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
Gracious works mostly for voice with piano, some lovely instrumentals for duo, or solo piano. Play!
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.
Mostly gracious, elegant and ethereal pieces based on flute solo or with accompaniment. Play!
Vocal works with string quintet, more classical than jazz, hence released under Origin’s Classical branch. Nice pieces, especially Jaco Pastorius.
Ethereal choral works by Thomas Traherne composed in the 17th century, here with saxophone quartet.
Baroque pieces performed on a tangent piano, not a harpsichord, and sounds more fluid. Play!
Spanish works from the late 1800’s to mid 1900’s performed by classical guitarist Sharon Isbin and voice by Isabel Leonard. Gracious and elegant.
Beautiful compositions for vibraphone and percussion, abstract, contemporary. Play!
An interesting mix of Danish traditional pieces with originals by the quartet’s members. Nice!
Fairly intense solo violin pieces by Abras, Doderer, Placidi and others. Avant.
Abstract pieces, ranging from intense, some quiet, and still intense. Play!
Bouncy, rhythmic solo piano pieces, influenced by his living abroad in Brazil and the Caribbean, this American composer is considered a multiculturalist in the early and middle 1800’s. Play!
Mostly modern solo flute pieces by Brazilian composers. Play!
A mix of Classical and modern pieces, transcriptions for flute, saxophone and piano. Nice!
Really interesting pieces, varying, ranging from sweet to tense. Play!
Solo guitar works and transcriptions/arrangements by Takemitsu and Ourkouzounov. Outstanding in grace, silence and beauty. Play, play, play!
Double and natural sounds recorded in Moab, Utah, this is Mr. Black’s exploration of a duet with nature.
A collection of miniature pieces for cello & piano–modern and nice. Play!
Modern pieces for solo piano, abstract and interesting–sample those that are long.
Contemporary orchestra with guitar, folk elements, not so overwhelming for orchestral works. Play!
Abstract pieces for orchestra with some interesting outstanding solos especially Two Controversies and a Conversation for percussion, piano and chamber orchestra.
The English label Willowhayne Records signed this intriguing guitar trio originating from Bogota, Colombia with pieces either composed for them or arranged by them ranging from traditional, lyrical, dreamy to forceful. Play, play, play!
Contemporary works (1963 on) for guitar quartet with accompaniment (violin, cello, flute, voice). Nice!