Folk Songs, by Luciano Berio, for mezzo-soprano and seven instruments Circles, by Luciano Berio, for female voice, harp, and two percussion players Objects, by Victor Khandamian, for nay, percussion, and cello
Jhula Jhule, by Reena Esmail, for violin and piano The Blue Room, by Reena Esmail, for violin and orchestra Piano Quintet, by Reena Esmail Sinfonietta, by Daniel Eichenbaum, for string quartet and wind ensemble Myself and the resistance of wine, by Amir Sadeghi Konjani, for solo harp Hijab Initiation No. 2, by Amir Sadeghi Konjani, … More Cool Stuff I’m Listening To: September 7, 2013
I had been on a bimonthly schedule for Cool Stuff, but this time around I couldn’t help but share earlier. Enjoy! Phantoms, by Natalie Moller, for saxophone quartet Bulgarity, by Annika K. Socolofsky, for saxophone quartet Sax Machine, by Joseph Prestamo, for saxophone quartet Howler Back, by Zack Browning, for saxophone quartet Speed Metal Organum … More Cool Stuff I’m Listening To: August 24, 2013
Fireheart, by Matthew H. Fields, for Pierrot ensemble with percussion Exit, Pursued by a Bear, by Matthew A. Browne, for solo viola
Violin Concerto, by Steven R. Gerber, for violin and orchestra Viola Concerto, by Steven R. Gerber, for viola and orchestra Sarabandoid, by Phillip Martin, for cello and piano String Quartet, by Mario Godoy
Blow It Up, Start Again, by Jonathan Newman, for orchestra (or wind ensemble) Trajectory, by Nicole Chamberlain, for two flutes and cello Auras, by Keith Kusterer, for orchestra Basselek, by Florent Ghys, for guitars Ende, by Louis Andriessen, for two alto recorders played simultaneously
Recently, I’ve been inspired to write a piece for voice and a small chamber ensemble. As I was browsing the tags on this site to review some of the vocal music I’ve come across in the past couple of years, I realized that the number of vocal pieces listed is highly disproportionate to the number … More Searching for a voice. . . and chamber ensemble.