Contemporary Piano Repertoire

Although Carson Cooman’s primary focus has been on performance and recording as an organ performer, this page contains recordings of selected contemporary piano works.

Most works can also be heard via Carson Cooman’s YouTube channel, where one can also select a playlist to listen automatically to a series of pieces in sequence.

Thomas Åberg (b. 1952)
Sharing my breakfast with a squirrel (2021)
Published by Svensk Musik (SMIC)
YouTube / MP3

Felix Bräuer (b. 1988)
Nocturne I, “Stella” (2020)
YouTube / MP3

Felix Bräuer (b. 1988)
Nocturne II, “Wolbeck” (2020)
YouTube / MP3

Felix Bräuer (b. 1988)
Nocturne IX, “tempus fugit…” (2021)
YouTube / MP3

Michael Byron (b. 1953)
As She Sleeps (2000)
Published by Frog Peak Music
YouTube / MP3

Michael Calabris (b. 1984)
Harmonic Labyrinth (2018/21)
Published by SMP Press
YouTube / MP3

Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
20th Century Music (1999)
YouTube / MP3

Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Andrew Renton becomes an international art critic (1989)
YouTube / MP3

Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Birthday Piece for Michael Finnissy (1996)
YouTube / MP3

Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Blue Blue Blue (1986)
YouTube / MP3

Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Chorale for Howard Skempton (1997)
YouTube / MP3

Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Derridas (1985–86)
1) Jacques Derrida goes to a nightclub
2) Jacques Derrida goes to a massage parlour
3) Jacques Derrida goes to the supermarket
4) Jacques Derrida goes to the beach
YouTube / MP3

Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Gorm Busk (1991)
YouTube / MP3

Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
He rode the thermals (2017)
YouTube / MP3

Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
James Duke son of John Duke (1989)
YouTube / MP3

Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Looking for Michael Bracewell (1989)
YouTube / MP3

Laurence Crane (b. 1961)
Three Pieces for James Clapperton (1989)
YouTube / MP3

Eric Craven (b. 1944)
from Pieces for Pianists, Vol. 1 (2016–19)
Piano Piece No. I/2
YouTube / MP3
Piano Piece No. I/6
YouTube / MP3
Piano Piece No. I/12
YouTube / MP3
Published by Divine Art Edition

Eric Craven (b. 1944)
from Pieces for Pianists, Vol. 2 (2016–19)
Piano Piece No. II/1
YouTube / MP3
Piano Piece No. II/2
YouTube / MP3
Piano Piece No. II/5
YouTube / MP3
Piano Piece No. II/6
YouTube / MP3
Piano Piece No. II/8
YouTube / MP3
Published by Divine Art Edition

Eric Craven (b. 1944)
from Set for Piano (2012)
TWELVE
YouTube / MP3
Published by Divine Art Edition

Robert Davidson (b. 1965)
For Alison (2011)
YouTube / MP3

Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975)
Campane in Toscana (2021)
YouTube / MP3

Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975)
Corale per pianoforte (2015)
YouTube / MP3

Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975)
The Infinite a sudden Guest (2014)
YouTube / MP3

Frederick Frahm (b. 1964)
Keesling Street (2005)
Published by Firehead Editions
YouTube / MP3

Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
dies ist ein lied für dich allein (2019)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
YouTube / MP3

Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
méditations sur le piano 8 (carillon) (2019)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
YouTube / MP3

Eva-Maria Houben (b. 1955)
off and on a chant — in the inner ear (2014)
Published by Edition Wandelweiser
YouTube / MP3

Jashiin (b. 1984)
A Flight of Stairs, a Room with a Skylight, a Study (2019)
YouTube / MP3

Jashiin (b. 1984)
A Living Room, a Half-opened Window, a Sunlit Hallway (2019)
YouTube / MP3

Jashiin (b. 1984)
Portland Thanksgiving Canon (2016)
YouTube / MP3

Jashiin (b. 1984)
A Row of Topiaries, a Garden Wall, a Coast at High Tide, a Dark Sky (2021)
YouTube / MP3

Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
“Average 10” (2007)
YouTube / MP3

Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
Caged: Disturbed Mind (2009)
YouTube / MP3

Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
For AE, on their 30th birthday (2020)
YouTube / MP3

Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
For Jeremy (2021)
YouTube / MP3

Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
For Kate Harrison-Ledger (2021)
YouTube / MP3

Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
For Matt Geer (2021)
YouTube / MP3

Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
A Grateful Statue Dreams Brave (2021)
YouTube / MP3

Matthew Lee Knowles (b. 1985)
In Memory of Kevin Mitchell (2009)
YouTube / MP3

Burkhard Mohr (b. 1955)
Klavierstück XI (2021)
YouTube / MP3

Burkhard Mohr (b. 1955)
Klavierstück XVI (2021)
YouTube / MP3

Tom Nixon (b. 1950)
Baby needs a new pair of shoes (1975)
YouTube / MP3

Tom Nixon (b. 1950)
Le bossu à l’ascension d’aérostat (1977)
YouTube / MP3

Tom Nixon (b. 1950)
Way Out West (1974)
YouTube / MP3

Lloyd Rodgers (1942–2016)
Winter Music for D. Wolf (2007)
YouTube / MP3

Dean Rosenthal (b. 1974)
Displacement (2009/16)
YouTube / MP3

Michael Parsons (b. 1938)
Piano Piece 5 (1973)
YouTube / MP3

Michael Parsons (b. 1938)
Variations (1971)
YouTube / MP3

Jarrad Powell (b. 1948)
Uluru Wild Fig Song (1986)
YouTube / MP3

Raimund Schächer (b. 1960)
Aria franconia, op. 54 (2016)
YouTube / MP3

Raimund Schächer (b. 1960)
Nocturne en Rondeau, op. 57 (2020)
YouTube / MP3

Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
from Collected Piano Pieces
First Prelude (1971)
YouTube / MP3
Riding the Thermals (1973)
YouTube / MP3
Published by Oxford University Press

Howard Skempton (b. 1947)
Waltz for Piano (1970)
YouTube / MP3

James Michael Stevens (b. 1961)
from January (2021)
Edge of Darkness
YouTube / MP3
Published by SMP Press

James Michael Stevens (b. 1961)
from May (2021)
Mystic Cave
YouTube / MP3
Published by SMP Press

James Michael Stevens (b. 1961)
from July (2021)
Dusk
YouTube / MP3
Published by SMP Press

Andrew Toovey (b. 1962)
500 Treble Notes (2017)
YouTube / MP3

Andrew Toovey (b. 1962)
500 Triads (2017)
YouTube / MP3

Andrew Toovey (b. 1962)
Nearly there (2017)
YouTube / MP3

Andrew Toovey (b. 1962)
Passing (2020)
YouTube / MP3

James Weeks (b. 1978)
Durham (2017)
YouTube / MP3