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31. radiOM.org - Pacifica Chamber Players A Concert by the Pacifica Chamber Players, (Jan. 16, 1972) [1.292% Popularity: 0.00000]
Pacifica Chamber Players: A Concert by the Pacifica Chamber Players, (Jan. 16, 1972) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 85 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA A recording of a concert by the Pacifica Chamber Players given at the Berkeley Piano Club on January 16, 1972. The program features chamber works composed over the past three centuries, beginning with Mendelssohn’s ‘Piano Sextet in D Major” and Mozart’s “Oboe Quartet in F Major.” These are followed by three 20th century works, a short piece for piano four hands by Ricklen Nobis, Paul Juon’s “Divertimento” for clarinet and two violas, and finally a Quintet by Sergey Prokofiev. The Pacifica Chamber Players was a local San Francisco Bay Area Ensemble that performed regularly on KPFA during the 1970s. Musical Selections: Sextet in D Major, Op. 110, for strings and piano (1824) (22:34) / Felix Mendelssohn -- Oboe Quartet in F Major, K. 370, for oboe and strings (1781) (15:52) / Wolfgang Ameadeus Mozart -- Theme and Variations, for piano four ...
32. radiOM.org - Oakland Museum Concerts Chamber Music Concert, April 16, 1971 [1.036% Popularity: 0.00000]
Oakland Museum Concerts: Chamber Music Concert, April 16, 1971 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 82 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA This is the third in a series of four concerts of chamber music put on by the Oakland Museum in the Spring of 1971. The focus of the concerts was works by contemporary California composers, although the programs also included other works, as seen fit by the program director Donald Cobb. Thus this third concert, recorded on April 16, 1971, includes works by William Byrd, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Carl Ruggles, Andrew Imbrie, Joseph Haydn, and Henry Cowell. All performed by local San Francisco Bay Area musicians. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Fantasia No. 1 (5:05) / William Byrd -- Second Concert: La Laborde (3:30) ; La Boucon (3:15) ; L’agaçante (1:40) ; First Menuet ; Second Menuet / Jean Philippe Rameau -- Angels (1920) (3:10) / Carl Ruggles -- Serenade (1952) (18:20) / Andrew Imbrie Performers: Nathan Rubin, violin (Fantasia ; Concert ; Angels) Ronald Ericks...
33. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity The Early Music of Roger Sessions [0.924% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: The Early Music of Roger Sessions Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 59 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian presents three works from the early period of the American composer, Roger Sessions. Born in 1896, Sessions studied music at Harvard and Yale, where his teachers included Ernest Bloch. After traveling for a number of years in Europe, where he also started writing his first major works, Sessions returned to the United States to teach at Princeton and U. C. Berkeley, where he influenced a whole generation of composers including Milton Babbitt, Earl Kim, John Adams, Andrew Imbrie, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, and many more. The compositions heard during this program include two works for solo piano, “From My Diary” and “Sonata No. 1”. The program concludes with Session’s “Concerto for Violin and Orchestra” performed by Paul Zukofsky with Gunther Schuller conducting the ORTF Orchestra. Musical Selections: From my Diary (1937"40) (9:00) -- Sonata No. 1 for Piano (...
34. radiOM.org - Homage to Darius Milhaud Concert, April 26, 1971 [0.909% Popularity: 0.00000]
Homage to Darius Milhaud Concert, April 26, 1971 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 92 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA A concert of Darius Milhaud’s music, given on April 26, 1971, on the occasion of the composer’s retirement from the Mills College faculty after 31 years. Jean-Louis LeRoux conducts the Mills Performing Group with soloists Madeleine Milhaud, Naomi Sparrow and Betty Woo. The first selection heard, “La muse ménagère”, was played as people were still entering the music hall and therefore there is a bit of crowd noise, and the actual performer is uncertain. However this is but a small distraction from what is otherwise a wonderful tribute to one of the great 20th century composers. Part 1 of 4: Musical Selections: La Muse Ménagère, Op. 245 (”The Household Muse”) (1945) (19:00) -- Musique pour Graz, Op. 429 (1968"69) (15:30) Performers: Mills Performing Group (Graz) Jean-Louis LeRoux, conductor (Graz) Naomi Sparrow, piano (Muse) or Betty Woo, piano (Muse) Genres: 20th Century Cl...
35. radiOM.org - Oakland Museum Concerts Chamber Music Concert, March 12, 1971 [0.670% Popularity: 0.00000]
Oakland Museum Concerts: Chamber Music Concert, March 12, 1971 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 87 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA This is the second in a series of four concerts of chamber music put on by the Oakland Museum in the Spring of 1971. The focus of the concerts was works by contemporary California composers, although the programs also included other works, as seen fit by the program director Donald Cobb. Thus this second concert, recorded on March 12, 1971, includes songs by Claudio Monteverdi, Virgil Thomson with Gertrude Stein, and Ralph Vaughan Williams, as well as chamber works by Ernest Bloch, and Leon Kirchner. All performed by local San Francisco Bay Area musicians. Part 1 of 3: Musical Selections: Continuo Madrigals: Lamento della Ninfa (1638) (6:30) ; Si dolce e il tormento (1624) (3:00) ; Zefiro torna e di soavi accenti (1632) (8:30) / Claudio Monteverdi Performers: Kristine Comendant, soprano (Lamento ; Si Dolce) Bruce Brewer, tenor (Lamento ; Zefiro) David Hammer,...
36. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Composer Roger Nixon [0.589% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Composer Roger Nixon Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 128 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA In an interview recorded on January 18, 1979, Roger Nixon joins Charles Amirkhanian in the KPFA studio to introduce a selection of his music. Nixon was born in Tulare, California, in 1921, and studied composition at the University of California with Roger Sessions, Ernest Bloch, and Arthur Bliss. He later studied privately with Arnold Schoenberg, an experience that he has very fond memories of, many of which he relates during this interview. Starting in 1960, Mr. Nixon was on the music faculty of San Francisco State University, where his students included Kent Nagano. He later served as Professor Emeritus of Music at San Francisco State University until his death in October of 2009. Nixon is perhaps best known for his compositions for concert band, a number of which are heard here. Also played in this program is his full length concerto for viola. Part 1 of 2: Musical ...
37. radiOM.org - Morning Concert The Music by Johanna Magdalena Beyer, Mar. 30, 1990 [0.541% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: The Music by Johanna Magdalena Beyer, Mar. 30, 1990 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 110 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA This is the second of two programs devoted to the works of the largely forgotten German-American composer, Johanna Magdalena Beyer (1888-1944). Beyer, who died of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, was a pioneering avant-garde composer who’s works would be lost if it were not for the preservation efforts of the American Music Center in New York City, to which she had donated her scores prior to her death. Beyer was by most accounts a tall, angular, painfully self-conscious women, who nevertheless devoted herself to the cause of contemporary classical music, even serving as a personal secretary for Henry Cowell during his imprisonment on homosexual morals charges. This program includes recordings of Beyer’s music made at the second of two concerts devoted solely to Beyer’s work. The concert occurred on...
38. radiOM.org - Morning Concert The Music of Lou Harrison: A Celebration [0.469% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: The Music of Lou Harrison: A Celebration Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 131 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) From a program originally broadcast in December 1980, Charles Amirkhanian talks with composer Lou Harrison. Harrison, one of the preeminent American composers of the 20th century, is perhaps best known for is incorporation of non-Western instruments and styles into his compositions, and particularly his work with gamelan instruments and percussion ensembles. This program includes a selection of such works, most featuring gamelan instruments built by Harrison life partner William Colvig, who is also in the studio for this interview. Harrison describes the pieces played as well as providing some information about the various tuning systems employed and their relationship to earlier forms of Western classical music. Despite Harrison’s departure from traditional instruments and equal temperament, the music he has w...
39. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Tania León, 1985 [0.454% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Tania León, 1985 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 104 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Recorded on September 19, 1985 as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series, the Cuban-born composer, Tania León, talks with Charles Amirkhanian before an enthusiastic audience at the McBean Theater in San Francisco, about her work as composer, conductor, concert producer, and arts activist. At 23, a graduate of the Havana Conservatory of Music, León moved to the United States where she was a co-founder of the Dance Theater of Harlem. She remained with the company until 1978 when she resigned to devote more time to composing. She has conducted orchestras in Germany, Italy, South Africa, The Netherlands, and New York, organized a number of concert series and festivals, taught at Harvard, Yale, and the University of Michigan, and is currently a Distinguished Professor at the City University of New York. In this program she introduces a number of he...
40. radiOM.org - Morning Concert The Music of Ben Johnston [0.413% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: The Music of Ben Johnston Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 126 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) American composer Benjamin Burwell Johnston was born March 15, 1926 in Macon, GA. Living briefly in Berkeley, CA, in 1950, he was associated with Harry Partch and studied at the University of California and Mills College. From 1951 to 1983 he taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In this program, recorded in 1981, Johnston is interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian about his career, compositions, and influences. A composer fundamentally partial to microtones, Johnston discusses his discovery of just intonation, initiated by his contact with composer Partch. Heard during this program is a selection of Johnston’s microtonal music, including his string quartet built around the theme of “Amazing Grace” and his “Suite for Microtonal Music”, as well as his “Knocking Piece” in which two performers rap upon the interio...
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