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  1. Identifying Classical Music
    Hello everyone, I've been looking for a piano piece for a while now, I listened to it once on YouTube some years ago but I can't find it back. It's a "simple" repetitive piano piece, it starts with a pattern, repeated a certain amount of time, then, a note is added on this pattern, which is now...
  2. Recorded Music and Publications
    Dear all, this is my latest CD for piano with KHA Records, featuring Rebecca Raimondi (violin) and Assunta Cavallari (piano) Minimal Works is an album that presents sixteen minimalist music pieces by different authors, from J. Cage and G. Ligeti to contemporaries A. Pärt and M. Richter. A sound...
  3. Opera
    Does anyone perhaps have a recording of Akhnaten by Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University performed back in 2013, it used to be on their site but they had to remove it as their contract with Philip Glass publishers has expired. There are few clips of this performance on Youtube: Many...
  4. Classical Music Discussion
    Before the serialism of the mid-twentieth century, concert music and popular music were much closer together- think Dvorak's connect to folk songs. Now, they seem to be reconnecting. You could make the argument that Steve Reich and the other minimalists of his generation helped to start this...
  5. Classical Music Discussion
    I'm reading the book "The Lives of the Great Composers" by Harold C. Schonberg. In the introduction he briefly talks about contemporary music and states that musical Minimalism is "baby music." (and implies that it is not deserving of being considered part of the musical legacy of the "greats")...
  6. Today's Composers
    A sketch I made over the last two days, inspired by the music from the A.I. Artificial Intelligence film (and so "minimalism" I guess!). Please have a listen and post your feedback! :)
  7. Classical Music Discussion
    Some of Arvo Part's meditative minimalism: Spiegel im Spiegel
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