Category Avant Garde
Pianist Vastek performs mostly ethereal pieces by Cage, Dennehy and Harrison, with instrumental accompaniment. Play most!
An interesting mix of avant works with some jazz elements–vibes, piano, clarinet, harp, etc. in mixed configurations. Play!
Fairly abstract, differing pieces for various instruments and mixes.
Fairly abstract, intense works with a mix of instruments. Mirandas Atemwende is a chamber opera.
A mix of somber, quiet classical/avant + jazz. Nice!
Mr. Kastning’s latest solo effort of improvised, ambient and flowing guitar pieces. Plus one piano work! Play!
Modern works for violin with or without gamelan. “Double Music” composed with John Cage. Play!
Prism Quartet (saxophone) with percussion performing all contemporary pieces. Play!
Varying pieces from electric to lyrical, with percussion and electric guitar.
Varying from piece to piece, avant to classical (Five Pieces) Play!
Decidedly abstract works for sax, but accessible, Scelsi’s quiet.
Vicky Chow performs works by Andy Akiho and Daniel Wohl amongst others, ranging from quiet abstract to staccato. Play!
With diverse instruments (bells, bike horns, digital insects and more) these are ambient, somewhat droning and eerie works, interesting!
Ambient, quiet and abstract pieces for percussion, some with flute. Play!
As the title indicates, works for horns with additional computer effects–definitely abstract, eerie.
Akropolis Reed Quintet plays a collection of avant/abstract pieces the first two odd with voices yelling, babies giggling and then follows with some lyrical, beautiful pieces. Nice mix of sounds with the instrument combination! Play!
The awesomely named Applesauce Tears first album is a unique blend of Ambient free-form noise, mixed with shoegaze, and some nicely orchestrated cinematic pieces. Full of dreamy moments and trippy transitions, this is a great album for anyone who has wanted to travel the cosmos of the mind. RIYL: AIR, Washed Out, Caribou Tracks: all Label: […]
A mix of avant-garde and Baroque pieces for recorder–nice!
Commissioned works for bassoon and electronics with additional sounds, some quite odd, others more accessible.
Violinist Mari Kimura performs her own pieces and others’ with electronic effects. Play most!
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.