John Zorn

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Avant-garde composer, saxophonist, film soundtracker, and musical gadfly who has collaborated with countless artists.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
The New York Tapes
1978 The New York Tapes Ictus Records
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Pool
1980 Pool Tzadik Records
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Archery
1981 Archery Tzadik Records
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Yankees
1982 Yankees Charly Records
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Locus Solus
1983 Locus Solus Tzadik Records
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Ganryu Island
1984 Ganryu Island Tzadik Records
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The Big Gundown: John Zorn Plays the Music of Ennio Morricone (15th Anniversary Edition
1985 The Big Gundown: John Zorn Plays the Music of Ennio Morricone (15th Anniversary Edition Tzadik Records
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The Classic Guide to Strategy
1985 The Classic Guide to Strategy Tzadik Records
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The Classic Guide to Strategy, Vol. 2
1986 The Classic Guide to Strategy, Vol. 2 Lumina
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Voodoo
1986 Voodoo Black Saint
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News for Lulu
1987 News for Lulu Hat Hut Records
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Spillane
1988 Spillane Elektra
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More News for Lulu
1989 More News for Lulu HAT HUT Records
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Naked City
1989 Naked City Elektra
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Spy vs. Spy: The Music of Ornette Coleman
1989 Spy vs. Spy: The Music of Ornette Coleman Elektra
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Torture Garden
1990 Torture Garden Shimmy Disc
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Cobra
1991 Cobra Hat Hut Records
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Grand Guignol
1991 Grand Guignol Avant
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FilmWorks: 1986-1990
1992 FilmWorks: 1986-1990 Tzadik Records
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Live at the Knitting Factory
1992 Live at the Knitting Factory Knitting Factory Works
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Absinthe
1993 Absinthe Avant
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Kristallnacht
1993 Kristallnacht Tzadik Records
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Execution Ground
1994 Execution Ground Subharmonic
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John Zorn's Cobra: Tokyo Operations '94
1994 John Zorn's Cobra: Tokyo Operations '94 Avant
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The Art of Memory
1994 The Art of Memory Incus
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Masada, Vol. 1: Alef
1994 Masada, Vol. 1: Alef DIW (Japan)
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Masada, Vol. 2: Beit
1995 Masada, Vol. 2: Beit Disk Union / DIW (Japan)
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Masada, Vol. 3: Gimel
1995 Masada, Vol. 3: Gimel Disk Union / DIW (Japan)
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Book of Heads
1995 Book of Heads Tzadik Records
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Elegy
1995 Elegy Tzadik Records
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First Recordings 1973
1995 First Recordings 1973 Tzadik Records
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Nani Nani
1995 Nani Nani Tzadik Records
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Redbird
1995 Redbird Tzadik Records
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Masada, Vol. 5: Hei
1995 Masada, Vol. 5: Hei DIW (Japan)
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Masada, Vol. 6: Vav
1995 Masada, Vol. 6: Vav DIW (Japan)
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New Traditions in East Asian Bar Bands
1995 New Traditions in East Asian Bar Bands Tzadik Records
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John Zorn's Masada: Live in New York City, 1994
1995 John Zorn's Masada: Live in New York City, 1994 Jazzdoor
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Redbird
1995 Redbird Tzadik Records
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Harras
1996 Harras Avant
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FilmWorks II: Music for an Untitled Film by Walter Hill
1996 FilmWorks II: Music for an Untitled Film by Walter Hill Tzadik Records
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Bar Kokhba
1996 Bar Kokhba Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks V: Tears of Ecstasy
1996 FilmWorks V: Tears of Ecstasy Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks VI
1996 FilmWorks VI Tzadik Records
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Euclid's Nightmare
1997 Euclid's Nightmare Depth Of Field
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FilmWorks VII: Cynical Hysterie Hour
1997 FilmWorks VII: Cynical Hysterie Hour Tzadik Records
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Duras, Duchamp
1997 Duras, Duchamp Tzadik Records
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Great Jewish Music: Serge Gainsbourg
1997 Great Jewish Music: Serge Gainsbourg Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks IV: S&M
1997 FilmWorks IV: S&M Tzadik Records
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Angelus Novus
1998 Angelus Novus Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks VIII: 1997
1998 FilmWorks VIII: 1997 Tzadik Records
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Masada, Vol. 9: Tet
1998 Masada, Vol. 9: Tet DIW (Japan)
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The Circle Maker
1998 The Circle Maker Tzadik Records
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Masada, Vol. 8: Het
1998 Masada, Vol. 8: Het DIW (Japan)
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Downtown Lullaby
1998 Downtown Lullaby Depth Of Field
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Aporias: Requia for Piano & Orchestra
1998 Aporias: Requia for Piano & Orchestra Tzadik Records
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The Bribe
1998 The Bribe Tzadik Records
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Masada, Vol. 10: Yod
1998 Masada, Vol. 10: Yod Disk Union / DIW (Japan)
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Music Romance, Vol. 1: Music for Children
1998 Music Romance, Vol. 1: Music for Children Tzadik Records
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Masada, Vol. 7: Zayin
1999 Masada, Vol. 7: Zayin Disk Union
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Masada, Vol. 4: Dalet
1999 Masada, Vol. 4: Dalet DIW (Japan)
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Masada: Live in Jerusalem
1999 Masada: Live in Jerusalem Tzadik Records
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Masada: Live in Taipei
1999 Masada: Live in Taipei Tzadik Records
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String Quartets
1999 String Quartets Tzadik Records
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Music Romance, Vol. 2: Taboo & Exile
1999 Music Romance, Vol. 2: Taboo & Exile Tzadik Records
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Masada: Live in Middelheim
1999 Masada: Live in Middelheim Tzadik Records
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Lacrosse
2000 Lacrosse Tzadik Records
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Masada: Live in Sevilla 2000
2000 Masada: Live in Sevilla 2000 Tzadik Records
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Xu Feng
2000 Xu Feng Tzadik Records
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Cartoon S&M
2000 Cartoon S&M Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks IX: Trembling Before G-D
2000 FilmWorks IX: Trembling Before G-D Tzadik Records
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The Gift
2001 The Gift Tzadik Records
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Madness, Love and Mysticism
2001 Madness, Love and Mysticism Tzadik Records
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Songs from the Hermetic Theatre
2001 Songs from the Hermetic Theatre Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks X: In the Mirror of Maya Deren
2001 FilmWorks X: In the Mirror of Maya Deren Tzadik Records
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Masada: Live at Tonic, 2001
2001 Masada: Live at Tonic, 2001 Tzadik Records
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Cobra: John Zorn's Game Pieces, Vol. 2 [Tzadik]
2002 Cobra: John Zorn's Game Pieces, Vol. 2 [Tzadik] Tzadik Records
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Hockey
2002 Hockey Tzadik Records
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Masada First Live 1993
2002 Masada First Live 1993 Tzadik Records
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I.A.O.
2002 I.A.O. Tzadik Records
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Hemophiliac
2002 Hemophiliac Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks XI - 2002, Vol. 1: Secret Lives
2002 FilmWorks XI - 2002, Vol. 1: Secret Lives Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks XII - 2002, Vol. 2: Three Documentaries
2002 FilmWorks XII - 2002, Vol. 2: Three Documentaries Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks XIII - 2002, Vol. 3: Invitation to a Suicide
2002 FilmWorks XIII - 2002, Vol. 3: Invitation to a Suicide Tzadik Records
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Masada Guitars
2003 Masada Guitars Tzadik Records
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Voices in the Wilderness
2003 Voices in the Wilderness Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks XIV: Hiding and Seeking
2003 FilmWorks XIV: Hiding and Seeking Tzadik Records
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Unknown Masada
2003 Unknown Masada Tzadik Records
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Locus Solus: 50th Birthday Celebration
2004 Locus Solus: 50th Birthday Celebration Tzadik Records
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Masada Anniversary Edition, Vol. 4: Masada Recital
2004 Masada Anniversary Edition, Vol. 4: Masada Recital Tzadik Records
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Magick
2004 Magick Tzadik Records
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The Classic Guide to Strategy, Vol. 3: The Fire Book
2004 The Classic Guide to Strategy, Vol. 3: The Fire Book Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks XV: Protocols of Zion
2005 FilmWorks XV: Protocols of Zion Tzadik Records
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Rituals
2005 Rituals Tzadik Records
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Sanhedrin: 1994-1997 [Unreleased Studio Recordings]
2005 Sanhedrin: 1994-1997 [Unreleased Studio Recordings] Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks XVI: Workingman's Death
2005 FilmWorks XVI: Workingman's Death Tzadik Records
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Azazel - Book of Angels, Vol. 2
2005 Azazel - Book of Angels, Vol. 2 Tzadik Records
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Mysterium
2005 Mysterium Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks XXVII: Notes on Marie Menken/Ray Bandar: A Life with Skulls
2006 FilmWorks XXVII: Notes on Marie Menken/Ray Bandar: A Life with Skulls Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks XVIII: The Treatment
2006 FilmWorks XVIII: The Treatment Tzadik Records
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Moonchild
2006 Moonchild Tzadik Records
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Astronome
2006 Astronome Tzadik Records
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Six Litanies for Heliogabalus
2007 Six Litanies for Heliogabalus Tzadik Records
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From Silence to Sorcery
2007 From Silence to Sorcery Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks XIX: The Rain Horse
2008 FilmWorks XIX: The Rain Horse Tzadik Records
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The Dreamers
2008 The Dreamers Tzadik Records
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Art of Memory II
2008 Art of Memory II Fred Records
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FilmWorks XX: Sholem Aleichem
2008 FilmWorks XX: Sholem Aleichem Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks XXI: Belle de Nature/Rijksmuseum
2008 FilmWorks XXI: Belle de Nature/Rijksmuseum Tzadik Records
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The Last Supper - Film Works XXII
2008 The Last Supper - Film Works XXII Tzadik Records
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The Crucible
2008 The Crucible Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks XXIII: El General
2009 FilmWorks XXIII: El General Tzadik Records
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Alhambra Love Songs
2009 Alhambra Love Songs Tzadik Records
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Stolas: The Book of Angels, Vol. 12
2009 Stolas: The Book of Angels, Vol. 12 Tzadik Records
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O'o
2009 O'o Tzadik Records
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Femina
2009 Femina Tzadik Records
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In Search of the Miraculous
2010 In Search of the Miraculous Tzadik Records
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Masada Book 2: The Book of Angels, Vol. 14: Ipos
2010 Masada Book 2: The Book of Angels, Vol. 14: Ipos Tzadik Records
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Dictée/Liber Novus
2010 Dictée/Liber Novus Tzadik Records
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Late Works
2010 Late Works Tzadik Records
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The Goddess: Music for the Ancient of Days
2010 The Goddess: Music for the Ancient of Days Tzadik Records
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FilmWorks XXIV: The Nobel Prize Winner
2010 FilmWorks XXIV: The Nobel Prize Winner Tzadik Records
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John Zorn: Interzone
2010 John Zorn: Interzone Tzadik Records
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Astronome: A Night at the Opera
2010 Astronome: A Night at the Opera Tzadik Records
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Ipsissimus
2010 Ipsissimus Tzadik Records
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John Zorn: What Thou Wilt
2010 John Zorn: What Thou Wilt Tzadik Records
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A Dreamers Christmas
2011 A Dreamers Christmas Tzadik Records
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Nova Express
2011 Nova Express Tzadik Records
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At the Gates of Paradise
2011 At the Gates of Paradise Tzadik Records
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Enigmata
2011 Enigmata Tzadik Records
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Mount Analogue
2012 Mount Analogue E1 Entertainment / Tzadik Records
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The Gnostic Preludes: Music of Splendor
2012 The Gnostic Preludes: Music of Splendor Tzadik Records
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Nosferatu
2012 Nosferatu Tzadik Records
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Templars: In Sacred Blood
2012 Templars: In Sacred Blood Tzadik Records
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The Hermetic Organ
2012 The Hermetic Organ Tzadik Records
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Abraxas: The Book of Angels, Vol. 19
2012 Abraxas: The Book of Angels, Vol. 19 Tzadik Records
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John Zorn: Rimbaud
2012 John Zorn: Rimbaud Tzadik Records
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A Vision in Blakelight
2012 A Vision in Blakelight Tzadik Records
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John Zorn: Music and Its Double
2012 John Zorn: Music and Its Double Tzadik Records
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The Concealed
2012 The Concealed Tzadik Records
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John Zorn: The Mysteries
2013 John Zorn: The Mysteries Tzadik Records
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Dreamachines
2013 Dreamachines Tzadik Records
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@
2013 @ Tzadik Records
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In Lambeth: Visions from the Walled Garden of William Blake
2013 In Lambeth: Visions from the Walled Garden of William Blake Tzadik Records
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The Hermetic Organ, Vol. 2
2014 The Hermetic Organ, Vol. 2 Tzadik Records
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Psychomagia
2014 Psychomagia Tzadik Records
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In the Hall of Mirrors
2014 In the Hall of Mirrors Tzadik Records
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Sonic Rivers
2014 Sonic Rivers Tzadik Records
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Adramelech: The Book of Angels, Vol. 22
2014 Adramelech: The Book of Angels, Vol. 22 Tzadik Records
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On Leaves of Grass
2014 On Leaves of Grass Tzadik Records
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Transmigration of the Magus
2014 Transmigration of the Magus Tzadik Records
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The Song Project
2014 The Song Project Tzadik Records
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The Last Judgment
2014 The Last Judgment Tzadik Records
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The Alchemist
2014 The Alchemist Tzadik Records
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The Testament of Solomon
2014 The Testament of Solomon Tzadik Records
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The Hermetic Organ, Vol. 3: St. Paul's Hall, Huddersfield
2015 The Hermetic Organ, Vol. 3: St. Paul's Hall, Huddersfield Tzadik Records
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John Zorn's Olympiad, Vol. 1: The Early Game Pieces
2015 John Zorn's Olympiad, Vol. 1: The Early Game Pieces Tzadik Records
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John Zorn: Hen to Pan
2015 John Zorn: Hen to Pan Tzadik Records
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Simulacrum
2015 Simulacrum Tzadik Records
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The Song Project: Live at Le Poisson Rouge
2015 The Song Project: Live at Le Poisson Rouge Tzadik Records
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Pellucidar: A Dreamers Fantabula
2015 Pellucidar: A Dreamers Fantabula Tzadik Records
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Forro Zinho: Forro in the Dark Plays Zorn
2015 Forro Zinho: Forro in the Dark Plays Zorn Tzadik Records
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The True Discoveries of Witches and Demons
2015 The True Discoveries of Witches and Demons Tzadik Records
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Inferno
2015 Inferno Tzadik Records
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Cerberus: The Book of Angels, Vol. 26
2015 Cerberus: The Book of Angels, Vol. 26 Tzadik Records
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The Hermetic Organ, Vol. 4: St. Bartholomew's
2016 The Hermetic Organ, Vol. 4: St. Bartholomew's Tzadik Records
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Madrigals
2016 Madrigals Tzadik Records
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Flaga: The Book of Angels, Vol. 27
2016 Flaga: The Book of Angels, Vol. 27 Tzadik Records
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The Painted Bird
2016 The Painted Bird Tzadik Records
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The Mockingbird
2016 The Mockingbird Tzadik Records
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Flauros: The Book of Angels, Vol. 29
2016 Flauros: The Book of Angels, Vol. 29 Tzadik Records
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John Zorn: Sacred Visions
2016 John Zorn: Sacred Visions Tzadik Records
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John Zorn: Commedia dell'Arte
2016 John Zorn: Commedia dell'Arte Tzadik Records
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49 Acts of Unspeakable Depravity in the Abominable Life and Times of Gilles de Rais
2016 49 Acts of Unspeakable Depravity in the Abominable Life and Times of Gilles de Rais Tzadik Records
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Blink
2016 Blink Chimera Music
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The Classic Guide to Strategy, Vol. 4
2016 The Classic Guide to Strategy, Vol. 4 Tzadik Records
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The Garden of Earthly Delights
2017 The Garden of Earthly Delights Tzadik Records
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There Is No Firmament
2017 There Is No Firmament Tzadik Records
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Midsummer Moons
2017 Midsummer Moons Tzadik Records
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The Interpretation of Dreams
2017 The Interpretation of Dreams Tzadik Records
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Hermetic Organ: Philharmonie de Paris
2017 Hermetic Organ: Philharmonie de Paris Tzadik Records
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Urmuz Epigrams
2018 Urmuz Epigrams Tzadik Records
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Insurrection
2018 Insurrection Tzadik Records
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In a Convex Mirror
2018 In a Convex Mirror Tzadik Records
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Salem, 1692
2018 Salem, 1692 Tzadik Records
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The Hermetic Organ, Vol 6: For Edgar Allan Poe
2019 The Hermetic Organ, Vol 6: For Edgar Allan Poe Tzadik Records
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John Zorn: The Hierophant
2019 John Zorn: The Hierophant Tzadik Records
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Tractatus Musico-Philosophicus
2019 Tractatus Musico-Philosophicus Tzadik Records
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Nove Cantici per Francesco d'Assisi
2019 Nove Cantici per Francesco d'Assisi Tzadik Records
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Valentine's Day: John Zorn's Enigma Trios
Valentine's Day: John Zorn's Enigma Trios Tzadik Records
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Mycale: The Book Of Angels, Vol. 13
Mycale: The Book Of Angels, Vol. 13 Tzadik Records
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John Zorn: Fragmentations, Prayers and Interjections
John Zorn: Fragmentations, Prayers and Interjections Tzadik Records
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Godard
Godard
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The Dream Membrane
The Dream Membrane Tzadik Records
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Aguares: The Book of Angels, Vol. 23
Aguares: The Book of Angels, Vol. 23 Tzadik Records
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