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21. radiOM.org - Morning Concert John Cage Memorial Program Upon His 80th Birthday [3.983% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: John Cage Memorial Program Upon His 80th Birthday Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 117 min Event Type: Documentary Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) From September 4, 1992, Charles Amirkhanian introduces a retrospective on the life of composer John Cage, whose work has had a great influence on artistic thought in the 20th Century, and who had just passed away a few weeks before what would have been his 80th birthday on September 5th 1992. Richard Friedman, and composer, author, and critic Charles Shere join in the commentary, and archival recordings of Cage’s voice complete the festivities. Also heard during this program are live telephone interviews with Laura Kuhn, who had assisted Cage with many of his affairs from 1986 until his death; Remy Charlip, author, choreographer, dancer, and close personal friend of Cage and Lou Harrison; and composer Christian Wolff, who as a 16 year old in 1950 studied with Cage and later became a good friend. The contrast b...
22. radiOM.org - Six Modern Swedish Composers [3.979% Popularity: 0.00000]
Six Modern Swedish Composers Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 123 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA In a program that was probably first broadcast in 1969 or 1970, Bennett Tarshish presents the works of six 20th Century Swedish composers. The program begins with a piece of electronic music by Jan Morthenson, entitled “Neutron Star”. Next, is a work scored for soprano and chamber ensemble called “Landscape of Dreams” by Maurice Karkoff. This is followed by an electro-acoustic work by Jan Bark, called “Bar”, on which the composer plays all the instruments as well as providing all electronic manipulation. The program then continues with two works by Bengt Hambræus, first is “Fresque Sonore” for instrumental ensemble and electronic tape followed by an orchestral work entitled “Transfiguration”. Next is “Altisonans” by Karl Birger Blomdahl a musique concrète piece featuring bird songs, and finally the electronic work “1/1967: Nya släpkoppel med vida världen, besök, äventyr, lindringar, etc.’ by...
23. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Spirit Catchers: Laetitia Sonami & Janice Giteck [3.978% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Spirit Catchers: Laetitia Sonami & Janice Giteck Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 115 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian interviews two outstanding women composers, both of whom have combined their artistic and spiritual lives in search for new meaning, understanding, and creativity. Laetitia de Compiègne Sonami, born in Paris in 1957, studied with composer Eliane Radigue. In 1977 she moved to the United States to study electronic music. She has worked as a recording engineer and performer, and often utilizes electronics of her own making in her compositions. Her electronic works, several of which are heard in the first half of this program, mix extraordinary electronic sounds with selections of texts, songs, music, and ambient sounds, to produce absolutely exquisite and entrancing soundscapes. Janice Giteck studied at Mills College in the 1960s and was one of the last students of Darius Milhaud. She studied further in Paris with Olivier Me...
24. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Ivan Wyschnegradsky: A Memorial Tribute [3.880% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Ivan Wyschnegradsky: A Memorial Tribute Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 130 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) On September 29, 1979, Ivan Wyschnegradsky died in Paris at the age of 86. Only in the last two years of his life did he become widely recognized in Europe for his contributions to the repertoire. Since the early 1920s he had composed in various microtonal systems in an attempt to expand the possibilities of musical expression. Presented in this program is the first American broadcast of Wyschnegradsky’s early (1916-17) mystical work “La Journee de l’Existence”. The performance, commissioned and recorded by Radio France, is stirring and extremely beautiful. In addition Charles Amirkhanian presents the first radio broadcast of his last interview with Wyschnegradsky, recorded at the composer’s Paris studio on June 4, 1976. (from KPFA Folio) Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: [unidentified quarter-tone piano music] -...
25. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity A Tribute to Wergo Records [3.589% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: A Tribute to Wergo Records Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 29 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian plays a selection of music released by the Wergo label in Germany. Specializing in contemporary classical music, often with an avant-garde edge, Wergo Records was founded in 1962 by the art historian Werner Goldschmidt. Works heard in this program range from the electronic music of Herbert Eimert, harpsichord music by György Ligeti, an absolutely fantastic operatic cover of the Beatles song, “Ticket to Ride” performed by vocalist extraordinaire, Cathy Berberian, who also provides the vocals for Roman Haubenstock-Ramati’s “Credentials, or Think Think, Lucy”. Listen in to discover one of the new music record labels of all time. Musical Selections: Epitaph für Aikichi Kuboyama (1958-62) (7:09) / Herbert Eimert -- Continuum, for harpsichord (1968) (3:46) / György Ligeti -- Ticket to Ride (2:00) / John Lennon & Paul McCartney -- Credentials, or Think Think, Lucy (...
26. radiOM.org - Evenings on the Roof Harry Partch Series No. 4 [3.587% Popularity: 0.00000]
Evenings on the Roof: Harry Partch Series No. 4 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 55 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFK After an introduction by Peter Yates, Harry Partch introduces himself, his 43-tone scale, and demonstrates his instruments. A number of Partch's pieces are then heard with a brief introduction to each. Towards the end of the program, Peter Yates reads from an article he wrote describing Partch's music, especially "Revelation in the Courthouse Park." This program was originally recorded in Sept. 1965. Musical Selections: [Examples of Partch's 43 note scale and his various instruments] -- [wordless piece marked "steady in an ancient Phrygian scale"] -- [wordless piece marked "steady in a Greek enharmonic scale"] -- The Rose [text by Ella Young] (1942) -- The Crane (1945) -- The Wind [texts by Ella Young & Lao-Tze] -- The Waterfall [text by Ella Young] (1946-50) -- The Letter -- The Street [text by Willard Motley] (1946-50) Genres: Microtonal Music ; Unconvention...
27. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Carl Stone & Nicolas Slonimsky [3.584% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Carl Stone & Nicolas Slonimsky Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 124 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) Los Angeles based, electro-acoustic, composer Carl Stone joins Charles Amirkhanian to talk about his music, including pieces that sample songs by Whitney Houston (”How Will I Know”) and the Beach Boys (”Fun, Fun, Fun”). Also in this program, which was recorded in 1987, composer, musical bibliographer, and raconteur extraordinaire, Nicolas Slonimsky, pops into the KPFA studio, to talk about his career, much of which was spent popularizing the music of Varèse and other modern composers. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Songs I-IX / Stuart Smith -- Everett & Jones / Carl Stone -- Wall Me Do / Carl Stone -- Vim / Carl Stone -- Arcana [excerpt] (1925-27) / Edgard Varèse Performers: Brian Johnson, percussion & voice (Songs) Carl Stone, electronics (Everett ; Wall ; Vim) Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Arcana) Jean Martinon, conduc...
28. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity Composer Silvia Nakkach [3.583% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: Composer Silvia Nakkach Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 61 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian interviews composer, performer, and music therapist Silvia Nakkach (pronounced ‘nah-kash’). Born in Buenos Aires, Nakkach studied composition at Mills College with Anthony Braxton and David Rosenboom. She has since gone on to become the founder and director of The Vox Mundii Project, where Nakkach uses her singing as a means of healing, and has explored the integration of classical and indigenous chants with other spiritual practices. Musical Selections: Sound Forest / Silvia Nakkach -- The Nature of Change: Introduction ; Tango (To A. Piazzolla) ; Raga Duet / Silvia Nakkach -- Hasa (”Playful & Joyful”) / Silvia Nakkach -- Dhyana (”Contemplation”) / Silvia Nakkach -- Cutting Forces [excerpt from the opera “Amazonia Insight”) / Silvia Nakkach -- Woody / Silvia Nakkach -- Fuga / Astor Piazzolla [arr. by Egberto Gismonti] -- Tribal Dances [excerpt fro...
29. radiOM.org - Morning Concert An Interview with Caroline Gautier [3.580% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: An Interview with Caroline Gautier Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 33 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA From a program recorded on July 16, 1980, Charles Amirkhanian interviews the French actress and singer, Caroline Gautier, while also introducing the listener to much of her music. Gautier talks about her investigation of early examples of spoken ballads or musical declamations. To highlight her comments Amirkhanian presents three seldom performed works, composed by Robert Schumann, and performed by Gautier and pianist Michaël Lévinas. Gautier provides the story behind each piece as well as describing how her acting talent is incorporated into these performances, and the relationship between these Romantic pieces and the later theatrical songs of Bertolt Brecht. Musical Selections: Schön Hedwig, for speaker and piano, Op. 106 [text by Christian Friedrich Hebbel] (1849) (6:15) / Robert Schumann -- Die Flüchtlinge (”The Fugitives”), Op. 122, No. 2, for speake...
30. radiOM.org - Harry Partch: Twelve Intrusions [3.579% Popularity: 0.00000]
Harry Partch: Twelve Intrusions Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 58 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA From a program originally broadcast in 1956, avant-garde composer Harry Partch discusses receiving notoriety for using a scale of 43 separate tones, and for his original instruments, with additional references to his "Genesis of a Music". There is also a brief introduction to, and then the playing of, Partch’s "Twelve Intrusions," the recording of which is played by five musicians under Partch's direction. The pieces are: “Study in an Ancient Phrygian Scale”, “Study in the Ancient Greek Enharmonic Scale”, “The Rose”, “The Crane”, “The Wind”, “The Waterfall”, “The Letter”, “The Street”, “Vanity”, “Lover”, “Soldiers/War/Another War”, and “Chamber Music”. “Plectra & Percussion Dances” is the final piece and includes three sections: “Castor and Pollux”, “Ring Around the Moon”, and “Even Wild Horses”. Musical Selections: Study in an Ancient Phrygian Scale -- Study in the Ancient G...
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