Monthly Archives: December 2021
Gracious, contemporary solo guitar, many inspirations. Play!
Franz Schubert’s song cycle “Winterreise”, performed here on solo piano. Play!
Younes, of Syrian heritage, performs works on the buzuq (strings), lovely traditional Eastern works. Play!
Fairly abstract works for varied percussion instruments, Burtner’s more accessible.
Works for wind trio + baritone voice (Loadbang) with strings here. Some oddness.
Works from 1948 on, strings +/winds, lyrical, varied tempi.
Choral works performed by Variant 6.
Mostly lyrical piano works + flute on some, by John Cage and arranged by Morton Feldman. Play!
For varied instruments with/out voice, Cuban contemporary works.
Murmuring voices, later some piano/violin/flute.
Very abstract works for various voiced flutes with electronics.
Very abstract pieces for double bass, Italian composers.
Inspired by artists paintings, for amplified piano, abstract.
Gracious works for shakuhachi solo or with clarinet–mysterious. Play!
Kantele player/singer based on Norwegian songs/traditions–beautiful, eerie. Play!
Contemporary works for strings, some with winds + piano. Varied.
Works for strings/piano–lyrical vs. strident. Performed by the Brentano String Quartet.
Contemporary works for bells, electronics and other instruments. Nice!
A collection of works for solo piano, Baroque to modern.
Baroque solo violin pieces, sprightly + gracious.
Fairly weird, abrupt works for piano, winds, strings, new works, some more accessible than others.
Varied works for piano (one with electronics) from different musical eras.
Romantic works for violin + piano by Dvorak, Janacek, Grieg. Play!
Amanda Gookin performs these solo cello pieces by women composers, all pushing the edges of what sounds the cello can make, some dissonance.