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Mode Records

Mode Records is one of the oldest, best-known, prestigious and reputated contemporary music labels.

The main qualities of this label concern:

- the repertoire: they do mostly American composers whose fame and reputation go beyond the contemporary music fans niche. John Cage, Morton Feldman, and any less Christian Wolff, are composers who are loved also by people not accustomed to classical/contemporary music. Their series devoted to Cage (50 volumes) and Feldman (a bit more) are references for the music lovers. 

Moreover Mode pays attention to most accessible new generation American composers like Alvin Lucier, John Luther Adams.

For European music, they release music by the best known and often best-seller living or just dead composers like Giacinto Scelsi, Iannis Xenakis, Helmuth Lachenmann, Luciano Berio, Karl Heinz Stockhausen, Gyorgy Kurtag, Hans Werner Henze....

- musicians are always reference artists for the performed repertoire, starting with Irvine Arditti.

- the profile of the label. During the years Mode has acquired fame and a created a very clear profile for quality and reliability in contemporary music that doesn't appeal only the happy few.

Two Circles

Two Circles

Alvin Lucier

Ensemble Music 3

Ensemble Music 3

Iannis Xenakis

Iannis Xenakis
Piano Sonatas & String Quartets 1 (vinyl)

Piano Sonatas & String Quartets 1 (vinyl)

Horatiu Radulescu

Horatiu Radulescu
Vol.10 - The Violin Works

Vol.10 - The Violin Works

Weiping Lin

Giacinto Scelsi
Zwei Gefühle and Solo Works

Zwei Gefühle and Solo Works

Helmut Lachenmann

Helmut Lachenmann
Piano Sonatas & String Quartets 1

Piano Sonatas & String Quartets 1

Horatiu Radulescu

Horatiu Radulescu
Zwei Gefühle and Solo Works

Zwei Gefühle and Solo Works

Helmut Lachenmann

Helmut Lachenmann
Por Gitaro

Por Gitaro

John Schneider

Electronic Works 2

Electronic Works 2

Gerard Pape

Electronic Works 2

Electronic Works 2

Gerard Pape

Cage

Cage

Trio Dolce

Asking

Asking

Eva Egoyan

Giacinto Scelsi 7

Giacinto Scelsi 7

Black, Robert

Percussion

Percussion

Roland Auzet

Sorceress of the New Piano

Sorceress of the New Piano

Margaret Leng Tan

Spellbound!

Spellbound!

Lydia Kavina

Piano Sonatas

Piano Sonatas

Michael Finnissy

Musica da Camera

Musica da Camera

Ensemble Dissonanzen

49 Waltzes For The Five Boroughs

49 Waltzes For The Five Boroughs

Don / Roberta Friedman Gillespie

Viola Spaces

Viola Spaces

Garth Knox

Brush-stroke

Brush-stroke

Various

Responses To Ives

Responses To Ives

Heather O'donnell

Complete Piano Works

Complete Piano Works

Aki Takahashi

The Minimalists

The Minimalists

Madge, Geoffrey Douglas / Orkest De Volharding

Trio (1980)

Trio (1980)

Marc Sabat / Rohan de Saram / Aki Takahashi

Trio (1980)

Trio (1980)

Sabat / Saram / Takahashi

MAIM [Water]

MAIM [Water]

Various

Old Dogs (2007)

Old Dogs (2007)

Anthony Braxton / Gerry Hemingway

Charisma X

Charisma X

Various

Works with Piano

Works with Piano

Aki Takahashi

Works with Flutes

Works with Flutes

Roberto Fabbriciani / Alvise Vidolin

Oltracuidansa

Oltracuidansa

Stefano Scodanibbio

Luc Ferrari - Visage 2, Après presque rien, Madame de Shanghai

Luc Ferrari - Visage 2, Après presque rien, Madame de Shanghai

Musiques Nouvelles / Jean-Paul Dessy / Scottish flute trio

Signs, games and messages

Signs, games and messages

Maurizio Barbetti

Sanctuary

Sanctuary

Roger Reynolds

Undersong

Undersong

Jason Eckhardt

Clouds - Chou Wen-Chung

Clouds - Chou Wen-Chung

Brentano Quartet / Boston Musica Viva

'Orchestra'

Cluver, Martha / Deutsches Symphony-Orchestra Berlin

Volume 3: Electronic Works

Volume 3: Electronic Works

Morton Subotnick

The Number Pieces 6

The Number Pieces 6

John Kennedy & Charles Wood

Volume 3: Electronic Works

Volume 3: Electronic Works

Morton Subotnick

The Northern Shore

The Northern Shore

Barbara Monk Feldman

Songbirdsongs

Songbirdsongs

John Luther Adams/The Callithumpian Consort / New England Music Ensemble

The Works for Percussion 2

The Works for Percussion 2

Third Coast Percussion

The Works for Percussion 2

The Works for Percussion 2

Third Coast Percussion

Save Persuccion Theater

Save Persuccion Theater

Aiyun Huang & Friends

The American Dream

The American Dream

Marco Cappelli's Italien Surf Academy

Respect In Yule

Respect In Yule

The Respect Sextet

Songs of Innocence & Experience

Songs of Innocence & Experience

Sonar Quartett

Walter Zimmermann
ELECTRONIC WORKS 2

ELECTRONIC WORKS 2

Subotnick (electronic Mix)

MAKROKOSMOS 1 & 2

MAKROKOSMOS 1 & 2

Margaret Leng Tan

PLAYS TRIADIC MEMORIES

PLAYS TRIADIC MEMORIES

Nonken, Marilyn

Listen How They Talk

Listen How They Talk

Arditti Quartet / Ensemble Modern

VOL.1 ELECTRONIC WORKS / TOUCH / A

VOL.1 ELECTRONIC WORKS / TOUCH / A

Subotnick, Morton / La Barbara, Joan

MAKROKOSMOS 1 & 2

MAKROKOSMOS 1 & 2

Leng Tan, Margaret

PLAYS TRIADIC MEMORIES

PLAYS TRIADIC MEMORIES

Nonken, Marilyn

FROM ZERO - FOUR FILMS ON JOHN CAGE

FROM ZERO - FOUR FILMS ON JOHN CAGE

Cage, John / Ives Ensemble / Ganz, Isabella

QUINTETS & VOICES

QUINTETS & VOICES

Arditti Quartet / Oppens / Ensemble Sospeso

CCMIX NEW ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC FRO

CCMIX NEW ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC FRO

Arditti Quartet / Daniel Kientzy / N.isherwood

VOL.1 ELECTRONIC WORKS / TOUCH / A

VOL.1 ELECTRONIC WORKS / TOUCH / A

Subotnick, Morton / La Barbara, Joan

SHADOW MAGIC (SOUNDTRACK)

SHADOW MAGIC (SOUNDTRACK)

China Nat. Symph. Orch.

ORCHESTRAL WORKS 1 - HYMNOS, HURQUA

ORCHESTRAL WORKS 1 - HYMNOS, HURQUA

Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic

WALKABOUT & BACK

WALKABOUT & BACK

Paul Koonce

A PRESSURE TRIGGERING DREAMS

A PRESSURE TRIGGERING DREAMS

Kopperud, Jean / Winn, James

THE WORKS FOR VIOLIN 3

THE WORKS FOR VIOLIN 3

Arditti, Irvine / Miyata, Mayu

THE ORCHESTRAL WORKS 2 - ETCETERA

THE ORCHESTRAL WORKS 2 - ETCETERA

New England Cons. Orch.

FELDMAN ED.3:COMPLETE WORKS FOR VIO

FELDMAN ED.3:COMPLETE WORKS FOR VIO

Sabat, Marc / Clarke, Stephen

COMPLETE SOLO PIANO WORKS

COMPLETE SOLO PIANO WORKS

Takahashi, Aki / Peters, Jane

HALLELUJAH GAMES

HALLELUJAH GAMES

Rubin, Amy / Schadeberg, Chr.

Afatism / Chamber Music 1988-1996

Afatism / Chamber Music 1988-1996

The Arditti Quartett

VOL. 3 Tilbury Pieces - Complete

VOL. 3 Tilbury Pieces - Complete

Roland Dahinden / Hilegard Kleeb

MOSAIC (2 CD)

MOSAIC (2 CD)

Music.accord/colorado String Q

VOL.2 (FIRST RECORDINGS 1950

VOL.2 (FIRST RECORDINGS 1950'S) INT

Vandre, Philipp/turfan Ensemble

Naima

Naima

Roland Dahinden

Surface Tension

Surface Tension

Howard Skempton

PERMUTACIONES, VERSION 1&2

PERMUTACIONES, VERSION 1&2

The Arditti Quartett

DAMMERSCHEIN/PERSEPHASSA/LA DEESSE

DAMMERSCHEIN/PERSEPHASSA/LA DEESSE

Carnegie Mellon Philh./izquier

Percussion Ensemble Works

Percussion Ensemble Works

Percussive Rotterdam

NEW CLASSICISM: HAPPY OVERTURE

NEW CLASSICISM: HAPPY OVERTURE

Margaret Leng Tan

VOL.12: THE NUMBER PIECES I: FOUR(3

VOL.12: THE NUMBER PIECES I: FOUR(3

Flammer, Ami/joste, Martine A.o.

PIANO WORKS 1976-83

PIANO WORKS 1976-83

Sally Pinkas

VOL.11: ORCH. WORKS 1:101, APPARTME

VOL.11: ORCH. WORKS 1:101, APPARTME

N.england Conserv.philharmonia

ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON

ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON

Pauline Oliveros

VOL.10:EUROPERAS 3 & 4

VOL.10:EUROPERAS 3 & 4

Long Beach Opera

Christophe Colomb

Christophe Colomb

Arthur Honegger

Made in America

Made in America

Essential Music

RANA, RITUAL & REVELATIONS: LAMENTA

RANA, RITUAL & REVELATIONS: LAMENTA

New Music Cons./kennedy Center

Roaratorio

Roaratorio

John Cage

A German Requim

A German Requim

Arditti Quartett

VOL.4: MUSIC FOR MERCE CUNNINGHAM:

VOL.4: MUSIC FOR MERCE CUNNINGHAM:

Kosugi / Pugliese / Tudor

DIGITAL MUSIC:RINGS/ROZART/STRUCTUR

DIGITAL MUSIC:RINGS/ROZART/STRUCTUR

Dimas De Melo Pimenta, Emanuel

ZEITGEIST/CELESTIAL MECHANICS/CORRO

ZEITGEIST/CELESTIAL MECHANICS/CORRO

Piano Duo Degenhardt-kent

WITHOUT BORDERS: MOTO/PENSEES/TRAJE

WITHOUT BORDERS: MOTO/PENSEES/TRAJE

Bowery Ensemble/de Mare, Oliver

ONE 8 FOR SOLO CELLO

ONE 8 FOR SOLO CELLO

Bach, Michael

For Strings

For Strings

Rebecca Miller

BREATHING SONGS FROM A TURNING SKY/

BREATHING SONGS FROM A TURNING SKY/

New Performance Group, The

La Terre Et Le Feu

La Terre Et Le Feu

Eugen Jochum

Silberen

Silberen

Arditti Quartet

OUT OF CHAOS

OUT OF CHAOS

Jeffrey Milarsky

MAKING MUSIC (WORKS 1962-99)

MAKING MUSIC (WORKS 1962-99)

Barton Workshop / Fulkerson

ELECTRONIC WORKS 2

ELECTRONIC WORKS 2

Subotnick (electronic Mix)

DISSEMINATE

DISSEMINATE

Max Fiedler

QUINTETS & VOICES

QUINTETS & VOICES

Arditti Quartet / Oppens / Ensemble Sospeso

Deja Vu

Deja Vu

Wind Ensembles Of New England Conservatory

Navigations for Strings

Navigations for Strings

Arditti Quartet

LIVRE DU LABYRINTHE

LIVRE DU LABYRINTHE

Ensemble Vox Nova

LATE WORKS WITH CLARINET

LATE WORKS WITH CLARINET

Robinson, Carol

Shu Hai Practices Javelin

Shu Hai Practices Javelin

Elision Ensemble

DISTENTIO / SCHATTEN DER IDEEN

DISTENTIO / SCHATTEN DER IDEEN

Ensemble Recherche

ANOTHER SUNRISE

ANOTHER SUNRISE

Aki Takahashi

ONE (FOR SHO) / 108 (FOR LARGE ORCH

ONE (FOR SHO) / 108 (FOR LARGE ORCH

Wdr Sinfonie Orch. / Miyata, Mayumi (sho)

Voices and Instruments

Voices and Instruments

Morton Feldman

WORKS FOR PREPARED PIANO / ..FOR PI

WORKS FOR PREPARED PIANO / ..FOR PI

Cage, John / Meredith, Brgess / Leng Tan, Margaret

REFLECTIONS

REFLECTIONS

Arditti Quartet / Davis, Thulani / Speach, B.

THE WORKS FOR SAXOPHONE 1

THE WORKS FOR SAXOPHONE 1

Ulrich Krieger

STRAITS OF MAGELLAN / DURATIONS PRO

STRAITS OF MAGELLAN / DURATIONS PRO

Vandre, Philipp / Watson, Thaddeus

Music For High Winds

Music For High Winds

Robinson / Milliken / Novakova

DANCING WITH HENRY (SUITE FOR SMALL

DANCING WITH HENRY (SUITE FOR SMALL

California Parallele Ensemble

WORKS FOR VIOLIN 4: NOCTURNE / 6 ME

WORKS FOR VIOLIN 4: NOCTURNE / 6 ME

Arditti, Irvine / Drury, Stephen

La Legende D

La Legende D'Eer for 7- Channel Tape

Xenakis, Iannis / Pape, Gerard

The Echoing Green

The Echoing Green

Hcd Ensemble Frankfurt / Bach, Michael

Faint Traces

Faint Traces

Barton Workshop

Strange and Sacred Noise

Strange and Sacred Noise

Percussion Group Cincinnati

Strange and Sacred Noise

Strange and Sacred Noise

Percussion Group Cincinnati

The Piano Works 7

The Piano Works 7

Leng Tan, Maragaret

The Piano Works 3

The Piano Works 3

Aki Takahashi

Music From Downtown N.Y.

Music From Downtown N.Y.

Extreme Guitar Project

Sketch of Now

Sketch of Now

Eric Le Van

Wolpe in Jerusalem

Wolpe in Jerusalem

Ensemble Recherche / WDR Sinfonieorchester Koln

Flying White

Flying White

Klangforum Wien String Quartet

One

One'/and 103

Wdr Symphony Orchestra Köln/spoleto Festival Orche

Ascension to Purgatory

Ascension to Purgatory

Arditti Quartet

Percussion Works

Percussion Works

Steven Schick

Black Angels/Makrokosmos III

Black Angels/Makrokosmos III

Cuarteto Latinoamericano / carnegie Mellon Philharmo

The Scelzi edition vol. 6 : The Orchestral Works 2

The Scelzi edition vol. 6 : The Orchestral Works 2

Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra/concentus Vocalis

Works with Guitar

Works with Guitar

Morris/elision Ensemble

Whispers Out of Time: Works for Orchestra

Whispers Out of Time: Works for Orchestra

Cleveland Chamber Orchestra

The Number Pieces, Vol. 5

The Number Pieces, Vol. 5

Laurel Karlik Sheehan

STRING QUARTET NR.2

STRING QUARTET NR.2

Flux Quartet

Kraanerg

Kraanerg

Callithumpian Consort

Treatise

Treatise

Quax Ensemble

Sirius Respect

Sirius Respect

The Respect Sextet

Advance of the Fungi

Advance of the Fungi

George Cacioppo

Ever Present

Ever Present

Various Artists

tracer

tracer

Ne(x)tworks

tracer

tracer

Ne(x)tworks

kraanerg

kraanerg

Callithumpian Consort

Piano Works 7

Piano Works 7

Margaret Leng Tan

Piano Works 8

Piano Works 8

Martine Joste

Musica da Camera

Musica da Camera

Zavalloni, Cristina/ensemble Dissonanzen

Pnima...ins Innere

Pnima...ins Innere

Beek, R./maurides, E./munich Chamber Orchestra

Les Nuages en France

Les Nuages en France

Marco Cappelli Acoustic Trio

The Piano Works 3

The Piano Works 3

Takahashi, Aki

The Piano Works 2

The Piano Works 2

Stephen Clarke

The Viola Works

The Viola Works

Vincent Royer

Orchestral Works 2

Orchestral Works 2

Rso Wien / Concentus Vocalis / Wiener Kammerchor

EUROPERA 5 (1991)

EUROPERA 5 (1991)

Mikhashoff / Herr / Burgess / Metz

VOL.16: THE PIANO CONCERTOS:CONCERT

VOL.16: THE PIANO CONCERTOS:CONCERT

Tudor/drury/ensemble Modern

NEW GATES

NEW GATES

Champ D'action (ens. Exp.music

THE PIANO WORKS 1

THE PIANO WORKS 1

Bessette, Louise

Clouds and Sky - Schöllhorn

Clouds and Sky - Schöllhorn

JACK Quartet / Ensemble S / WDR Sinfonieorchester

Respect in Yule

Respect in Yule

The Respect Sextet

Margaret Maybe

Margaret Maybe

Marc Farre