A mix of songs with poems for tenor and piano, or instrumentals for strings. Nice melodies!
All contemporary pieces by women composers throughout the world–flute forward. Play!
Modern works– “wild” but Romantic for violin, piano or viola. Play!
Excellent pieces for guitar, electronics, some flute–with Latin elements. Play! (trks 17 & 18 might be damaged).
Gracious, contemporary works for strings and piano, some jazz elements! Play!
Lovely, smooth choral works–track 4 with temple blocks, percussion. Play!
Varying works for reed quintet, ambient, flowing to staccato. Play or sample!
Three modern cello sonatas written from 1939 to 1952, showing compositional changes. Sonata No. 3 is particularly interesting rhythmically! Play!
Idit Shner has commissioned these recent works for saxophone and piano, lilting and flowing. Play!
Fuego Saxophone Quartet performs these lyrical to very abstract works, even eerie, by Maslanka, Albright and Mettens. Play!
Mostly sweet, melodic works for piano and chamber ensemble inspired by the English countryside–2 based on Bach or Beethoven, another on her family’s experiences during WWII. Play!
Elinor Frey performs a variety of new works, all interesting, especially those of Ken Ueno. Play!
Mix of rock, chorus, electronics and song, about America.
Lovely, contemporary, world premiere recordings. Play!
Gracious works from late 1800’s on through early 1900’s. Varying rhythmic styles. Play!
Really interesting pieces, not completely lyrical yet not discordant, tensions and jazz elements, too! Matt Haimovitz on cello.
What Is Noise ensemble (strings, wind, piano, percussion) performs these very interesting pieces inspired by highly differing subjects: art, the Spanish descanso in funerals, Roanoke colonialists and the world today. Play!
For symphonic wind ensemble, big sounding works yet Turnbull’s pieces surprisingly delicate. Play most!
Varying piano pieces–some solo and lyrical, others staccato and electronic or with tape. Interesting!
Works for solo piano, multiple hands, lots of variability, some with orchestra. Play!
Works written in the early 1900’s and now rarely performed, modern and Romantic. Play!
Strongly electronic cello pieces–violin works range from acoustic to electronic. Play!
Quite a variety of rhythms, tones and instruments in very abstract works ranging from lyrical to broken and intense. Play!
Somewhat repetitious but lyrical wind quintets–slower movements especially nice!
Delicate, flowing, lyrical, solo piano pieces. Play!