Category Avant Garde
One long piece for prepared piano (bolts, screws, rubber, paper, cardboard) utilizing the whole keyboard and its percussive ability.
Highly diverging works seeking to symbolize both resurrection in religion and in surviving difficulties. A wide range of instruments, some jazz, avant and classical elements. Interesting!
One long, seamless piece for solo flute using very difficult techniques: multiple stops, whistle tones and abdominal tremolo. Only Robert Dick has played this piece from 1979.
Electric violin with computer and electronics–very spacey and sci-fi! Sample!
Contemporary avant-garde for various instruments–eerie, weird, silences, staccato elements.
3 long, increasingly raucous pieces for electric guitar–wild.
Very abstract works for solo guitar, interesting mix of rhythms. Most pieces under 3 mins. long.
Very abstract pieces ranging from droning to staccato, an interesting variable mix of pieces for solo cello (trk 1 very slow start), ensemble, orchestra and piano.
“Khu.éex’ translates to “potlatch” in the Tlingit language. Using Alaskan Tlingit music as inspiration, the band performs contemporary funk/jazz improvisations to lay a foundation for traditional vocals which are layered and interspersed with spoken word and storytelling.” website:http://www.khueex.com With a new CD in the works for 2017 this Seattle, Washington based band, Khueex and The […]
Synthy-80’s type stuff. Very Aphex Twin but with melodic vocals. I didn’t love it but check it out if you love the electro feel.
Varying, abstract pieces for quartet, piano, percussion or contrabass solo. Trk 3 most accessible, sample others.
Very abstract, intense works for strings or piano, other pieces with soprano voice.
“A collection of curiosities for airplay–1977-2002”. Guitarist Kaiser and his many collaborators here perform something for everyone–rock, avant rock, jazz, avant jazz, blues, folky, with humor. Play!
Works from 2000-2008 from newly found electronic files, from a well-recognized composer.
Avant chamber pieces for solo, duo and trio instruments. Play most!
Very abstract electro-acoustic pieces, droning, knocks, voice–sample.
Beautiful, contemporary works by Paul Lansky and Jason Treuting peformed by Janus Trio (flute, viola, harp). Treuting’s pieces have voice. Play!
Abstract works for cello and piano or piano alone. Title tracks particular nice!
Edgy, intense (mostly) pieces for chamber orchestra, with piano, english horn, voice and/or violin up front. Play!
With prepared piano, horns, drums, etc. a wild mix of pieces with electronics. Play!
Two long compositions, continuing the series of diverse works by SF Area composers. First pieces is for guitar quartet & string quartet, starts staccato, continues more quietly. Second work if for two pianos, eight hands–minimalist.
Accessible, abstract, electro-acoustic works for a variety of instruments: solo guitar, saxophones, cello, etc. Play!
Works for solo piano or solo cello or both–energetic, flowing and changeable. Play!
Per the title, these are a mix of electronic and acoustic pieces ranging from calm to more energetic, for keyboards, sax and/or winds, percussion. Play/sample!
Contemporary pieces for flute and ensemble, both electronic and acoustic, by young Mexican composers. Play!