Entries from May 2008

146 :: May 30 2008 :: sound – Two New Releases

May 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Keeril Makan: Washed by Fire (2007) – Kronos Quartet – Tzadik TZ8053 In Sound (2008)   (to be released 6/24) Malcom Goldstein: Configurations of Darkness (1995) – Malcom Goldstein, violin with Swiss Radio ensemble – New World 80676 a sounding of sources (2008)

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145 :: 23 May 2008 :: The Viola In My Life

May 23rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Morton Feldman: The Viola In My Life I-IV (1970-71) Marek Konstantynowicz, viola; Cikada Ensemble (Oslo) (I-III); Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Christian Eggen, cond. (IV) ECM 1798 (2008) read the program notes Morton Feldman: I Met Heine on Rue Fürstenberg (1971) Ensemble Recherche; Disque Montaigne 782018 (1994) “My music is just like Webern. Only a little bit […]

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May 16 2008 :: Repeating Program 121

May 16th, 2008 · No Comments

We’re still suffering a bit of Spring Fever, so here’s a really nice program from last year: MFOM 121: Lou Harrison: Here is Splendor (from Four Strict Songs) UC Santa Cruz Chamber Singers and Chamber Orchestra Nicole Paiement, cond New World 80666 Here is Splendor — of the airplant Spanish moss asway in sun. Here […]

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9 May 2008 :: Repeat of Program #133

May 7th, 2008 · No Comments

Taking a little break, so here’s one of my favorite recent programs again: Hans Otte   Excerpts from Hans Otte’s Das Buch der Klänge, The Book of Sounds. Hans Otte, piano (1983) Celestial Harmonies (reissue) 12069 (2006) Hans Otte passed away Christmas day, 2007, at age 81.

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