Tag Archives: Naxos

Evening Dusk Serenade

Mostly modern works for violin & piano by Finnish composers. Nice!

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco–Guitar Quintet

Lovely collection of modern guitar works, w/ accompaniment, play all!

Crossing the Americas

Lovely collection of modern mandolin and guitar works. Play!

Double Echo–New Guitar Concertos from the Americas

Modern & contemporary pieces for guitar and chamber orchestra by Kernis,. Piazzolla & Sierra. Play!

Filippo Gragnani–Masterful Guitar Duos

From the Classical era, elegant and gracious guitar duos.

American Percussion Works

Percurama performs works by Cage, Harrison and the classic “Ionisation” by Varese. Modern, varied, some voice.

Music for Brass Septet Vol. 7

Works for brass septet by Copland and Gershwin performed by Septura. You’ve heard these pieces before…

Luxembourg Contemporary Music Vol. 1

Works for large ensembles, mostly intense, and a bit dark.

De Profundis

Nice mix of abstract, modern & contemporary works for various saxophones. Play!

British Guitar Music

Gracious works, from Baroque to modern.

Concertos for Mallet Intruments

For orchestra and marimba/ vibraphone or other percussion, all contemporary. Excellent!

Edward Gregson–Instrumental Music

Gracious, lyrical and modern works for orchestra and soloists. Play!

Impressions of China

All contemporary piano works, abstract or lyrical. Very nice!

George Kontogiorgos–Kaleidoscope

Contemporary solo classical guitar–gracious, interesting rhythms. Play!

Bluetongue–Australian Guitar Quartets

Wonderful, flowing, contemporary guitar quartets, many inspired by sea life and water. Play!

Three American Violin Sonatas

Works by Schoenfeld, Stuckey, Harbison and a short canon by Bernstein. Contemporary, and Harbison’s particularly lovely. Play!

Peninsula–Works for Guitar by Darko Nikcevic and Srdjan Bulatovic

Lovely and interesting guitar duets with Middle Eastern and Mediterranean elements. Play!

Andy Scott–Westland

Contemporary works for saxophone and piano, meandering, floating or very fast. Play!

Andre Jolivet–Complete Works for Flute, Vol. 2

Modern works for flute with orchestra, gracious, elegant. Play!

20th Century Flute Sonatas

Modern flute works demonstrating the instrument’s power and ranges. Prokofiev’s piece well-known.

Philip Glass–Violin Concerto No. 2 and Violin Sonata

With his signature repetition, the Violin Concerto No. 2  “American Four Seasons” is lyrical and mostly slow, (with orchestra), the Violin Sonata is much faster (with piano). Play!

Heavy Weather–Wind Concertos

Varying, contemporary works for winds, featuring, saxophone (nice!) or other brass. Play!

Pedro Farias Gomes–Chamber Works

Contemporary works for wind and strings. Interesting rhythmic changes! Play most!

Baltic Inspiration

Works by Malcys (Lithuanian) and Vasks (Latvian) for piano quartet, both contemporary and varying in textures, rhythms. Play!

Heitor Villa-Lobos–Concertos and Chamber Works

Nice works for a mixed small ensemble–harmonica, or guitar, harp, piano with Brazilian flavor.