Sonic Rebellion: Alternative Classical Collection - Aaron Shorr (piano); Albert Schweitzer Quintet; Ars Nova Copenhagen; Art Nouveau Ensemble; Boris Berman (prepared piano);...
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  1. Symphony No. 4 ("Heroes"), for orchestra: Neuköln
  2. Threnody (for the Victims of Hiroshima), for 52 strings
  3. Toccata for violin & player piano
  4. Sonatas and Interludes, for prepared piano: First Interlude
  5. Fünf Nachtstücke, for violin & piano: 1. Elegie
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  1. Symphony No. 4 ("Heroes"), for orchestra: Neuköln
  2. Threnody (for the Victims of Hiroshima), for 52 strings
  3. Toccata for violin & player piano
  4. Sonatas and Interludes, for prepared piano: First Interlude
  5. Fünf Nachtstücke, for violin & piano: 1. Elegie
  6. Quattro Pezzi su una nota sola (Four Pieces on Only One Note), for 25 musicians: 1.
  7. In C, for unspecified performers:
  8. String Quartet No. 2
  9. Déserts for brass, percussion, piano & tape: Beginning
  10. Songs, Drones and Refrains of Death, for baritone, electric guitar & double bass, amplified piano & harpsichord & 2 percussionists: Death Drone 2
  11. Bagatelles (6) for wind quintet: Allegro grazioso
  12. Silenzio, pieces (5) for bayan, violin & cello: II
  13. Beta, electronic work
  14. Shaker Loops, for 7 strings or string orchestra: A Final Shaking
  15. Piano Concerto No.1
  16. Fratres, for strings & percussion
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The Naxos label diverges from its usual plain graphic design with this attempt to create the idea of an "alternative classical" genre, an idea that has paid big dividends when applied to rock and country music. Most of the selections are drawn from existing Naxos releases, with a few taken from discs by Denmark's Da Capo and Germany's CPO labels. The contents do not represent any new trends but rather package existing styles together as examples of "sonic rebellion." The idea is a good one, and the new listener in search of ...

Sonic Rebellion: Alternative Classical Collection 2007, Naxos

UPC: 747313076079

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