Tag Archives: Navona

Gregory Wanamaker–Light and Shadows, Waves and Time

Interesting mix of winds, duet or ensemble with elements of jazz, modern. Play! Advertisements

Sara Feigin–Piano Works

Interesting solo piano pieces, abstract and lyrical or strident. Play!

Peter Dayton–Notes to Loved Ones

Fairly gracious, contemporary pieces for strings and piano, nice! Play most!

Mark John McEncroe–Musical Images for Piano

Impressionistic, highly lyrical  solo piano pieces, especially CD 1. Play!

Nouvelle Vie–French Flute Music

Gracious and elegant pieces from 18th and 19th century. Play!

Small Stones–Modern Piano Music

As the title suggests, these are short pieces and a few longer ones, dancing and sprightly.

Felipe Perez Santiago–Formika

Very interesting pieces by a Mexican composer for a varied mix of instruments: sax, strings, orchestra.

Mark Volker–Young Promotheus

Lyrical, abstract pieces for winds, strings. Play most!

Eric Klein–The Myth of Tomorrow

Really interesting, varied pieces for a variety of instruments, all contemporary. Play!

Dmitri Shostakovich–String Quartets 7, 8 & 9

The Altius Quartet performs these stirring, emotive string pieces, with unusual movements. Play!

Scott Pender– Music for Winds

Really interesting mix of woodwind chamber pieces, duets, trios, quartets, nice variety. Play!

Apollo Chamber Players–Ancestral Voices

Inspired by older styles of music from the Middle East and Latin America, all modern compositions. Play!

The Four Seasons for Three Pianos

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons transcribed/changed by composer Mestrovic + 3 pianos. Play!

Mara Gibson–Sky-Born

Abstract, staccato-stopped pieces for piano, or sax or strings.

Frederic Chopin–Notturno

Supremely beautiful nocturnes. Play!

Winter’s Warmth–Contemporary Works for Orchestra

Really interesting pieces, varying, ranging from sweet to tense. Play!

Bohuslav Martinu–Small Storms

A collection of miniature pieces for cello & piano–modern and nice. Play!

Tomorrow’s Air–Contemporary Works for Orchestra & Large Ensemble

Very gracious works for orchestra, play or sample all!

Elegia

A mix of pieces Romantic through contemporary for clarinet & piano, including pieces by Cage, Saint-Saens, Cope, Cavallini and more. Play!

Carl Vollrath–Warrior Monks

Wind and Percussion ensemble works influenced by Asian arts, a mix of tender vs. strong pieces.

Fleeting Realms–Chamber Works

Mostly very recent compositions for various duets and small ensembles. Really interesting and varied–vibraphone, strings, sax, piano, voice. Play!

Argot

Modern violin and piano works from different cultures and styles. Lutoslawski’s particularly nice!

Mark John McEncroe–Dark Clouds in Life

A few dark orchestral pieces plus some lyrical piano. Play!

Michael Kurek–The Sea Knows

Highly melodic works predominantly for harp, ambient but textured, and long. Play or sample!

Ascend

New pieces from composers of the Society of Composers for various instruments, classical to avant. Play!