Author Archives: laima1
Contemporary, abstract, somewhat tense works for strings and piano. Play! Advertisements
Very interesting, varied pieces for a variety of instruments, voice. Play!
Abstract, somewhat staccato and lyrical solo pieces.
An idea originated in 1993, in response to world atrocities–pieces expressing compassion from composers throughout the world. Play most!
Works for violin and piano by Prokofiev, Ferguson and Messiaen, inspired by WWII and the Holocaust. Somber, beautiful! Play!
Lovely pieces transcribed for harp and flute, some well-known. Very restful! Play!
Brassy or quiet pieces, by Eureopean and American composers. Play most!
Gracious, elegant, modern works. Play!
Transcribed pieces for trumpet, “minimalist” but also older pieces that are quite varying. Play!
Indian instruments influence some non-Indian pieces, or perform modern Indian works. Play!
Interesting combination of classical vs. abstract and modern clarinet quintets. Play!
Gracious works from different eras, inspired by English Gardens. Play!
Beautiful, gracious, contemporary music, some with voice, varying instruments. Play!
Mellifluous saxophone quartet pieces, all contemporary. Play!
Mostly slow, quiet works (some long) for double bass and strings. “Due Pezzi” faster. Play!
The Blue Violet Duo (piano and violin) perform a nice mix of works with classical, jazz and blues elements. Play!
Lovely chorale works with texts from a great variety of sources and beautiful musical accompaniment performed by the International Contemporary Ensemble. Play!
All contemporary works with highly varying styles–play!
Blues-based works, 1920’s to contemporary, performed by renowned violinist Rachel Barton Pine. Play!
The Iowa Ensemble performs modern to contemporary pieces. Nice!
Interesting mix of pieces for various instruments (guitar, violin, orchestra, flute) with some voice. Play most!
Modern, Russian trumpet works with piano, varying in style, play!
Avant yet accessible peices for solo flute (alto, bass) Play!
Abstract, lovely works for marimba, including works by the performer, all composed from 1990’s on. Play!
Brass works through time–Baroque and on. Modern pieces nice!