Tag Archives: Brilliant Classics
Simeon Ten Holt–Canto Ostinato
106 Minimalist piano works, for two pianos.
Ernest Shand–Guitar Music
Gracious, Romantic guitar works. Play!
Nocturne–Music for Harp
Recognizable works transcribed for harp. Nice!
Gilardino– Guitar Music Inspired by Spain
Solo guitar music in the style of the late 1800’s, early 1900’s, imitating some great composers. Lovely!
Portrait of Sardinia–New Music for Guitar
Contemporary/modern works written for guitar, inspired by Sardinia
Italian Contemporary Works for Harpsichord
Very interesting works for harpsichord, abstract. Play!
Hindemith–Complete Sonatas for Wind Instruments & Piano
Modern works composed from 1930’s to 1950’s–abstract, lyrical with tension.
Ralph Towner–Music for Solo Guitar
Known for working with jazz greats, Towner is a devoted classical guitarist/composer. Beautiful!
English Guitar Music of the 20th Century
Modern solo guitar by Berkeley, Scott, Britten and Walton.
American Music for Guitar & Piano
Modern works for guitar by Joplin, Nazareth, Gershwin and others. Varied, jazzy and classical. Play!
Yann Tiersen–La Plage
Transcriptions for guitar of beautiful, minimal works. Play!
Der Makabere Zirkus
Contemporary tangos with electric guitar, ukele and bandondeon.
Music for Oboe, Clarinet & Bassoon
Modern works for wind trio, varying. Nice!
Vicente Asencio– Complete Guitar Music
Lovely, modern works for solo guitar, nice tonal shifts.
Franco Margola–Music for Mandolin
Modern works for mandolin, with guitar, violin and/or piano, with elements of Renaissance, but not quite. Play!
Ryuichi Sakamoto–For Mr. Lawrence
5 CDs of lyrical, minimalist piano music from movies etc. Play!
Francaix/Nielsen– Clarinet Concertos
Modern concertos for clarinet with orchestra, graceful to forceful. Play!
Cello Solo Journey
Lots of composers, a varying mix of solo cello, mostly modern, abstract. “Blues Op. 1” is fun! Play!
A Minimal Sax
Surprisingly varied minimalist pieces transcribed or composed for saxophone quartet, by Reich, Glass, Nyman and Torke.
Andrea Padova Plays Lo Muscio
Abstract, Impressionistic piano pieces, some jazzy, some “interpretations” of well-known works.
Dileramando Reis–Guitar Music
Lovely guitar pieces, modern, Brazilian. Play!
Johann Kaspar Mertz–Fantasias for Solo Guitar
Following the piano styles of Chopin and Mendelssohn, lovely Classical works.
Gerhard & Mompou–Complete Music for Solo Guitar
Either brusque or very quiet and lovely, works by Gerhard, Mompou and Pujol. Play most!
Valentin Silvestrov…Touching the Memory…
Silvestrov is considered one of the originators of the Kiev avant-garde, and his works were not performed in 1960’s/70’s Soviet Union. He later renounced this style of composition, believing that there is no new music, just music from memories of older music. These string orchestra pieces (sometimes the orchestra is so quiet!) are contemporary, lyrical […]
Music for Mandora
The mandora, similar to a lute, in these Baroque and modern pieces. Nice!