Category Classical

John Adams

Modern orchestral works with jazz and pop influences–varied. Play!

Tania Leon–Teclas de Mi Piano

Contemporary, gracious piano works, varied. Play!

Alvin Singleton–Four String Quartets

Two lovely quartets and 2 others that are louder and more insistent. Play!

As We Are

Varied saxophone pieces–some with piano or electronics. Play!

Uncommon Voices

Works by female composers from Eastern Europe, over time, mostly modern. Play!

Julius Eastman–Vol. 2 Joy Boy

Wildly varied works for strings, electric guitar, voice and others. From a composer who was not recognized when alive and has been recently rediscovered.

Matthew Burtner–Icefield

Sound sculptures of glaciers and ice, electroacoustic. Play!

Gerald Barry–In the Asylum

Compositions over 30 yrs, mostly slow, abstract yet jerkily lyrical.

Derek Bermel–Intonations

For clarinet, electric guitar or harmonica, quirky, comedic and a bit off key. Fun!

Invasion

Ukrainian pianist interprets pieces inspired by her country’s invasion. Works by Lewis Spratlan.

Trigger

Voice, electronics, mixed media and electronics inspired by guns and gun violence.

Horatiu Radulescu-Plasmatic Music Vol. 1

For clarinets, tape and other media, long, fairly abstract works.

Lawson & Merrill–Signals

Co-composed ambient sound sculptures, electroacoustic and slow.

Tourmaline

A collection of works sax + electronics, from ambient to almost dissonant.

Georg Goltermann–Nocturnes & Romances

Gracious Romantic works for cello + piano.

Josefine Opsahl–Atrium

Ranging from classical cello to electronics + cello. Varied and interesting.

Heitor Villa-Lobos–Soul of Brazil

Varied modern piano pieces reflecting Brasilian folk rhythms. Play!

Lee Bradshaw–The Ties That Bind

Contemporary works for strings, mostly gracious.

Un Milagro de Fe

Inspired by the faith of Latin Americans, these are pieces for choir + instruments.

Ferdinando DeSena–Toccata Miami

For varied instruments, gracious, lyrical chamber pieces, all contemporary. Play!

Migration

Wind ensemble works ranging from quiet to louder, contemporary.

Lost & Found

Transcriptions for electric guitar ranging from jazz, rock and classical. Play!

Laurence Lowe–On Contemplating Loss

Given the title, mostly slow, gracious works for violin and piano. Play!

Konstantin Vassiliev–Guitar Works Vol. 1

Mostly contemporary pieces, rhythmically varied. Play!

Trios from Contemporary Chicago

Varied, abstract trios (violin, cello, piano). Play!