Category Avant Garde
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!
Abstract works for pipa and guzheng, some with voice.
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.