Tag Archives: Classical/avant-garde
Combining elements of Korean, Chinese + Japanese music, all improvisations, some with voice.
String pieces with elements of Renaissance but off. Interesting!
Fairly abstract works for varied percussion instruments, Burtner’s more accessible.
Works for wind trio + baritone voice (Loadbang) with strings here. Some oddness.
Mostly lyrical piano works + flute on some, by John Cage and arranged by Morton Feldman. Play!
Murmuring voices, later some piano/violin/flute.
Very abstract works for various voiced flutes with electronics.
Very abstract pieces for double bass, Italian composers.
Works for strings/piano–lyrical vs. strident. Performed by the Brentano String Quartet.
Fairly weird, abrupt works for piano, winds, strings, new works, some more accessible than others.
Amanda Gookin performs these solo cello pieces by women composers, all pushing the edges of what sounds the cello can make, some dissonance.
Considered a giant of the avant-garde, this is a 1970 work for piano + electronics.
Very abstract, almost weird electronic dronings, but interesting.
RECAP Percussion group performs these varied, contemporary pieces, one with voice.
Described as “cosmic electronic”, piano pieces some lyrical.
Long, highly abstract but varied works for a wide variety of instruments, some with voice.
Intense, droning strings, eerie, slow to dissonant.
Abstract etudes for solo piano. Play!
Long, solo snare drum works, varied rhythmically, all contemporary.
Abstract works for varied ensembles of winds, strings, percussion.
Lots of voice, soundscapes of everyday events, conversations, typing, etc.
Very interesting, varied + lyrical soundscapes with percussion, strings, electronics–inspired by water.
Very weird electronic/computer pieces, and varied in sounds. Some more accessible.
Spektral Quartet performs these long, ambient string works–keening, almost electronic. Sample.
Very abstract percussion + piano + electronics.