Featured works: Eonta (1963) for piano, 2 trumpets & 3 trombones; Morsima-Amorsima (1962) for piano, violin, cello & double-bass; Akea (1986); Paille In The Wind (1992). "Aki Takahashi follows her critically acclaimed first volume of Xenakis' piano works (on MODE 080) with a recital of works for piano and instruments. All of these works are under-represented in the Xenakis discography. Ms. Takahashi is joined by superb players including Stephen Drury's Callithumpian Consort, The JACK Quartet, and Rohan de Saram (formally of the Arditti Quartet).
Aki Takahashi (piano); Stephen Drury (conductor); Gabriela Diaz (violin); Benjamin Schwartz (cello); Akiko Kikuchi (bass); Mark Emery (trumpet); Christopher Scanlon (trumpet); Wesley Hopper (trombone); Daniel Linden (trombone); Scott Bean (trombone); Kevin McFarland (cello); John Pickford Richards (viola); Rohan de Saram (cello)
4. Paille In The Wind
Recorded in hi-definition 96khz/24-bit sound; DVD presented in surround as Dolby and DTS. The visuals are dynamically directed by Tim Chu, shot in widescreen HDV."
Region 0, NTSC format; 53 minutes; aspect ratio: 16:9 widescreen; color.