Entries from April 2014

391 :: 25 April 2014 :: Furious Music

April 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

On this program, Richard Friedman presents some furious music, and some not so furious:    Lou Harrison: Song of Quetzalcoatl (1941) William Winant, percussion. Poon Village Records 2013 Iannis Xenakis: Aïs (1980) for baritone, percussion, and orchestra Spyros Sakkas, baritone; Béatrice Daudin, percussion; Philharmonic Orchestra of Luxembourg, Arturo Tamayo, cond. Tympani 5C1177 (2009) Arthur Levering: […]

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390 :: 18 April 2014 :: New Releases

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments

On tonight’s program, Dennis Aman presents some really interesting new releases:    Ivor Darreg: from Beyond The Xenharmonic Frontier: 19 Tones, 31 Tones, and 21 Tones per Octave Ivor Darreg, keyboards;  National Society For The Decriminalization Of Microtones Julius Eastman: The Holy Presence of Joan D’Arc (1981) Jodi Beder, Sarah Carter, Barry Gold, Julie Green, […]

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389 :: 11 April 2014 :: Stabat Mater Litany

April 11th, 2014 · No Comments

On tonight’s program, Richard Friedman presents some religious music by Arvo Pärt:   Arvo Pärt: Stabat Mater (1985) Goeyvaerts String Trio; Zsuzsi Toth, soprano; Barnabas Hegyi, countertenor; Oliver Berten, tenor. Challenge Classics (NL) CC 72616 (2014) Arvo Pärt: Litany ((1994) David James, countertenor; Rogers Covy-Crump, tenor; John Potter, tenor; Gordon Jones, bass; Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; […]

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388 :: 4 April 2014 :: In Japan

April 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

Tonight, Richard Friedman presents two new recordings of music from Japan:    Maki Ishii:  For Lily – Thirteen Drum paraphrase for marimba and percussion (1988) Caroline Mallonee: Tomorrow Sharpened (2011) Haruka Fujii, solo percussion, with ensemble Haruka Fujii: INGREDIENTS – New Focus FCR 139  Satoshi Tanaka: Four Pieces for Piano (2004-2009) Satoko Inoue, piano;  EMEC […]

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