Tag Archives: Azica

With Malice Towards None

The Apollo Chamber Players perform these fairly abstract works for strings, half with voice, and all contemporary.

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor–Uncovered

Afro-British violinist/composer born in 1875, these are gracious string quartets influenced by Brahms & Dvorak, with piano. Play!

Yuko Uebayashi–Misericordia

Contemporary, but very gracious, romantic works for flute, strings and piano. Play!

Mosaic–Burning River Brass

Transcriptions for brass from ballets, theater and other works, Baroque through modern.

Infusion

Guitarist Jason Vieaux & accordionist Julien Labro here perform pieces ranging from Piazzolla, to Methany and Tears for Fears. Nice!

Jessie Montgomery–Strum

Contemporary string quartets, intense to sweet. Play!

1939–Viola

Works by composers during the WWII, Jongen, Ullman, Hindemith, Hua and Klein. Varying, intense, modern. Title refers to the year Hindemith composed the piece that struck the musician profoundly.

David Leisner–Facts of Life

A collection of  solo guitar pieces, two by contemporary, one by Bach. Golifjov’s especially lovely!

Together: Yolanda Kondonassis & Jason Vieaux

Beautiful modern/contemporary works for harp and guitar. Play all!

Confetti Man

Turtle Island Quartet known for their classical/jazz mixes here perform some originals and transcriptions of jazz works. Play!

Ernst Bacon–Solo Guitar Music

Gracious, somewhat abstract works for solo guitar. Nice. Play!

Night Soliolquy–Flute Recital

Gracious, contemporary works for flute and piano including one piece by the flutist, Lori Bell. Play!

From This Point Forward

Bandoneonist Julien Labro and the Spektarl Quartet perform Nuevo Tango, of course some Piazzolla but more interestingly, other composers: Saluzzi, Zenon, Pascoal and Schissi. Nice!

Brahms by Heart

The Chiara String Quartet performs these gracious pieces by a composer who was avid admirer of Beethoven.

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Guitarist Jason Vieaux performs Latin American,  Spanish, and American  pieces and a transcription of Ellington’s “In A Sentimental Mood.” Play most! Elements of jazz, too.

Attracting Opposites–New Music for Piano Trio

Contemporary works, some very lyrical, others more strident. Hoekman’s with voice.

American Harp

Mostly delicate works for harp by a variety of American composers including Cage, Carter, Liebermann and Dello Joio amongst others. Play most!