Category Classical

The Etudes Project–Vol. 1 Iceberg

Varying interesting mix of piano studies and mostly contemporary/modern, intense to lyrical. Play!

David Dzubay–all water has a perfect memory

Abstract works ranging from intense or lyrical for a variety of instruments.

come closer

Works for bassoon, long, varying in tempo, nice!

Ori Barel–Centrifugal Force for Player Piano

Rhythmically varying works, mostly intense and fast. Sample.

Byron O’Keefe– Works for Piano

With the sound of Chopin and other 19th cent. composers, these pieces all were composed between 2009 and 2019. Play!

Daniel Lentz–Ending(s)

Slowly building, quiet string orchestra–2 long works, second with voice, sample!

Donald Reid Womack–Intertwined

Combining Asian and Western strings–eerie, tense, very interesting works. Sample.

Matt Sargent–Separation Songs

Based on hymns of William Billings (1770), Baroque yet contemporary string quartets with over dub.. Sample!

Friedrich Jaecker–paradis

A variety of works for piano, some with voice, glasses–minimalist, abstract, lots of silences.

Hommage to Women Composers

A collection of works from Romantic to contemporary by women composers, varying in rhythms and styles. Play!

Perspectives

Works for violin and piano by women composers, nice mix of varying works, some with Asian elements, Romantic, etc.

Sergei Prokofiev–Piano Sonatas Nos. 4, 7 & 9

Nice, modern sonatas from different eras of the composer’s life. Play!

Mathias Levy–Unis Vers

A mix of classical and jazz and gypsy violin. Nice!

Mason Bates–Children of Adam and Ralph Vaughn Williams–Dona Nobis Pacem

Chorale works performed by Richmond Symphony and chorus–contemporary and modern. Bates’ more intense.

My Time Is Now–Inspirations from the Gershwins

Works of classical/jazz by Gershwin and others.

Imagenes

Nice mix of contemporary works for string trio, also modern and baroque together. Play!

Almost All-American: 21st Century Works for Clarinet

Contemporary works for clarinet, piano, some voice. Play!

William Susman–Collision Point

In the vein of Philip Glass, minimalist works winds, strings and piano. Nice!

Alexandra Pajak–Mind/Electric

Inspired by mental illness and how people live with their conditions, a clinician has composed these gracious, respectful pieces for strings, piano and oboe. Play!

Shadow Blues

Flute trio “Trio D’Argent” performs these works for Asian flutes with urban sounds, works by varied composers and by a member of the trio–lyrical to environmental sounds.

Limitless

A collection of avant works for violin or transcriptions for, performed by the composers and Jennifer Koh–eerie, squeaky or lyrical. Play!

Robert Carl–Splectra

Harp and digital effects–nice! Sample!

Jeffrey Jacobs–Dreamers

Lovely symphonic works inspiredĀ  by the Dreamers population. Play!

Dmitri Shostakovich–24 Preludes Op. 34, Piano Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2

Beautiful, modern piano pieces, varied in rhythm and texture. Play!

Mark John McEncroe–Musical Images for Chamber Orchestra–Reflections & Recollections Vol. 1

Gracious, melodic pieces, some with harp or winds. Play!