Tag Archives: IBS Classical

New Paths–21st Century Music for Horn & Piano

All contemporary, abstract works by Spanish composers. Nice!

Cesar Camarero–A Liquid Theater

Abstract works for varied ensembles of winds, strings, percussion.

Espiral

Contemporary works and first recordings by Spanish composers, all varied some more abstract, one with voice. Play!

Ravel, Kodaly, Bartok, Xenakis, Vasks

Mostly modern pieces for cello and violin by eastern European composers, with folk elements. Ravel’s particularly lovely.

Leo Brouwer–Guitar Sonatas

Modern guitar sonatas–excellent!

Solitaire–Solo Saxophone Masterpieces

Abstract, contemporary, mostly quiet works. Scelsi’s very nice!

Alto Mystic

Solo viola works, fairly abstract, sometimes quite intense, by Spanish composers. Play!

Salvador Bacarisse–Le Jour de l’An

Although titles under one composer, there are works by Jesus Bal y Gay as well. All from early 20th century for a mix of harp, flutes and other winds. Play!

con alcunze licenze…

Nice duo of sax and piano (hence the name Ivory and Reed) with an interesting mix of transcriptions from Schumann, Desenclos, Franck and Hindemith. Play most!

Cikada–Live

Known for their contemporary repertoire, here Cikada performs highly abstract pieces ranging from ambient to instruments accompanied by thumps, squeaks, creaks… Sample some due to length.