Category Avant Garde
Cellist Walters performs abstract/avant works by Deyoe, Berio, Smith and others, ranging from droning, tapping and slapping. Sounds from a cello that you wouldn’t expect. Advertisements
A mash up of the sound of walking, voices, instruments, electronic sounds, animals…
Kyma (visual programming language for sound design according to wikipedia) with altered voices, instruments, sounds.
Fairly intense solo violin pieces by Abras, Doderer, Placidi and others. Avant.
Double and natural sounds recorded in Moab, Utah, this is Mr. Black’s exploration of a duet with nature.
The concept is each song depicts a different Sin, so each composition has it’s own personality. At times it can be Orchestral and classic, others are a complete assault of the senses, and some are beautiful and romantic. The musicianship stands out in each song and you can tell it’s performed by masters. 3 was […]
Electro-acoustic works for a variety of instruments–mostly gentle, trk 5 aggressive. Play!
Grand Valley State Univ. New Music Ensemble performs these avant-garde works ranging from ethereal to computer/ robotic and sci-fi sounds. Play most!
Abstract/ avant works, highly variable evoking a sense of unbalance, starkness. Play most!
A collection of interesting pieces by Deemer, Wanamaker, Woods and others, all contemporary, varying in rhythms and instrumental spotlight. Play or sample, as some are quite long…
Guitar Trevor Babb performs layered, multi-track electric guitar pieces by Reich, Lang and one by himself, amongst others. Play most!
Avant-garde works from early 20th century forward (Varese, Carter, Reich, Cage and Feldman amongst others). Reich’s pieces with voice and tapes about WTC.
Bent Frequency Duo Project (sax & percussion) perform these avant and very abstract contemporary pieces.
Continued improvisations for many-stringed guitars & electric guitar, one with piano, percussion. Play!
Mostly mellow, ambient pieces for piano, electronics, organ, also some strings and sax, one with voice.
A play on Beethoven, this trio performs a variety of new music ranging from pulsing electronic to minimalist and/or ambient. Play!
Nice melding of jazz, classical, avant and some folk, each piece composed by one of the trio (violin, cello, double base, some voice). Varying in tempi. Play most!
Flute- based avant-garde works, some with accompaniment ( guitar, percussion, piano, strings). Very accessible and variable. Play!
Works for quarter-tone accordion, some quite strident and grating, others not. Most with instrumental accompaniment (sheng, string trio, clarinet).
The trio Assem3ly (percussion, flute & piano) performs contemporary pieces by various composers, some bordering avant. Play!
New pieces from composers of the Society of Composers for various instruments, classical to avant. Play!
Percussionist Christoph Sietzen performs a wonderful mix of modern/contemporary works for marimba or percussion. Play!
Very abstract, modern to new, primarily strident works, accessible.
Avant-garde works for tape (some slow starts) or piano or piano with voice and percussion. Interesting!
Highly stylized, staccato and varying pieces, contemporary. Play!