Author Archives: laima1

Aquarelles

A collection of works for flute, cello and piano from Romantic to modern. Play!

Emiliano Turazzi–Quelli che Vivono

Very abstract, with very slow starting, mostly quiet droning works for strings, electronics or recorder.

The Music of Leroy Osmon Vol.VII–Charuhas

Contemporary chamber wind-focused works, forceful and one work by the composer’s student. Play!

Eric Nathan–The Space of a Door

Abstract works, some very loud and tense, performed by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project.

Perishable Structures

Percussionist Bonnie Whiting performs very abstract pieces, with spoken voice, by various composers and one of her own.

Mark John McEncroe–Musical Images for Piano–Reflection and Recollections Vol. 3

Gracious, elegant and contemporary solo piano pieces. Play!

Tribute to Miyoshi

Kuniko Kato performs percussion works by Akira Miyoshi–mostly quiet, abstract marimba. Play!

Smoke, Airs

Wet Ink Ensemble performs very abstract soundscapes with electronics and acoustic instruments. Sample!

Brendon Randall-Myers–Dynamics of Vanishing Bodies

Electric guitar quartet Dither performs these minimalist vs loud, aggressive works. Play!

Jan Jarvlepp–Flights of Fancy

Really interesting, varied pieces for a wide variety of instruments: sax quartet, flutes, double bass, strings, electric guitar…

Kevin Kastning, Carl Clements & Sandor Szabo–Convergence 1

Beautiful, ambient improvisations and co-compositions for specialty guitars, classical guitar and and flute. Play!

Duos–Music for Clarinet

Sarunas Jankauskas performs these varied works by other composers, with a variety of instrumental duos, or voice, including one of his own compositions. Play!

Ketty Nez–Double Images

Contemporary works, abstract and interesting exploring the Balkans and musical elements.

Curt Cacioppo–metamorphoses

Pieces for voice or orchestra or piano. Instrumentals varied and nice! Play!

Anatolijus Senderovas–Paratum Cor Meum

Overview of some of Lithuanian composer’s works–modern, very interesting mix of instruments and rhythms. Includes chamber music, quartets, and orchestral works. Sample!

Timothy Frechen–Broken

Awake Percussion performs these abstract pieces, varied, some dissonance.

The French Album

Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio plays French pieces from the Classical, Romantic periods to modern, mostly well-known.

Intuicion–Music for Clarinet and Piano by Latin American Composers

Modern and contemporary pieces, jazzy to quiet. Play!

Unus Mundus

Pianist Eunmi Ko performs minimalist works by various composers, staccato to dreamy. Play!

Peninsula–Works for Guitar by Darko Nikcevic and Srdjan Bulatovic

Lovely and interesting guitar duets with Middle Eastern and Mediterranean elements. Play!

Singing in the Dead of Night

Eighth Blackbird performs these pieces by Lang, Wolf or Gordon, inspired by lyrics from the Beatles. Interesting!

Ekphrasis–New Music for Horn and Electronics

There are some very lyrical pieces here without electronic distortion. Play!

Richard Carrick–lanterne

Highly varying pieces with varied instrumentation ranging from abstract to lyrical. Play most!

Travis LaPlante–Inner Garden

Meandering, slow works for sax, drums and wind chimes–quiet. Sample.

Notturno

A collection of saxophone and piano pieces ranging over 50 yrs–modern and contemporary, varying stylistically. Excellent!