Selected Recordings

Hayden's schismatics selected for HCMF 2012 sampler

Sam Hayden's schismatics (2007, rev. 2010) for electric violin and computer, performed by violinist Mieko Kanno and himself on computer, has been selected by Graham McKenzie, Director of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, to be included on a new HCMF 2012 sampler, available for download from the NMC label.

"...Hayden is at this moment one of the most compelling voices in the European new music scene." (Graham McKenzie, November 2012).

schismatics (part 1)

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NMC Debut Discs: 'presence / absence'

A Hayden Portrait CD (presence/absence) was released in June 2012 as part of the NMC Debut Discs series, including works performed by ELISION (misguided), Trio EKL (system/error), Mieko Kanno (schismatics) and Ensemble Mosaik (presence/absence and Die Modularitäten).

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Andrew Clements,, Thursday 5 July 2012: Review
Graham Rickson,, Saturday 25 August 2012: Review
Richard Whitehouse, Gramophone: Review

NMC Debut Discs Press Release: Download

misguided (opening) system/error (opening) schismatics (part 1) presence/absence (opening) Die Modularitäten (opening)

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