Author Archives: laima1
Abstract, somewhat intense (but varying) works for string quartet mostly, but also with dan bau and winds. Play!
A self-taught composer, with songs based on Shakespeare’s sonnets, with piano accompaniment.
Modern concertos for clarinet with orchestra, graceful to forceful. Play!
Really interesting contemporary pieces for various instruments (harp, winds, marimba,piano)–trks 5 & 6 more avant. Trk 6 voice repetitions. Play!
Contemporary solo guitar works overing many rhythms, by Takemitsu, Dean, Tower and others. Play!
Flutist Jennie Oh Brown was inspired by her grandmothers and their survival of hardships–lyrical, fun, sad. Play!
Contemporary works by American composers with inspirations ranging from artists of Abstract Expressionism to Shakespeare’s Sonnets. Nice!
Varying works for an interesting mix of instruments–cello, sax, piano, clarinet, percussion. Play!
Contemporary works for trumpet and organ, a truly classical combination–both intense and lovely.
You know these, enjoy!
Excellent contemporary works for strings, piano, clarinet, both tense and sweet. Play!
Improvisations of classical guitar or bouzouki and cello (one & two bows), ranging from lovely Middle Eastern to wild.
Raucous, wild, fun or droning works for electric guitar quartet!
Turkish composer Fazil Say wrote these works for the sister pianists Onder–both strident and lyrical, piano duos + orchestra. Nice!
Stick & Bow (marimba and cello!) perform these transcriptions of classical pieces from Baroque on, + a Radiohead song.
Short piano pieces, inspired by people, places and feelings–lyrical, mostly quiet.
A mix of intense works for chamber orchestra, a few quieter, with soloists–guitar, violin, clarinet or piano. All contemporary.
Early 20th century works for wind quartet–whimsical, fun!
Varying interesting mix of piano studies and mostly contemporary/modern, intense to lyrical. Play!
Abstract works ranging from intense or lyrical for a variety of instruments.
Works for bassoon, long, varying in tempo, nice!
Rhythmically varying works, mostly intense and fast. Sample.
With the sound of Chopin and other 19th cent. composers, these pieces all were composed between 2009 and 2019. Play!
Slowly building, quiet string orchestra–2 long works, second with voice, sample!
Combining Asian and Western strings–eerie, tense, very interesting works. Sample.