Author Archives: laima1
Modern works for wind trio, varying. Nice!
Negro spirituals performed by bass baritone (Oral Moses). Beautiful!
With his signature repetition, the Violin Concerto No. 2 “American Four Seasons” is lyrical and mostly slow, (with orchestra), the Violin Sonata is much faster (with piano). Play!
Mostly recognizable works for violin or transcribed for violin, and orchestra, showing the violin as a singing instrument–Baroque to contemporary.
Comparing and contrasting works for solo piano, demonstrating that while composers seek to create new music, they also look to the past. Play!
Contemporary works for Chinese traditional instruments with orchestra–rhythmically varying. Nice!
Early 1800’s guitar works, elegant, Romantic, some with violin. Play!
Varying, contemporary works for winds, featuring, saxophone (nice!) or other brass. Play!
Beautiful vibraphone and percussion pieces, ambient, flowing. Play!
Two pieces, the first one ambient and flowing for orchestra, the second for voice, in German, telling the poem of the Panther by Rainer Rilke.
For guitar, double bass and drums, mostly abstract, smooth jazz with 2 works vaguely classical. Play!
Beautiful, minimalist works for piano, some cello, inspired by seven days walking in the mountains. Seven versions of each. Play!
Henrik Weber, primary composer of Pantha du Prince, with works for electronics and percussion, variable styles ranging from minimalist to classical. Play!
Contemporary works for wind and strings. Interesting rhythmic changes! Play most!
Mostly abstract, lyrical pieces for 1-3 flutes, except 2 works with electronics that are not so lyrical. Play most!
Finding connections with music/math and other arts, sound units/vibrations for cello and piano.
A collection of widely varying composers, all violin with accompaniment. Nice!
Lovely, modern works for solo guitar, nice tonal shifts.
Lovely, contemporary orchestral works featuring different instruments, some with voice.
Really interesting contemporary works for orchestra, some Baroque/Classical elements
Gracious, modern, very short pieces (58!) for solo piano.
Lovely transcriptions or works for guitar by Malaysian composers or inspired by the music. Gentle, lyrical. Play!
Contemporary, mostly short orchestral works, lyrical but not cutesy. Play!
Contemporary and modern works–nice!
Cambodian composer seeks to alleviate suffering with his music which he describes as “futuristic folk music”, combining Asian and western elemets. Sample