Category Avant Garde
Experimental, very abstract, from lyrical to dissonant, varied instruments & rhythms.
Sax works, and sax quartets, microtonal. # 5 has breath.
Electronic, multiple layered, and effects, solo guitar–excellent!
Interesting, highly varied in instruments, all abstract. Play most!
Improvisations/compositions for multi-stringed specialty guitar and bass clarinet.
As the title describes, ambient, droning computer pieces with lyricism.
An exquisitely unlistenable new piece from two of the modern masters of thought-provoking, incomprehensible noises. A little bit broken garage door, combined with haunted piano and your entire family on acid. FCC: Best of luck to them. RIYL: NIN, Trent Reznor, the noise a filing cabinet makes when thrown down four flights of stairs
Very good cello/piano/electronics, minimalist but varied rhythmically and lyrical. Play!
Interesting clarinet & electronics works, slow, meandering.
The composer’s original compositions were using items found in his pocket. These are expanded with other non-pocket items–definitely different.
Chorus + chamber orchestra–long and solemn. Sample.
Counting to 7 in veery different languages, little music.
For string trio (violin, cello & piano), a mix of lyrical vs tense works, all interesting!
Improvisations/voice with percussion, clarinet and others inspired by the Jewish experience in the Warsaw ghetto–hard listening.
String Noise (note the duo’s name) perform these fairly loud, intense and repetitive works for 2 violins.
Using a Serge Modular, electronic music with a huge sound variety, sort of weird and eerie, but strong.
Overlooked during his life, he died in 1990–abstract, bell-based works, strong and wild.
Songs of migration and unheard voices, both ethereal and strong, with strings, electric guitar, percussion.
Variable works, some lyrical, others abrasive. A great variety of instruments, including harp!
Ranging from intense to lyrical, widely varying pieces by different composers.
Varied soloists/ensembles, with some weird sounds and electronics, definitely different! Play most!
Ranging from strong vs. lyrical, abstract pieces for percussion, string ensemble, winds. Play!
Subtitled “Sky Games from the Mayan Cycle’”, these are pieces inspired by the composer’s Mayan studies, and quest for Mayan music. Abstract, some eeriness, with percussion, organ, piano or harpsichord.
Highly varying works–loud and squeaky to melodic. Play most!
A highly varied collections of pieces–lyrical to soundscapes, for strings, winds and electronics.