Gyula Csapó: Handshake after Shot - Alastair Thompson (tenor); Andras Horn (water bowl); Csaba Klenyán (water bowl); Éva Bótai (organ); Gábor Csalog (piano);...
Track Listing
  1. Handshake After Shot, for 2 muted trumpets, oboe, electric organ & cardboard box
  2. Hark, Edward... - hommage to E. Grieg, for 2 Hungarian dulcimers, piano & double bass
  3. Sutraecitations, for tenor voice, 2 tuned glasses, a piano (mostly used as a resonator), 3 clarinets & noise sources
  4. Krapp's Last Tape - after Samuel Beckett, for violinist-actor, tape-recorder, sine-wave generator with potentiometer & stage
  5. BirdDayCage, for violincello & piano

Gyula Csapó's name isn't widely known in the American new music scene, but the effusive accolades by John Cage, György Kurtág, and Morton Feldman cited in the program booklet make it clear that it ought to be. Csapó was born in 1955 in Hungary, studied with Feldman, and has since taught at McGill, Princeton, and the University of Saskatchewan. The music on this CD shows a clear aesthetic connection to the three masters who admire his work so much, and it's possible to trace their varied influences in his music, which has an ...

Gyula Csapó: Handshake after Shot 2000, Bmc Records

UPC: 731406832529