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1. radiOM.org - A Concert of Contemporary Piano Music for Four Hands (April 17, 1963) [6.815% Popularity: 0.00000]
A Concert of Contemporary Piano Music for Four Hands (April 17, 1963) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 36 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA Recorded at Hertz Hall, on the campus of the University of California in Berkeley, a concert of contemporary piano music, the majority of which is for piano four hands. The concert begins with Judith Ann McGrew performing Peter Winkler’s “Seven Short Pieces,” a 1960 composition for solo piano. This is followed by Winkler, joined by Douglas Leedy in a performance of Erik Satie’s “Aperçus Désagréables.” Another piano duet, “Pieces for Joan Gallegos” then follows, with its composer, John Thomas, being joined by Leedy at the piano. It is then Leedy’s turn to demonstrate his composition prowess, as both Winkler and Thomas present his “Pieces,” also scored for piano four hands. The concert finally concludes with the better known, “Three Easy Pieces” by Igor Stravinsky, performed by McGrew and Winkler. Musical Selections: Seven Short Pieces, for piano (1962) ...
2. radiOM.org - A Concert of Atonal Music by Josef Matthias Hauer [5.717% Popularity: 0.00000]
A Concert of Atonal Music by Josef Matthias Hauer Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 29 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA From a concert recorded in 1974, Joseph Kubera and Julie Steinberg perform pieces for piano, written by the Austrian composer and musical theorist, Josef Matthias Hauer. After playing several unidentified works for solo piano, Kubera is joined by Steinberg in order to perform works for piano four hands. Hauer, a seminal figure in Austrian music, and the inspiration for a number of characters in novels by authors such as Thomas Mann and Hermann Hesse, is perhaps most famous for developing a style of composing utilizing all 12 notes in the chromatic scale, independent of and years before Arnold Schoenberg. Many of his works share the same name of "Zwölftonspiel" (twelve-tone game), or “Zwölftonmusik" (twelve-tone music), two of which are featured in this concert. Musical Selections: [unidentified piano solo] -- [unidentified piano solo] -- [unidentified piano solo] -- Zwölf...
3. radiOM.org - Morning Concert The Music of Richard Felciano [5.694% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: The Music of Richard Felciano Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 129 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian interviews Richard Felciano, who at the time of this recording was a member of the faculty at U. C. Berkeley, and whose album “The Music of Richard Felciano”, had been issued by Composers Recordings, Inc. Felciano introduces a number of his works including a December 1975 live performance of a piece for 14 carillons located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area all playing simultaneously. Felciano also discusses the challenges facing contemporary composers of new music. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Crasis, for 7 instruments and electronic sounds (1967) -- Spectra, for piccolo, flute, alto flute, and contrabass (1967) -- Gravities, for piano four hands (1965) -- Chöd, for six players and electronics [start of piece] (1975) Performers: David Subke, flute (Crasis) Donald O’Brien, clarinet (Crasis) Robert Bloch, violin (Crasis) Bonnie Hampton, cell...
4. radiOM.org - Other Minds Presents Nancarrow at 100 - A Centennial Celebration: Discover Nancarrow No. 2 - Eyeballs Out! How Perf [5.638% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Presents: Nancarrow at 100 - A Centennial Celebration: Discover Nancarrow No. 2 - Eyeballs Out! How Performers Learned to “Play” Nancarrow (Nov. 4, 2012) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 110 min Event Type: Lecture and Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds This is the second panel discussion of “Nancarrow at 100: A Centennial Celebration” a three day festival of films and music celebrating the life and work of Conlon Nancarrow. The festival was produced by Other Minds in collaboration with Cal Performances, the U. C. Berkeley Art Museum and the Pacific Film Archive, and was held on November 2-4, 2012. This panel discussion was the first event held on November 4, 2012, following which there was a film presentation at the Pacific Film Archive Theater, and a concluding concert, also held at Hertz Hall on U. C. Berkeley campus. Moderator Charles Amirkhanian is joined by sound sculptor Trimpin, composer and musicologist Kyle Gann, pianola virtuoso Rex Lawson, the piano duo of Amy Will...
5. radiOM.org - Other Minds Presents Nancarrow at 100 - A Centennial Celebration: Nancarrow Concert No. 3 (7 PM, Nov. 4, 2012) [5.612% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Presents: Nancarrow at 100 - A Centennial Celebration: Nancarrow Concert No. 3 (7 PM, Nov. 4, 2012) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 115 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds This is the third concert of “Nancarrow at 100: A Centennial Celebration,” a three day festival of films and music celebrating the life and work of Conlon Nancarrow. The festival was produced by Other Minds in collaboration with Cal Performances, the U. C. Berkeley Art Museum and the Pacific Film Archive and was held on November 2-4, 2012. This concert was the concluding event of the festival and the second to be held at Hertz Hall on the U. C. Berkeley campus on November 4, 2012. Following the earlier panel discussion on how Nancarrow’s compositions for player piano have been arranged for live performance and a variety of instrumental groups, this concert features many examples of these transcriptions. The first half of the concert began with Nancarrow’s “Piece for Tape” first heard as originally conce...
6. radiOM.org - Other Minds Presents Music for Two Pianos: A Benefit Concert for Other Minds, (Oct. 11, 2007) [5.607% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Presents: Music for Two Pianos: A Benefit Concert for Other Minds, (Oct. 11, 2007) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 77 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) On October 11, 2007, Other Minds presented a concert of music for two pianos, featuring works by Philip Glass, Balduin Sulzer, Adam Fong, Chen Yi, as well as an arrangement of J. S. Bach by György Kurtág. All the pieces were performed by Dennis Russell Davies and Maki Namekawa in the Herbst Theater in San Francisco. First on the program was “Six Scenes from Les Enfants Terribles” by Philip Glass. This work was originally composed in 1996 as part of a trilogy of operas based on three films by Jean Cocteau. It has since been arranged for two pianos by Davies and Namekawa. This was followed by Balduin Sulzer’s “Dialogue for Two Pianos”, a recent work (2007), that was composed specifically for this concerts two performers. It is a three-part tonal work which explores all the keyboard re...
7. radiOM.org - Other Minds Presents The Heaven Ladder and Other Works for Piano by Terry Riley [5.570% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Presents: The Heaven Ladder and Other Works for Piano by Terry Riley Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Other Minds’ 25th season started off with a special piano concert honoring the work and vision of Amercian composer Terry Riley. Riley, alongside award winning pianist Gloria Cheng, deliver a number of Riley’s solo keyboard works before closing the concert with a collaborative 4 hands performance of Cheng Tiger Growl Roar, recently composed in 2018. This concert was held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum in San Francisco, CA on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Two Pieces for Piano (1958/1959) No. 1 No. 2 The Two Pieces for Piano were begun while I was working at United Airlines, writing music on my off time. Also I had just gotten married and we had a daughter on the way. I had begun to play lots of Schoenberg and some intricate Schoenberg-like pieces by composer Loren Rush. I had begun to transition from my Neoclassical period under the spell ...
8. radiOM.org - Other Minds Presents Philip Glass: Music For Two Pianos [5.547% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Presents: Philip Glass: Music For Two Pianos Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 95 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Philip Glass: Music for Two Pianos Wednesday, December 6, 2017, St. John’s Presbyterian Church, Berkeley, CA In honor of his 80th birthday … a benefit for OTHER MINDS Charles Amirkhaninan writes: "Other Minds has hosted its share of inimitables over the past quarter century of promoting maverick new music. But no one deserves that sobriquet more than my brilliant, talented and predictably adventurous friend Dennis Russell Davies. We thank him and Maki Namekawa for generously proposing this benefit concert to honor their friend and colleague composer Philip Glass on the occasion of his 80th birthday.” PROGRAM This evening’s performance begins with the suite from the opera Les Enfants terribles exploring the expressive possibilities of multiple pianos. The opera is the third part of a trilogy of operas based on the works of Jean Cocteau. “Les Enfants” is a sto...
9. radiOM.org - Portrait of Composer Colin McPhee [5.121% Popularity: 0.00000]
Portrait of Composer Colin McPhee Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 18 min Event Type: Documentary Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian introduces the life and music of Colin McPhee (1901-1964), with commentary by Henry Cowell and Lou Harrison. A classically trained pianist and composer, McPhee became prominent in the 1930's modern music movement in New York. His life and music changed direction when he discovered Balinese music in 1931. He moved to Bali and thoroughly studied the indigenous music. McPhee composed music incorporating Balinese themes. His book “Music in Bali”, is the definitive text on the subject. Listen to McPhee and Benjamin Britten performing "Tabuh Teluh," Balinese melodies transcribed for piano four-hands, and excerpts from the 1936 orchestral suite "Tabuh Tabuhan", and "Concerto for Piano and Wind Octet." Musical Selections: Tabuh Teluh [based on a traditional Indonesian melody] / Colin McPhee --Tabuh Tabuhan [excerpt] (1936) / Colin McPhee -- Concerto for Piano and Wind O...
10. radiOM.org - Two Works by Richard Felciano [5.109% Popularity: 0.00000]
Two Works by Richard Felciano Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 15 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA A recording of two chamber works by Richard Felciano, performed by San Francisco Bay Area musicians. The first work is the 1962 composition “Evolutions,” performed by Jerome Rose on clarinet and Lois Brandwynne on piano. This is followed by the 1965 composition “Gravities”, which is scored for piano four hands, and is performed by Milton and Peggy Salkind. Felciano was born in Santa Rosa California in 1930 and studied music at the San Francisco State College and Mills College before traveling to Europe to study with Olivier Messiaen and Luigi Dallapiccola. He later returned to the San Francisco Bay Area where he eventually joined the music faculty at the University of California at Berkeley. In addition to composing such contemporary chamber works as those heard here, Felciano also became quite interested in the science of acoustics and the possibilities of electronic music, and founded the ...
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