John Zorn :  Myth And Mythopoeia
Cat. # 8318
Released Jun 2014
cd time - 48:03
US Price $19.00
This is a fabulous collection of five of Zorn’s most exciting and dynamic recent compositions performed by a variety of new music superstars. Pandora’s Box features the acclaimed Arditti Quartet and the brilliant soprano Sarah Sun in one of Zorn’s most colorful and dramatic compositions. Babel is a hard driving fantasia on one note for solo cello and is performed here by the incredible cellist Jeff Zeigler. Hexentarot and Zeitgehöft are two complex fingerbusters performed by Zorn regulars Otto, Campbell and Gosling, and rounding out the CD is the stunning instrumental Requiem Missa Sine Voces, performed by the renowned Talea Ensemble.
James Baker: Conductor
Irvine Arditti: Violin
Steven Beck: Piano
Jay Campbell: Cello
Ralf Ehlers: Viola
Lucas Fels: Cello
Matthew Gold: Chimes
Stephen Gosling: Piano
Alex Lipowski: Percussion, Bass Drum
Chris Otto: Violin
Ashot Sarkissjan: Violin
Sarah Maria Sun: Voice
Nuiko Wadden: Harp
Matthew Ward: Vibes
Jeff Zeigler: Cello