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A Concert by the New Music Ensemble (March 10, 1972)

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 116 min
Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA

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A concert mixing classical piano works and new music for instrumental ensemble, sponsored by the San Francisco Conservatory New Music Ensemble, and given on March 10, 1972 at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco. The concert features works by Robert Erickson, Richard Felciano, Toshi Ichiyanagi, and Loren Rush, all performed by the Ensemble. Also included are piano works by Robert Schumann, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Franz Liszt, and Frédéric Chopin, performed by Robert Helps.

Musical Selections:  Pacific Sirens, for ensemble and tape (1969) (13:15) / Robert Erickson -- Illusions Perdues (”Lost Illusions”) (ca. 1859) (8:40) / Louis Moreau Gottschalk -- Libeslied (Widmung), Op. 51 No. 5 (1849) (3:40) / Robert Schumann [arr. for piano by Franz Liszt] -- Frühlingsnacht (”Night in Spring”), Op. 39 No. 12 (1840) (2:40) / Robert Schumann [arr. for piano by Franz Liszt] -- La Chute des Feuilles (”The Falling Leaves”), a nocturne, Op. 42 (1860) (6:00) / Louis Moreau Gottschalk -- Lamentations for Jani Christou, for ensemble and electronics (8:45) / Richard Felciano -- La Lugubre Gondola (”The Lugubrious Gondola”) (1882-85) (7:45) / Franz Liszt -- Polonaise in F-sharp Minor, Op. 44 (1841) (10:20) / Frédéric Chopin -- The Banjo, a caprice (1854-55) (4:30) / Louis Moreau Gottschalk -- Appearance (1967) (14:10) / Toshi Ichiyanagi -- Dans le Sable (1967-68) (21:00) / Loren Rush
Performers:  San Francisco Conservatory New Music Ensemble (Pacific ; Lamentations ; Appearance ; Dans)
Martin Bresnick, conductor (Pacific)
Robert Helps, piano (all solo piano works)
Richard Felciano, conductor (Lamentations)
Loren Rush, conductor (Appearance ; Dans)
Anna Carol Dudley, soprano (Dans)
Linda Ashworth, violin (Dans)
Carol Kuzdenyi, piano (Dans)
Martin Bresnick, speaker (Dans)
Genres:  Classical Music; Electro-Acoustic / Electronic
Subject:  19th century classical; 20th century classical; New music; Electro-acoustic; Electronic music; Instrumental ensembles; Aleatory music; Piano music; Trios (Organ, trombone, cello); Monologues with music (Chorus with instrumental ensemble)
People:  Amirkhanian, Charles; Erickson, Robert, 1917-1997; Bresnick, Martin; Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869; Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856; Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886; Felciano, Richard; Helps, Robert; Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849; Ichiyanagi, Toshi, 1933-; Rush, Loren, 1935-; Dudley, Anna Carol; Ashworth, Linda (Violinist); Kuzdenyi, Carol
Recording Date:  3/10/1972
First Broadcast Date:  6/30/1973
 
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