Tag Archives: Innova

second flight

Excellent sax duos and some electronics, varied composers. Play!

Emily Koh– [word]plays

Sax works, and sax quartets, microtonal. # 5 has breath.

David Kechley–at the dragon’s gate

For string trio (violin, cello & piano), a mix of lyrical vs tense works, all interesting!

Anne LeBaron–Unearthly

Variable works, some lyrical, others abrasive. A great variety of instruments, including harp!

Stanley Grill–afterwards…

Lovely, contemporary string works, with hints of older era musical styles. Play!

D.J. Sparr–Hard Metal Cantus

Wildly different works, from lyrical/classical to raucous electric guitar and electronics.

Alex Shapiro–Arcana

Solo piano works inspired by nature, creation and people–lyrical.

Dorothy Hindman–Blow by Blow

Abstract and varied works for wind and percussion. Some beautiful pieces!

Nong

Combining Korean and western instruments, definitely different aural explorations–abstract. Performed by gamin.

David Lang–Love Fail

Minimalist female choral works exploring love, sounding like contemporary Renaissance. Play!

Gerald Levinson–Now Your Colors Sing

Interesting works composed over 40 yrs, contemporary for large ensembles, smaller ensembles and solos. Play!

Huang Ruo–into the vast world

Combining Chinese and Western musical elements and some voice, these are symphonic pieces ranging from sweet and lyrical to boisterous and brash. Play!

Unus Mundus

Pianist Eunmi Ko performs minimalist works by various composers, staccato to dreamy. Play!

Jeremy Beck–by moonlight

Modern and contemporary, gracious and elegant works for a variety of instruments (guitar, strings, piano, orchestra). Some voice.

Drew Whiting–In Lights Starkly Different

Ranging from loud, abrupt to lyrical, abstract works for saxophone and electronics. Play most!

Ilari Kaila–The Bells Bow Down

Lovely, lyrical, abstract and contemporary works for string quartet and piano by Finnish composer. Play!

Stanley Grill–and I paint the stars with wings…

Lovely, contemporary orchestral works featuring different instruments, some with voice.

Heard in Havana

Performed in Havana by Third Sound, highly varying contemporary works flute/strings/piano. Play!

Vox

Flute-based Heare Ensemble plays highly varying works from classical to more avant-garde. Nice!

Kate Amrine–This Is My Letter to the World

Trumpet-based pieces with inspiration/words on political issues, abortion, climate change…

SoniChroma

Quey Percussion Duo (vibraphone, marimba, assorted percussion) performs these contemporary works, all varying. Play!

Mathieu Vanasse–Archipel

Echoing, flowing, mostly quiet works for piano, strings and electronics. Nice!

Jennifer Bellor–Reflections at Dusk

Beautiful, mostly flowing works for vibraphone, harp and other instruments. Play!

Peter Van Zandt Lane–New Cartography

String works exploring technological and mechanical effects on life, varying rhythmically, for quartet or ensemble.

Giantess

Flutist Jennie Oh Brown was inspired by her grandmothers and their survival of hardships–lyrical, fun, sad. Play!