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1. - Inverness Music Festival 1974: A Centennial Tribute to Charles Ives [5.130% Popularity: 0.00000]
Inverness Music Festival: 1974: A Centennial Tribute to Charles Ives Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 84 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA A program of music by Charles Ives, performed at the San Domenico School in San Anselmo, California as part of the 1974 Inverness Music Festival. The program begins with a brief biographical sketch of this important American composer, offered by the concert host and narrator, James Frush. The concert proper then gets under way with Ives’ “Sonata No. 4 for Violin and Piano”. This is then followed by a selection of songs, either written or arranged by Charles Ives. Some of these songs are settings for a variety of 19th and 20th century poets, ranging from the German Romanticism of Heinrich Heine to American cowboy poems of D J. O’Malley, while others use Ives’ own words. Additional works heard include the “Piano Study No. 9: The Anti-Abolitionist Riots in the 1830’s and 1840’s” and the “Trio for Violin, Violoncello and Piano”. Held a hundred years after t...
2. - Voices: A Cantata by Hans Werner Henze [5.093% Popularity: 0.00000]
Voices: A Cantata by Hans Werner Henze Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 110 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA Hans Werner Henze’s full length cantata “Voices,” recorded live at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on January 24, 1978. This, the Bay Area premiere of the work features Claudia Cummings, soprano, John Duykers, tenor, and the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players conducted by Jean Louis LeRoux. According to the composer’s notes found in the concert program guide: “Except for ‘Prison Song,’ which was originally composed for Yamashta in 1971, these songs were written between January and June 1973...I had wanted to set some of the poems for many years, but it was only in 1973 that I felt the possibility of integrating them into a larger song cycle. The choice of the poems and the order in which they are arranged reflect my own personal political perspective and emotional involvement, and it is this perspective and these feelings which give the cycle its cohesion, rather than ...
3. - A Visit With Povla Frijsh (1953) [5.068% Popularity: 0.00000]
A Visit With Povla Frijsh (1953) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 96 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Recorded on March 7, 1953, this is an interview with Povla Frijsh, one of the finest art song interpreters of the early 20th century. Following this historical conversation, selected recorded works illustrating Ms. Frijsh’s mastery of the art song are heard, as well as a smaller selection of art songs performed by Lorri Lail. Paula Frisch (she later changed the spelling of her last name), was born in Denmark in 1881, the daughter of a physician. She first studied piano and musical theory at the Copenhagen Conservatory before going on to study singing with Jean Périer and Sarah de Lalande in Paris. She toured thought Europe and the United States and was often accompanied by pianist Alfred Cortot. Ms. Frijsh occasionally appeared on the operatic stage and during World War I she gained popularity for singing for the French soldiers. In 1940 she came to New York City where she t...
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