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1. radiOM.org - A Concert by the Wesleyan Gamelan Chamber Ensemble [6.275% Popularity: 0.00000]
A Concert by the Wesleyan Gamelan Chamber Ensemble Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 74 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA A splendid concert of traditional Javanese gamelan music performed by the Wesleyan Gamelan Chamber Ensemble in what was its first New York appearance. Recorded at the Asia House in New York City, January 17, 1971. The ensemble is composed of native Javanese teachers and their students at Wesleyan University. The instruments used include a gender, kendang, rebab, gambang, & slentem. Musical Selections: [selection of Javanese gamelan music] Performers: Wesleyan Gamelan Chamber Ensemble Genre: World Music Subject: World music ; Ethnic music ; Gamelan music ; Music -- Java ; Music -- Indonesia Recording Date: 1/17/1971 First Broadcast Date: 7/14/1971 Listen...
2. radiOM.org - New Music America 1981: Concert 3, (June 9, 1981) [6.268% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music America: 1981: Concert 3, (June 9, 1981) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 22 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA Peter Garland's, “Matachin Dances” performed at New Music America 1981. Garland is perhaps best known as the editor of the journal "Soundings" which published the scores of many avant-garde composers. Garland's own music has been influenced by his interest in the music of Indonesia and Mexico. Musical Selections: Matachin Dances / Peter Garland Genre: 20th Century Classical Subject: 20th century classical ; World music ; Ethnic music ; Trios (Percussion, violins (2)) ; Folk dance music ; Rattle (Musical instrument) People: Amirkhanian, Charles ; Garland, Peter, 1952- Recording Date: 6/9/1981 Listen...
3. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity Music from Sudan and Armenia [6.265% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: Music from Sudan and Armenia Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 59 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA In this program,, host Charles Amirkhanian introduces music performed by Sudanese virtuoso Hamza El Din, as well as a selection of Armenian folk music, and an interview with Dikran Karagueuzian, editor of the San Francisco based newspaper, the “Armenian Guardian”. Musical Selections: Song with Tar / Hamza El Din -- Escalay (Water Wheel) / Hamza El Din -- Yes Siretzi / G. Alemshah -- Gali Yerk / Vardapet Komitas -- Kh'ntrtrestsook Havadov / Alan Hovhaness -- Toi Negriz (Hey Narcissus) / T. Altunian Performers: Armenian National Choral Society of Boston (Gali ; Kh'ntrtrestsook) Genre: World Music Subject: El Din, Hamza ; Music -- Sudan ; World music ; Ethnic music ; Folk music, Armenian ; Oud music People: Amirkhanian, Charles ; El Din, Hamza ; Komitas, Vardapet, 1869-1935 ; Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000 ; Altounian, Tatoul ; Alt’unyan, T’at’ul, 1901-1974 Recording Date: 8/4/1971 F...
4. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity Afghani Music Recorded by Lowell Sheehy [6.261% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: Afghani Music Recorded by Lowell Sheehy Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 58 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian interviews Lowell Sheehy, who describes his visit to Afghanistan, and plays recordings he made in 1969 of the music he heard there. Lowell Sheehy describes his low-budget trips to Afghanistan, and how he met and recorded these impromptu performances in tea houses throughout southern Afghanistan. Musical Selections: [lots of examples of traditional Afghani music, played on the dutār and clay pot drums, or tablas, with assorted bells and rattles and accompanied by singing, all performed by two non-professional musicians sitting in a tea house] Genre: World Music Subject: Sheehy, Lowell ; World music ; Ethnic music ; Music -- Afghanistan ; Dutar and tabla music People: Amirkhanian, Charles ; Sheehy, Lowell Recording Date: 2/17/1970 First Broadcast Date: 4/15/1970 Listen...
5. radiOM.org - Yoko Ono on Contemporary Japanese Culture and Music [6.260% Popularity: 0.00000]
Yoko Ono on Contemporary Japanese Culture and Music Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 28 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: WBAI From a program broadcast on Pacifica station WBAI in 1965, Japanese avant-garde artist and musician, Yoko Ono, talks about the traditional music of her homeland. Ono describes the history of music during the early part of the Showa Period in Japan (1926-1989), and sings songs for unaccompanied voice which highlight various aspects of that time and culture. For those whose only knowledge of this important artist pertains to her relationship to John Lennon and her work as a peace activist, this program, featuring a young Ono discussing traditional Japanese music, should serve as a reminder of her varied career and great intellect. Musical Selections: [multiple examples of Japanese folk songs] Performers: Yoko Ono, vocals Genres: World Music ; Folk Music Subject: World music ; Ethnic music ; Folk music, Japanese ; Culture -- Japan -- History -- 20th century ;...
6. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Jin Hi Kim [6.260% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Jin Hi Kim Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 108 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Recorded on April 11,1990 as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series, Charles Amirkhanian interviews Jin Hi Kim about the traditional music of Korea as well as her own career as a composer, and the first female virtuoso on the komungo to experiment with free improvisation. She has performed with such musicians as Henry Kaiser, Elliot Sharp, and Joseph Celli, and has experimented with an electric komungo, samples of all of which can be heard in this excellent program. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: [two samples of Korean court music] -- [a sample of Korean ceremony music] -- [demonstration of komungo music] -- [untitled improvisation] / Jin Hi Kim -- [from “No World Improvisation”] / Jin Hi Kim & Joseph Celli -- [improvisation piece] / Jin Hi Kim & Henry Kaiser -- [improvisation piece] / Jin Hi Kim, Elliot Sharp, & Joseph Celli Performers: Jin Hi Ki...
7. radiOM.org - Where in the World?: Music by Stephan Micus [6.258% Popularity: 0.00000]
Where in the World?: Music by Stephan Micus Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 59 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA As of 2004, Stephan Micus (MEE-koos) has recorded over 20 solo albums of his multi-tracked, multi-ethnic music, mostly for the ECM Records label. But three decades earlier, the young musician stopped to visit WBAI in New York, and later Charles Amirkhanian at KPFA, and left an hour-long tape of his music before disappearing into the ozone. This program includes improvisations for wooden recorders, sitar, zither, cymbals, bamboo flute, and concert flute and is played by Micus himself. Micus has traveled widely throughout Europe (especially Spain), North Africa, the Middle East, India and the United States, studying the music of each country and region. Each selection is an inspiring spiritual and meditative gem. Musical Selections: East Asian flute solo piece (5:28) -Sitar accompanied by guitar (4:59) -- Duet with flute and oboe-like instrument (3:43) -- Tibetan bells and dulcim...
8. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music David Byrne, October 8, 1991 [6.254% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: David Byrne, October 8, 1991 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 110 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Recorded on October 8, 1991 as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series, Charles Amirkhanian talks with David Byrne about his album, “Uh-Oh”, which was scheduled to be released four months after this recording. Bryne talks about the heavy Brazilian and Afro-Cuban influences he brought to the album. Listen to a number of recordings and videos of David's solo or collaborative work, along with a piece by another artist (Tom Zé). David also plays a couple of songs from “Uh-Oh” live. In the second half, David briefly discusses his early years and then takes a number of questions from the audience regarding art, politics, and personal motivation. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Make Believe Mambo (video) -- She's Mad -- Walk in the Dark -- Tiny Town -- Something Ain't Right -- [two other selections with Tom Zé] Performers: David Byrne (al...
9. radiOM.org - Classical Indian Music: A Live Concert by G.S. Sachdev [6.249% Popularity: 0.00000]
Classical Indian Music: A Live Concert by G.S. Sachdev Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 122 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA G. S. Sachdev performs an extended concert of music for bass flute, recorded live in KPFA’s Studio B on July 6, 1971. Mr. Sachdev had just completed his first year as a member of the faculty of Ali Akbar College in San Rafael. He is joined by a number of his students for this concert of classical Indian music. During the intermission, Charles Amirkhanian interviews Sachdev about his early training and career as a flute player. Part 1 of 3: Musical Selections: Rag Des Performers: G. S. Sachdev, flute Phil Ford, tabla Annie Ruckert (sp?), tamboura unidentified student, surpeti Genre: World Music Subject: Sachdev, Gurubachan Singh ; World music ; Ethnic music ; Music -- India ; Ragas ; Flute and tabla music People: Sachdev, Gurubachan Singh ; Amirkhanian, Charles ; Ford, Phil ; Ruckert, Annie Recording Date: 7/6/1971 First Broadcast Date: 7/6/1971 Part 2 of 3: Musical ...
10. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Astor Piazzolla, May 11, 1989 [6.246% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Astor Piazzolla, May 11, 1989 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 80 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) In this program, recorded on May 11, 1989 as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series, Charles Amirkhanian interviews Astor Piazzolla before a live audience. Piazzolla reveals the history of tango, its derivation from the milonga, the development of the accordion-like bandoneon, pivotal points in his own compositional career, and perhaps most importantly, how he changed traditional tango to Nuevo Tango following his dismissal by teacher Nadia Boulanger in Paris. Piazzolla reveals the influences that jazz artists, such as Dizzie Gillespie and Gill Evans, had on his music. There are some examples of Piazzolla's music on the first half of the program including “Tres minutos con la realidad” from 1954 and “Milonga loca” from 1987. In the second half of the program, a selection from his “Bandoneon Co...
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