Tag Archives: Classical
Wind works for brass wind symphony, strings–varying from band like to lyrical. Play!
Classical/Romantic era works. Nice!
With echoes of Romanticism, contemporary, beautiful quartets. Play!
Early 20th century works for saxophone and piano, impressionistic or strong. Play!
Three contemporary, long works, with abrupt note shifts, silences, abstract but not dissonant. Sample!
A contemporary opera about an Irish woman who wants to commit suicide with the help of an English couple. Abstract music performed by the Crash Ensemble.
Influenced by the French Impressionist composers, these are elegant, modern pieces, with English folk elements. Play!
Elegies by Suk, Grieg and Rachmaninov, gracious, lovely, Romantic.
Pieces for solo guitar by 11 varying composers, modern, abstract, lyrical or abrupt. Play!
Two contemporary pieces for two pianos, one originally for a ballet, the other an exploration of chords and interruptions. Very short, quiet. Play!
A mix of Baroque and modern works/transcriptions. Play most!
Here the violin remarkably imitates sounds of the shakuhachi, nokhan and Balian scales. Play!
As title says, overlooked Romantic composers, pieces for clarinet. Lovely!
Inspired by specific photos of nature, mostly modern pieces, gracious.
All modern transcriptions, with different musical styles, minimalist, or dance. Works by Reich, Glass and others. Play!
Highly varying pieces for a variety of instruments, orchestra, and/or voice, abstract and very interesting! Play!
A mix of instrumentals, some with voice, all modern/contemporary. Play!
Nice mix of pieces, modern (one Romantic). Play!
Gracious, modern works for strings, piano or cimbalom. Nice!
Mostly modern/contemporary works with that eastern Slavic tonality. Play!
Jasper String Quartet performs 1 piece by Kernis, abstract, nice, a bit intense in parts, and 1 by Debussy–impressionistic/abstract.
Quattro Mani performs modern music for four hands, a ballet about Moses, abstract, intense in storyline, and two basic Rows (12 tone, and intervals), one intense, the other quieter.
Romantic yet modern works for string quartet. Play!
Composed between 1960 and 1970, cello solos here transcribed for violin–tense, keening, emotional.
Trumpet + string quartet, modern/contemporary, varying. Nice!