Entries from May 2012

311 :: 1 June 2012 :: Two for Violin, Three for Bass

May 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Coming up on Friday’s program, Dennis Aman presents basses and violins. Johanna Magdalena Beyer (1888-1944): Movement for Double Bass and Piano (1936) Robert Black, Bass; John McDonald, Piano Modern American Bass – Robert Black – New World 80722 Paul Giger (b. 1952): IV. Crossing (from Chartres) Paul Giger, Violin Paul Giger: Chartres – ECM New […]

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310 :: 25 May 2012 :: Songbirds

May 24th, 2012 · No Comments

On this Friday’s program, Richard Friedman presents John Luther Adams‘ songbirdsongs, just released on Mode Records.  John Luther Adams: songbirdsongs ((1974-79/2006) The Callithumpian Consort, Stephen Drury, director; Mode 240 (2012) Peter Garland: from Waves Breaking on Rocks (2003): Elegy for All of Us, Sierra Madre Aki Takahashi, piano. New World 80716 (2011) Listen

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309 :: 18 May 2012 :: Improvisers

May 16th, 2012 · No Comments

On Friday’s program, guest host Harry Bernstein explores improvised music.   Muhal Richard Abrams: Panorama, from the album, Sightsong, 1976 on Black Saint Leroy Jenkens: Um Cha Chi Chum, from the album, Leroy Jenkins Solo, 1977, on Lovely Music, LTD George Lewis: Untitled Dream Sequence, from the album, The Solo Trombone, 1976, on Sackville Roscoe Mitchell: Eeltwo Part 2, from the album, The Solo Concert, 2009, on AECO Star Night, from the […]

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308 :: 11 May 2012 :: Mostly Rare

May 10th, 2012 · No Comments

On Friday’s program, guest host Charles Amirkhanian, Other Minds Executive Director, introduces obscure recordings of unjustly-neglected new music. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Delius, music by Harold Budd. English composer Christopher Hobbs (b. 1950) championed Satie’s music in the U.K. J. M. Hauer devised a 12-tone system of composing different from […]

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307 :: May 4, 2012 :: (mostly) A Capella

May 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

Guest host Dennis Aman presents unusual music for a capella choir, mostly.    Knut Nystedt: Immortal Bach (1988) for Mixed Choir  Ensemble 96, conductor: Oystein Fevang;  2L: 2L-029-SACD Eric Whitacre: Lux Aurumque (2000) For SATB a capella Chorus Eric Whitacre Singers, conductor: Eric Whitacre; Decca B0014850-02 Anne Boyd: As I Crossed A Bridge Of Dreams (1975) for Unaccompanied Chorus […]

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