VIDEO RECORDINGS

Idolum for flute, violin, and two guitar machines by Taylor Brook, captured in 3D by Hooke Audio

Series Imposture by David Bird. Videography by David Bird and Bernhard Fasenfest

Five Weather Reports for soprano, ensemble, and electronics by Taylor Brook. Projections by David Bird, Videography by Bernhard Fasenfest.

What Though That Light by Peter Kramer, joined by Tristan McKay, piano. 


RELEASED RECORDINGS

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Ecstatic Music: TAK plays Brook (New Focus Recordings) presents four recent works by composer Taylor Brook, interpreted by TAK Ensemble, a “stellar” quintet (flute, clarinet, violin, percussion, and voice) featuring some of New York’s most adventurous new music performers. The album is the product of years of collaboration between Brook and TAK, and captures the range of Brook’s compositional voice, as well as TAK’s dedication to bold, highly communicative new music. 

Ecstatic Music for violin and percussion

Idolum for flute, violin, and two guitar machines

Five Weather Reports for soprano, ensemble, and electronics

Amalgam for flute, clarinet, violin, percussion, and soprano

 

Thanks to the amazing individuals and organizations who helped make this album possible: David Ohle, Meg Taylor, Alan Kifferstein, Joan Finkelstein, Edmund Trafford, Michaelene Gorney, Joshua Rubin, Leslie Bird, Lisa Rainsberger, Timothy Brook, Rogert Gottesman, Maureen Farrell, Nina C. Young, Chaya Czernowin, Jae Cameron, Shawn Jaeger, Sky Macklay,Emilio Tirado, Alissa Cheung, and the Columbia Computer Music Center, Lower Manhattan Cultural Center, and Alice M. Ditson Fund



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Sanctuary (Denovali records) IS A RITUALISTIC MASTERWORK OF MODERN CLASSICAL MUSIC, COMBINING ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRONIC ELEMENTS WITH VISIONARY INTENSITY.

FOR THE THIRD FULL LENGTH DOCUMENT OF HIS CLASSICAL WORKS, MARIO DIAZ DE LEON PRESENTS HIS MOST UNIFIED OFFERING TO DATE, DISTILLING THE MODERNISTIC HELLFIRE OF HIS PREVIOUS RELEASES TO A CRYSTALLINE ESSENCE. “SANCTUARY” IS AN ALBUM LENGTH PIECE CREATED IN COLLABORATION WITH TAK ENSEMBLE, A BRILLIANT NYC BASED QUINTET DEVOTED TO ENERGETIC AND VIRTUOSIC PERFORMANCES OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC. FEATURING SOPRANO VOICE, FLUTE, VIOLIN, BASS CLARINET, MARIMBA, AND THE COMPOSER’S OWN SYNTHESIZER WORK, THE ALBUM IS A HYPNOTIC AND RITUALISTIC JOURNEY THROUGH REALMS OF ANGELIC AND DEMONIC EXPERIENCE. 


Blades of Light
Balance
Heart Cave
Seraph Synapse
Sanctuary
Tongues of Fire


 

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