Tag Archives: Ravello
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!
Contemporary classical guitar with Latin elements by Campbell Ross or Ariel and Gerardo Dirie. Play!
Duo of soprano and guitar, varying styles and composers. Musical accompaniment lovely.
Pieces composed for dances, ambient sounds, computer noises, some droning. Trk 5 cacaphonous.
For solo classical guitar, contemporary pieces, yet still resembling older era’s pieces. Play!
Guitar-based pieces both lyrical/abstract, with computer and/or voice. Play!
Longish pieces for a nice mix of instruments including marimba, electric guitar and strings. Play/sample most!
HIghly electronic, abstract works for guitar, some voice, strings. Interesting!
Abstract solo works for a variety of instruments, some with tape. Interesting!
Guitar pieces and transcriptions of all kinds of music, performed in historic theaters. Play most!
Except for the 1st tr., very abstract pieces, trk 4 with droning voice.
Two long, electroacoustic pieces with water sounds and voice. Sample.
Inspired by myths, electro-acoustic with robotic instruments. Mostly quiet with slow starts.
Fairly abstract pieces for cello & piano, some discordant, others more mellow
Contemporary pieces for mixed percussion, some with piano, both forceful and lyrical. Play most!
These are works for instruments and electronics, ranging from cacaphonous and dissonant to accessible (clarinet pieces.)
Solo guitar works by Mertz (19th cent.) based on Verdi’s operas. Gracious!
Described as electronic music for meditation. Too loud in my opinion, but each to his own. Sample.
Kyma (visual programming language for sound design according to wikipedia) with altered voices, instruments, sounds.
Electro-acoustic works for a variety of instruments–mostly gentle, trk 5 aggressive. Play!
The composer describes his music as suspended sound objects–nice mix of instruments, flowing rhythms. Play!
Varied abstract works interesting instrumental combinations. Play!
Really good flute & percussion pieces. Play, play, play!
A mix of instrumental and voice, more tense and edgy than quiet, interesting!
As the title indicates, works for horns with additional computer effects–definitely abstract, eerie.