Entries from November 2012

331 :: 30 November 2012 :: Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen at 80

November 29th, 2012 · No Comments

This Friday night’s program celebrates the birthday of the Danish composer, Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, who turned 80 on November 21st. Presented by Richard Friedman.   For Cello & Orchestra (1994-96) — Morten Zeuthen, cello; The Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Schønwandt, cond. dacapo/Marco Polo 8-224060 (1997) Last Ground for string quartet and ocean (2006) – […]

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330 :: 23 November 2012 :: New and Local: New Releases from Local Ensembles

November 21st, 2012 · No Comments

On this Friday’s program, Dennis Aman presents two new releases from two local San Francisco ensembles, Volti, and the Mobius Trio.   Donald Crockett: Daglarym / My Mountains Volti, Robert Geary, conductor - Innova 834 (2012) Mark Winges: from Luna, Nova Luna – The Moon-Dance; Procession II Volti and Ensemble from Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir, […]

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329 :: 16 November 2012 :: Wiliam Duckworth [1943-2012] and Elliott Carter [1908-2012]

November 15th, 2012 · No Comments

   William Duckworth: Time Curve Preludes, XIII – XVII (1978-1979) – R. Andrew Lee, piano – Irritable Hedgehog IHM 003 (2012) Elliott Carter: What Next? Opera in One Act (1997-1998) – Libretto by Paul Griffiths. ECM New Series 1817 (2003); Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra; Peter Eötvös, conductor; Valdine Anderson, soprano; Dean Elzinga, baritone; Sarah Leonard, […]

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328 :: 9 November 2012 :: New Releases

November 8th, 2012 · No Comments

On Friday’s program, Richard Friedman presents three new releases worth noting.       Philip Glass: Music in Similar Motion (1969) – Eighth Blackbird - Cedille “Meanwhile” CDR 90000 133 (2012) Peter Garland: Nights in the Gardens of Maine (2010) – Guy Klucevsek, accordion - Cold Blue CB0036 (2012) Jim Fox:  Colorless sky became fog (2005) – ensemble […]

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327 :: 2 November 2012 :: Time Does Not Exist

November 1st, 2012 · No Comments

On tonight’s program, Richard Friedman returns to offer music by three composers who maintained a close relationship with Conlon Nancarrow (who would have been 100 in October).      Kyle Gann: Time Does Not Exist – Sarah Cahill, piano – New Albion NA137 (2007) Peter Garland: String Quartet #1 “In Praise of Poor Scholars” – […]

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