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1. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity Interview with Daniel Kobialka [4.921% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: Interview with Daniel Kobialka Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 84 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA From a recording made in 1973 violinist Daniel Kobialka is interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian after having just recently returned from Atlanta, GA, where he gave the world premiere performance of Ben Weber’s “Violin Concerto”. Kobialka, who was on the faculty at Hayward State, talks about his many performances of works by living composers, including Lou Harrison, Henry Brant, Leonard Bernstein, and many more. In addition Kobialka describes his first forays into composition, including a collaboration with a rock band. (from KPFA Folio) Musical Selections: Concerto in Slendro (1961) / Lou Harrison -- Rakka, for violin and tape (1970) / Glen Glasow -- Hieroglyphics II (1966) / Henry Brant -- Untitled Piece [”Echoes (1973)”] / Daniel Kobialka -- Fantasy Variations / Donald Martino Performers: Daniel Kobialka, violin (all selections) Robert Hughes, conductor (Concer...
2. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Guitarissimo, Part Two. Ensemble Music [4.901% 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...
3. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Henry Brant [4.205% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Henry Brant Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 98 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian interviews avant-garde composer Henry Brant about his life and music on February 9, 1984 as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series. Brant is perhaps best known for his work with spacial music, that is music for spatially distinct groups of instruments, with many of his compositions calling for multiple ensembles performing in different parts of a concert hall. (Note: original recording starts in mid-speech) Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Percussion Symphony [1st movement] (1951) -- Inside Track (1982) -- Vuur onder Water (Fire under Water) [excerpt] (1983) Performers: CalArts Twentieth Century Players, (Inside Track) Amy Snyder, co-conductor (Inside Track) Henry Brant, co-conductor (Inside Track) Yvar Mikhashoff, piano (Inside Track) Genres: New Music ; Orchestral Music Subject: Brant, Henry, 1913- ; New music ; Orchestral musi...
4. radiOM.org - Piano Concerto by Robert Erickson [4.018% 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...
5. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Alan Hovhaness, Oct. 1989 [3.999% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Alan Hovhaness, Oct. 1989 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 127 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian interviews composer Alan Hovhaness for the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series, recorded on October 3, 1989. The Armenian-American composer discusses the roots of his musical expression and demonstrates various techniques on the piano. His music is performed by New York pianist Şahan Arzruni, who brings unexcelled vigor to Hovhaness’ early keyboard works and who himself poses some pertinent questions and introduces his evaluation and analysis. Arzruni is later joined by percussionist William Winant in a stirring rendition of selected movements from the rarely performed “Invocations to Vahaken”. (from KPFA Folio) Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Midnight Bell [from “Five Visionary Landscapes, Op. 214”] (1965) / Alan Hovhaness -- Two Ghazals, Op. 36a"b (1963) / Alan Hovhaness -- Khaldis, Op. 91 [excerpt] (1951) / Alan Hovhan...
6. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 10, Concert 1: 02 “Flute Concerto No. 1” by Hanna Kulenty [3.992% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 10, Concert 1: 02 “Flute Concerto No. 1” by Hanna Kulenty Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 22 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) Hanna Kulenty was born in 1961 in Bialystok, Poland. She began her musical education as a pianist at the Grazyna Bacewicz Elementary Music School in Warsaw. She studied composition at the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw and did her postgraduate work in composition with Louis Andriessen, at the Royal Conservatory of Music in The Hague, The Netherlands. Recognized as one of Europe's emerging composers, Kulenty was awarded the 2003 UNESCO Rostrum of Composers prize for her “Trumpet Concerto”. Previous awards include a DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) scholarship to Berlin and composition commissions and scholarships from the governments of Poland and Holland. The highly charged energy of her music is based on a finely woven web of contrasting rhythms and tempi, laid out in long-lin...
7. radiOM.org - Morning Concert John Adams’ “Nixon in China” and an interview with Harvey Sollberger [3.991% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: John Adams’ “Nixon in China” and an interview with Harvey Sollberger Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 128 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA This program, recorded on March 10, 1988, begins with Charles Amirkhanian’s brief interview with composer Harvey Sollberger in which they discuss two of Sollberger’s works, “Persian Golf” and “Three or Four Things I Know About the Oboe.” The two are then joined by composer John Adams for a discussion about the state of New Music in the San Francisco Bay Area. The bulk of the program is then dedicated to John Adams’ blockbuster opera “Nixon in China.” This masterwork of contemporary opera was written in collaboration with director Peter Sellars and poet Alice Goodman, and at the time of this recording was just about to be released on compact disc. This recording of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s production (December, 1987, NY) features singers John Duykers and Carolann Page, among others. The opera tells the story of Pres...
8. radiOM.org - The Life and Music of George Antheil (Program Two) [3.590% Popularity: 0.00000]
The Life and Music of George Antheil (Program Two) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 135 min Event Type: Documentary Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) The second of three programs on the extraordinary career of George Antheil, hosted by Charles Amirkhanian. This programs covers the years 1927 to 1947. Topics discussed include Antheil's opera “Transatlantic,” his works for George Balanchine; and his interest in endocrinology. Also included are comments by fellow composers Nicolas Slonimsky and Henry Brant. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Symphony No. 4 (1942) -- Decatur in Algiers (1943) -- Sonatina, for violin and piano [excerpt] Genres: Orchestral Music ; 20th Century Classical Subject: Antheil, George, 1900-1959 ; Brant, Henry, 1913- ; 20th century classical ; Orchestral music ; Symphonies (Chamber orchestra) ; Sonatas (Violin and piano) ; Operas People: Amirkhanian, Charles ; Antheil, George, 1900-1959 ; Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 ; Brant, Henry, 1913- First Broadcas...
9. radiOM.org - Music of Andrew Imbrie [3.590% Popularity: 0.00000]
Music of Andrew Imbrie Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 134 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA On April 6, 1971, in honor of Andrew Imbrie's 50th birthday, Charles Amirkhanian interviews the Berkeley based composer and plays a selection of his music, including his “Violin Concerto” of 1954 and his “String Quartet No. 4” from 1969. Imbrie studied briefly with Nadio Boulanger in Paris in 1937, and was also a student of Roger Sessions. He taught at the University of California in Berkeley from 1949 until his retirement in 1991, and died in 2007. Joining Amirkhanian and Imbrie for a lively discussion about Imbrie’s music, early influences, and the differences between neoclassicism and romanticism, was the San Francisco Chronicle’s music critic, Robert Commanday. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Dandelion Wine (1967) -- String Quartet No. 1 [2nd movement] (1942) -- Violin Concerto (1954) Performers: Fred Lerdahl, conductor (Dandelion) Juilliard String Quartet (Quartet No. 1) Carrol...
10. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity The Early Music of Roger Sessions [3.586% 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 (...
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