Tag Archives: Classical
Works by Kancheli, Altunyan and Tsintsadze, demonstrating “simple piano” pieces, some with cello. Play!
Intentionally lyrical, rhythmically varying pieces for a variety of instruments, some voice. Lovely!
London Symphony Orchestra Percussion Ensemble performs a variety of works/transcriptions by Reich, Corea, Simcock and others. Play!
Lovely originals and transcriptions, all modern/contemporary. Play!
A variety of solo horn works/transcriptions, many first recordings of these modern works. Excellent!
Modern works for wind trio, varying. Nice!
Negro spirituals performed by bass baritone (Oral Moses). Beautiful!
With his signature repetition, the Violin Concerto No. 2 “American Four Seasons” is lyrical and mostly slow, (with orchestra), the Violin Sonata is much faster (with piano). Play!
Mostly recognizable works for violin or transcribed for violin, and orchestra, showing the violin as a singing instrument–Baroque to contemporary.
Comparing and contrasting works for solo piano, demonstrating that while composers seek to create new music, they also look to the past. Play!
Contemporary works for Chinese traditional instruments with orchestra–rhythmically varying. Nice!
Early 1800’s guitar works, elegant, Romantic, some with violin. Play!
Varying, contemporary works for winds, featuring, saxophone (nice!) or other brass. Play!
Beautiful vibraphone and percussion pieces, ambient, flowing. Play!
Beautiful, minimalist works for piano, some cello, inspired by seven days walking in the mountains. Seven versions of each. Play!
Contemporary works for wind and strings. Interesting rhythmic changes! Play most!
A collection of widely varying composers, all violin with accompaniment. Nice!
Lovely, modern works for solo guitar, nice tonal shifts.
Lovely, contemporary orchestral works featuring different instruments, some with voice.
Really interesting contemporary works for orchestra, some Baroque/Classical elements
Gracious, modern, very short pieces (58!) for solo piano.
Lovely transcriptions or works for guitar by Malaysian composers or inspired by the music. Gentle, lyrical. Play!
Contemporary, mostly short orchestral works, lyrical but not cutesy. Play!
Contemporary and modern works–nice!
Violinist Patrick Yim performs all contemporary pieces, some lyrical, others more strident. Nice mix.