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1. - Imaginary Landscape Lou Harrison: 40 Years of Music - A 60th Birthday Tribute [5.065% Popularity: 0.00000]
Imaginary Landscape: Lou Harrison: 40 Years of Music - A 60th Birthday Tribute Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 115 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFK Additional Media Files (click to view) On May 14, 1977 Lou Harrison celebrated his 60th birthday. Composers, musicians, music lovers, and friends paid tribute at St. John’s Church in Berkeley CA. The concert was produced by Paul Dresher, Peter Garland and Rae Imamura. The performers included the Repercussion Unit from the California Institute of the Arts, The East Bay New Music Ensemble directed by Robert Hughes, and the Berkeley Gamelan. Carl Stone and Leni Isaacs from KPFK play selections of Lou Harrison’s work. The pieces heard are “Song of Quetzalcoatl”, “Double Music”, “Suite for Cello and Harp”, “Happy Birthday”, “Canticle No. 1”, “Fugue”, “In Praise of Johnny Appleseed”, “Cinna”, and “Schoenbergiana”. Musical Selections: Song of Quetzalcoatl (1941) / Lou Harrison -- Double Music (1941) / Lou Harrison & John Cage -- Suite for Cello & Ha...
2. - New Music America 1981: A Concert of New Gamelan Music [5.064% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music America: 1981: A Concert of New Gamelan Music Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 68 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) From a recording made on June 13, 1981 in San Francisco, as part of the New Music America Festival, this is a concert of new gamelan music by Lou Harrison, K. R. T. Wasitodipuro, and others. Lou Harrison’s music is known for its original and sensitive use of percussion and employment of just intonation. It also is widely appreciated for its lyricism and assimilation of techniques from East and West, as is clearly evident in the pieces heard here that incorporate Western instruments such as the harp, flute and trumpet with the traditional gamelan. These works are performed on two sets of gamelan instruments designed and largely built by William Colvig. They are the Gamelan Si Betty, named for Betty Freeman who made possible its construction, and Gamelan Si Darius, named after composer Darius Milhaud. The clarity of the sound and...
3. - A Concert by the Oakland Youth Chamber Orchestra, March 27, 1966 [5.058% Popularity: 0.00000]
A Concert by the Oakland Youth Chamber Orchestra, March 27, 1966 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 82 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA The Oakland Youth Chamber Orchestra in a concert recorded on March 27, 1966. The orchestra was composed of San Francisco Easy Bay High School students, and was conducted by Robert Hughes. The Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra built for itself a rather impressive reputation during the 1960s, and served as a launching pad for the careers of a number of professional concert musicians, including several heard here. This concert included a selection of classical and contemporary compositions by Felix Mendelssohn, Wolfgang Mozart, Aaron Copland, Lou Harrison, and Alberto Ginastera, and provided plenty of opportunities to showcase the talent and versatility of this group of young musicians. Part 1 of 4: Musical Selections: Overture to Ruy Blas, Op. 95, for orchestra (1839) (8:13) / Felix Mendelssohn -- Per Questa Bella Mano, K. 612, for voice and orchestra (1791) (...
4. - Other Minds Festival OM 5: Concert 1 [2.656% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 5: Concert 1 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 95 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Other Minds, Inc., in association with the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, presented Other Minds Festival V at the Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, March 25-27, 1999. The fifth Other Minds festival featured composers Linda Bouchard, Mary Ellen Childs, Luc Ferrari, Alvin Lucier, António Pinho Vargas, Julian Priester, Sam Rivers, Errollyn Wallen, and special guest artist Margaret Leng Tan. Each concert was preceded by a panel discussion with the evening’s artists, moderated by Other Minds’ Executive & Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian. The first concert began with “Fanfare” from John Kennedy's “The Winged Energy of Delight” performed by Margaret Leng Tan on toy cymbals. A fitting start for a Festival that would highlight works for toy piano and other miniature instruments. Concert 1, Thursday, March 25 1999 John Kennedy: Fanfare, from The Winged Energy...
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