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51. radiOM.org - Morning Concert A Program of Dutch Music [5.865% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: A Program of Dutch Music Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 127 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA Han Reiziger, Music Director of VPRO Radio, in the Netherlands, presents a selection of mostly 20th century classical music, by a variety of Dutch composers. One of the jurors for the 1973 Grad Prix du Disque, Reiziger produced a number of shows for KPFA as part of a cultural exchange program with VPRO, including this program recorded on November 11, 1974. In this show he plays a number of musical selections by Dutch composers, that were largely unknown and unavailable in the United States at that time. Featured composers include Otto Ketting, Rudolf Perdeck, Wouter Paap, Will Eisma, Willem Frederik Bon, and Tristan Keuris. Interspersed with these works of contemporary classical and avant-garde music are several selections of organ and harpsichord music from the late 16th and early 17th century by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, as well as short snippets of Ton de Leeuw’s “Spatial Mu...
52. radiOM.org - Holland in Art and Science Carillon Music, Bert Schierbeek, & Han Reiziger [5.862% Popularity: 0.00000]
Holland in Art and Science: Carillon Music, Bert Schierbeek, & Han Reiziger Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 60 min Event Type: Interview and Music Recorded in 1974 by the Radio Nederland Transcription Service, a program about music and culture in the Netherlands. The program begins with a performance by, and interview with, Larry Weinstein, an American student at the Netherlands Carillon School in Amersfoort. Then, after a brief review of a book about how the theories of two 19th century American fringe scientists about the Earth being hollow and habitable on the inside influenced some of the stories of Edgar Allan Poe, the program continues with an interview with Bert Schierbeek. Poet and publisher, Schierbeek, discusses the inter-workings of his cooperative publishing house De Bezige Bij or The Busy Bee. The program concludes with an interview with Dutch radio producer, Han Reiziger, who was just preparing to work for four months at KPFA in Berkeley as part of an exchange program. Reiziger menti...
53. radiOM.org - New Music America 1987: Concert No. 4 [5.862% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music America: 1987: Concert No. 4 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 41 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Joseph Franklin Additional Media Files (click to view) The 1987 New Music America Festival was held in Philadelphia during the first two weeks in October. Produced by the local ensemble Relâche, this 10 day extravaganza of adventurous musical programing featured over 20 concerts, lectures, and sound installations. A wide range of sonic delights were offered, ranging from 20th century classical works for instrumental ensemble, to examples of experimental electronic wizardry, to incomparable improvisational jazz extravaganza’s, all performed by a bevy of talented musicians and composers. The fourth concert of the Festival featured pianist Margaret Leng Tan performing works by a selection of contemporary Chinese and Japanese composers. In the first piece, “Gu Yue” or “Ancient Music” by Ge Gan-Ru, (perhaps China’s first avant-garde composer), Tan played all parts of a grand piano including p...
54. radiOM.org - New Music Seance 2008: Concert No. 1, Birds in Warped Time (video) [5.857% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music Seance: 2008: Concert No. 1, Birds in Warped Time (video) View Item Type: Video Duration: 90 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) Summoning the specters of musical forbears, and channeling the spirits of their successors, the 2008 New Music Seance Concerts featured a marathon of performances by pianist Sarah Cahill, and the dynamic violin/piano duo of Kate Stenberg and Eva-Maria Zimmermann. The concerts were held in the intimate, candle lit setting of the historic Arts & Crafts styled Swedenborgian Church in San Francisco on December 6, 2008. The first concert, entitled “Birds in Warped Time”, featured music by the pioneering American composers Percy Grainger and Steed Cowart; a host of women composers including Grażyna Bacewicz, Meredith Monk, and Lois V. Vierk; two Asian composers, Somei Satoh and Tan Dun; European masters of the avant-garde such as Per Nørgård, Luciano Berio, and Oliver Messiaen; and Dylan Mattingly a promising talent who has ye...
55. radiOM.org - Morning Concert The Music by Johanna Magdalena Beyer, Mar. 30, 1990 [5.853% 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...
56. radiOM.org - Morning Concert The Music by Johanna Magdalena Beyer, Mar. 29, 1990 [5.851% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: The Music by Johanna Magdalena Beyer, Mar. 29, 1990 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 118 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA This is the first 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 woman, 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 first of two concerts devoted solely to Beyer’s work. The concert occurred on N...
57. radiOM.org - New Music America 1987: Concert No. 9 [5.851% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music America: 1987: Concert No. 9 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 33 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Joseph Franklin Additional Media Files (click to view) The 1987 New Music America Festival was held in Philadelphia during the first two weeks in October. Produced by the local ensemble Relâche, this 10 day extravaganza of adventurous musical programing featured over 20 concerts, lectures, and sound installations. A wide range of sonic delights were offered, ranging from 20th century classical works for instrumental ensemble, to examples of experimental electronic wizardry, to incomparable improvisational jazz extravaganza’s, all performed by a bevy of talented musicians and composers. The ninth concert of the Festival featured english composer/performer Fast Forward, whose heavily rhythmic soundscapes are created from a variety of metal and sonic objects. The Peter Zummo Orchestra perform four selections from Zummo’s suite, “Six Songs”; each part with its own mood and iconic element. Th...
58. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Lars-Gunnar Bodin and New Music from Sweden [5.848% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Lars-Gunnar Bodin and New Music from Sweden Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 141 mins Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA From a program originally recorded on February 24, 1975, Charles Amirkhanian interviews visiting composer Lars-Gunnar Bodin, live in the studios of KPFA. Bodin, one of the most prominent composers in Sweden, is a leading practitioner of text-sound composition and electronic music. At the time of this recording Bodin was in the middle of a world tour that would take him to India and Iran, and yet he found the time to sit down with Amirkhanian to talk about his music as well as present a selection of compositions by other Sweden based composers. Much of the program is devoted to listening to Bodin’s “From Clouds.” The composition, elements of which were to accompany a large multi-media and theatrical piece entitled “Clouds,” features organ and other musique concrète sounds, all heavily processed by means of tape manipulation and analog synthesizer...
59. radiOM.org - New Music for Pianos : Live Recordings by ONCE [5.848% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music for Pianos : Live Recordings by ONCE Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 50 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA Based in Ann Arbor, MI, ONCE was one of the most experimental groups of American composers active in the mid-20th century. Among its members were many that even until this day remain fairly obscure, although others, such as Robert Ashley and Gordon Mumma, have gone on to become well-known throughout North America and the world. In this program you will hear a selection of early, largely aleatoric works that were first presented in a series called New Music for Pianos, and were performed at a variety of Midwestern universities during the 1960s. The program begins with “Cassiopeia” by George Cacioppo, a two minute piece consisting of four structures written on a single page. They can be played in any order and are here performed by Robert Ashley and Gordon Mumma. This is followed by Ashley’s own “Detail 2b” composed in 1962. The one obvious characteristic of the piece is the i...
60. radiOM.org - New Music Seance 2008: Concert No. 1, Birds in Warped Time [5.827% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music Seance: 2008: Concert No. 1, Birds in Warped Time Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 85 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) Summoning the specters of musical forbears, and channeling the spirits of their successors, the 2008 New Music Seance Concerts featured a marathon of performances by pianist Sarah Cahill, and the dynamic violin/piano duo of Kate Stenberg and Eva-Maria Zimmermann. The concerts were held in the intimate, candle lit setting of the historic Arts & Crafts styled Swedenborgian Church in San Francisco on December 6, 2008. The first concert, entitled “Birds in Warped Time”, featured music by the pioneering American composers Percy Grainger and Steed Cowart; a host of women composers including Grażyna Bacewicz, Meredith Monk, and Lois V. Vierk; two Asian composers, Somei Satoh and Tan Dun; European masters of the avant-garde such as Per Nørgård, Luciano Berio, and Oliver Messiaen; and Dylan Mattingly a promising talent who ha...
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