Tag Archives: Innova
Collegiate chorale group performs contemporary works, some with musical accompaniment and electronics. Advertisements
ROCO, an ensemble from 1 to 40 instruments, commissions new works from contemporary composers. This 2 CD set has excellent pieces, stylistically varied and engaging. Play!
An idea originated in 1993, in response to world atrocities–pieces expressing compassion from composers throughout the world. Play most!
Indian instruments influence some non-Indian pieces, or perform modern Indian works. Play!
Songs from various poets works with lovely piano and violin accompaniment.
Really interesting pieces, abstract, a bit atonal, nice instrumental mix. Play!
Orchestral works combining lyricism, stridency and force. CD 2 is especially interesting.
A single reed instrument from Romania and Hungary, the tarogato here is combined with electronic manipulation. Play most!
Elegant, gracious and long pieces for varied instruments. Trk 2 percussion. Play!
Abstract works for strings, lyrical, moving.
Ambient works for strings, piano and electronics. Nice!
Beautiful improvisations for oud and pipa, a combination of elements from Syria and China. Play!
Songs for an hommage to Plath’s work and living places, with instruments, electronics and tape.
Areon Flutes (flute trio) performs these ethereal, ambient works by Clay, Aminkikia and Brown. Play!
Highly varying works with jazz, funk, rock, classical for a nice mix of instruments: marimba, guitar, strings and sax. Play!
Variable pieces for soprano, intense accompaniment with viola, horn and/or clarinet. Pieces by Milton Babbitt and Michael Hersch.
A mix of lyrical, abstract, even odd works for piano, violin, percussion and horn. Eclectic!
Classical and avant-like pieces for flute, cello + piano, some with voice. Play most!
Contemporary works for flute + guitar ranging from staccato to very lyrical and abstract. Play!
Diverse pieces, voice or strings, and/or computers, interesting, with some political commentary.
Acoustic guitar with tools, odd sounds emanating, few chords. One piece recognizable as guitar!
Four pieces composed in her brother’s memory, each piece reflecting one of his passions: Science, Animals, Rowing and Violin. Very interesting, changing in rhythms and instrumental solos. Play!
Pieces with many influences–Americana, witty, lyrical and abstract, half of the works with voice. Play!
Varied pieces for different instrumental combos + voice in some–lyrical or somewhat eerie. Sample due to length.
Two performers, three instruments (viola, piano/percussion), highly varied collection ranging from loud, to quiet and eerie. Play most!