Tag Archives: Classical

Unbound

Contemporary string quartets, by Mazzoli, Lang, Greenstein and others. Play!

The Edge of Time–Paleolithic Bone Flutes

Reconstructed paleo bone flutes performing modern pieces–eerie with percussion. Play!

Dress Code

From Baroque, jazz, rock, varying string quartets.

From My Beloved Country

Contemporary piano pieces from S. African composers. Play!

Hidden Gems

Covering musical eras, woodwind pieces from the Renaissance to contemporary. Play most!

Robert Paterson–Spheres

Really nice abstract piano trios. Play!

Transhuman–Piano Four Hands

Contemporary, abstract, lyrical works by relatively young composers. Play most!

Twilight Remembered

Really good flute & percussion pieces. Play, play, play!

A MIraculous Tale: Mixed Music for Percussion & Saxophone

A lovely mix of pieces ranging from quiet to lively, one with Middle Eastern elements, all contemporary. Play!

The Music of Jeffrey Jacob–Reawakening

Mostly elegant, gracious and solemn pieces for solo, duet and ensemble. Play!

Rory Boyle–Music for Clarinet

Modern works spanning 40 yrs–varied rhythmically.

Out of This World

Modern sax pieces, with piano, by Gotkovsky, Maslanka, Bozza and others.

Kind of Jazz

“Classical” Jazz as composed and popularized by Gershwin, especially, and Horovitz, Schulhoff, Bernstein and others, for clarinet and piano. PLay!

Lounge Lizards

Modern, two-piano works. Title track is multiple jazzy movements. Play!

Zoomorphs–Chamber Music with Marimba and Percussion

Fun pieces for marimba with wind band, flute or horns. Play!

Two Bridges

Really interesting, new, abstract, harp duets by Muhly, Akiho and DeSena amongst others. Play!

Parisian Inspirations

Gentle, impressionistic works for flute, some with piano by French composers. Play!

A Road to Europe–Modern Chinese Chamber Music

Lovely, contemporary chamber pieces with Asian rhythms. Play!

Baltic & Beyond

Beautiful, contemporary works for piano and violin from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Play!

Leo Ornstein–Complete Violin Sonatas

Interesting mix of  modern sonatas, lyrical to strong. Play most!

Ideogramas

Very modern, abstract flute-based pieces, variable in lyricism

Score–2Cellos

The classical crossover cello duo famous for transcribing rock works for cellos has released this album of movie music with the London Symphony Orchestra. Good if you are a fan of popular movie music.

In the Light of Ravel

Lovely, modern and abstract, yet lyrical works for harp and various accompaniment. Play!

Forever Beeler–Sonatas and Soli of Alan Beeler

Animated and mostly very short works for various instruments (vibraphone, piano, flute, violin, horns) varying rhythmically. Play!

Cras–Works for Piano Solo

Jean Cras was a career Naval officer in the French service (ending as a rear admiral). A polymath, he found time to compose. These are lyrical, interesting works.