Some Strings

New Music

Wendy Sutter – Songs and Poems for Solo Cello (Philip Glass) – I’m a fan of cello music (as a cello player myself) so this was on my wish list for a bit.  In the spirit of this acquisition, I present you with a non-random list of cello/small ensemble music I enjoy.  I’m sure there is some great cello music out there that I’m missing, so if you’re so inclined, leave any recommendations in the comments.

1. Yo-Yo Ma – Suite #2 in D minor, Prelude (J. S. Bach)

2. Kronos Quartet – Tenebrae (Osvaldo Golijov)

3. Wendy Sutter – Song V (Philip Glass)

4. Zoe Keating – We Insist

5. Apocolyptica – Farewell

Random Ten Songs

Nirvana – Curmudgeon
Nine Inch Nails – Something I Can Never Have
Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze
White Stripes – Fell In Love With a Girl
Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day
Counting Crows – Up All Night
Wendy Sutter – Song VI (Philip Glass) – I swear this happened randomly
…And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead – Witches Web
Foo Fighters – Time, Love, and Tenderness
(hed) P. E. – Swan Dive

Two Videos

Yo-Yo Ma – Suite #2 in D minor, Prelude (J. S. Bach)

Zoe Keating – Tetrishead