Author Archives: laima1


Sean Shibe plays these modern, Impressionistic works transcribed for guitar. Play!

Hindemith–Complete Sonatas for Wind Instruments & Piano

Modern works composed from 1930’s to 1950’s–abstract, lyrical with tension.

The Schumann Project

Lovely Romantic era piano pieces by both Schumanns ( Clara & Robert, the “power couple” of music at the time).

Herb Deutsch–Encounters

Contemporary, really interesting works with jazz elements, winds and strings. Play!

Belgian Saxophone Music

Modern & contemporary works for sax + piano, 2 pieces from Classical era.

Juraj Kojs

Experimental, very abstract, from lyrical to dissonant, varied instruments & rhythms.

Emily Koh– [word]plays

Sax works, and sax quartets, microtonal. # 5 has breath.


Live recordings of several orchestral works, one with text, sample.

Van Stiefel–Spirits

Electronic, multiple layered, and effects, solo guitar–excellent!

Turning in Time

Solo, modern violin pieces, reflecting passed musical eras.

Pancho Vladigerov–6 Exotic Preludes

Bulgarian composer’s solo piano works. Impressionistic, Romantic, lush.

Matthew Schreibeis–Sandburg Songs

For varied instruments, these are abstract works, contemporary, lyrical yet with tension. Play!

Drifting–The Lullaby Project Vol. 3

Gracious, abstract & lyrical, slow solo guitar works. Play!

Giacomo Gottifredo Ferrari–Music for Harp & Piano

Although composed in the Classical era, these works have a Baroque sound due to the old forms of the instruments, relative to current instruments.. Gracious & elegant.

Two Minutes

Iwona Glinka performs these short, solo, contemporary flute pieces.

Aaron Jay Myers–Clever Machines

Interesting, highly varied in instruments, all abstract. Play most!

David Loeb–Remembrances

Strings with/out Asian instruments. Varied solos, duos, trios, all interesting. Play!

Frederic Chopin–Complete Nocturnes

Lovely, Romantic era solo piano pieces. Play!

James Campbell, Clarinet

Classical era to modern, works for clarinet and piano. Play!

Evening Dusk Serenade

Mostly modern works for violin & piano by Finnish composers. Nice!

Elias Parish Alvars–Works for Harp

Romantic era harp works–gracious.

Marc Satterwhite–Nazca Lines

Inspired by travels, varied percussion works. “Four Postcards” are lovely.

Jose Serebrier–Last Tango Before Sunrise

Modern + contemporary, varied works with percussion, flute, horns etc. Interesting!

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart–String Quartets Dedicated to Haydn

A Classical era composer, in hommage to a fellow Classical composer.

Visions Fugitives

A collection of very short solo piano pieces, varied composers and eras. Nice!