Entries from September 2009

193 :: 2 October 2009 :: Borden, Gordon, Reynolds, Hovhaness

September 29th, 2009 · No Comments

What’s so special about 1977, 1987, 2007, and 1935? David Borden: C-A-G-E (part III) (1975) David Borden, Judith Borsher, Chip Smith, keyboards Recorded in 1977. Arbiter 136 (2003) Michael Gordon: Strange Quiet (1987) Ted Kuhn, violin; John Lad, viola; Michael Pugliese, percussion; Evan Ziporyn, bass clarinet; Bob Loughlin, electric guitar; Michael Gordon, keyboard. CRI 628 […]

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192 :: 25 September 2009 – Bali (part 3)

September 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

We conclude our three part series on music by composers openly influenced by the music of Bali and Java with a program devoted to Colin McPhee and Evan Ziporyn. Kebyar from Dancers of Bali (1952) – Gamelan of Peliatan World Arbiter re-issue of recordings made in 1952 Colin McPhee: Balinese Ceremonial Music transcribed for two […]

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191 – 18 September – Bali (part 2)

September 16th, 2009 · No Comments

Part two of our three part series on composers influenced by the music of Bali and Java, music by Colin McPhee, Evan Ziporyn, and Lou Harrison. Also, a rare recording of Henry Cowell talking about his friend Colin McPhee, recorded sometime in the early 1960′s.       Kapi Radja (Ape King) – Gamelan Gunung Sari of […]

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190 :: 11 September – A MUSIC IN BALI (part 1)

September 9th, 2009 · No Comments

This week, the first of three programs in preparation for Evan Ziporyn’s A HOUSE IN BALI at UC Berkeley Cal Performances (September 26/27): Gamelan Mitra Kusuma: Pendet    (excerpt) – on Archive.org Colin McPhee: Tabuh-Tabuhan Howard Hanson, cond; Eastman-Rochester Orchestra; Mercury 434310 (1956/1992) Evan Ziporyn: Ngaben (for Sari Club) Gamelan Galak TIka; New Albion NA128 (2005) […]

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189 : September 4, 2009 :: Minimal Piano

September 4th, 2009 · No Comments

We’re back producing another season of radio programs for KALW with: The Minimal Piano: Piano music by David Toub and Ann Southam.    David Toub: Cosmic Heat (from the Rig Veda); The Sick Face of the Bowels of the Earth (Sakatora Hagiwara); Thought (Walt Whitman); from TEXTBOOK — Steve Layton, Piano Realization. (Available as  iTunes […]

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