Discography

KAPUSTNIK RECORDS RELEASES

Kapustnik Records is Ljova’s independent record label. To date we have released seven albums, which you can stream for free via the links below. Buying the music via Bandcamp gives you the best price, the highest audio fidelity, and supports the label much more than other outlets. Bandcamp orders of CDs and Vinyl can be autographed on request.  Thank you!

Bandcamp exclusive albums:
2016 – “Datuna: Portrait of America” official soundtrack
2015 – “Finding Babel” official soundtrack

Available on Bandcamp and also available on iTunes / Spotify / Amazon / Tidal / other platforms
2014 – “No Refund on Flowers” with Ljova and the Kontraband
2012 – “Melting River” – issued as a download in 2012, vinyl with bonus tracks, 2014
2011 – “Lost in Kino” with Romashka, Wu Man, Tall Tall Trees, Kálmán Balogh and others
2008 – “Mnemosyne” with Ljova and the Kontraband, guests Frank London, Uli Geissendoerfer, William Schimmel, Alon Yavnai and Marcus Rojas
2006 – “Vjola: World on Four Strings” – reissued in 2011.

OTHER RELEASES

as composer:
2016 – duoJalal: “Shadow & Light” (Bridge Records) – includes “Shadow & Light”
2013 – Brooklyn Rider: “A Walking Fire” (Mercury Classics) – includes “Culai” and “Budget Bulgar
2012 – Spark: “Folk Tunes” (Deutsche Grammophon) – includes “Budget Bulgar” and “Old Lautar”
2011 – Tim Fain and Pei-Yao Wang: “River of Light” (Naxos) – includes “Sicilienne
2011 – Julia Kogan: “Troika” (Rideau Rouge Records) – includes “The Rain has Flown”
2011 – Keve Wilson: “Pure Imagination” (Composers Concordance Recordings / Naxos) – includes “Plume
2010 – Spark: “Downtown Illusions” (ARS Produktion) – includes “Tango Heavy”
2009 – The Knights & Jan Vogler: “Experience: Live from New York” (Sony Classical) – includes “Garmoshka
2008 – Brooklyn Rider: “Passport” (In a Circle Records) — includes “Plume” and “Crosstown
2003 – Soheil Nasseri: “Soheil Nasseri plays Yedidia, Zhurbin & Zyman” (21st Century Classical) – includes “Sicilienne

 

as arranger:
2016 – Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble: “Sing Me Home” (Sony Classical) – arrangement of “Green (Vincent’s Tune”) by Wu Man
2014 – Kronos Quartet: “A Thousand Thoughts” (Nonesuch) – transcription of “A Thousand Thoughts”
2011 – Alondra de la Parra, Natalia Lafourcade, Ely Guerra Denise Gutiérrez: “Travieso Carmesí” (Sony Classical) — all arrangements
2011 – The Knights: “A Second of Silence” — arrangement of Schubert’s “Gretschen at the Spinning Wheel”
2010 – Alondra de la Parra: “Mi Alma Mexicana” (Sony Classical) – arrangement of “Sobre las Olas”
2009 – Osvaldo Golijov: “Tetro” (Sony Classical) – arrangements
2009 – The Knights and Jan Vogler: “Experience: Live from New York” (Sony Classical) – all arrangements, except Hendrix
2009 – Kronos Quartet: “Floodplain” (Nonesuch) – arrangement of “Oh Mother, the Handsome Man Tortures Me”
2008 – Brooklyn Rider and Kayhan Kalhor: “Silent City” (World Village) – arrangements of “Silent City” and “Parvaz”
2008 – Jan Vogler and friends: “Tango” (Sony Classical) – arrangement of “Libertango” by Astor Piazzolla
2009 – Osvaldo Golijov: “Youth Without Youth” (Sony Classical) – arrangements
2007 – Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble: “New Impossibilities” (Sony Classical) – arrangements of music by Kayhan Kalhor & Rabih Abou-Khalil
2006 – Matmos: The Rose Has Teeth in the Mouth of a Beast (Matador Records) – arrangement of “Solo Buttons for Joe Meek” with Kronos Quartet
2005 – Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble: “Silk Road Journeys: Beyond the Horizon” (Sony Classical) – arrangements of music by Kayhan Kalhor & Sandeep Das
2005 – Kronos Quartet & Asha Bhosle: “You’ve Stolen My Heart – Songs from R.D. Burman’s Bollywood” (Nonesuch) – transcriptions from original sources

 

as violist:
2016 – Sam Sadigursky: “Follow The Stick” (Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records)
2016 – Sofia Ribeiro: “Mar Sonoro” (independent)
2015 – Petros Klampanis: “Minor Dispute” (Inner Circle Music / EMI)
2015 – Lara Traum: Crypto Jewish Melodies: Semitic Sounds of Russian Extraction (Independent)
2014 – Zing Along Ensemble “Zing Along Shabes” (Independent)
2014 – Banda Magda: “Yerakina” (GroundUp / Ropeadope)
2014 – Guy Barash: “Facts about Water” (Innova)
2013 – Inna Barmash: “Yiddish Lullabies & Love Songs” (Independent)
2013 – Jean Rohe: “Jean Rohe & The End of the World Show” (Laundry Line Records)
2013 – Emika: “Dva” (Ninja Tune)
2013 – Magda Giannikou / Banda Magda: “amour t’es là?” (Edizioni Musicali Magdalini)
2013 – Fall on Your Sword: “We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks” (Backlot Records / Universal)
2012 – Fernando Otero: “Romance” (Soundbrush Records)
2012 – Sofia Ribeiro: “Ar” (independent)
2012 – Ryan Rumery: “Beyond the Horizon” (Independent)
2012 – Ryan Rumery: “Ivanov” (Independent)
2012 – Fall on Your Sword: “Nobody Walks” (Lakeshore Records)
2011 – Marta Topferova: “The Other Shore” (World Village)
2011 – Petros Klampanis: “Contextual” (Inner Circle Music)
2011 – Fall on Your Sword: “Another Earth” (Lakeshore Records)
2010 – Nina Nastasia: “Outlaster” (Fatcat)
2010 – The Knights: “New Worlds” (Sony Classical)
2010 – Amy Correia: “You Go Your Way” (Junketboy)
2009 – The Knights and Jan Vogler: “Experience: Live from New York” (Sony Classical)
2009 – Ronen Landa: “Picturebooks” (Love the Duck)
2007 – La Mar Enfortuna – “Conviviencia” (Tzadik)
2006 – Marta Topferova: “Flor Nocturna” (World Village)
2006 – Assif Tsahar & KJLA Quartet: “Solitude” (Hopscotch Records)
2005 – Golijov / Berio: “Ayre” (Deutsche Grammophon)
2005 – Angus Martin: “Presqu’ile” (Soluna)
2005 – Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble: “Silk Road Journeys: Beyond the Horizon” (Sony Classical)
2003 – Heavenly Lullabies “Heavenly Lullabies” (independent)
2002 – Assif Tsahar: “Fragments” (Hopscotch Records)
2001 – Orchestra of S.E.M. Ensemble / Petr Kotik: “Morton Feldman: The Turfan Fragments” (Dog w/a Bone)
2001 – George Davidson: “Allure” (GDP)
2001 – George Davidson: “With Love” (GDP)
2001 – George Davidson / Eugenio Leon: “Twin Strings II” (GDP)

LJOVA (Lev Zhurbin) - film composer, arranger, violist | music for film, Ljova and the Kontraband, and other projects

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