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1. radiOM.org - A Concert by the Bay Area Women's Philharmonic [5.076% Popularity: 0.00000]
A Concert by the Bay Area Women's Philharmonic Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 78 min Event Type: Music A recording of a concert given by the Bay Area Women’s Philharmonic featuring three works by women composers, Ethel Smyth, Peggy Glanville-Hicks, and Diane Thome, as well as one work Paul Hindemith. Recorded at the First Congregational Church in San Francisco on October 21, 1989. Founded in 1981 by Miriam Abrams, Elizabeth Seja Min and Nan Washburn, the Bay Area Women's Philharmonic, (later known as The Women's Philharmonic ), specialized in performing music by woman composers. Before its official disbandment in 2004 the orchestra premiered over 130 compositions, many of which it had commissioned. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Overture to Les Naufrageurs (“The Wreckers”) (1902-04) (10:00) / Ethel Smyth -- Concerto Romantico, for viola (1957) (23:30) / Peggy Glanville-Hicks -- The Golden Messengers: In 8 short movements (1985) (15:00) / Diane Thome Performers: Bay Area Woman’s Philharmonic JoA...
2. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity Composer William Hibbard [5.071% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: Composer William Hibbard Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 137 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian interviews William Hibbard, Music Director of the Center of New Music at the University of Iowa, who was spending his summer in the Bay Area. A number of his pieces are played and the composer describes his affection for 12 tone music. Later in the program, Charles plays a number of works by composers also teaching at the University of Iowa. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Menage (1974) -- Bass Trombone, Bass Clarinet, Harp (1973) -- Concerto for Viola and Orchestra (1977) -- Round One ... and Another One (April 2, 1978) Performers: Susan Mattson, soprano (Menage) Joseph Kozera, trumpet (Menage) William Hibbard, violin (Menage) Jon English, bass trombone (Bass) Charles West, bass clarinet (Bass) Motter Forman, harp (Bass) University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra (Concerto) James Dixon, conductor (Concerto) William Hibbard, viola (Concerto) Steven S...
3. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Charles Amirkhanian's Last Morning Concert as KPFA Music Director [5.069% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Charles Amirkhanian's Last Morning Concert as KPFA Music Director Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 122 min Event Type: Interview Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) The last Morning Concert with Charles Amirkhanian at the helm kicks off with an interview with David Harrington of the Kronos Quartet. This interview was recorded just prior to a concert by the Quartet at the Theater Artaud that was to feature new compositions by Mr. Bungle and Thomas Mapfumo written for the Kronos Quartet. The various roles individual players have within the Quartet is described. The second half of the program is dedicated to taking phone calls from listeners reminiscing with Charles about his time at the station. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: [excerpt from the CD "Facing North"] (1990) / Meredith Monk -- Carousel (1991) / Mr. Bungle -- [unidentified piece] / Thomas Mapfumo -- Slowly Growing Deaf (1991) / Mr. Bungle -- Viola Concerto [1st movement] (1985) / Alfred Schnittke -...
4. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Composer Roger Nixon [5.064% 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 ...
5. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Guitarissimo, Part Two. Ensemble Music [1.336% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Guitarissimo, Part Two. Ensemble Music Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 118 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA From a program recorded on September 9, 1992, guitar virtuoso and professor, David Tanenbaum joins Charles Amirkhanian for a second program of contemporary guitar music, this time focusing on new works for guitar and instrumental ensemble. Works heard include two by Dutch composer, Chiel Meijering, performed by the Amsterdam Guitar Trio with additional help from violist, Esther Apituley. Also included in this program is a composition for guitar, oboe d’amore, and orchestra by Tōru Takemitsu, “Time Grids” for guitar and pre-recorded tape by Shirish Korde, and a couple of pieces by Hans Werner Henze, including an excerpt from his “El Cimarrón” which is based on the true tale of a runaway slave. In the second half of the program John Schneider plays a on a guitar that has been ingeniously tuned in just intonation so as to be able to present Lou Harrison...
6. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Peggy Glanville-Hicks and Her Odyssey [0.910% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Peggy Glanville-Hicks and Her Odyssey Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 107 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Born Dec. 29, 1912 in Melbourne, Australia, Peggy Glanville-Hicks was, until recently, virtually unknown in her native country. In 1931 she won a scholarship to the Royal College of Music in London, where she studied composition, piano and conducting with the cream of British musical life: Ralph Vaughan Williams, Arthur Benjamin, Constant Lambert, and Malcolm Sargent. A traveling scholarship sent her to Vienna in 1936 to study with Egon Wellesz and to Paris for sessions with Nadia Boulanger. From 1942 to 1959, she lived in the United States, becoming active as a resourceful and inventive concert organizer, and as a brilliant music critic for the “New York Herald Tribune”, where her colleagues were Virgil Thomson, Lou Harrison and Paul Bowles. After leaving New York, she settled in Greece before returning to Australia in the mid-seventies. Her own music...
7. radiOM.org - Morning Concert An Interview with Hans Moldenhauer & Music by Darius Milhaud [0.432% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: An Interview with Hans Moldenhauer & Music by Darius Milhaud Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 70 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Ron Erickson interviews musicologist Hans Moldenhauer, who with his wife Rosaleen, had recently published a book on Anton Webern. Moldenhauer has also collected a significant archive of documents, manuscripts, and musical scores that encompass the history of music from the Middle Ages through the 20th Century, including a vast amount of materials pertaining to Webern and Schoenberg. The program concludes with a performance of the “Spring” and “Summer” concertos from Darius Milhaud’s “Four Seasons”. Musical Selections: Spring (”Concertino de printemps”), for violin and chamber orchestra, Op. 135 (1934) / Darius Milhaud -- Summer (”Concertino d’été”), for viola and ensemble of 9 instruments, Op. 311 (1951) / Darius Milhaud Performers: Szymon Goldberg, violin (Spring) Ernst Wallfisch, viola (Summer) Genre: 20th Century Classical Subj...
8. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 7: Artist Forum and Concert 1, March 8, 2001 (video) [0.095% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 7: Artist Forum and Concert 1, March 8, 2001 (video) View Item Type: Video Duration: 145 min Event Type: Lecture and Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds The 7th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 7) began with a concert held on March 8, 2001, at the Cowell Theater of the Fort Mason Center, in San Francisco. Beginning a new tradition the night’s festivities began with a panel discussion, moderated by Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian, who introduces a number of the evening’s featured composers and performers. Pianist Eve Egoyan, talks about the challenges of performing the works of Alan Hovhaness and Alvin Curran as well as relating her personal experience as a musician of Armenian parents growing up in Canada. Serbian composer Aleksandra Vrebalov describes her collaboration with the Kronos Quartet, who been instrumental in introducing her works to Western audiences. Chris Brown, best known for his electronic and computer music, discusses his ...
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