Tag: Post-Classical

A smattering of modern classical and composition dating from 1976 America on Max Schubel’s Opus One label.
The record opens with a version of Alice Shields’ excellent Wildcat Songs. Composed in 1966, it features piccolo and soprano, and while its vocal elements tend towards the operatic, think less Verdi and more Domenico Guaccero as an apt comparison […]

1 – Scott Cazan – ‘Outliers’ – West Coast Soundings – United States, 2010

Outliers from Scott Cazan on Vimeo.
Performed by The Toomai String Quintet
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Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin
Pala García, violin
Erin Wight, viola
John Popham, cello
Andrew Roitstein, bass
Composition by Scott Cazan
A work for any number of musicians in which pitches that are heard most often are slowly removed from […]

[ 14 February , 2015; 19:00 to 23:00. ]
Francisco López (Spain) & Reinier van Houdt (Netherlands) – Untitled #275
Saturday, February 14, 2015; 8PM
Doors at 7PM, FREE pre-show chat at 7:15PM

Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd floor) [map]
Single tickets $35 regular, $15 students (includes taxes and venue surcharges)
Advance tickets available at untitled275-vancouver.brownpapertickets.com and 1.800.838.3006

Untitled #275 is an unorthodox piano concert composition created by Spanish composer […]

When confronted with the prospect of putting my thoughts of these recent recordings by a.pe.ri.od.ic of Jürg Frey’s work I was at first hesitant. Though possessing some familiarity with the output of Wandelweiser and a knowledge of the praxis of contemporary composition quickly outpaced by my curiosity towards the same, there was a sense that […]

In light of my discovery of this album, and its airing on Soundscape on February 5, 2014: I present Krauze‘s excellent and under-appreciated work for Lost & Found.
Get it here.