomas Demenga (cello) Roland Moser (composer)
Wendungen
Patrick Demenga, Thomas Demenga (cello) Barry Guy (composer)
Redshift

ECM 1696 NS   John Cage - The Seasons

Margaret Leng Tan (prepared piano, toy piano) American Composers Orchestra, Dennis Russell Davies (conductor) John Cage (composer)
SUNY Purchase Performing Arts Center, Theater A, NY, January, 1997
Seventy-Four
The Seasons: Prelude I, Winter
The Seasons: Prelude II, Spring
The Seasons: Prelude III, Summer
The Seasons: Prelude IV, Fall
Concerto For Prepared Piano And Chamber Orchestra: First Part
Concerto For Prepared Piano And Chamber Orchestra: Second Part
Concerto For Prepared Piano And Chamber Orchestra: Third Part
Seventy-Four
Suite For Toy Piano: I
Suite For Toy Piano: II
Suite For Toy Piano: III
Suite For Toy Piano: IV
Suite For Toy Piano: V
Suite For Toy Piano: I
Suite For Toy Piano: II
Suite For Toy Piano: III
Suite For Toy Piano: IV
Suite For Toy Piano: V

ECM 1697 NS   John Dowland - In Darkness Let Me Dwell -- John Potter

John Potter (tenor) with John Surman (soprano sax, bass clarinet) Maya Homburger (Baroque violin) Stephen Stubbs (lute) Barry Guy (double bass) John Dowland (composer)
Forde Abbey, Dorset, England, January, 1999
Weep You No More, Sad Fountains
In Darkness Let Me Dwell
Lachrimae Verae
From Silent Night
Come Again
The Lowest Trees Have Tops
Flow My Tears
Come Heavy Sleep
Fine Knacks For Ladies
Flow My Tears
Now, Oh Now I Needs Must Part
Lachrimae Tristes
Go Crystal Tears
Lachrimae Amantis

ECM 1698   Dave Holland Quintet - Prime Directive

Robin Eubanks (trombone, cowbell) Chris Potter (soprano, alto, tenor sax) Steve Nelson (vibes, marimba) Dave Holland (double bass) Billy Kilson (drums)
Avatar Studios, NYC, December 10-12, 1998
Prime Directive
Looking Up
Make Believe
A Seeking Spirit
High Wire
Jugglers Parade
Candelight Vigil
Wonders Never Cease
Down Time

ECM 1699 NS   Franz Schubert - Fantasie C-Dur Fur Klavier / Fantasie C-Dur Fur Violine Und Klavier -- Andras Schiff, Yuuko Shiokawa

Andras Schiff (piano) Franz Schubert (composer)
Schloss Mondsee, Mondsee, Austria, December, 1998
Fantasie C-Dur Fur Klavier Op. 15 D 760 ("Wanderer-Fantasie"): Allegro Con Fuoco, Ma Non Troppo / Adagio / Presto / Allegro
Yuuko Shiokawa (violin) Andras Schiff (piano) Franz Schubert (composer)
Fantasie C-Dur Fur Violine Und Klavier Op. Posth. 159 D 934: Andante Molto / Allegretto / Andantino / Tempo I / Allegro Vivace / Allegretto / Presto