Editors' Notes Funny that they call it classical, right? After all, we’ve survived the radical reinventions of modernism—and equally radical syntheses of postmodernism—yet composer are still finding plenty to say without deferring to tradition. The works here reflect the current state of composition, from orchestral to chamber, from conventional instrumentation to electro-acoustic hybrids. Our classical experts regularly refresh this playlist. If you like a piece, add it to your library.

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