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1. radiOM.org - Henry Brant at KPFA, August 16, 1971 [5.074% Popularity: 0.00000]
Henry Brant at KPFA, August 16, 1971 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 119 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Henry Brant, born in 1913 in Montreal, surveys his music with Charles Amirkhanian. Brant has enlarged upon the musical practices of Gabrieli and Ives to create "spatial music." This music calls for the physical separation of different groups of musicians within the performance space who simultaneously perform wildly diverse music in and around the audience. Brant has also experimented with unusual instruments some of which have been built specifically for his compositions. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Hieroglyphics II (1966) / Henry Brant -- Odyssey Why Not? (1965) / Henry Brant Performers: Daniel Kobialka, violins (Hieroglyphics II) Henry Brant, percussion (Hieroglyphics II) Genres: New Music ; Unconventional Instruments Subject: Gabrieli, Giovanni, 1557-1612 ; Ives, Charles, 1874-1954 ; Brant, Henry, 1913- ; New music ; Unconventional instruments ; Spatial music ;...
2. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity The Music of Steve Reich, 1980 [5.050% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: The Music of Steve Reich, 1980 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 111 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian interviews composer Steve Reich in May of 1980. The interview begins with Reich giving a brief description of his childhood experiences as a piano student and member of a school band. He then plays two recordings of his “Music for a Large Ensemble”, highlighting the ways in which he revises a piece based on his ability to rehearse it, explaining that he always prefers to work with his own ensemble, perfecting a piece, before allowing it to be played by others. Reich then continues to focus on the ability for each performer to bring their own expression to Reich’s compositions, by playing two versions of his “Violin Phase” played at different tempos. In the second half of the program, Reich touches upon his renewed interest in Orthodox Judaism, including the chanting of Hebrew scripture, and how these studies have influenced his works such a...
3. radiOM.org - Other Minds Presents A Civil Rights Reader: for strings, laptop, and DJ [4.271% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Presents: A Civil Rights Reader: for strings, laptop, and DJ Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 109 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Full of energy and passion, the spirited Del Sol String Quartet reunite with Daniel Bernard Roumain (whose “String Quartet No. 4” they premiered at Other Minds 11 in March 2005) for an evening of cutting edge music-making. Daniel Bernard Roumain is a pioneer in new forms, as he marries the instrumentation of string quartet with electric violin, laptop, and a Hip-Hop turntablist. This first-ever presentation of all four of his works for the quartet medium celebrates iconic figures of American Civil Rights who are the dedicatees of each piece: Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and Maya Angelou. The program concludes with a brief panel discussion in which Roumain and DJ Scientific discuss their musical partnership and perform Roumains signature work for violin “Filter.” Part 1 of 3: Musical Selections: String Quartet...
4. radiOM.org - Music of Andrew Imbrie [2.093% Popularity: 0.00000]
Music of Andrew Imbrie Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 134 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA On April 6, 1971, in honor of Andrew Imbrie's 50th birthday, Charles Amirkhanian interviews the Berkeley based composer and plays a selection of his music, including his “Violin Concerto” of 1954 and his “String Quartet No. 4” from 1969. Imbrie studied briefly with Nadio Boulanger in Paris in 1937, and was also a student of Roger Sessions. He taught at the University of California in Berkeley from 1949 until his retirement in 1991, and died in 2007. Joining Amirkhanian and Imbrie for a lively discussion about Imbrie’s music, early influences, and the differences between neoclassicism and romanticism, was the San Francisco Chronicle’s music critic, Robert Commanday. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Dandelion Wine (1967) -- String Quartet No. 1 [2nd movement] (1942) -- Violin Concerto (1954) Performers: Fred Lerdahl, conductor (Dandelion) Juilliard String Quartet (Quartet No. 1) Carrol...
5. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 12: Panel Discussion & Concert 3 [0.833% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 12: Panel Discussion & Concert 3 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 125 min Event Type: Lecture / Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) Charles Amirkhanian moderates a panel discussion with the composers featured in the third concert of OM 12. Markus Stockhausen and Tara Bouman describe the various techniques they use in their performance of compositions, improvisations and intuitive music. Ronald Bruce Smith talks about his “String Quartet No. 2 ‘Nostalgia’” and Peter Sculthorpe along with didjeridu player Stephen Kent discuss the process involved in writing a part for the didjeridu when the two people involved live on different continents. The Vancouver Sun described Ronal Bruce Smith as a composer who is “filling in silence’s blank canvas with the delicacy of an impressionist’s brush.” In his “String Quartet No. 2, ‘Nostalgia’”, a work in four movements, Smith makes reference to another musical impressionist, Maurice Ravel, bor...
6. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 12: Panel Discussion & Concert 1 [0.613% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 12: Panel Discussion & Concert 1 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 126 min Event Type: Lecture / Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) The 12th Other Minds Festival kicked off with a panel discussion, moderated by Charles Amirkhanian and featuring composers Per Nørgård, Peter Sculthorpe, and Daniel David Feinsmith, (Maja Ratkje was sick with the flu and missed this pre-concert discussion). Nørgård talks about the origin of the name of his “Quartet No. 10, for strings, ‘Høsttidløs’ (Harvest-Timeless)”, which is named after a Danish flower that blooms in late autumn. Peter Sculthorpe describes how his piece “From Saibai”, was inspired by traditional music from an island just south of Papua New Guinea. While Daniel David Feinsmith comments on his interest in performing religious music and his new piece “Elohim”, which takes its title from one of the names of God found in the Torah. Also discussed are the benefits each composers foun...
7. radiOM.org - New Music America 1982: Program No. 3 [0.465% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music America: 1982: Program No. 3 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 179 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: WFMT Additional Media Files (click to view) Radio station WFMT in Chicago presents the third of six broadcasts from Navy Pier, as part of the fourth New Music America Festival. Charles Amirkhanian hosts, assisted by composer and vocalist, Joan La Barbara. Included in this concert are works by Don Malone, Kyle Gann, Ben Johnston, Jay Clayton, and Michael Byron. Intermission features include a roundup of events from earlier in the day, including a noontime concert of Percy Grainger’s music with pianists Dennis Russell Davies, Yvar Mikhashoff, and Neely Bruce, At the end of the program are segments on microtonal composer Harry Partch, pianist and conductor Dennis Russell Davies, and a brief excerpt from an interview with the “bad boy of music”, George Antheil. (from KPFA Folio) Part 1 of 3: Musical Selections: Soggetto Cavato, for three solo voices [excerpt] (8:51) / Don Malo...
8. radiOM.org - Oakland Museum Concerts Chamber Music Concert, April 16, 1971 [0.410% Popularity: 0.00000]
Oakland Museum Concerts: Chamber Music Concert, April 16, 1971 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 82 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA This is the third in a series of four concerts of chamber music put on by the Oakland Museum in the Spring of 1971. The focus of the concerts was works by contemporary California composers, although the programs also included other works, as seen fit by the program director Donald Cobb. Thus this third concert, recorded on April 16, 1971, includes works by William Byrd, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Carl Ruggles, Andrew Imbrie, Joseph Haydn, and Henry Cowell. All performed by local San Francisco Bay Area musicians. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Fantasia No. 1 (5:05) / William Byrd -- Second Concert: La Laborde (3:30) ; La Boucon (3:15) ; L’agaçante (1:40) ; First Menuet ; Second Menuet / Jean Philippe Rameau -- Angels (1920) (3:10) / Carl Ruggles -- Serenade (1952) (18:20) / Andrew Imbrie Performers: Nathan Rubin, violin (Fantasia ; Concert ; Angels) Ronald Ericks...
9. radiOM.org - Other Minds Festival OM 16: Panel Discussion & Concert 2 [0.403% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Festival: OM 16: Panel Discussion & Concert 2 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 125 min Event Type: Lecture / Panel Discussion Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) The second concert of the 16th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 16), held on March 4, 2011, began as usual, with an informative and entertaining panel discussion moderated by Charles Amirkhanian. Most of the concert’s featured composers and performers gathered on stage, including David A. Jaffe, Agata Zubel, I Wayan Balawan, and Han Bennink, as well as sound sculptor Trimpin. Jaffe describes how, with the assistance of Trimpin, he has utilized a three dimensional computer mouse as a controller for a variety of instruments created by Henry Brant, some of which were suspended from the ceiling. Zubel provides a brief introduction to her first experiment with pure, non-textual, vocalizing, as well as describing some of her other compositions for orchestra. Balawan, then talks about how he uses MI...
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