Entries from November 2011

287 :: 25 November 2011 :: Latvia 2

November 24th, 2011 · No Comments

Charles Amirkhanian presents his second program from Latvia with a single work: Santa Ratniece: Saline (Salt Lakes) Latvian Radio Choir, Sinfonietta Riga, Sigards Klava, Normunds Sne, Kaspars Putnins, conductors Latvian Music Information Center LMIC 024 Santa Ratniece was born in 1977 in Jelgava. She has obtained her diplomas in composition and musicology with Professeur Romualds […]

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286 :: 18 November 2011 :: Variations

November 17th, 2011 · No Comments

A varied program of Variations, produced by Adam Fong. Witold Lutoslawski: Paganini Variations, arr. Rex Lawson Other Minds 1001-2 Mark Applebaum: Variations on Variations on a Theme by Mozart Innova 706 Lou Harrison: Variations on “Song of Palestine” Etcetera KTC 1071 Ben Johnston: O Waly Waly Variations Alanna 6006 Steve Reich: Variations for Winds, Strings […]

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285 :: 11-11-11 @11pm :: November Music

November 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Tonight, music appropriate for the onset of Winter, with its bad weather, colds, flu, and general year-end malaise; so curl up on this dark and rainy night with the Arditti Quartet. Giacinto Scelsi: Trio for Strings (1958) Arditti Quartet; Salabert SCD8904 (1990) Jon Oivind Ness:  Beware of Darkness (2002) Arditti Quartet; Aurora ACD 5035 (2004) […]

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284 :: 4 November 2011 :: New Music from Latvia

November 4th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Charles Amirkhanian hosts tonight’s program with guest Latvian music producer Sandra Zandberga. Thanks to CEC ArtsLink for sponsoring the Other Minds residency of Ms. Zandberga.  Es jums ludzu, saimenieki Folk ensemble Grodi; Muzikas Saule “Ligotnes” (2:00) Imants Zemzaris (b, 1951): Before the Snow (1983) for string quartet & prepared piano Zemzaris, piano; Latvian Philharmonic String Quartet, […]

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