Entries from March 2009

175 :: March 27, 2009 :: Art/Nature?

March 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Olivier Messiaen:  Chronochromie (1960) SWR Symphony Orch of Baden-Baden/Freiburg, Sylvan Cambreling, con – Hänssler Classics  (2002) Messiaen wrote that… “CHRONOCHROMIE is based on two fundamental elements: sound and time. The material specifying time or rhythm, by far the most important, uses thirty-two different durations; they are subject to symmetrical permutations that constantly follow the same […]

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174 :: 20 March 2009 :: Three Californians

March 20th, 2009 · No Comments

  Lou Harrison (1917-2003): First Concerto for Flute and Percussion (1939) Leta Miller, flute; William Winant and Heather Sloan, percussion New World Records 80666 (2007) John Cage (1912-1992):  Four Dances [What so proudly we hail] (1943) Zoltan Kocsis, piano  Amadinda Percussion Group Hungaroton  HCD 31847 (2005) Robert Erickson (1917-1997):  Night Music (1978) Boston Modern Orchestra […]

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173 :: March 13, 2009 :: Arvo and Alvin

March 13th, 2009 · No Comments

  Arvo Pärt:  La Sindone (2005) Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Tonu Kaljuste, cond ECM New Series 2050 (2009) Alvin Curran:  Inner Cities 6-7 Daan Vandewalle, piano   Long Distance (France) CD 0560304 (2005) Alvin Curran’s string quartet VSTO was performed by the Arditti Quartet last week at Mills College, part of the »Mills Music Festival.  »Read […]

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172 :: 6 March 2009 :: OM14 – Johnston/Jaskot

March 7th, 2009 · No Comments

 Composers from this weekend’s Other Minds 14 New Music Festival Ben Johnston: Suite for Microtonal Piano, 1977 -   Phillip Bush, pno Sonata for Microtonal Piano, 1964  – Phillip Bush, pno Koch Classics – 3-7369  (1997-out of print) Dobromila Jaskot: Linearia (2007)   Quartet Slaski Wiirje (2006)  Warsaw Sinfonia … Unreleased recordings.

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