As you can see, I’ve been really into listening to percussion and choir lately. Some of these are repeats, but why not. Concerto for Marimba and Choir, by Gene Koshinski Alloy, by Andy Akiho, for steel pan ensemble Tehillim, by Steve Reich, for voices and ensemble The Desert music, by Steve Reich, for amplified voices … More Cool Stuff I’m Listening To: July 6, 2013
The Desert Music, by Steve Reich, for amplified chorus and orchestra She Shooed the Tempting Shadow, by Anna E. Garman, for string quartet Await, by Anna E. Garman, for orchestra Dandelion, by Anna E. Garman, for solo trombone Fratres, by Arvo Pärt, for string quartet Violin Sonata No. 3, “Sonata Stramba,” by William Bolcom, for … More Cool Stuff I’m Listening To: March 25, 2012
Modulations, by John H. Beck, for timpani Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra, “Landscapes with Blues,” by Stephen Hartke New York Counterpoint, by Steve Reich, for 11 clarinets Concerto Grosso, by William Bolcom, for saxophone quartet and orchestra.
Here are the latest pieces that I’ve heard and liked on Q2, an internet radio station by WQXR that is devoted to new music. Nagoya Marimbas by Steve Reich [Bob Becker, marimba; James Preiss, marimba] Concerto Bianco in C by Georgs Pelecis [Alexei Lubimov, piano; Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen: Heinrich Schiff, conductor] My Mister “Never Ending … More Cool Stuff I’m Listening To: July 23, 2011