Articles tagged modern classical

Ensemble Signal: Music for 18 Musicians

Ensemble Signal reproduce Steve Reich's '70s minimalist masterpiece with inhuman precision.

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15 May 2015 // 2:05 AM

Michael Price: Entanglement

Entanglement is a very personal expression of my obsessions: music, love, physics and the inter-connectedness of things.

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29 Jun 2011 // 8:57 PM

Jefferson Friedman: Quartets

The mood of Friedman's two quartets, which combine romantic emotion with an absence of forgiving softness, gives the strings a chance to try out two things they do especially well.

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19 May 2011 // 9:00 PM

Todd Reynolds: Outerborough

"Daredevil" composer Todd Reynolds has offered up a huge album, plentiful in every possible that way music can be. It's worth the trouble.

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16 May 2011 // 9:00 PM

Toby Twining: Eurydice

Taken on its own, Toby Twining's Eurydice is a prime slab of modern, wordless vocal music.

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Kronos Quartet / Kimmo Pohjonen / Samuli Kosminen: Uniko

Did you know that if you threw an accordion, percussion, electronics, and an accordion into a blender that you might end up with one of the best albums of the year?

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Dakota Suite & Emanuele Errante: The North Green Down

Chris Hooson and Emanuele Errante craft an extended work in memory of Hooson's sister-in-law.

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Sentieri Selvaggi: Sentieri Selvagi Plays Gavin Bryars & Philip Glass

Sentieri Selvaggi reveres these two elder statesmen of minimalism. And that's about all there is to it.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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