Category Avant Garde
Bosnian composer living in Sarajevo during the siege reflects the melancholy and chaos through these vary different pieces based in saxophone. Play! Advertisements
Robert Young and group performs abstract, contemporary pieces that are a mix of classical, jazz and avant-garde. Play most!
Classical/avant-garde works for violin, by Rothenberg, Mazzoli and Futing among others. Some screeching, but not all.
Three movements (long) for saxophone and percussion. Mvts 1 & 2 more flowing, mvt 3 cacophonous.
As the composer describes, “harmonic blocks” compositions with contra and extended classical guitar. Nice!
Variable pieces for soprano, intense accompaniment with viola, horn and/or clarinet. Pieces by Milton Babbitt and Michael Hersch.
This is a stunning album! An excellent mix of pieces either for or transcribed for electric guitar or electric bass by many of the well-known contemporary/avant-garde composers: Lang, Cage, Wolff, Polansky, Sharp, Feldman and more. Sergio Sorrentino performs. Play, play, play!
Tigue is a percussion trio. These 3 long pieces are ambient, hypnotic and minimalist. Nice! Sample.
One long piece (71 mins) in Feldman’s characteristic style: minimal, slow, very quiet, for violin and piano. Nice! Sample.
A mix of lyrical, abstract, even odd works for piano, violin, percussion and horn. Eclectic!
Inspired by the visual arts, these are very interesting pieces for sax quartet or flute, piano & percussion trio. Play or sample!
Interesting mix of western and Asian instruments, some with layered tracks, others less complex. Play!
Classical and jazz/avant-garde–ambient, flowing strings, drum and piano. Nice!
Works for guitars + other strings with micro tunings, minimalist sound, following algorithms. Sample.
These are slow, ambient, similar, restful pieces for gongs and tam-tam, as the subtitle suggests. Play!
One single piece for strings, ambient, building slowly over time. Sample!
Diverse pieces, voice or strings, and/or computers, interesting, with some political commentary.
Very abstract works for bass horns, strings, piano or ensemble, with silences, odd sounds or droning tones. Play or sample most!
Classical/avant-garde/rock & voice with strings, keyboards, computers and percussion ranging from ambient to more forceful.
Except for the 1st tr., very abstract pieces, trk 4 with droning voice.
Beautiful, Baroque-like and contemporary pieces for microtonal guitar. Play!
Interesting collection of works for solo instruments (harp, piccolo, clarinet) and ensembles including harpsichord–abstract, stylized.
The Rites of Spring in Pritsker’s wildly creative adaptation–raucous, jazz/classical/avant/rock.
Electroacoustic pieces some with cello, or sax, and a wide range of sounds: H2o, crackles, crashes, plinks…
Works for two violins ranging from squeaky, plucky to lyrically rhythmic. Play most!