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modern 'classical' music like gorecki

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NicholasTeakozy Tue 21-Aug-12 16:03:02

Ooh, glad you like them. I'm always pleased when someone likes my music recommendations. How did I miss Thomas Newman? Isn't it wonderful how wide a spectrum classical music has? From something really chilled like Pachelbel Canon in D to the String Metal of Judgement Day.

ohdobuckup Tue 21-Aug-12 13:50:49

Thanks, had a look, really like them. Have also been glued to youtube exploring link to link, so finding out lots and lots, especially some film sound tracks by Thomas Newman.

NicholasTeakozy Mon 20-Aug-12 11:38:51

There's an American trio I love called Judgement Day. Cobra Strike is probably their best known tune.

If that's a bit too much like heavy metal, their new stuff is loads more mellow. Their newest release features Forest Battle, which sounds more classical.

ohdobuckup Sun 19-Aug-12 21:08:48

Am a late comer to much modern music, but have loved Gorecki's 'Sorrowful Songs' ,especially the Dawn Upshaw version, for years.

I am looking for pointers to other composers of modern classical music that you may think be of interest; where would be a good source of samples etc, who has moved you with recent compositions?
Many thanks

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