'LP' indicates a black-disc recording; numbers otherwise refer to CDs.
Hans Abrahamsen ( 1952-) Publisher: Hansen String Quartets Nos. 1 and 2 have been recorded by the Kontra Quartet (Da Capo 9006), Winternacht and Walden by the London Sinfonietta ( Paula 37), and Universe Birds on Kontrapunkt 32016.
John Adams ( 1947-) Publishers: Associated to 1985, Boosey & Hawkes thereafter Among early works, Phrygian Gates is recorded by Ursula Oppens on Music & Arts 604 (with Carter). Most later works are available on Elektra Nonesuch ( Grand Pianola Music, 79219; Nixon in China+, 79177). Simon Rattle conducts Harmonielehre on EMI 555 051.
AMM The only recording of an improvisation involving Cardew is on LP Mainstream 5002.
Milton Babbitt ( 1916-) Publishers: Associated, Boelke-Bomart, Peters An approach might be made byway of the piano works from 1947 to 1985, recorded by Robert Taub on Harmonia Mundi 905 160, the quartets (No. 2, LP Nonesuch H 71280; No. 3, Music & Arts 707; No. 4, CRI 587, No. 5 Music & Arts 606), or the electronic pieces (Ensembles for Synthesizer, LP Columbia MS 7051; Philomel with Bethany Beardslee, New World 307, or with Judith Bettina, Neuma 450 74, whose other tracks include VarĒse's PoĒme électronique). A variegated anthology, including Beardslee in Vision and Prayer, is provided on CRI 521. Also important are the recordings of All Set for jazz ensemble (Elektra Nonesuch 79222), the Piano Concerto with Alan Feinberg (New World 346), Sextets with The Joy of More Sextets, played by Feinberg and Rolf Schulte (New World 364), and a collection of solos and duets (Koch 7335).
Jean Barraqué ( 1928-73) Publisher: Bärenreiter The composer was present at recordings of his Piano Sonata by Claude Helffer (LP Valois MB 952) and Roger Woodward (LP EMI EMSP 551 or LP Unicorn UNS 263) and of Séquence and Chantaprès chant, with Josephine Nendick, LP Valois MB 951). (Later recordings include Paul Méfano of. . . au delà du hasard (LP Astrée 50 1979) and Le temps restitué with the Concerto (Harmonia Mundi 905 199), Klangforum Wiens of the complete works (cpo 569) and two further versions of the Sonata, by Herbert Henck (ECM 1621) and Pi-Hsien Chen (Telos 006).
Richard Barrett ( 1959-) Publisher: United Music Publishers Anthology recording by the Elision Ensemble on Etcetera 1167.