CDs & audio (back)

This is a list of commercially-released recordings. Further recordings of compositions may be found as Soundcloud links on the works page.

Music for cello and electronics
life-form, nacht und träume, Blattwerk, performed by Arne Deforce with RB (electronics), Yutaka Oya (piano). Double album: Aeon, 2016 (AECD 1648)

FURT & fORCH: spukhafte Fernwirkung
Improvised and composed music for octet: FURT with John Butcher, Rhodri Davies, Lori Freedman, Phil Minton, Paul Lovens, and Ute Wassermann, plus a duo by FURT (all from Donaueschinger Musiktage 2012). Treader, London, 2015 (trd 021)

Jon Rose, Meinrad Kneer, Richard Barrett: colophony
improvised music for violin/tenor violin, contrabass and electronics. Creative Sources, Lisbon, 2013 (cs 229)

Richard Barrett: DARK MATTER
ELISION and Cikada ensembles conducted by Christian Eggen. NMC, London, 2012 (D183)

Richard Barrett / Han-earl Park: numbers
improvised music for electric guitar and electronics. Creative Sources, Lisbon, 2012 (cs 201)

Richard Barrett - adrift: 3 compositions 2007-8
codex IX, adrift, codex VII. RB with ELISION, Sarah Nicolls, Champ d’Action. Psi, London, 2009 (psi 09.10)

FURT: sense
Electroacoustic compositions/performances by RB and Paul Obermayer. Psi, London, 2009 (psi 09.08)

Richard Barrett - negatives
Ne songe plus à fuir, EARTH, Another heavenly day, negatives, codex I
ELISION, Sandro Gorli. NMC, London, 2009 (D143)
(augmented reissue of Etcetera KTC1167, originally released in 1993)

FURT plus: equals
Trios with FURT and John Butcher, Rhodri Davies, Phil Minton, Paul Lovens, Wolfgang Mitterer and Ute Wassermann (SWR New Jazz Meeting 2005). Psi, London, 2008 (psi 08.02)

fORCH: spin networks
Improvised and composed music for octet: FURT with John Butcher, Rhodri Davies, Phil Minton, Paul Lovens, Wolfgang Mitterer and Ute Wassermann (SWR New Jazz Meeting 2005). Double CD. Psi, London, 2007 (psi 07.05/6)

Ute Wassermann / Richard Barrett: pollen
Improvised music for voice and electronics. Creative Sources, Lisbon, 2007 (cs 085)

FURT: OMNIVM
Electroacoustic performances by RB and Paul Obermayer. Psi, London, 2006 (psi 06.09)

Richard Barrett - transmission
interference, abglanzbeladen/auseinandergeschrieben, basalt, air, knospend-gespaltener , transmission. ELISION soloists. NMC, London, 2006 (D117)

FURT: dead or alive
electroacoustic performances by RB and Paul Obermayer. Psi, London, 2004 (psi 04.09)

FURT: defekt
studio and live work by RB and Paul Obermayer. Matchless Recordings, 2002 (MRCD50)

Richard Barrett - Opening of the Mouth
Elision, Simon Hewett. ABC Classics, Sydney, 1999/2008 (465 268-2)

FURT: angel
studio composition by RB and Paul Obermayer. JdK, Amsterdam, 1999 (JdK 04)

Richard Barrett - Vanity
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Tamayo. NMC, London, 1996 (D014S)

FURT: Live in Amsterdam 1994
electroacoustic performances by RB and Paul Obermayer. X-OR, Den Haag, 1995 (FR2)

 

Compilations etc.

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cell. POING.
Aurora, 2016

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I open and close. Arditti String Quartet.
Neos, 2016

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shade. Hilary Hahn & Cory Smythe.
Deutsche Grammophon, 2014

SKEIN
Frank Gratkowski, Achim Kaufmann, Wilbert de Joode, Okkyung Lee, Tony Buck & RB. Leo Records 2015 (CD LR 708)

Evan Parker Electroacoustic Ensemble: Hasselt
with Evan Parker, Peter van Bergen, Peter Evans, Ko Ishikawa, Ned Rothenberg, Agustí Fernandez, Barry Guy, Paul Lytton, Lawrence Casserley, Joel Ryan, Walter Prati, Paul Obermayer, Marco Vecchi. Psi, London, 2012 (psi 12.03)

Simorgh. 5-channel version. Edition RZ, Berlin, 2012 (ed. RZ 3006)
(with works by Jonty Harrison, Daniel Teruggi, Hans Tutschku, Francis Dhomont, Gilles Gobeil, Scott Wilson, Kotoka Suzuki, Hanna Hartman, Pei-Yu Shi, Kees Tazelaar, Trevor Wishart, Iannis Xenakis, Sukhi Kang, Rolf Enström, Boguslaw Schaeffer, Ricardo Mandolini and Takehito Shimazu)

inward. Richard Craig & Pontus Langendorf. Métier, 2012 (MSV28517)
(with works by Dominik Karski, Brian Ferneyhough, Evan Johnson, Malin Bång, Salvatore Sciarrino and John Croft)

interference. Musikfabrik. Wergo, Mainz, 2011 (WER 6857-2)
(with works by David Lang, Philippe Boesmans and Luca Francesconi)

Aurora. Elision. HCR, Huddersfield, 2010 (HCR03CD)
(with works by Aaron Cassidy, Evan Johnson, Klaus K Hübler, Liza Lim and Timothy McCormack)

Evan Parker: SET
with Evan Parker, Barry Guy, Paul Lytton, Paul Obermayer, Lawrence Casserley, Walter Prati, Marco Vecchi. Psi, London, 2009 (psi 09.09)

Evan Parker Electroacoustic Ensemble: The Moment’s Energy
with Evan Parker, Peter Evans, Ko Ishikawa, Ned Rothenberg, Philipp Wachsmann, Agustí Fernandez, Barry Guy, Paul Lytton, Lawrence Casserley, Joel Ryan, Walter Prati, Paul Obermayer, Marco Vecchi. ECM, Munich, 2007 (ECM 2066)

colloid, EARTH, colloid-E
Ensemble SON. Caprice, Stockholm, 2005 (CAP 21713)
(with works by Barry Guy and Roger Doyle)

Evan Parker Electroacoustic Ensemble: The Eleventh Hour
with Evan Parker, Philipp Wachsmann, Agustí Fernandez, Paul Lytton, Adam Linson, Joel Ryan, Lawrence Casserley, Walter Prati, Marco Vecchi and Paul Obermayer. ECM, Munich, 2004 (ECM 1924)

Tract. Ian Pace, piano. NMC, London, 2001 (D066)
(with works by Brian Ferneyhough, James Erber, Christopher Fox and Chris Dench)

Kraakgeluiden Document 1 - 1999/2003
(with Paul Obermayer and Michael Vatcher). Unsounds, Amsterdam, 2003 (u06)
(also featuring Cor Fuhler, Andy Moor, Yannis Kyriakides, Marko Ciciiliani, Lou Mallozzi, Michael Vorfeld, Huib Emmer, Anne La Berge, Gert-Jan Prins, Joe Williamson, Steve Heather, Walter Fabeck, Hillary Jeffrey, Cesar Villavicencio, Justin Bennett, Jaap Blonk, Ab Baars, Alan Purves and many others)

stirrings
Cikada, cond. Christian Eggen. WDR - Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik 2002 - Dokumentation
(with works by Kumiko Omura, Jennifer Walshe, Catherine Milliken, Christopher Fox, Cornelius Cardew, Erwin Stache, Stefano Gervasoni, Beat Furrer, Michael Reudenbach and Alwynne Pritchard)

Liebestod
Malle Symen Quartet. Audiomax, 2003 (AUD 7031178-2)
(with works by Maarten Altena, John Baldwin, John Blow, Robert Fayrfax, Matthew Locke, Leonel Power, Henry Purcell, Thomas Tallis and John Taverner)

histoires naturelles (excerpt)
collaborative composition with Ute Wassermann. WDR - Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik 2002 - Dokumentation
(with works by Kumiko Omura, Jennifer Walshe, Catherine Milliken, Christopher Fox, Cornelius Cardew, Erwin Stache, Stefano Gervasoni, Beat Furrer, Michael Reudenbach and Alwynne Pritchard)

Trawl
Ensemble Phorminx. BVHAAST, Amsterdam, 2001 (BVHAAST CD 0400)
(with works by Hanns Eisler, Konrad Boehmer, Iannis Xenakis, Michael Finnissy and Willem Breuker)

involuntary I
PEM, Amsterdam, 2001 (PEM CD 1)
(with works by Huib Emmer, Cor Fuhler, Konrad Boehmer, Arthur Sauer, Luc Houtkamp, Kees Tazelaar, Rene UIjlenhoet, Anne La Berge/Gert-Jan Prins, Paul Panhuysen and many others)

STRUNG
(with Jon Rose, Steve Heather etc.) Sublingual Records, Cambridge, MA, 2001 (SLR 011)

von hinter dem Schmerz
Friedrich Gauwerky, cello. Albedo, Oslo, 1999 (ALBCD 013)
(with works by York Höller, Tristram Cary, Volker Heyn and Kaija Saariaho)                                     

The Unthinkable
(a) with ReR Quarterly vol.4 no.2 (1999)
(b) with Computer Music Journal vol.26 no.4 (2003)

Music in Movement Electronic Orchestra
(with Thomas Lehn, Christian Fennesz, Phil Durrant, Gert-Jan Prins, Justin Bennett). Perdition Plastics, Chicago, 1999 (per 009)                     

what remains
Topologies conducted by Roger Redgate. With Musicworks 72, 1998
(with works by R Murray Schafer, Hildegard Westerkamp, Andra McCartney and Wreck's Progress)

X-OR On Tour
(with Paul Obermayer, Mary Oliver, Carl Beukman, Luc Houtkamp). X-OR, Den Haag, 1997 (FR4)
(also featuring David Dramm and Analecta)                                           

stress
Arditti String Quartet. WDR - Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik 1997 - Dokumentation
(with works by Wolfgang Rihm, Helmut Oehring/Iris ter Schiphorst, Georg Katzer, Rolf Riehm, Klaus Huber, Toshio Hosokawa, Hans Zender, Alvin Lucier, Cornelius Schwehr and Franco Evangelisti)                                     

trace
VPRO, Hilversum, 1994 (EW 9413)
(with works by Louis Andriessen, Richard Ayres, Gilius van Bergeijk, Cornelis de Bondt, Joël Bons, Gerard Brophy, David Dramm, Ron Ford, Jeff Hamburg, Sam Hayden, Rozalie Hirs, Oliver Knussen, Yannis Kyriakides, Theo Lovendie, Misha Mengelberg, Martijn Padding, Dick Raaijmakers, Richard Rijnvos, Arthur Sauer, Paul Termos, Klas Torstensson and others)                                     

Another heavenly day
ELISION. One-M-One, Melbourne, 1992(1M1CD 1018)
(with works by Chris Dench, Liza Lim and Alistair MacDonald)