Category Avant Garde
A collection of pieces for trumpet with percussion, ranging from abstract, to highly lyrical marimba! Duddell’s and Brostrom’s works particularly nice!
For percussion and clarinet, one piece 24 mins. long, lyrical, ambient.
Mostly slow, quiet and abstract works for marimba and bass clarinet. Play!
Finnish composer uses harmonics, microtones–abstract, wandering. Play most!
Works both composed but with improvisation by musicians, very abstract. Each performance is different.
With sounds, droning, dark, quiet, meandering pieces. Play!
Solo work by member of the Clogs, with voice, combining elements of folk, avant, classical and pop.
Wild, avant/garde works for sax/accordion/strings, all interesting and varied. Play/sample!
UVM’s own David Feurzig here has a collection of fun, varied pieces for piano, viola, cello, voice, and mixes thereof. “Homages” are clever imitations of the styles of other composers. Play!
Soprano/new music vocalist/composer Kate Soper here sings/talks texts of philosophers/ideas/language and expression. With musical accompaniment by Wet Ink Ensemble.
Original compositions/improvisations for 36-string double contraguitar and 30-string contra-alto guitar (designed by the composer)–ambient, flowing, nice tone. Play!
Ambient, mostly slow, quiet electronic works. “Anew” with voices, whisperings, flowing.
A mix of classical and avant works for an interesting variety of instruments (guitar, various winds, percussion, marimba, strings) and some re-mixes with electronics. Nice!
Mostly slow, quiet works (some long) for double bass and strings. “Due Pezzi” faster. Play!
Avant yet accessible peices for solo flute (alto, bass) Play!
Abstract, lovely works for marimba, including works by the performer, all composed from 1990’s on. Play!
Abstract, abruptly changing, yet lovely vibraphone pieces. Play!
Abstract, solo violin pieces, mostly slow and gracious. Play!
Pieces composed for dances, ambient sounds, computer noises, some droning. Trk 5 cacaphonous.
Avant and just intonation solo and triple piano pieces, computerized. Interesting, not much atonality. Play!
This English artist and member of Hidden Orchestra is classically trained on piano and violin. Her music is made from basically just these two instruments, which is impressive considering the depth of sound garnered. Like your morning coffee, it’s very pleasant from start to finish. Release Date: 2/2/2018 RIYL: Emancipator, Hidden Orchestra Play: All
Very abstract, varying pieces both with lyricism and dissonance. Play most!
Really interesting pieces, abstract, a bit atonal, nice instrumental mix. Play!
A one voice opera with Native American music, based on Custer meeting Sitting Bull. Also other pieces for voice and electronics.
Abstract mix of Asian and Western music with guzheng and sax amongst other instruments. Play!