Andrew Staniland: Talking down the tiger and other compositions

Andrew Staniland is among the heirs of the best Canadian electroacoustic music. He is a composer particularly stimulated by developments of the old classical composition, as well as by the new doctrines of electronics....

Armenian piano music

  Mikael Ayrapetyan is an Armenian pianist with a specific goal: to deliver hidden gems of the Armenian classical repertoire. In this collection, he plays a series of beautiful compositions for solo piano, in chronological...

Elements Eternal: Gryphon Trio plays Canadian composers

Even if today it is truly difficult to scandalize with certain methods, it is also true that the process of renovation of classical music might know no pause: the compositions given by Canadian composers...

Sofia Gubaidulina: Complete Guitar Works

        The first collection in cd of compositions by Sofia Gubaidulina devoted entirely to works for guitar contains older and solo compositions for the acoustic guitar plus new compositions that unfold in combination with other...

Xu Shuya: Nirvana & other compositions

The noble attempt to work out difficult textures and conceptual music is the aim of Xu Shuya. He takes advantage of the musical proximity between Western contemporary orchestras and Eastern orchestras, which allows the...

Zhou Long/Chen Yi: Symphony “Humen 1839”

The orchestral side of Zhou's composition is naturally his strong point, along with his chamber music for strings and percussion, and Zhou has repeatedly demonstrated an enviable competence in areas which discover Stravinsky in...

Argentum et aurum: Musical treasures from the Early Habsburg Renaissance

Taking as inspiration the long persistence of the influential power of the Habsburgs, the musician and conductor of the Ensemble Leones, Marc Lewon, unfolds the full potential of musical research pertaining to the Germanic...

Aaron Jay Kernis: Three Flavors/2 movements (with bells)/Superstar Etudes no. 3

In this world premiere recording, Naxos releases Kernis' compositions that develop his chamber repertory; they reflect the current interest of the composer, passing to a form of "timeless" tonal-impressionistic composition, highlighting his most productive...

Alan Hovhaness: Symphony no. 48

      Hovhaness gave to his symphonies a face perpetually fresh, where the tradition of post-romantic Western music (with his best weapon, the melody) was violated by the intrusion of Byzantine polyphony, the modality of classical...

Osias Wilenski: Oboe Concerto

In Wilenski's composition for oboe you can discern an excellent composition; we have tension, and a direction towards impressionistic melody that shows the beauty of the use of an oboe in an orchestra and...

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Free Flow Festival 2022