Author Archives: laima1
Duo Praxedis performs these gracious works. Play!
All contemporary works by Asian composers, graceful, lilting, abstract. Play!
Abstract, Impressionistic piano pieces, some jazzy, some “interpretations” of well-known works.
Bennewitz Quartet performs works by these Czech composers, all perished by the Nazis. Intense, sad, nice.
Varied, contemporary works for guitar, strings or percussion. Play!
I am not normally of fan of the harpsichord, but these are excellent, interesting works, especially Rorem’s. Play!
Meandering mix of avant, jazz, trombone blurts, strings and improvisations for quartets.
Fun works for a variety of duos, trios, instruments, all contemporary.
As the title infers, sad, beautiful orchestra works for soprano. Sample!
Modern waltzes, varying rhythmically, composed over 40 yrs.
The Crossing performs these ethereal, slow pieces with piano accompaniment.
From early 20th century solo piano–variable Italian works, Malpiero’s nice!
Evocative works for solo or duos–note titles for inferring music. Play!
Varying works for brass or sax quartets or mixed. “Four Grooves” excellent!
Modern and contemporary works for solo, duos and mixed sextet. Play!
Modern/contemporary solo piano, fairly abstract, lost of keyboard range.
Very avant works for solo sax, keening, warbling, meandering.
Tangos, original and transcriptions, older to contemporary with accordion and cello. Play!
Nice collection of works from classical era on to modern. Play!
From composers of the Hong Kong Composers Guild, varied, a mix of instruments, interesting–some bordering avant-garde. Play most!
Wind band works, some quiet, gracious, others boisterous and booming.
Works by women composers, late 19th and early 20th century, as leaders in music, composition and other activities. Varied pieces for horn trio or duo.
Dark, somber works for orchestra, inspired by awful events throughout the world.
Classical, Romantic and Modern works, fast or slow. Play!
Very interesting works for varied instruments–harpsichord, guitar, piano, etc.