Tag Archives: New World
Noise elements both harmonic and melodic + droning.
From a woman composer in the 1930’s, these pieces anticipated minimalism, electronics and modern music. Excellent!
Very abstract, squeaky, thumping or keening works for bowed instruments.
String pieces with elements of Renaissance but off. Interesting!
Counting to 7 in veery different languages, little music.
Highly varied works, some “classical”, but with contemporary influences. Nice!
Poetry put to abstract music with 43 tone tuning…
The composer is seeking to create new sounds from exploring multiplying harmonic series which leads to more notes. What results seems to be vibrating, droning, all made by a variety of instruments. Sample.
Considered ultra modern, radical and dissonant in the 1930’s, these are abstract works for various duos or FLUX Quartet.
Contemporary works for Chinese traditional instruments with orchestra–rhythmically varying. Nice!
Pianola/player piano and MIDI and text-sound pieces with electronics and voices.
A self-taught composer, with songs based on Shakespeare’s sonnets, with piano accompaniment.
Slowly building, quiet string orchestra–2 long works, second with voice, sample!
Interesting, abstract works for winds, strings, and piano. Play!
Abstract pieces for “pierrot ensemble + perussion (flute, violin, cello, viola, clarinet) and combos. thereof. Sample!
Modern works by a forgotten American composer, irregular rhythms. Play!
Somewhat staccato, very short, and interesting abstract harp pieces. Play!
Radical composer with many layered polymicrotonal synthesizer. Sample.
Sonic and tonal explorations, intermingling, droning, expressing how sounds can be difficult to individualize, just like the color spectrum and its shades. The Dedalus Ensemble performs (elec. guitar, winds, strings, voice).
Taking art songs, traditionals, etc. rendered fairly cacaphonous with all kinds of sounds, noises, voices of all kinds.
Soprano/new music vocalist/composer Kate Soper here sings/talks texts of philosophers/ideas/language and expression. With musical accompaniment by Wet Ink Ensemble.
Very short, highly abstract solo piano pieces, some very lyrical, others robust and strong,
A one voice opera with Native American music, based on Custer meeting Sitting Bull. Also other pieces for voice and electronics.
Pieces for violin and piano, varying fromd intense, abstract to more “classical”. Play most!
Two abstract, intense, yet accessible pieces, one for 3 orchestras! Sample.