Friday, August 12, 2011

Mode Xenakis Edition On Spotify

Xenakis on Mode by Disc:
Edition 1: Ensemble Music 1 (mode 53)
Edition 2: Ensemble Music 2 (mode 56)
Edition 3: Xenakis & Varese (mode 58)
Edition 4: Complete Works for Piano Solo (mode 80)
Xenakis, UPIC, Continuum: Electroacoustic &
  Instrumental works from CCMIX Paris
(mode 98/99)
Edition 5: La Légende d'Eer (mode 148)
Edition 6: Music for Strings (mode 152)
Edition 7: Xenakis Percussion Works (mode 171-173)
Edition 8: Kraanerg (mode 196)
Edition 9: Electronic Works 2 (mode 203)
Edition 10: Complete String Quartets (mode 209)
Edition 11: Works with Piano (mode 217)

All 12 titles are on Spotify except for Edition 5. See official page for more information.

Here's the Spotify playlist: Mode: Xenakis Edition (90 tracks, total time: 14 hours) A few more link to Alex Ross' writings on this composer: Xenakis In New York (footnotes), Xenakis Videos, Xenakis At The Mall, Xenakis In The Park , and Percussion On The Lake.

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  1. Wow, Xenakis, how exciting...

  2. If that was supposed to be ironic, I suggest you to give his percussion works Psappha, ensemble works Eonta, and string quartet Tetras as listen.

    You see, that's why Spotify is cool - you can actually listen to any music before you judge it:)