Peter Jakober / ensemble]h[iatus

Peter Jakober / ensemble]h[iatus ensemble]h[iatus : Martine Altenburger, Tiziana Bertoncini, Fabrice Charles, Isabelle Duthoit, Carl Ludwig Hubsch, Géraldine Keller, Lê Quan Ninh, Thomas Lehn, Angelika Sheridan + Peter Jakober

1. Peter Jakober - beneden (2009). 2. ensemble]h[iatus - improvisation 01. 3. Peter Jakober - mehr, ein wenig (2008). 4. ensemble]h[iatus - improvisation 02. 5. Peter Jakober - weit beisammen (2010). 6. ensemble]h[iatus - improvisation 03

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Samuel Allain, except beneden, mixed by Thomas Lehn Recorded 6th-8th April 2014 at Césaré studio Photo and texts by Lê Quan Ninh Graphic design by Yann & Margaux Translations by Claire Simon and Tim Hodgkinson Label: Césaré, Centre national de création musicale Distribution: Metamkine Acknowledgments: Philippe Le Goff, Eva Maria, Silberschneider, Marlène Perronet, Thierry Madiot, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Samuel Allain, Tim Hodgkinson and Peter Zacherl

Césaré 16/10/17/1

live @ Loft Köln

live @ Loft Köln IMPAKT meets Lê Quan Ninh, Eve Risser & Evan Parker Elisabeth Fügemann (vcl), Nathan Bontrager (vcl), Fabian Jung (perc), Florian Zwissler (synth) , Lê Quan Ninh (perc)

Le Quan Ninh

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Densités 2008

Densités 2008 Chris Burn (piano), John Butcher (saxophone), Christoph Kurzmann, (electronics), Simon H. Fell (doublebass), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion)

Densités 2008

Recorded live at the festival Densités 2008 Available here : <a href=""></a>

Bruce Finger's

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Aplomb Michel Doneda (soprano & sopranino saxophones) & Lê Quan Ninh (percussion)

1. Sol pied à pied 2. Froid du ciel cru 3. L'air, une chose 4. Halo d'apparences 5. Pour la durée du dessous 6. Les dehors

Recorded in september 2014 at the Centre Culturel André Malraus in Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy by Jean-Guillaume Legrand. Editing and mastering by Jean-Guillaume Legrand. Graphic design by Michel Doneda & Hugo Roussel. Liner notes translated in English available <a href="">here</a>

Vand'Oeuvre VDO 1542

Live at L'Ateneu Barcelonès

 Live at L'Ateneu Barcelonès Núria Andorrà - Lê Quan Ninh - Tom Chant

Improvisait (54:56)

Digital album. Tom Chant: tenor and soprano saxophones Lê Quan Ninh: percussion (L) Núria Andorrà: percussion (R) Recorded live by Lopinski and El Pricto on March 15, 2014 at L' Ateneu Barcelonès Mixed and mastered by Lopinski Concept and cover design by Pricto Cover photograph by Luiz Rocha Backcover design by Aorita Produced by Discordian credits released November 23, 2014 <a href=""></a>

Discordant Records


Fléchettes Jean Derome (flute, alto sax, decoys and small instruments), Lê Quan Ninh (bass drum and objects)

Fléchettes (45'36")

Recorded live in Rimouski (Québec) during the Rencontres de Musiques Spontanées,in november 2009.

Tour de Bras

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SOC (réédition)

SOC (réédition) Michel Doneda (soprano saxophone), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion), Dominique Regef (hurdy gurdy , israj)

Dryna (7:59), ggk (8:58), La flamme dévorante (4:29), Triangles et carrés (7:19), Sexus-plexus-nexus (5:36), Sep (8:32), Le paradoxe en long (10:42)

Recorded from July 27 and August 1, 1992 in Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy | Graphic design by Lê Quan Ninh

In Situ

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Agiiiir André Goudbeek (alto saxophone, bass clarinet), Christine Wodrascka (piano), Peter Jacquemyn (doublebass), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion)

Wah Naa (7:49), Klabats (11:59), Pardaf (11:01), Waddisda (14:47), Jawadde (23:54)

Recorded on 2005, October 4th & 5th by Jo Tavernier at VRT, Studio Toots, Brussels

Free Elephant 010

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Grosse Abfahrt : Everything that disappears

Grosse Abfahrt : Everything that disappears Tom Djll (trumpt, pocket cornet & preparations), Matt Ingalls (Bb clarinet, bass clarinet), Frédéric Blondy (piano), John Shiurba (electric guitar [1, 3, 4]), George Cremashi (doublebass, electronics), Lê Quan Ninh (surrounded bass drum), John Bischoff (electronics [1, 3, 4]), Tim Perkis (electronics [1, 3, 4]), Gino Robair (energized surface & voltage made audible)

1 - The lack Americans connected What disappears - 10:01, 2 - negativity paradox achieved in humour realm - 10:22, 3 - Admittedly, social relations This - 14:53, 4 - geometric undulating driveway symmetrical, all the road of masters - 38:48

Digital recording by Michael Zelner of Zoka Recording- Mills College Ensemble Room, Oakland, California. March 13th, 2007 - Total Duration 74:29

Emanem 4146

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Love Stream

Love Stream Martine Altenburger (cello), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion)

Love Stream (51')

Recorded live at the Mandala in Toulouse on June 5th, 1999. Recording and mastering by Laurent Sassi. To be downloaded freely.

Insubordinations insub11

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Une Chance Pour l'Ombre

Kazue Sawai (koto), Kazuo Imai (guitar), Tetsu Saitoh (doublebass), Michel Doneda (soprano & sopranino saxophone), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion)

Une Chance Pour l'Ombre (63'00")

Recorded live by Alain Michon on May 28th, 2003 at Espace F. Mitterand in Lorgues (F). Production : Thierry Azam (MDLC)

Bab-Ili Lef 02

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Une Chance Pour l'Ombre

Une Chance Pour l'Ombre Kazue Sawai (koto), Kazuo Imai (guitar), Tetsu Saitoh (doublebass), Michel Doneda (soprano & sopranino saxophones), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion)

Une Chance Pour l'Ombre (22'03). A Chance For Shade (27'51")

Recorded Live at the 20th Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville on May 17th, 2003 by Espace Musique for the radio show Le Navire Night

Victo CD 094

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exaltatio utriusque mundi

Frédéric Blondy (piano) & Lê Quan Ninh (percussion)

1. exaltatio utriusque mundi (7:18), 2. la verticale reposée (4:02), 3. le hasard est une main plus sûre (15:16), 4. vater aether (5:13), 5. la nuit est conciliante (4:35), 6. vers la septième solitude (8:59)

Recorded in Paris by Denis Vautrin in October 2001. Graphic design : Anne Gieysse.

Potlatch P 203

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Le Ventre Négatif

Lê Quan Ninh (percussion solo)

Tel quel (13:07), Ni d'une part, ni d'une autre (9:36), Appuis et alentours (8:28), Peau neuve (6:38), Autres distorsions élémentaires (9:07)

Recorded in October 2001 in Toulouse by Pierre-Olivier Boulant.

Meniscus MNSCS 011

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La Voyelle Liquide

La Voyelle Liquide Günter Müller (percussion & electronics), Lê Quan Ninh (surrounded bass drum & electronics)

La voyelle a (4:28), La voyelle e (21:27), La voyelle i (13:00), La voyelle o (8:04), La voyelle u (8:10), La voyelle y (8:36), La voyelle liquide (11:16)

Recorded in January 2000 at the Studio of CCAM - Vandoeuvre - France

Ertswhile Records 010

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John Cage - Credo in us - More Works for Percussion

John Cage - Credo in us - More Works for Percussion Quatuor Hêlios : Isabelle Berteletti, Florent Haladjian, Jean-Christophe Feldhandler, Lê Quan Ninh

Credo in us (11:58), Imaginary Landscape #1 (7:26), Inlets (9:17), Imaginary Landscape #3 (3:24), But what about the noise of crumpling paper which he used to do in order to paint the series of "papiers froissés" or tearing up paper to make "papiers déchirés?" Arp was stimulated by water (sea, lake and flowing waters like rivers), forests (16:51)

Recorded at CCAM, Vandúuvre-Lès-Nancy, France in 1999 and 2000

Wergo 6651-2

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Dominique Répécaud - Ana Ban

Dominique Répécaud - Ana Ban Dominique Répécaud, Lê Quan Ninh, Jérôme Noetinger, Olivier Paquotte, Dominique Grimaud, Daniel Koskowitz, Daunik Lazro, MNB, Laurent Dailleau, Serge Pey, Frédéric Le Junter, Xavier Charles, Martine Altenburger, Kristoff k. Roll, Jacques Debout, Michel Doneda, Hervé Gudin

Distorsion Elémentaire

Recording, editings by François Dietz at Studio CCAM Vandoeurvre-lès-Nancy, France

Is Situ 234

Trummerflora - No Stars Please

Trummerflora - No Stars Please Marco Fernandes (percussion, drums, electonics), Hans Fjellesatd (keyboard, electonics), Damon Holzborn (guitar, electonics), Robert Montoya (percussion, sampler), Nathan Hubbard (drums, percussion, sampler), Mike Keneally (guitar), Lê Quan Ninh (percusion), George Lewis (trombone), Marcelo Radulovich (base, electronics, vocals)

Apparition dans le titre Frosty the snowman/silent night avec The Trummerflora Collective et George Lewis

Recorded live at the Casbah in San Diego, California in 2000, December 10

Accretions ALP022


Michel Doneda (soprano saxophone), Steve Robins (soprano saxophone), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion), Laurent Sassi (recording), Christian Monsarrat (video), Jean Pallandre (editing)

Brame (11:07), (video) (3:53)

Outdoor recording in September 2000. CD+

Ouie Dire Production Coliphonie CP0209

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Quatuor Hêlios

Quatuor Hêlios Isabelle Berteletti, Jean-Christophe Feldhandler, Florent Haladjian, Lê Quan Ninh

D'une Lumière - Jean-Christophe Feldhandler [1996] (09:49), Oscille - Lê Quan Ninh [1998] (22:23), Kvadrat - Vinko Globokar [1989] (11:41), Seasons - Toru Takemitsu [1970] (16:28)

Recorded at Studio CCAM, Vandoeuvre-Lès-Nancy, France in 1999 | Graphic design : Hugo Roussel

Vand'Oeuvre VDO0018

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Drumlike Composition by Jean-Luc Therminarias on a texte by Jean-Lambert Wild with le Quatuor Hêlios, Ali N. Askin and Eric Houzelot

Chant 1 (10:37), Chant 2 (07:36), Chant 3 (08:11), Chant 4 (13:37), Chant 5 (14:05)

Recorded live during the festival Les Musiques in Marseille (France) in 1999

Production 326

Montagne Noire

Montagne Noire Laurent Sassi (microphones), Michel Doneda ( soprano saxophone & objects), Marc Pichelin (microphones), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion & objets)

Le bois la nuit (8:35), Eau Morte (10:08), L'ardoisière (11:00), Contre la paroi (11:05), Usine Mouisse (17:52), Le pré la nuit (10:08)

Recorded in the area of Montagne Noire (France) in July 1997 and July 1998

Ouie Dire Production Poil 0797

Les Diseurs de Musique

Les Diseurs de Musique Serge Pey (vocal, chimes, texts), Michel Doneda (soprano & sopranino saxophones , tiny bell), Daunik Lazro (alto & baryton saxophones, tiny bell), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion)

1. Toi qui défais le cercle (20:00), 2. Mange le feu, Et maintenant j'ai trois arcs colorés (19:32), 3. Poétique, Dieu est un chien dans les arbres (16:50), 4. Je voudrais parler d'un couloir, Graffiti, Dans chaque mot une majuscule dort, Le point est un trou blanc (17:46)

Recorded at CCAM in Vandoeuvre-Lès-Nancy on June 24 & 25, 1997 by François Dietz - Coproduction CCAM and "Les Diseurs de Musique"


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Hyperion Mari Kimura (violin & computer), Michel Doneda (soprano saxophone & sound objects), Jean Pallandre (tapes & mélisson), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion & computer)

Hyperion Hurta Cordel 97 (64:04)

Recorded live on June 19, 1997 by Wade Matthews during the festival Hurta Cordel 97 in Madrid - Spain Now available to download :

CEDI LE (Limited Edition)

Idiome 1238

Idiome 1238 Fabrice Charles (trombone), Jacques Debout (cassettes recycled records), Michel Doneda (soprano saxophone, vocal), Daniel Koskowitz (drums), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion, computer), Jean Pallandre (loud-speakers mélissons, megaphon), Olivier Paquotte (electric bass), Dominique Répécaud (electric guitar)

Idiome 1238 (59:00).

Recorded in July 1995 | Co-production with La Flibuste | Collage by Julie and Michel Doneda

33Revpermi CD 9506


Ustensiles Lê Quan Ninh (percussion solo)

manutention (3:19), sites (8:24), ustensiles horizontaux (15:51), géologie floue (6:33), musique spectrale à petit budget (8:54)

Recorded from December 26 to 29, 1995 by François Dietz at studio CCAM in Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy | Painting by François Bidault

For4Ears CD 82

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John Cage/Joëlle Léandre

John Cage/Joëlle Léandre Joëlle Léandre (doubleass, voice, tape); Lê Quan Ninh (percussion on Ryoanji)

The wonderful widow of eighteen springs (2:29), Ryoanji (24:39), A flower (3:56), 591/2 (1:00), Hommage à J..., pour bande magnétique [composé par Joëlle Léandre] (4:13)

Recorded at Sender Freiers in Berlin in May and July 1995. Hommage à J... has been made at studio of the Guilford University, England | Photograph : Joëlle Léandre and John Cage at Columbia University, New York, December 8, 1982

Auvidis Montaigne MO 78207

Cuts - Peter Kowald/Ort Ensemble Wuppertal

Cuts - Peter Kowald/Ort Ensemble Wuppertal Peter Kowald, direction; Ort Ensemble Wuppertal [Jochen Bauer, vocals; Irmel Droese, vocals; Christoph Iacono, piano; André Issel, doublebass; Anne Krickeberg, cello; Andreas Leep, bass guitar; Karola Pasquai, flute; Judith Richelshagen, vocals; Robin Sheffel, guitar; Justin Sebastian, trumpet; Ingo Stanelle, alto saxophone, bass clarinet ; Mathias Beck, cello; Gunda Gottschalk, violin/viola; Christoph Irmer, violin; Jan Keller, doublebass; Anja Lautermann, flute; André Linnepe, guitar, clarinet; Günther Pitscheider, doublevass; Jean Sasportes, alto saxophone ; Katrin Scholl, violin; Angelika Sheridan, flûue; Rainer Wentz, clarinet, bass clarinet; Lê Quan Ninh, percussion; Evan Parker, soprano saxophone ; Carlos Zingaro, violin

part 1 (5:26), part 2 (2:51), part 3 (2:30), part 4 (2:54), part 5 (1:55), part 6 (5:42), part 7 (1:55), part 8 (1:19), part 10 (3:28), part 11 (2:19), part 12 (2:19), part 13 (0:54), part 14 (4:42), part 15 (4:09), part 16 (7:37), part 17 (4:11), part 18 (1:57), part 19 (1:54), part 20 (2:01)

Recorded on September 5 & 6 and October 21 &22,1995 at Artcore Studio, Wuppertal | Graphic design by Nicole Aders


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Open Paper Tree

Open Paper Tree Michel Doneda (soprano saxophone), Paul Rogers (doublebass), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion)

Variation on tree digression (18:08), Arborescence only (20:57), Variation on distinction (9:13), Variation on tree mutation (16:10), Open paper tree (8:31)

Recorded live by Holger Scheuermann and Jost Gebers during Workshop Freie Musik, on May 1st, 1994 in Berlin | Photograph by Helma Schleif, conception by Jost Gebers


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Lawrence D. "Butch" Morris | Conduction #38: In Freud's garden

Lawrence D. "Butch" Morris | Conduction #38: In Freud's garden Myra Melford (piano), Zeena Parkins (harp), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion), Bryan Carrott (vibes), J.-A. Deane (trombone, electronics, live sampling), Brandon Ross (acoustic guitar), Martin Schütz (5 strings electric cello), Tristan Honsinger (cello), Martine Altenburger (cello), Motoharu Yoshizawa (electric doublebass), Edgar Laubscher (electric viola), Hans Koch (clarinet, bass clarinet, doublebass clarinet, soprano & tenor saxophone), Lawrence D. "Butch" Morris (conduction)

Conduction #38, (46:05), conduction #38, E (5:51)

Recorded at Muffathalle, München, Germany on December 11, 1993.

New World Record 80486-2

Burning Cloud

Burning Cloud Butch Morris (cornet), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion), J.A. Deane (trombone, flute & electronics)

Ozone-Burning Red (19:16), Ozone-Burning Blue (18:27), Ozone-Burning Yellow (16:48)

Recorded live on October 29, 1993 at Podewil in Berlin during the festival Total Music Meeting


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Soc Michel Doneda (soprano saxophone), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion), Dominique Regef (hurdy gurdy , israj)

Dryna (7:59), ggk (8:58), La flamme dévorante (4:29), Triangles et carrés (7:19), Sexus-plexus-nexus (5:36), Sep (8:32), Le paradoxe en long (10:42)

Recorded from July 27 and August 1, 1992 in Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy | Graphic design by Toffe

In Situ 163

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Lawrence D. "Butch" Morris | Conduction 22: Documenta: gloves & mitts

Christian Marclay (recors, turntables),Lê Quan Ninh (percussion), J.-A. Deane (trombone, electronics, live sampling), Martin Schütz (electric & acoustic cello), Günter Müller (electro-percussion), Lawrence D. "Butch" Morris (cornet, conduction)

Conduction 22, part I (47:24)

Recorded at the Document 9, Kassel, Germany on June 14, 1992.

New World Records 80481-2

Lawrence D. "Butch" Morris | Conduction 25: Akbank | Conduction 26: Akbank II

Lawrence D. "Butch" Morris | Conduction 25: Akbank |  Conduction 26: Akbank II The Süleyman Erguner Ensemble: Hasan Esen (kemence), Mehmet Emin Bitmez (oud), Göksel Baktagir (kanun), Süleyman Erguner (ney), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion), Bryan Carrott (vibes), J.-A. Deane (trombone, electronics, drum machine, live sampling), Elizabeth Panzer (harp), Brandon Ross (acoustic guitar), Steve Colson (piano), Hugh Ragin (pocket trumpet), Lawrence D. "Butch" Morris (conduction)

Conduction #25 (45:00), Conduction #26, E (7:04).

Conduction #25 recorded in Istanbul, Turkey on October 16, 1992 | Conduction #26, E recorded in Istanbul, Turkey on October 17, 1992

New World Record 80483-2

John Cage - Works for percussion - Quatuor Hêlios

John Cage - Works for percussion - Quatuor Hêlios Isabelle Berteletti, Jean-Christophe Feldhandler, Florent Haladjian, Lê Quan Ninh (percussion)

Second construction [1940] (7:29), Imaginary landscape no. 2 [1942] (5:22), Amores [1943] (9:43), Double music [1941] (4:39), Third construction [1941] (10:06), She is asleep [1943] (11:40), First construction (in metal) [1939] (10:03)

Recorded "live in studio" at CCAM, Vandoeuvre-Lès-Nancy, France in July 1989 | Picture : Marcel Duchamp A bruit secret, 1916

Wergo WER 6203-2

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Michel Doneda/Daunik Lazro/Lê Quan Ninh

Michel Doneda/Daunik Lazro/Lê Quan Ninh Michel Doneda (soprano saxophone), Daunik Lazro (alto saxophone), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion)

Thillana (1:10), Paradi, parada, jelenia polska (4:50), Le chien à trois têtes (5:27), Eos III (14:50), Lune de quatre heures (7:40), Prespansko (4:22), Le souverain jaune (9:26), Hydrelerne (6:45)

Recorded on January 26, 1988 at Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy | Graphic Design by Toffe. Drawing by Ronald Curchod

In Situ 37

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Rituals - Misha Lobko Sextet

Rituals - Misha Lobko Sextet Christine Janvier (cello), Didier Petit (cello), Rosine Feferman (doublebass), Ida Helene Heidel (flutes), Lê Quan Ninh (percussion), Misha Lobko (clarinets, vocals)

Recorded on August 29, 1985 at Lit National, Pars

Leo Records LR 141 (LP)