Monthly Archives: July 2021
Varied works inspired by people helping each and the ensemble musicians helping each other–for strings, vibraphone, percussion, trumpet and others.
Release date: March 26, 2021Label: Universal Music Canada Death from Above 1979 is sleazy and primal dance-punk firmly rooted in the indie rock boom of the early 2000s. The band first gained recognition marrying monster distorted bass riffs and funk rhythms to devastating effect. Over the last 20 years, they haven’t strayed far from the formula […]
Modern, gracious works for clarinet & chamber orchestra by Copland, Bernstein & Rozsa. Excellent!
Highly varying works–loud and squeaky to melodic. Play most!
Very interesting, varied instruments, abstract, over a period of 50 yrs. Play!
A rewrite of Brahms op 105–jazzy, with drums and violin duo.
Highly lyrical, mostly slow pieces for strings and piano. Play!
Abstract, slow works for strings and winds–interesting!
Gracious works, from Baroque to modern.
Percussion works (mostly drums) and accompaniment. Play!
A highly varied collections of pieces–lyrical to soundscapes, for strings, winds and electronics.
Abstract works, mostly intense but not all, for strings and piano, one with guitar.
For orchestra and marimba/ vibraphone or other percussion, all contemporary. Excellent!
Electronic based rhythmic drums
Mosolov was considered avant-garde by the Soviets for earlier compositions. He was “rehabilitated” and these are the products. definit
A mix of works for different instruments, interesting combinations or solos, ranging from lyrical to ambient, all contemporary. Play!
Melancholic, lovely vs. fun and joyful works, jazz-based with classical influences for winds, guitar
Kevin Kastning, Sandor Szabo and Balazs Major perform/compose these ambient improvisations for electric guitar, percussion and
Nice mix of Andalusian pieces from the 8th century onward for wind, strings and per
Electroacoustic (with piano), spacelike, sci-fi, soundscapes. Play!
Contemporary works for ensemble, chamber orchestra or piano 4 hands all commissioned by the brothers James and Robert Freeman for their parents. Lovely!
Varying works performed by percussionist Dan Piccolo–different sounds and rhythms.
Mostly ominous, tense orchestral works, but also some lovely pieces. Play most!
Boisterous, full-sounding orchestral works. The symphonic poems are quieter. Play!
All American composers solo piano pieces–contemporary and older eras, comparing and contrasting and finding similarities. Play!