Entries from May 2013

356 :: 31 May 2013 :: A Quartet, Two Studies, and a Partita

May 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment

 Dennis Aman presents three recent releases:   Caroline Shaw [b. 1982] Partita: Allemande, Sarabande, Courante, Passacaglia. (2012) Roomful Of Teeth; Brad Wells, Director. New Amsterdam Records NWAM041 Caroline Shaw wins Pulitzer Prize. »NY Times Pawel Szymanski [b. 1954] Two Studies (1986) Angela Tosheva, Piano. Labor Records, LAB 7090 Michael Nyman [b. 1944] String Quartet No. […]

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355 :: 24 May 2013 :: 2 New Releases

May 24th, 2013 · No Comments

Tonight, Richard Friedman presents two recent CD releases with music by Christian Wolff and the Irish composer Ed Bennett:   Ed Bennett: Stop-Motion Music (2010) Decibel; NMC D169 (2011) Christian Wolff: One Coat of Paint (2004) Robyn Schulkowsky, percussion; Rohan de Saram, cello New World Records 80734 (2013)   Liner Notes (PDF) Ed Bennett: Ghosts (2008) […]

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354 :: 17 May 2013 :: Warsaw Autumns II

May 16th, 2013 · No Comments

On Friday night’s program, Richard Friedman continues with a look at the infamous Warsaw (Poland) Autumn Festivals of contemporary music that started in 1956 and still continues.   Krzysztof Meyer (1943) – Fireballs (1976) Silesian Philharmonic Symph Orch, Karol Stryja cond. Warsaw Autumn 1980 Krzysztof Baculewski (1950) – A Walking Shadow (1990) Silesian Phil Symph […]

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353 :: 10 May 2013 :: Warsaw Autumns

May 9th, 2013 · No Comments

On this Friday’s program, Richard Friedman looks back at the Warsaw Autumn Festivals in the 1960s and 70s:    Warsaw Autumn Festivals Krzysztof Penderecki (1933)- Canon (1962) Polish Radio Symph Orch, Jan Krenz cond.   21 Sept 1962 Boguslaw Schaeffer (1929)- Little Symphony “Scultura” for Large Orchestra (1960) Poznan Philharmonic Orch, Andrzej Markowski cond.  Sept 29, […]

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352 :: 3 May 2013 :: New Arrivals

May 2nd, 2013 · No Comments

On this Friday’s program, Dennis Aman samples some new arrivals at the Other Minds office:   David Lang (b. 1957): Death Speaks: I Am Walking, You Will Return. Shara Worden, vocals and bass drum; Bryce Dessner, guitar; Nico Muhly, piano; Owen Pallett, violin and vocals. Cantaloupe Music CA21092 Frederic Rzewski (b. 1938): Four Pieces for […]

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