Tag Archives: Reference Recordings
Modern + contemporary, varied works with percussion, flute, horns etc. Interesting!
Chorale works performed by Richmond Symphony and chorus–contemporary and modern. Bates’ more intense.
Hermitage Piano Trio performs these Romantic and early modern works. Lovely and some well-known.
Wind band works, some quiet, gracious, others boisterous and booming.
Nadia Shpachenko continues her pianistic explorations with new works about particular places and their traits. Some strident and abstract, others lyrical. Play!
Quartet San Francisco performs works from with traditional elements from around the world–African, Chinese, tango–most pieces written by the violinist of the group, Jeremy Cohen. Play!
Beautiful recent works for orchestra inspired by artists, and colors. Play!
All originals, smokey vocals and excellent slide guitar! Play!
2011 release of this great finger pickin’ story teller, wit, intelligence and sincerity. Play!
A collection of pieces for wind ensemble (Univ. of Texas) all contemporary, Ticheli’s jazzy, Mackey’s more forceful. Interesting. Sample!
Guitarist Roberto Moronn Perez performs pieces composed in the 1920’s, with one in 1962. Nice–play most!
Roberto Moronn Perez performs modern classical guitar pieces, some abstract, others romantic–Swiss, French, Italian and English composers. Play!
21st album from a wonderful blues singer/guitarist–continues the storytelling tradition of the old blues masters singing about life and experiences with wit and grace. Play!
New Orleans style blues from this singer/guitarist from Oregon. Mostly originals, a few covers. Play!
Contemporary pieces for solo or two pianos, lots of staccato here.