Tag Archives: Ravello
Mostly vocal works with lyrical piano accompaniment. Play!
Abstract, mostly lyrical works for sax, flute, harp or percussion, with subtle electronics
Flute and percussion (vibes, marimba etc) with words covering the topics of social media, novels, ads and folk stories.
Wonderful minimalist pieces by Southam and Glass, transcribed for marimba. Play!
Abstract works for string duet or string with piano, not always lyrical but evocative of the subject (night visions, trees, assorted daily activities). Play!
For instruments, electronics, and voice, mysterious and wandering pieces. Play!
Reminded me a bit of a soundtrack for a suspense film–tense, staccato, bleats of winds and silence–sample!
Contemporary clarinet works, meandering, lovely and varying. Play!
Gracious, transcriptions and originals, modern and and contemporary. Play!
Dark, somber works for orchestra, inspired by awful events throughout the world.
The McCormick Percussion Group performs abstract, varying works with varied instrumental combinations. Those with zheng are particularly nice!
Fairly abstract works for electronics, fixed media, voice and/or instruments. Instrumentals interesting.
Lovely, evocative works for a variety of instruments, inspired by his world-wide treks. Environmental sounds, voices in addition to instruments. Play!
Compositions for percussion, strings, live processing using his “duration lines” theory–building layers of sound–ambient, minimialist, nice!
Fuego Saxophone Quartet performs these lyrical to very abstract works, even eerie, by Maslanka, Albright and Mettens. Play!
Strongly electronic cello pieces–violin works range from acoustic to electronic. Play!
Experimental music, soundscapes with instruments/electronics, ambient and machine-like. Sample.
Mr. D’Haene describes his musical composition technique as “paradoxophony”–“elements from all kinds of backgrounds that can work together in a mutually reinforcing way.” This CD combines western instruments with the Japanese gagaku orchestra and has lots of droning–very abstract
Fun, quirky, storey-telling works for oboe and/or English Horn. Enjoy!
Recognized for his rejection of Late Romanticism and exemplary of the early modern, these are piano pieces composed through his life, from elegant to powerful and strident.
Fairly intense string duets, abstract, interesting! Sample/play!
Water sounds and added sonification of dying glaciers–ambient, sad and beautiful. Play!
Nice combination of saxophone and flute, contemporary pieces, play!
Mostly flowing, abstract works for solo piano. Play!
The University of Alabama at Birminghan Chamber Trio (UAB Trio) consists of clarinet, trumpet and piano, an unusual combination. This CD reflects their commissioned works and are so very interesting! Play!