Tag Archives: Piano
Piano works (some with flute), by Ives and Bauer, remarkably modern for the years in which they were composed.
Bach to Black Vol. II– Suites for Piano
Interesting mix of Bach works (Baroque period) with modern works by Black composers.
Six American composers’ works, tonal to atonal, varied. Play most!
Varied works for piano (one with electronics) from different musical eras.
Echoes of Life
Alice Sara Ott performs solo piano works from different eras, different composers. Nice mix!
The French Album
Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio plays French pieces from the Classical, Romantic periods to modern, mostly well-known.
Up, Down, Top, Bottom, Strange Charm–Cobalt Duo
Contemporary piano works ranging from lyrical to dissonant.
Latin–Piano Music for Four Hands from South America
By South American, Spanish and American composers, tangos in the Latin style, from late 1800’s to early 1900’s. Play!
Latin American Music for 2 Pianos
Lush, romantic, modern tangos and waltzes, including works by Copland and Bolcom.
Homage to Godowsky
Romantic, lush works for piano, from the early to mid 1800’s, by many composers less well-known.
Nocturnes and Lullabies
Some of these are fairly tense and strident for piano nocturnes, all contemporary and interesting!
Works by Kancheli, Altunyan and Tsintsadze, demonstrating “simple piano” pieces, some with cello. Play!
Comparing and contrasting works for solo piano, demonstrating that while composers seek to create new music, they also look to the past. Play!
Northern Lights–Finnish Favorites
Gracious, Romantic with folk elements, all fairly short solo piano pieces from early 20th century. Play!
Brahmsiana–Music By and Inspired by Brahms
Gracious, elegant works by Brahms and by contemporary composers emulating his style. Play!
The Etudes Project–Vol. 1 Iceberg
Varying interesting mix of piano studies and mostly contemporary/modern, intense to lyrical. Play!
David Kadouch performs pieces by Dussek, Beethoven, Chopin and Janacek amongst others, in pieces covering musical eras.
Dance–Through the Centuries
Per the title, works for piano from Baroque to modern era, some well-known.
Moving through eras, Romantic to modern, lots of Latin American composers! Play!
Great Pianists as Composers
Known as pianists (Schnabel, Lipatti and Gould) and one each of their compositions from 1930’s to 1940’s. Varying and interesting. Play!
Arboles de Vidrio–Musica Contemporanea para Piano
Interesting, mostly lyrical, contemporary Mexican solo piano pieces. Nice!
Colour and Light–20th Century British Piano Music
British works, modern, either lyrical or abstract, and most very short. Play!
Solo piano pieces by varied composers, all modern/contemporary. Excellent!
Beyond the Traveler
From 20th century Arkansas composers, solo piano works that vary greatly in style an\
Poetry of Places
Nadia Shpachenko continues her pianistic explorations with new works about particular places and their traits. Some strident and abstract, others lyrical. Play!