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CONTEMPORARY MUSIC REPERTOIRE

LIOR NAVOK'S CONTEMPORARY MUSIC REPERTOIRE | 20TH CENTURY MUSIC | NEW CLASSICAL REPERTOIRE | CONTEMPORARY MUSIC COMPOSERS | 21ST CENTURY MUSIC

Lior Navok, a prolific composer, boasts an extensive and diverse catalogue that spans various genres and ensemble sizes. His contemporary music repertoire includes stage works, orchestral compositions, choral music, vocal pieces, and a wide range of chamber music. From intimate duos to larger ensemble pieces, Navok’s compositions resonate with audiences, reflecting the spirit of our time and the creativity of modern composers. 

STAGE MUSIC

STAGE MUSIC

OPERA

Contemporary Opera

An unserem Fluss (By our River)
opera in two acts
Duration: 93 minutes
Instrumentation: 12 singers and chamber orchestra
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The Bet
chamber opera in 14 scenes
Duration: 90 minutes
​Instrumentation: 5 singers and chamber orchestra

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MUSIC THEATRE

Musc for Music Theatre

Gitz & Spitz
for actor and chamber ensemble
Duration: 50 minutes
​Instrumentation: actor; clarinet, alto saxophone, bassoon; horn; trumpet; trombone, tuba and percussion (1) 

coming soon

FAMILY CONCERTS

Family Concerts

Beauty and the Beast
for actress and chamber ensemble
Duration: 31 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
actress, violins (2), viola, cello double bass and piano
coming soon

 
Brave Little Timmy
for actor / actress and chamber orchestra
Duration: 27 minutes
​Instrumentation: narrator, 1 flute (doubles piccolo), oboe, clarinet, bassoon; 3 horns, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone; 2 percussion; strings

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The Adventures of Pinocchio
for three actors and woodwind quintet / orchestra
Duration: 61 minutes

​Instrumentation: 

3 actors (F,M,M), flute / piccolo, oboe / English horn, clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano

OR:

3 actors (F,M,M), flute / piccolo, oboe / English-horn, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, percussion (1), harp, piano, strings

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The Little Mermaid
for actress and chamber ensemble / chamber orchestra
Duration: 36 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
actress, flute / piccolo, clarinet, percussion (1), two pianos and string quintet
OR actress, flute / piccolo, clarinet, percussion (1), two pianos and string section
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ORCHESTRAL

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

 
Aurora Borealis
for chamber orchestra
Duration: 12 minutes
​Instrumentation: harp, accordion, percussion and strings

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Between Two Coasts
for string orchestra
Duration: 14 minutes
​Instrumentation: string orchestra

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Blue, Yellow, Smoke
for chamber orchestra
Duration: 10:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: chamber orchestra

coming soon

 
Clarinet Concerto
for clarinet and orchestra
Duration: 22 minutes
​Instrumentation: clarinet and chamber orchestra

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First Fruits - a Symphonic Prelude
for symphony orchestra
Duration: 12 minutes
​Instrumentation: 3 flutes (3rd doubles piccolo); 3 oboes (3rd doubles English horn); 3 clarinets; 3rd doubles bass clarinet);

3 bassoons (3rd doubles contrabassoon); 4 horns; 3 trumpets, 3 trombones; tuba; harp; piano / celeste; timpani; percussion (3); strings

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Guitar Concerto
for guitar and orchestra
Duration: 21:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
guitar solo, 2 flutes (2nd doubles Piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd doubles English horn);
2 clarinets (2nd doubles bass clarinet) 2 bassoons; 2 horns; 1 percussion; harp, celeste, strings

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Light Paths
for symphony orchestra
Duration: 23:00 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
3 flutes (3rd doubles alto flute and piccolo); 3 oboes (3rd doubles English horn); 3 clarinets ( 3rd doubles bass clarinet); 3 bassoons (3rd doubles CBN); 4 horns; 3 trumpets, 3 trombones; tuba; harp; pno./cel.; timp. percussion (3); strings

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...of weaving the shadowed waves
for two marimbas and chamber orchestra
Duration: 7:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
2 marimbas (soli), 2 oboes, 2 horns, strings (6,5,4,3,1)

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Symphonic Bagatelles
for symphony orchestra
Duration: 18 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
3 flutes (3rd doubles alto flute and piccolo); 3 oboes (3rd doubles English horn); 3 clarinets ( 3rd doubles bass clarinet); 3 bassoons (3rd doubles CBN); 4 horns; 3 trumpets, 3 trombones; tuba; harp; piano / celeste.; timp. percussion (3); strings

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The Spanish Songs
for soprano, bassoon and chamber orchestra
Duration: 11 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
soprano solo, bassoon solo, 2 clarinets, percussion (1) harp, celesta and strings

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WIND

WIND ENSEMBLE MUSIC

SYMPHONIC BAND / WIND ENSEMBLE

CHAMBER WINDS

Tetris
for double wind quintet
Duration: 9:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 horns, 2 bassoons

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CHORAL

CHORAL MUSIC

 
And the Trains Kept Coming...
oratorio
Duration: 44 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
tenor solo, bass-baritone solo, two narrators, boy-soprano, choir and orchestra.
(with additional soprano and alto from within the choir

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It is Winter that We Dream of Spring
for mixed chamber choir
Duration: 4 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
mixed chamber choir

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It Was Too Late for Man
for chorus and piano
Duration: 11 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
mixed chorus (SATB) and piano

coming soon

 
Meditations Over Shore
for soli, choir and small ensemble
Duration: 14 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
soli (SATB), double chamber choir, double large choir, harmonica, percussion (2) and piano

more information >>>

 
Nocturne
for vocal ensemble and five instruments
Duration: 9 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
12 singers (SATB), soprano saxophone, clarinet, harp, guitar and percussion

more information >>>

 
Three Songs for Mixed Chamber Choir
for mixed chamber choir
Duration: 10 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
chamber choir (SATB)

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VOCAL

VOCAL MUSIC

SOPRANO & MEZZO-SOPRANO

Contemporary music for soprano

A'l Mishkavi Baleylot (upon my bed by night)
for soprano and harp
Duration: 5 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
soprano and harp

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Bestiarious (The Book of Monsters and Creatures)
for alto / mezzo-soprano and ensemble
Duration: 11 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
alto / mezzo-soprano, flute / piccolo, clarinet, bassoon, violin, percussion (2), harpsichord

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Dialogues
for soprano and percussion
Duration: 11 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
soprano and percussion (1)

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Found in a Train Station
for soprano and ensemble
Duration: 11 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
soprano, mandolin, clarinet, violin, cello and piano

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Spring Calls
for soprano and ensemble
Duration: 11:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
leggero soprano (also plays small percussion instruments), flute, viola, cello and harp

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The Sea of Sunset
for soprano and ensemble
Duration: 11:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
soprano / mezzo-soprano, tenor trombone, piano and double bass

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The Spanish Songs (chamber version)
for soprano / mezzo-soprano, bassoon and piano 
Duration: 11 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
soprano / mezzo-soprano, bassoon and piano

coming soon

 
Three Songs
for soprano / mezzo-soprano and piano 
Duration: 10 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
soprano / mezzo-soprano and piano 

more information >>>

contemporary music for alto

ALTO

Bestiarious (The Book of Monsters and Creatures)
for alto / mezzo-soprano and ensemble
Duration: 11 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
alto / mezzo-soprano, flute / piccolo, clarinet, bassoon, violin, percussion (2), harpsichord

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Copenhagen Songs
for alto and piano
Duration: 7 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
alto and piano

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The Tailoress Song
for alto and piano
Duration: 3:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
alto and piano

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TENOR

contemporary music for Tenor

A Dome of Many-Coloured Glass
for tenor and piano
Duration: 20 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
tenor and piano

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BARITONE / BASS-BARITONE

contemporary music for baritone

End-of-the-Day Songs
for baritone / bass-baritone and piano
Duration: 12 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
baritone / bass-baritone and piano

coming soon

CHAMBER MUSIC

CHAMBER MUSIC

DUOS

At the Edge of a Spiral
for piano four-hands
Duration: 10 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
piano four-hands​

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Contemporary music for two players


Blurred Formations
for guitar and accordion
Duration: 10 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
classical guitar and concert accordion

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Capriccio
for flute and violin
Duration: 5 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
flute and violin

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Dripping Minutes - Frozen Years
for viola and piano
Duration: 8:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
viola and piano 

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Ex Silentium
for bassoon and piano
Duration: 11 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
bassoon and piano 

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Fluctuations
for cello and piano
Duration: 10 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
cello and piano 

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Fuzzy
for oboe and piano
Duration: 10 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
oboe and piano 

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Hidden Reflections
for Alto saxophone (or clarinet) and piano
Duration: 15 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
alto saxophone (or clarinet) and piano

more information (saxophone) >>> 

 

more information (clarinet) >>>  

 
Humoresque
for clarinet and piano
Duration: 5 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
clarinet and piano 

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Sarigim
for guitar duo
Duration: 6 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
2 classical guitars

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Seven Haiku
for flute and harp
Duration: 12 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
flute (or alto flute) and harp

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Three Winged Movements
for flute and piano
Duration: 12 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
flute and piano

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Violin Sonata
for violin and piano
Duration: 18 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
violin and piano

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TRIOS (3 players)

Contemporary music for three players

Arabesque
for baroque trio
Duration: 9:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
alto recorder, baroque cello and harpsichord​

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Frozen Junctions

for vibraphone, viola and piano
Duration: 13 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
vibraphone, cello and piano

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Like a Whirling Sand Clock

for clarinet, cello and piano
Duration: 10:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
clarinet, cello and piano

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Mysterious Pond

for flute, oboe and piano
Duration: 10 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
flute, oboe and piano

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Paper Tigers
for brass trio
Duration: 9:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
trumpet, horn and trombone

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Piano Trio
for piano trio
Duration: 22 minutes
​Instrumentation: violin, cello and piano

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Veiled Echoes
for flute, viola and harp
Duration: 15 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
flute, viola and harp

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Trio for Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn
for clarinet, bassoon and horn
Duration: 5 minutes
​Instrumentation: clarinet, bassoon and horn

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QUARTETS (4 players)

Contemporary music for four players

Hope Cycles
string quartet No. 2
Duration: 24 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
violins (2), viola and cello

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Little Suite
for clarinet and string trio
Duration: 12 minutes
​Instrumentation: clarinet, violin, viola and cello

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Quartet for Flute, Clarinet Bassoon and Harp
for flute, clarinet, bassoon and harp
Duration: 27 minutes
​Instrumentation: flute (doubles piccolo and alto flute), clarinet, bassoon and harp

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Saxophone Quartet
for four saxophones (SATB)
Duration: 15 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones

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Soliloquy
string quartet No. 4
Duration: 15:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
violins (2), viola and cello

coming soon 

 
Voices from India

string quartet No. 1
Duration: 17 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
violins (2), viola and cello

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Whispered Questions

string quartet No. 3
Duration: 17 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
violins (2), viola and cello

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QUINTETS (5 players)

Contemporary music for five players

Gitz & Spitz Suite
for brass quintet
Duration: 14 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
trumpets (2), horn, trombone and tuba

coming soon

 
Piano Quintet
for piano and string quartet
Duration: 18 minutes
​Instrumentation: piano, 
violins (2), viola and cello

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Signals
for percussion ensemble
Duration: 11 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
percussion (4 players) and piano / celeste (one player)

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Six Short Stories for Woodwind Quintet
for wind quintet
Duration: 12 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
flute / piccolo, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon

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Tourelles
for celli ensemble and piano
Duration: 12 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
4 celli and piano

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V5 - Quintet for Vibraphone and String Quartet
for vibraphone and string quartet
Duration: 17 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
vibraphone, violins (2), viola and cello

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CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

Contemporary music for chamber ensemble

 
Elegy to the Future
for Pierrot ensemble
Duration: 13 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
piccolo / alto flute; clarinet; violin; cello; percussion; piano

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After a Tango
for chamber ensemble with recorders
Duration: 15 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
recorders (3), clarinet, trumpet, trombone, guitar, percussion, violin, double bass​

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Quicksand
for Pierrot ensemble
Duration: 11 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
bass clarinet, violin, cello, percussion and piano

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Flashes of Decay
for chamber ensemble
Duration: 12 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
flute / piccolo; English horn; clarinet / bass clarinet; horn; tuba; percussion (2); harp; piano

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Sextet
for Pierrot ensemble
Duration: 22 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
flute / piccolo/bass flute, clarinet / bass clarinet, violin, cello, percussion and piano

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Three Episodes for Chamber Ensemble
for chamber ensemble
Duration: 15 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
 flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, percussion (1), piano, violin, viola, cello and double bass

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UNACCMPANED

UNACCOMPANIED INSTRUMENTS

WOODWIND & BRASS

unaccompanied woodwind & brass

Dunes
for unaccompanied flute
Duration: 5 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
flute

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Klotz

for unaccompanied clarinet
Duration: 5 minutes
​Instrumentation: 
clarinet

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Six Pieces for Horn Solo

for unaccompanied horn
Duration: 11:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: French horn

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contemporary music for solo piano

PIANO SOLO

Periscopes
for piano solo
Duration: 30 minutes
​Instrumentation: piano

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Shimmer 
for piano solo
Duration: 10:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: piano

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Silent Streets
for piano solo
Duration: 7:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: piano

coming soon

 
Ten Bagatelles
for piano solo
Duration: 18 minutes
​Instrumentation: piano

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The Old Photo Box
for piano solo
Duration: 58 minutes
​Instrumentation: piano

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The Waiting Hours
for piano solo
Duration: 14:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: piano

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UNACCOMPANIED PLUCKED INSTRUMENTS

unaccompanied plucked instruments

East of the Cane Fields
for unaccompanied harp
Duration: 8 minutes
​Instrumentation: harp

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Meditation
for unaccompanied guitar
Duration: 5 minutes
​Instrumentation: classical guitar

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Remembrances of Jerusalem
for unaccompanied guitar
Duration: 11 minutes
​Instrumentation: classical guitar

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Six for a Dance
for unaccompanied guitar
Duration: 2:30 minutes
​Instrumentation: classical guitar

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Through the Alleys of Time
for guitar and sound track
Duration: 22 minutes
​Instrumentation: classical guitar and sound track

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UNACCOMPANIED PERCUSSION

contemporary music for solo percusson

Rosewood Staircase
for solo marimba
Duration: 6 minutes
​Instrumentation: marimba

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UNACCOMPANIED STRING INSTRUMENTS

contemporary music for unaccompanied strings

In Memoriam (Yizkor)
for unaccompanied violin or viola
Duration: 6 minutes
​Instrumentation: unaccompanied violin, or, unaccompanied viola

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Fantasy
for solo cello
Duration: 5 minutes
​Instrumentation: cello

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Big Mouse
for unaccompanied double bass
Duration: 6 minutes
​Instrumentation: double bass

coming soon

Contemporary music repertoire is a vast and diverse field, reflecting the myriad of musical styles and genres that have emerged in the 20th and 21st centuries. It encompasses a wide range of musical languages, from the complex rhythms and dissonant harmonies of modernist composers, to the minimalist and post-minimalist works that focus on repetition and slow change. This repertoire is not limited to any one style or approach, but rather embraces the full spectrum of musical expression available in our current era.

In the realm of contemporary music, the repertoire is continually expanding and evolving. New works are being composed and performed all the time, adding to the richness and diversity of the contemporary music scene. These compositions often push the boundaries of what is possible in music, exploring new techniques, timbres, and forms. The contemporary music repertoire is a testament to the creativity and innovation of today’s composers, offering listeners a window into the sounds and ideas that are shaping the music of our time. 

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