Entries from December 2012

335 :: 28 December 2012 :: Peggy Glanville-Hicks @100

December 27th, 2012 · No Comments

Charles Amirkhanian celebrates the 100th birthday of composer Peggy Glanville-Hicks (b. December 29, 1912, Melbourne) who, during the 1950s developed a style of composing focusing on modal melody and spiky rhythms, nearly excluding harmony altogether. Her influences were Arabic, Indian and Asian musics, and she counted herself among such composers as Cowell and McPhee who […]

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334 :: 21 December 2012 :: FLORES

December 20th, 2012 · No Comments

On this Friday’s program, Richard Friedman celebrates the end of the 13th Baktun of the Mayan calendar, and the beginning of the 14th, with a new release from Maria de Alvear: Flores. Maria de Alvear: Flores (excerpts) (2003) – Maria de Alvear, Amelia Cuni, voices; Marco Blaauw, solo trumpet; Ensemble musikFabrik World-Edition 0019 (2012) listen […]

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333 :: 14 December 2012 :: Dun/Turnage/Lentz

December 13th, 2012 · No Comments

On Friday night’s program, Dennis Aman presents some interesting recent releases:      Tan Dun: Symphonic Poem on Three Notes (2012) Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Music Director: Jaap van Zweden. Naxos 8.570608 Mark-Anthony Turnage: Mambo, Blues and Tarantella: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (2007), London Philharmonic Orchestra. Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor; Christian Tetzlaff, Violin. London Philharmonic […]

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332 :: 7 December 2012 :: Solar Wind

December 6th, 2012 · No Comments

On Friday’s program, Other Minds intern Blaine Todd takes us on a journey:   1. Phurpa “Introduction” Trowo Phurnag Ceremony (Sketis Music, Russia, 2008.) 2. Phurpa “The Visualization” Trowo Phurnag Ceremony (Sketis Music, Russia, 2008.) 3. Pelt “Of Jack’s Darbari” Effigy (MIE Music, UK, 2012.) 4. Pelt “Spikes and Ties” Effigy MIE Music, UK, 2012.) 5. David […]

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