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Author Chin, Unsuk, 1961-

Title Akrostichon-Wortspiel [sound recording] / Unsuk Chin.

Imprint Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon, p2005.

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Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 001548 001237 002248 002039
Series 20/21
Note The 1st work based on texts from: The never-ending story / Michael Ende and Through the looking-glass / Lewis Carroll. "The narrative texts are reduced to syllables, individual sounds, or fragments of words, so that they become unintelligible"--Insert.
Performer Pia Komsi, soprano (1st work) ; Samuel Favre, percussion (4th work) ; Dimitri Vassilakis, piano (4th work) ; Ensemble intercontemporain ; Kazushi Ono (1st work), Patrick Davin (2nd work), David Robertson (3rd work), Stefan Asbury (4th work), conductors.
Event Recordings: Paris, Cité de la muisque, 2/1999 (3rd work), 2/2004 (1st work); Paris, Radio France, 2/2003 (4th work), 4/2004 (2nd work).
Note Eds. recorded: Boosey & Hawkes, London.
The 1st, 3rd and 4th works are live recordings.
"World premiere recordings"--Container.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Martin Demmier in German with English and French translations (19 p. : ports.) in container.
Contents Akrostichon-Wortspeil = Acrostic wordplay = Jeu de mots acrostiche : seven scenes from fairy tales for soprano and orchestra (15:48) -- Fantaisie méchanique : pour cinq instrumentistes (trumpet, trombone, piano, 2 percussionists) (12:37) -- Xi : pour ensemble et électronique (22:48) -- Double concerto : for piano, percussion and ensemble (20:39).
Language The 1st work sung in German.
Subject Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble.
Quintets (Piano, trombone, trumpet, percussion)
Instrumental ensembles.
Genre/Form Electronica (Music)
Subject Concertos (Percussion and piano with instrumental ensemble)
Genre/Form Live sound recordings.
Added Author Komsi, Piia. voc
Favre, Samuel, 1979- Instrumentalist.
Vassilakis, Dimitri. Instrumentalist.
Ono, Kazushi. Conductor.
Davin, Patrick, 1962- Conductor.
Robertson, David, 1958- Conductor.
Asbury, Stefan. Conductor.
Chin, Unsuk, 1961- Akrostichon-Wortspiel.
Chin, Unsuk, 1961- Fantaisie mécanique.
Chin, Unsuk, 1961- Xi.
Chin, Unsuk, 1961- Doppelkonzert.
Ensemble intercontemporain. Performer.
Added Title Works. Selections
Standard No. 028947751182
Music No. 00289 477 5118 Deutsche Grammophon