Kraanerg -Etcetera KTC 1075

imageIannis Xenakis Kraanerg 70’47”

Roger Woodward, conductor
Alpha Centauri Ensemble

recorded in the Opera Theatre at the Sydney Opera House
24 November 1988 (with original tape 1969 Xenakis)
Producer Ralph Lane
Associate Producer Rolf Gehlhaar
Engineer Allan MacLean


Classical Records of the Year – The Sunday Times, 17 December 1989
A stringent and sustained electro-acoustical experience is to be had from Iannis Xenakis’s magnum opos Kraanerg (70 mins long) as recorded on Etcetera by the Alpha Centauri Ensemble and Roger Woodward…..

The Times, Saturday November 1, 1989
…The music has ‘active energy in abundance.  … The performance is dazzling, and I come firmly into the ‘bowled over’ rather than ‘baffled’ category…  A.W…..  read more

Diapason-Harmonie, Decembre 1989, Les Nouvelles
Rating 8 TTTT
Une très belle interprétation, vigoureuse et sanguine, résultant de vingt-trois exécutions de la version ballet par la Sydney Dance Company et l’Alpha Centauri Ensemble sous la direction inspirée de Roger Woodward……  read more

Sydney Morning Herald, 17 January 1990, Roger Covell:  Caution : 70 minutes of untamed music…