Author Archives: laima1
Lovely marimba works, both slow and fast. Play!
Some of these are fairly tense and strident for piano nocturnes, all contemporary and interesting!
Modern flute works demonstrating the instrument’s power and ranges. Prokofiev’s piece well-known.
Combining Western and Asian instruments/styles, beautiful chamber works.
Modern to contemporary works for oboe and piano, one by the oboist. nice!
Works by Saint-Saens, Ginastera, Debussy and others, transcribed for harp, mandolin and guitar, all modern. Play!
Electronic/mixed media works inspired for contemporary dance–with voice, drones, ambient soundscapes.
Ranging from loud, abrupt to lyrical, abstract works for saxophone and electronics. Play most!
Modern to contemporary, varying in rhythms, abstract. Play!
Works by two composers who are members of Wet Ink Ensemble, Alex Mincek and Sam Pluta, highly abstract with group collaboration/improvisation for flutes, sax, piano, percussion, electronics, voice and violin. Play!
Really interesting works for strings and percussion/bit klavier, a little microtonal. Sample!
Lovely, lyrical, abstract and contemporary works for string quartet and piano by Finnish composer. Play!
Australian string quartet with compositions by its members, classical/folk/blugrass. Excellent!
Combining Eastern and Western musical styles, gracious, modern works for cello/piano and one with percussion.
Excellent modern works for solo double bass, multiple basses, and/or orchestra.
Contemporary, abstract chamber works with staccato, silent spacings and lyricism. For strings, clarinet and percussion.
Contemporary works for flute and clarinet. Some voice. Nice!
Interesting Asian/Western works by living composers. Excellent!
Ambient, electronic/techno + strings/drums/winds. Excellent!
Works by Kancheli, Altunyan and Tsintsadze, demonstrating “simple piano” pieces, some with cello. Play!
Intentionally lyrical, rhythmically varying pieces for a variety of instruments, some voice. Lovely!
London Symphony Orchestra Percussion Ensemble performs a variety of works/transcriptions by Reich, Corea, Simcock and others. Play!
Lovely originals and transcriptions, all modern/contemporary. Play!
All contemporary works for viola with the violist singing/ talking or other vocal sounds, some almost sound Baroque. Interesting!
A variety of solo horn works/transcriptions, many first recordings of these modern works. Excellent!