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1. - Treasury of the 78's English Choral Music [5.254% Popularity: 0.00000]
Treasury of the 78's: English Choral Music Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 73 mins Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA From a program first broadcast on July 27, 1962, John Whiting presents some early 78 rpm recordings of English choir music from the 16th and 17th centuries. Works by Henry Purcell, William Croft, Thomas Tallis, William Byrd, Thomas Morley, Thomas Weelkes, Orlando Gibbons, & John Blow are performed by the choirs of New College in Oxford, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Canterbury Cathedral, and King’s College. Most of these works feature arrangements by Edmund Horace Fellowes. Although these are early recordings and are at times a little scratchy, the music is of high enough quality to make all such distractions inconsequential to anyone interested in the best of early English Church Music. The added commentary by Whiting provides historical context on each composer, making the entire listening experience as informative as it is enjoyable. Musical Selections: Remember Not, Lord, Our Offen...
2. - Ode To Gravity Songs and Writings of Ned Rorem [5.181% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: Songs and Writings of Ned Rorem Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 57 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) In this edition of Ode To Gravity Charles Amirkhanian presents a selection of art songs by Ned Rorem, interspersed with excerpts from Rorem’s book, “Music from Inside Out”, in which the composer discusses the history and art of song writing. Ned Rorem is a Pulitzer Prize winning American composer. He has written three symphonies, four piano concertos, ten operas, as well as many additional orchestral, chamber, theatrical, and choral works. Yet he is probably best known for his over 500 art songs, in which he has set to music some of the finest poetry ever written. For additional works by Rorem be sure to check out the recently released CD “The Songs of Ned Rorem”, from the Other Minds record label and available at Musical Selections: Song for a Girl [text by John Dryden] -- To the Willow Tree [text by ...
3. - Imaginary Landscape A Concert by the Extended Vocal Techniques Ensemble (EVTE) [5.180% Popularity: 0.00000]
Imaginary Landscape: A Concert by the Extended Vocal Techniques Ensemble (EVTE) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 116 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFK A live concert by the Extended Vocal Techniques Ensemble (EVTE), recorded at the KPFK studio in Los Angeles. The vocal quartet, Deborah Kavasch, soprano, Linda Vickerman, alto, Ed Harkins, tenor, and Philip Larson, bass-baritone, perform a selection of works for unaccompanied amplified voice, as well as works for tape and voice, and one piece, Robert Erickson’s “Kyrl,” which is scored for trumpet and voice. The ensemble, which formed in the mid 1970s, specializes in producing an amazing variety of vocal sounds all without any electronic enhancement or manipulation. During the intermission the members of EVTE discuss their work and give examples of the techniques they use to create their music. After the concert there is a panel discussion with the members of EVTE during which they discuss their personal backgrounds. This concert was sponsore...
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