Great Contemporary Classical Composers

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DavisComposer85
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Great Contemporary Classical Composers

Post by DavisComposer85 » Sat Jun 17, 2017 4:08 am

Hi everyone, can you recommend me a list of great contemporary Classical Composers?

I only know Andrew York.

Hopefully not so much percussive playing, sometimes people over use this techniques in my opinions.

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Re: Great Contemporary Classical Composers

Post by bergmann » Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:17 am

Take a look at Bergmann Edition - there you will find a lot of contemporary music, both tonal and atonal.

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Re: Great Contemporary Classical Composers

Post by randalljazz » Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:56 am

"Beauty is nothing but the beginning of terror, which we still are just able to endure, and we are are so awed because it serenely disdains to annihilate us." -- Ranier Maria Rilke

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Re: Great Contemporary Classical Composers

Post by DavisComposer85 » Sun Jun 18, 2017 1:52 am

Bergmann, thank you for the suggestion!

Randalljazz, thank you for the link! Easier for me to find information on this forum!

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Re: Great Contemporary Classical Composers

Post by kirolak » Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:54 pm

May I suggest R Bellafronte? And even Marek Pasieczny?

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Re: Great Contemporary Classical Composers

Post by DavisComposer85 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:50 am

kirolak wrote:
Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:54 pm
May I suggest R Bellafronte? And even Marek Pasieczny?
Sure! Thank you so much! I will check them out!

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Re: Great Contemporary Classical Composers

Post by Chantysboy7 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:15 am

Check out this Spotify playlist. There are dozens and dozens of them in there.

https://open.spotify.com/user/123768895 ... U1TJeQ3Ls0

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Re: Great Contemporary Classical Composers

Post by TomPage » Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:40 am

Sergio Assad, Carlos Rivera, Leo Brouwer, Carlo Domeniconi, Toru Takemitsu.

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Re: Great Contemporary Classical Composers

Post by DavisComposer85 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:28 pm

Hey Chantysboy7, thanks for the link again! Very helpful!

TomPage, thank you for the recommendation! I will check them out, hopefully I will enjoy their music.

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Re: Great Contemporary Classical Composers

Post by Lawler » Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:44 am

Check out Howard Rovics. His Impressões do Brasil for guitar duo is beautiful. You can hear it by searching for "Harris Becker Catgut Flambo". The cd-baby page for that album has 3 Rovics tracks. "Cancao" is especially nice.

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Re: Great Contemporary Classical Composers

Post by DavisComposer85 » Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:51 am

Lawler wrote:
Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:44 am
Check out Howard Rovics. His Impressões do Brasil for guitar duo is beautiful. You can hear it by searching for "Harris Becker Catgut Flambo". The cd-baby page for that album has 3 Rovics tracks. "Cancao" is especially nice.
Hi Lawler, thank you very much for the recommendation! Definitely check him out!

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