Tag Archives: Classical
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons transcribed/changed by composer Mestrovic + 3 pianos. Play! Advertisements
Two known pieces. Carnival of the Animals has witty, short pieces. Play!
Recent works by Spanish composers, abstract, not typical guitar.
Quite a mix of varied pieces–original works and transcriptions for sax quartet–abstract, lyrical. Play!
These are abstract pieces by Western composers, contemporary, both lyrical and less so. Play!
Somber, elegant and modern pieces for solo cello by Ligeti, Sallinen, Rozsa and more. Play!
Except for Schubert’s piece, these are modern works by Ibert, Renie and Halvorsen. Nice!
Violin & cello duets are not usual–these range from gracious to forceful all modern or contemporary. Play most!
A collection of pieces for wind ensemble (Univ. of Texas) all contemporary, Ticheli’s jazzy, Mackey’s more forceful. Interesting. Sample!
Quite a varied collection of works, most of them modern a few from an older era. Chihara’s are great!
Mostly improvised, some compositions, for solo and prepared piano, lyrical, quiet, except for two that are struck on the strings–nice!
Scelsi has composed some avant pieces for other instruments. These works are surprisingly gracious and abstract. Play!
String quartet pieces that are contemporary, yet have elements of Classical and Baroque eras. Play!
Larissa Dedova performs–a mix of known pieces with lesser known. All impressionistic, mostly lyrical and flowing, some more forceful. Play!
Guitarist Roberto Moronn Perez performs pieces composed in the 1920’s, with one in 1962. Nice–play most!
Mostly contemporary vocals, storytelling style with compelling, abstract instrumental accompaniment.
Nice mix of old & contemporary trumpet pieces with piano or djembe. Play!
This disc has works from little known composers from the 1800’s. Nice, elegant, some intensity. Play!
Title says it all! Play!
A beautiful collection of mandolin and strings pieces–modern Greek, Italian, French and more! Play, play!
Abstract, plucking, droning and keening strings with lyricism peppered throughout.
Modern Czech, trios (violin, viola, piano) with a range of influences—folk, Renaissance and more. Play!
Lots of short (really short) pieces. CD 1 for life events. CD 2 a mix of theater and other pieces. Abstract, lyrical.
Contemporary, lyrical (mostly), abstract. A few sections intense. Play most!
Elizabeth Hainen performs predominantly recognizable works transcribed for harp (Debussy, Bach, Couperin, Handel amongst others)–I found the more modern pieces more interesting (Glass, Sting, Grandjany). All lovely.