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Abyss and Caress
Whatever Shall Be (Music for Toy Instruments and Electronics)
La melodia della strada
The Present - Ex Utero
Karlheinz Essl & Wolfgang Kogert - ORGANO/LOGICS
Les Éspaces Electroacoustiques III

Isabel Ettenauer, Karlheinz Essl: Whatever Shall Be

10 years after the first release of "Whatever Shall Be - music for toy instruments and electronics" we present the extended digital version of the album.

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Christian Muthspiel & ORJAZZTRA VIENNA

La Melodia della Strada ist a musical journey through the fantastic world of the Italian director Federico Fellini. With a text by Christoph Ransmayr.

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Klangforum Wien et al., Lucia Dlugoszewski: Abyss and Caress

The album is an unique contribution to the rediscovery of Lucia Dlugoszewski.

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The Present, Ex Utero

Ex Utero is the debut album the Berlin-based solo voice ensemble The Present. A contemporary Marian Vespers that celebrates birth and life. And here’s to you, Maria!

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Karlheinz Essl & Wolfgang Kogert: ORGANO/LOGICS

The album contains the entire organ works by Karlheinz Essl, composed be- tween 1986 and 2021 and recorded by Wolfgang Kogert on the Kuhn-organ of the Hofburg Chapel in Vienna.

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Les Espace Électroacoustiques III

The adventure is going on! Selected pieces of live electronic music practices since the emerging of digital technologies, from 1986 to 2007.

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Lukas Lauermann: Interploitation

The cellist Lukas Lauermann intervenes in his own recordings and creates from it new pieces.

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Josef Novotny & Peter Herbert: prolifics

Josef Novotny & Peter Herbert as a duo for the first time. In "prolifics" precision meets improvisation.
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Trio MIT: Breezes from here and there

The melodies of Trio MIT stands in the old tradition of oriental storytelling: it seems like traveling into the vastness of fantasie. Orient meets occident: music as vehicle for exchange and cultural dialouge.

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m o s: mnemonic

Drawing influences from minimalist and improvised music,
m o s fuses spontaneous interplay with meticulous structures.

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Vélvez: I will never die

The debut album "I will never die" by Vélvez is music manifesting the feeling of being on the way, music in a limbo between ecstasy and melancholy and the permanent desire to discover something new.

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Matthias Jakisic: Fragmente

Matthias Jakisic’s "Fragmente" is an original vision of what classical string quartets in the 21st century might sound like.

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Wolfgang Puschnig/Pentaklang Ensemble: Present Memories

"Present Memories" (Wolfgang Puschnig/Pentaklang Ensemble) is a subtile composted collection of chamber music pieces for woodwind.

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Wolfgang Mitterer: Phantom

A dream that turns into a nightmare: Wolfgang Mitterer’s setting of the silent film classic »Phantom« by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau. With Phace - Ensemble for new music conducted by Lars Mlekusch.

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Juliana Hodkinson: Angel View

Angel View is an assemblage of urban and musical debris, somewhere between a wordless live radio play, enacted film soundtrack and instrumental theatre.

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Mathias Monrad Møller: The Best Version of Myself

An original portrait album of the singer and composer Mathias Monrad Møller with soloist ensemble PHØNIX16, Sebastian Berweck, Carola Schaal and The Norwegian Radio Orchestra.

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Hélène Pereira: Axis Mundi

Hélène Pereira’s latest recording »Axis Mundi« presents works for “extended” piano - where the performer adopts atypical piano setups to create a new piano sound - with compositions by the likes of Isotta Trastevere, François Rossé, Philippe Festou, Jean-Claude Risset, John Cage, Mayu Hirano and Ivan Solano. Find the album right here.
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Matthias Muche: Bonecrusher

In his new solo project "Bonecrusher", WDR Jazz Prize Winner Matthias Muche uses a wide variety of playing setups: feeds of speech and soundscapes into and on the trombone, spatial expansion using external bells, interactive computer graphics as synaesthetic perception, or simply the pure, naked trombone. Find the album right here. 
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Wolfgang Mitterer: temp tracks

Wolfgang Mitterer is much in demand as a composer of operas, concertos, film scores, and theater music (including music for the Salzburg Festival’s Jedermann), for which he has been commissioned by renowned orchestras, ensembles, and opera houses around the world. Here the two-time recipient of the Austrian Film Music Award is releasing terrific “temp tracks”, which is music that serves as the preliminary soundtrack to film sequences until the ‘proper’ music arrives. Find the album right here.
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Xiaoyong Chen: Qian & Yan

Xiaoyong Chen’s compositions are, in a manner of speaking, “west- eastern travelling parties”: to the classical inventory of European instruments, he introduces the sounds of Chinese instruments that have several thousands of years of history to them. As part of this process, Chen asks: “Will the art of the future be based on tradition?”, only to add, matter-of-factly: “If so, why?” Find the album right here.
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Christoph Zimper - The Millennials Mass

The fascinating debut album by the Austrian composer and clarinetist Christoph Zimper, supported by top-class artists such as the Eggner Trio and the Plattform K+K Vienna: emergent, profound and exciting! Find the album right here.
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Paul Frick: Hofknicks

Paul Frick, best known for being a member of the group Brandt Brauer Frick and in 2020 also became a member of the legendary Tangerine Dream, presents his latest solo album 'Hofknicks' touching the genres of Dub, Bass, Techno, Ambient and Contemporary Classical, undergoing a multi-perspective reimagination of its origins ... reaching our ears as a hybrid play of reflections and colours. Find the album right here.
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Lukas Ligeti: That Which Has Remained...

The internationally renowned percussionist and composer Lukas Ligeti created a touching composition situated somewhere between performance art and concert, which remembers the history of Polish Jews in a unique way. Find the album right here.
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Romed Hopfgartner: Pattern & Decoration

Colorful jazz in all its forms and possibilities: the new album by the versatile Austrian saxophonist Romed Hopfgartner!
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VOS: Charlatan

Dark glowing contemporary jazz: the picture-rich and atmospheric debut album of the Austrian trio VOS!
Wolfgang Mitterer

Nine In One

Wolfgang vs. Ludwig? Nine In One? Schicksal? Tristesse? All in one, the whole prgramme ... and yes, you really can listen to Beethoven! 
Arvo Pärt


Even Hector Berlioz praised the sound of the, then newly invented, saxophone, likening it to the “mysterious vibrations of a bell, long a er it has been struck.” 
Marino Formenti


A "Best-Of" the extraordinary late night concerts with Marino Formenti, recorded at WIEN MODERN 2011! 
Emily Stewart: Fair
Franui & Florian Boesch: ALL WAS WELL AGAIN

Coastline Paradox: Teaser
SCENATET: Nice Guys Win Twice
Martin Ptak: River Tales (Live)
Lukas Lauermann: wir sind abgründe (ein brunnen der in den himmelschaut)
Alma: Oeo (Teaser)
iris electrum: of tigers and owls (no future, no past)
Alma: Morocco
CPSS: Bold
Helmut Lachenmann

Allegro Sostenuto

Resonance and motion take center stage in Allegro Sostenuto. Lachenmann’s “idea of a musique concrète” bears remarkable fruit in Pression and Dal niente
Morton Feldman

Crippled Symmetry

Music and carpets? Well, the latter’s slightly irregular patterns certainly inspired Morton Feldman to write his Crippled Symmetry (1983). 
Marino Formenti

Nothing is real

A desert island CD! Or a bathtub CD, at any rate: Nothing is real, compiled and exceptionally performed by Marino Formenti. 
Steven Stucky
Listening to Contemporary Music
A timeless keynote about finding a relationship to music of our times. 
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