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1. radiOM.org - Piano Concerto by Robert Erickson [6.281% Popularity: 0.00000]
Piano Concerto by Robert Erickson Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 40 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA A dress rehearsal performance of Robert Erickson’s “Piano Concerto” given at the University of Illinois. This performance most likely dates from the 1963 premiere of the work, however it may be a recording from a later 1974 concert. Musical Selections: Piano Concerto, for piano and seven instruments (1963) / Robert Erickson Genres: 20th Century Classical ; Chamber Music Subject: 20th century classical ; Concertos (Piano with instrumental ensemble) People: Erickson, Robert, 1917-1997 Listen...
2. radiOM.org - Morning Concert A Piano Recital by Klaus Billing (Feb. 3, 1983) [6.207% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: A Piano Recital by Klaus Billing (Feb. 3, 1983) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 122 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA From a program recorded on Feb. 3, 1983, the noted German pianist Klaus Billing, is Charles Amirkhanian’s guest, performing solo piano works by Hans Werner Henze, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Aribert Reimann. As an orchestral soloist, Billing has played with such conductors as Paul Hindesmith, Hans Rosbaud, and Ernst Bour, and played concerts outside Europe in Egypt, Morocco, Iran, Pakistan, India, Japan, China, and Southeast Asia. Billing is also the author of the 500 page treatise “Piano Music Since Debussy” and has taught at the Musikhochschulen of Frankfort and Hanover, where he founded the Ensemble Neue Musik Hannover. Mr. Billing has been active in improvised and avant-garde music, and as staff pianist for German radio he has presented, often for the first time, numerous works of contemporary classical piano music. In this program, Mr. Billing plays a ...
3. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity Music by Edward MacDowell, Irving Fine, & André Jolivet [5.092% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: Music by Edward MacDowell, Irving Fine, & André Jolivet Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 63 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian introduces two works for solo piano and then a piano concerto. The first piece is by the American composer, Edward MacDowell, whose estate in Peterborough, NH was later converted by his widow into a sanctuary named the MacDowell Colony, where to this day artists can go to spend several months in peaceful surroundings and work on their art. The second piece, by Irving Fine, was actually composed while he was a resident of the Colony. The final piece in this program is André Jolivet’s piano concerto, heard here in an out-of-print, mono recording from the 1950s. Musical Selections: Woodland Sketches, Op. 51 (1896) / Edward MacDowell -- Music for Piano [2nd & 3rd movements] (1947) / Irving Fine -- Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (1950) / André Jolivet Performers: Vivian Rifkin, piano (Woodland Sketches) Irving Fine, piano (Music for ...
4. radiOM.org - A Concert by the San Francisco Conservatory New Music Ensemble, (April 2, 1971) [5.086% Popularity: 0.00000]
A Concert by the San Francisco Conservatory New Music Ensemble, (April 2, 1971) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 20 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA A recording of a concert given by the San Francisco Conservatory New Music Ensemble on April 2. 1971. The concert features “Four Systems” an aleatoric work by Earle Brown, “Concert for Piano and Orchestra” by John Cage, and the U. S. premiere of Arne Mellnäs’ “Capricorn Flakes’” a quartet for harpsichord, piano, glockenspiel, vibraphone. The ensemble, featuring students and other musicians connected to the Conservatory, is directed by Howard Hersh. Musical Selections: Four Systems (1954) (6:31) / Earle Brown -- Concert for Piano and Orchestra (1957-58) (4:05) / John Cage -- Capricorn Flakes (1970) (7:30) / Arne Mellnäs Performers: New Music Ensemble of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Howard Hersh, conductor Genre: New Music Subject: New music ; Aleatory music ; Concertos (Piano) ; Quartets (Harpsichord, piano, glockenspiel, vibraphone...
5. radiOM.org - Portrait of Composer Colin McPhee [5.083% Popularity: 0.00000]
Portrait of Composer Colin McPhee Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 18 min Event Type: Documentary Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian introduces the life and music of Colin McPhee (1901-1964), with commentary by Henry Cowell and Lou Harrison. A classically trained pianist and composer, McPhee became prominent in the 1930's modern music movement in New York. His life and music changed direction when he discovered Balinese music in 1931. He moved to Bali and thoroughly studied the indigenous music. McPhee composed music incorporating Balinese themes. His book “Music in Bali”, is the definitive text on the subject. Listen to McPhee and Benjamin Britten performing "Tabuh Teluh," Balinese melodies transcribed for piano four-hands, and excerpts from the 1936 orchestral suite "Tabuh Tabuhan", and "Concerto for Piano and Wind Octet." Musical Selections: Tabuh Teluh [based on a traditional Indonesian melody] / Colin McPhee --Tabuh Tabuhan [excerpt] (1936) / Colin McPhee -- Concerto for Piano and Wind O...
6. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity The Early Music of Roger Sessions [5.077% 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 (...
7. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity American Music on 78s [5.076% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: American Music on 78s Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 55 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA In the first show of what was destined to become the longest running American radio program devoted to new and avant-garde music, host Charles Amirkhanian, introduces three out-of-print works by American composers. There is an early sonata by Leonard Bernstein, a Concerto for harp and wind ensemble by Carlos Salzedo, and finally a string quartet by Walter Piston. All the recordings date to the 1930s and 40s, and were originally released on 78s. Musical Selections: Sonata for Clarinet & Piano (1942) / Leonard Bernstein -- Concerto for Harp and Seven Winds (1926) / Carlos Salzedo -- String Quartet No. 1 (1933) / Walter Piston Performers: David Oppenheim, clarinet (Sonata) Leonard Bernstein, piano (Sonata) Lucile Lawrence, harp (Concerto) Barrere Ensemble of Wind Instruments (Concerto) Dorian String Quartet (Quartet) Genre: 20th Century Classical Subject: 20th century classical ; Sonata...
8. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Lou Harrison & Bill Colvig [5.076% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Lou Harrison & Bill Colvig Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 117 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) Recorded on February 16, 1989 as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series, Charles Amirkhanian talks with one of America's most distinguished composers, Lou Harrison, whose use of gamelan instruments and interest in word music helped bring an appreciation of Pacific and Asian music to the United States. William Colvig collaborated with Harrison for many years, building original and gamelan-inspired instruments. The program begins with Eric Marin's film documenting Harrison & Colvig, and continues with excerpts from Harrison's “Piano Concerto” (featuring Keith Jarrett) and "Suite for Violin, Piano and Small Orchestra." The second part of the program includes a demonstration of original instruments by Harrison & Colvig. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Piano Concerto [excerpt] (1985) / Lou Harrison ...
9. radiOM.org - The Composer Loren Rush [5.074% Popularity: 0.00000]
The Composer: Loren Rush Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 73 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA From a recording made on November 21, 1967, composer Loren Rush introduces a program of his own music. After beginning the program with an untitled piano piece that he was still working on, Rush then plays a recording of Dwight Peltzer premiering Rush’s 1963 composition “Hexahedron” which is an aleatoric composition scored for solo piano. Next Rush discusses the characteristics of much of his music and his basic compositional style, followed by a live demonstration of some of the characteristics or events of “Hexahedron,” thus providing a fascinating look at the inner workings of a composer’s mind. The next piece heard is “Nexus 16” for chamber orchestra from a 1965 performance at University of California at Berkeley’s Hertz Hall, with the composer conducting an ensemble of local musicians. Rush concludes the program by highlighting his work as a performer, by playing a recording of...
10. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Charles Wuorinen [5.073% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Charles Wuorinen Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 127 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Recorded on January 17, 1985 as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series, Charles Amirkhanian interviews New York composer Charles Wuorinen. Wuorinen is part of the Uptown School of American composers and he discusses the difference between his type of music and that produced by the Downtown School of minimalists and aleatoric influenced composers. Indeed, over the years, Wuorinen has been a strong critic of many avant-garde trends in music, claiming that many composers have strayed far away from the “patrimony” of the European classical tradition. He also voices his opinions about patronage of the arts and the lack of standards in modern composition as well as taking questions from the live audience. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Piano Concerto No. 3 [1st movement] (1983) (6:29) -- Piano Concerto No. 3 [2nd movement] (1983) (13:03) -- Piano ...
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