Live concert footage of Rebonds . by Iannis Xenakis at The Lake Sagami Hall, Japan on May 2, 2015.
KUNIKO's much-anticipated third studio recording features the works of Iannis Xenakis, whose work has had a huge impact within the world of music, and in particular on percussion repertoire. Full of challenges, from the pioneering mathematical influences, to unusual notation and virtuosic performance requirements, many classify Xenakis' compositions as unplayable, but KUNIKO's unrivalled prowess sees her perfectly realize the composer's vision.
Among Iannis Xenakis ' most frequently performed and recorded works are his solo percussion pieces, Pléïades and Rebonds, which stretch the limits of a performer's dexterity, speed, and stamina. As part of her touring Project IX, Kuniko Kato has performed Pléïades in a multimedia presentation with dancer Megumi Nakamura, and Rebonds has been a part of her repertoire ever since she became a professional percussionist, so she has a thorough knowledge of Xenakis ' system of notation and methods.
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KUNIKO gave the world premiere of Project IX at the Japan Society in New York in 2014. Pléïades explores a rich variety of percussive sounds and textures; marimba,vibraphone,xylophone, xylo-marimba and drums create a sound world of rhythmic complexity and vibrant colours. Uniquely, Pléïades also requires a SIXXEN, an instrument designed by Xenakis and customised by KUNIKO, who hand-selected 120.
Iannis Xenakis (also spelt as Yannis Xenakis) (Greek: Γιάννης (Ιάννης) Ξενάκης ; 29 May 1922 – 4 February 2001) was a Romanian-born, Greek-French composer, music theorist, architect, performance director and engineer. After 1947, he fled Greece, becoming a naturalized citizen of France. He is considered an important post-World War II composer whose works helped revolutionize 20th century classical music.
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Liner Note Authors: Kuniko Kato ; Iannis Xenakis. Recording information: Lake Sagami Hall, Kanagawa, Japan (2013-12-15 2013-12-18&2014-). Brand new: lowest price.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Linn Records
- Copyright (c) – Linn Records
- Recorded At – Lake Sagami Hall
- Composed By – Iannis Xenakis
- Cover – Michiyuki Ohba
- Engineer – Kazuya Nagae, Yuji Sagae
- Executive-Producer – Philip Hobbs
- Liner Notes – Kuniko*
- Mastered By – Bastiaan Kuijt
- Percussion – Kuniko*
- Producer – Yuji Sagae
- Recorded By – Kazuya Nagae, Yuji Sagae
NotesIncludes 24 page booklet.
Recorded December 15-18, 2013; January 11-15, 2014; September 2-4, 2014; October 1, 2014.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Text): 6 91062 04952 8
- Label Code: LC
Performer: Iannis Xenakis
Date of release: 2015
Size MP3: 1316 mb
Size FLAC: 1530 mb
Rating: 4.8 / 5
Other Formats: AC3 MP4 TTA MMF XM MIDI AHX