Tag Archives: New Focus Recordings
Mostly slow, quiet and abstract works for marimba and bass clarinet. Play!
Very abstract, varying pieces both with lyricism and dissonance. Play most!
Interesting mix of instruments (strings, voice, piano, electric guitar) and rhythms. Play!
With various vocal groups and instrumental ensembles, abstract, contemporary pieces in the style of Renaissance.
Contemporary, ethnic, guitar duos, Japanese, Middle Eastern amongst others. Play!
Lovely minimalist pieces for vibraphone or piano. Play all!
Classical/avant-garde works for violin, by Rothenberg, Mazzoli and Futing among others. Some screeching, but not all.
String pieces with mixed with vocals, abstract, accessible.
Avant collection of works for bass clarinet and marimba, mostly quiet, some force–sample/play!
Some beautiful, abstract, contemporary works for violin and piano, by Stucky, Ko and Palmer. Play most!
New Morse Code Duo (cello + percussion) perform a varied collection of contemporary pieces, both tense to sweet. Play!
Beautiful compositions for vibraphone and percussion, abstract, contemporary. Play!
Contemporary, abstract pieces for various solo instruments ( sax, guitar, clarinet ) and one for chamber orchestra. Play most!
An interesting mix of avant works with some jazz elements–vibes, piano, clarinet, harp, etc. in mixed configurations. Play!
Ambient, quiet and abstract pieces for percussion, some with flute. Play!
Beautiful, contemporary works by Paul Lansky and Jason Treuting peformed by Janus Trio (flute, viola, harp). Treuting’s pieces have voice. Play!
Accessible, abstract, electro-acoustic works for a variety of instruments: solo guitar, saxophones, cello, etc. Play!
Nice collection of mostly modern and contemporary pieces. Play most!
Contemporary, abstract works for violin and piano, ranging from quiet pieces, ambient to more strident ones. Moya’s works nice!
Deconstructions of classical works and free-form chamber music.
Spare works for voice or instrumental duet or solo, somewhat surreal, eerie.
Abstract, somewhat discordant new works performed by the Red Light New Music ensemble. Interesting.
Electroacoustic (flute, piano, sax, recorders, etc.) with voice and sounds/radio voices, decidedly avant. Can be difficult, weird, or lyrical. Trks 5, 10, 11,12,14 more accessible.
Duo Righteous Girls (flute & piano) perform contemporary, interesting works ranging from abstract, computer sounding to lyrical with steel pan and percussion. Play!
Avant-garde works for small ensemble that aren’t fully notated, performed by a group that specializes in experimental music. Sample due to length.