Music

My goal is to listen to something completely new to my ears every week, whether it is the latest new release or an old classic that I just hadn’t gotten around to yet. Here are some that I keep coming back to.

Wind Band Repertoire

  • Robert Russell Bennett – Suite of Old American Dances
  • Leonard Berntsein – Slava!
  • John Barnes Chance – Incantation and Dance
  • John Barnes Chance – Variations on a Korean Folk Song
  • Aaron Copland – Emblems
  • Norman Dello Joio – Fantasies on a Theme by Haydn
  • Norman Dello Joio – Scenes from “The Louvre”
  • Norman Dello Joio – Variants on a Medieval Tune
  • Frank Erickson – Air for Band
  • Eric Ewazen – Celestial Dancers
  • David Gillingham – Waking Angels
  • Percy Grainger – Lincolnshire Posy
  • Samuel Hazo – Chorus Angelorum
  • Samuel Hazo – Perthshire Majesty
  • Samuel Hazo – Ride
  • Samuel Hazo – Sòlas Ané (Yesterday’s Joy)
  • Paul Hindemith – Symphonic Metamophosis
  • Paul Hindemith – Symphony in Bb
  • David Holsinger – On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss
  • Gustav Holst – First Suite in Eb
  • Gustav Holst – Hammersmith
  • Gustav Holst – Second Suite in F
  • Karel Husa – Music for Prague 1968
  • Charles Ives – Variations on “America”
  • Morten Lauridsen – O Magnum Mysterium (arr. Reynolds)
  • John Mackey – Aurora Awakes
  • John Mackey – Hymn to a Blue Hour
  • John Mackey – Sheltering Sky
  • Bob Margolis – Terpsichore
  • Vincent Persichetti – Divertimento for Band
  • Vincent Persichetti – Symphony for Band
  • Alfred Reed – The Hounds of Spring
  • Richard Saucedo – Groovee!
  • Richard Saucedo – Snow Caps
  • Arnold Schönberg – Theme and Variations, Op. 43a
  • William Schuman – New England Triptych
  • Joseph Schwantner – …and the mountains rising nowhere
  • Dmitri Shostakovich – Festive Overture
  • Igor Stravinsky – L’histoire du soldat
  • Frank Ticheli – Amazing Grace
  • Frank Ticheli – Shenandoah
  • Richard Wagner – Trauersinfonie
  • Eric Whitacre – Ghost Train Triptych
  • Eric Whitacre – October

Classical Composers

  • Samuel Barber
  • Bela Bartok
  • Ludwig von Beethoven
  • Hector Berlioz
  • Johannes Brahms
  • Elliott Carter
  • Frederick Chopin
  • Aaron Copland
  • Claude Debussy
  • Antonin Dvorak
  • Edward Elgar
  • Gabriel Faure
  • Philip Glass
  • Gustav Holst
  • Charles Ives
  • Zoltan Kodaly
  • Felix Mendelssohn
  • W. A. Mozart
  • Sergei Rachmaninov
  • Maurice Ravel
  • Ottorino Respighi
  • Camille Saint-Saens
  • Eric Satie
  • Franz Schubert
  • Dmitri Shostakovich
  • Igor Stravinsky
  • Peter Tchaikovsky
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

Jazz

  • Nik Bärtsch’s RONIN
  • Dave Brubeck
  • Gary Burton
  • John Coltrane
  • Chick Corea
  • Miles Davis
  • Béla Fleck
  • Robert Glasper
  • Benny Goodman
  • Coleman Hawkins
  • Machito
  • Pat Metheny
  • Tito Puente
  • Joshua Redman
  • Sahib Shihab
  • Dave Weckl
  • Victor Wooton
  • Youngblood Brass Band

Rock/Pop/Punk/Metal

  • 30 Seconds To Mars
  • AFI
  • Alkaline Trio
  • Angels & Airwaves
  • Anti-Flag
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • At the Drive-In
  • The Ataris
  • Awol Nation
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Ben Folds
  • The Black Keys
  • Blink-182
  • Box Car Racer
  • Breaking Benjamin
  • Coheed & Cambria
  • Coldplay
  • Corelia
  • Dave Matthews Band
  • Fall Out Boy
  • Finch
  • Foo Fighters
  • The Fray
  • Fuel
  • Fun.
  • Further Seems Forever
  • Peter Gabriel
  • Gotye
  • Green Day
  • Incubus
  • The Killers
  • Killswitch Engage
  • Led Zeppelin
  • Less Than Jake
  • Linkin Park
  • Ludo
  • Maroon 5
  • Bruno Mars
  • The Mars Volta
  • The Memorials
  • Mighty Mighty Bosstones
  • Muse
  • One Republic
  • Paul Otten
  • Paramore
  • Porcupine Tree
  • Rage Against the Machine
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Rise Against
  • Saves the Day
  • Senses Fail
  • Something Corporate
  • The Starting Line
  • Taylor Swift
  • System of a Down
  • Serj Tankian
  • Thursday
  • Tool
  • Train
  • U2
  • The Used
  • Eddie Vedder
  • The White Stripes
  • Yellowcard

Rap/Hip-Hop/R&B/Soul

  • Adele
  • Atmosphere
  • Erykah Badu
  • Beyonce
  • Aloe Blacc
  • Miriam Bryant
  • Deltron 3030
  • Eminem
  • Estelle
  • FKA Twigs
  • Fort Minor
  • Skylar Grey
  • Immortal Technique
  • Jay-Z
  • Jurassic 5
  • Kanye West
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Alicia Keys
  • Lupe Fiasco
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Phillip Morris
  • Paris
  • Rihanna
  • The Roots

Electronica

  • Flying Lotus
  • Owl City
  • The Postal Service
  • Trent Reznor
  • Skrillex
  • Squarepusher
  • Supreme Beings of Leisure
  • Thievery Corporation
  • Zedd

Other Composers & Performers

  • Ólafur Arnalds
  • Joshua Bell
  • Thomas Bergersen
  • First Aid Kit
  • Johnny Cash
  • Jesse Chui
  • Jeremy Denk
  • Imogen Heap
  • Bobby McFerrin
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Ayub Ogada
  • Yo Yo Ma
  • Hans Zimmer

See what I am currently listening to on Pinterest.

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