Tag Archives: Ravello

James Dashow–Synchronies

Works for instruments with or without electronics, very abstract.

Herb Deutsch–Encounters

Contemporary, really interesting works with jazz elements, winds and strings. Play!

Lo & Behold

Percussion works (mostly drums) and accompaniment. Play!

Mind & Machine

For a variety of instruments and electronics, some lyrical others fairly electronic, one with theremin sounds.

Betty R. Wishart–Moods

A mix of originals and transcriptions of pieces, abstract or jazzy, the preludes are lovely.

Mike Frengel–Music for Guitar & Electronics

Varied, decidedly avant and abstract works, but some country pieces!

Strings & Hammers

The McCormick Percussion Group performs these fairly abstract works, some with slow start, most longer than 5 mins. Play most!

Introspection

Highly varying works for piano and/or electronics, lyrical to very abstract.

Matthew Burtner–Six Ecoacoustic Quintets

Percussion/electronics/voice, pieces inspired by natural themes.

Our Favorite Things

Excellent collection of percussion pieces (marimba, vibraphone, drums and others), from rock pieces, musicals and classical. Play!

Introspection

Works for piano, then recreated with electronics, lyrical vs fast.

Iridescence

Spontaneous improvisations by musicians who had not previously performed together before. Abstract, for sax, flute, piano and percussion. Play!

Stuart Weber–Pieces of Road

Inspired by Western roads travelled, lovely, quiet guitar pieces. Play!

Jeff Morris–Close Reeding

Electronic with acoustic insruments, otherworldy, like sci-fi music. Play!

Christopher J. Keyes–A Connotation of Infinity

Composer Keyes created software to write these gracious soundscapes for orchestra or piano, or duos. Play!

Still Life–Collected Music for Cello and Guitar by Stephen Goss

Contemporary, varying rhythmically duos, excellent! Play!

Jeff Morris–Hearing Voices

Vocal sounds with electronics. Sci-fi ish!

Jackson Greenberg–First Light

Two pieces, the first one ambient and flowing for orchestra, the second for voice, in German, telling the poem of the Panther by Rainer Rilke.

Kirk O’ Riordan–Autumn Winds

Mostly vocal works with lyrical piano accompaniment. Play!

Anne Neikirk–Spring Shadows

Abstract, mostly lyrical works for sax, flute, harp or percussion, with subtle electronics

Clickable–The Art of Persuasion

Flute and percussion (vibes, marimba etc) with words covering the topics of social media, novels, ads and folk stories.

Mirrored Glass

Wonderful minimalist pieces by Southam and Glass, transcribed for marimba. Play!

Leonard V. Ball Jr.–Worlds Translucent

Abstract works for string duet or string with piano, not always lyrical but evocative of the subject (night visions, trees, assorted daily activities). Play!

Maija Hynninen–Dawn Breaks

For instruments, electronics, and voice, mysterious and wandering pieces. Play!

James O’ Callaghan–Alone & Unalone

Reminded me a bit of a soundtrack for a suspense film–tense, staccato, bleats of winds and silence–sample!