Who actually calls it "New Music"?
October 17, 2006 11:54 AM   Subscribe

N E W - M U S I C
posted by a_green_man (8 comments total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
Although I'm not particularly fond of the unwieldy and/or somewhat misleading terms for 20th-Century Classical: new(and unusual) music, avant-garde, modern compositional, or simply 'classical' - The scores can be moving, simply beautiful(short MP3s), challenging and worldly. The list is truly daunting^ for all but the most obsessed. Previous tie-ins: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5(and more I'm sure).
posted by a_green_man at 11:57 AM on October 17, 2006

Recent modern classical I've reviewed. (Self Links, the lot) OK. Bach isn't modern, but he's there anyway. Thanks for this post, a_green_man, I was just checking out some modern classical sites yesterday. Good to have some of it filtered. I'd link to more but I don't know where any is, other than my own reviews of stuff!
posted by BlackLeotardFront at 12:14 PM on October 17, 2006

Wow, most of this isn't really my bag, but I stumbled on these Satie pieces for guitar on the ubu.com (which at first I was disappointed was not the Pere Ubu site), and they are truly awesome. I've only ever heard the piano stuff, and this is just great, so thanks.

(Do you know why there's that big picture of Beckett on the ubu page? Is it just his association with the avant garde?)
posted by OmieWise at 12:27 PM on October 17, 2006

There's all sorts of Beckett stuff on Ubu. It's not just music. Besides, Beckett just looks cool.
posted by hototogisu at 1:21 PM on October 17, 2006

Yes, I figured that out after poking around the site more. Thanks, though.
posted by OmieWise at 1:44 PM on October 17, 2006

I love Beckett. That loser song? Pure awesome.
posted by bardic at 2:43 PM on October 17, 2006

Whoa, I accidentally got about 4 sources of music from all these links going simulateously... and it sounds wicked good. Ta!
posted by DenOfSizer at 4:12 PM on October 17, 2006

BlackLeotardFront: Thanks for the pointers, some stuff I don't know about.

and DenOfSizer, you really need to press record when you do that. I think some of these folks have gotten famous that way :p
posted by a_green_man at 7:41 PM on October 17, 2006

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