WERGO – New Releases
edition musikFabrik – Liza Lim: Tongue of the Invisible
A "story of 'fixed' and 'open' things" unfolds in Liza Lim's work "Tongue of the Invisible". The composer was inspired by the lyric poetry of the Sufi poet Hafiz.
Mark Andre: Piano Music
The piano works of Mark Andre are founded on his examination of the fleeting phenomenon of sound reverberation and decay: He is fascinated by the resonance of the sound, with its complex spectral structures and the often only shadowy presence of the fundamental pitches.
Edition Zeitgenössische Musik: Matthias Ockert
Border-crossing between different styles and genres: Being an architect, Matthias Ockert gets ideas for his works even from the art of interior design, transferring spatial structures to the music for example.
Spaces & Spheres. Intuitive Music
“Intuitive Music is for me the deepest and most fascinating way to make music: it is free, beyond all stylistic boundaries, rising out of the moment, without discussion, purely from the inner spirit guiding the player or players.” (Markus Stockhausen)
György Ligeti: Volumina – Works for Organ
These works by György Ligeti revolutionized the world of organ music and provided the initial spark for an entire wave of New Music for the organ.
Sofia Gubaidulina: In Croce
Gubaidulina's compositions for double bass which were written and reviewed over a time span of over forty years are among the highlights in double bass literature.
Karlheinz Stockhausen / Luciano Berio: zeit(t)räume
The soprano Claudia Böttcher and the pianist Jovita Zähl have worked as a duo since 2008. The present CD is dedicated to works by Stockhausen and Berio.
Wolfgang Rihm: 11. Streichquartett / Interscriptum / Grave
Wolfgang Rihm’s compositions for string quartet, as extensive as they are varied, share no clear common denominator. This CD presents a selection of these works.
studio reihe: Herbert Eimert
With “Epitaph für Aikichi Kuboyama” and “Sechs Studien” WERGO now releases works by Herbert Eimert in the “studio reihe”.
studio reihe: Igor Stravinsky
WERGO's unique “studio reihe” series continues with Igor Stravinsky's "Agon. Ballet for Twelve Dancers".
studio reihe: Arnold Schönberg
On the occasion of its 50th anniversary, WERGO releases gems from its early days on CD for the first time: The “studio reihe” series continues with Arnold Schönberg.
Jean Françaix 100
2012 sees the 100th birthday of Jean Françaix. In an anniversary box, WERGO has compiled selected works from original recordings.