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1. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Piano: No Hands [6.255% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: Piano: No Hands Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 119 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA In a recording made in 1992, Charles Amirkhanian hosts a program featuring music played on the Disklavier, a sort of modern player piano. It is a devise that can be attached to a grand piano so as to enable it to record, playback, and even manipulate music played on its keys. In the first half of the program, Charles is joined in the studio by Gary Noland, who has composed a number of pieces for the Disklavier. In the second half of the program, Charles conducts an impromptu interview with Richard Dunn of the BBC in which they discuss the BBC's World Service and the implications of digital radio broadcasting. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Study No. 3A / Conlon Nancarrow -- Six Lurid Albumblatts, for 1-1000 players in pictographic notation Op. 14 / Gary Noland -- Grande Rag Brillante, Op. 15 (1978-79, rev. 1989) / Gary Noland -- Étude No. 2, for piano (1985) / György Lige...
2. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity A Concert of American Music for Violin and Piano [5.912% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: A Concert of American Music for Violin and Piano Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 109 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA From 1982, Charles Amirkhanian introduces a concert of violin and piano music by American composers, some obscure and some well known. The music is performed live in the KPFA studio, by the San Francisco duo, violinist Greg Mazmanian and pianist Robert Hagopian. The works range from an early romantic sonata by John Alden Carpenter, to more modern sounding sonatas by Henry Cowell, and Aaron Copland. Also included are two works by Alan Hovhaness, the haunting opus one, “Oror (’Lullaby’)” and the perhaps better known “Khirgiz Suite”. The concert concludes with “Hexapoda” by Robert Russell Bennett. Charles provides background information about each of the pieces as well as a brief introduction of the performers. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Sonata, for violin and piano (1911) (23:43) / John Alden Carpenter -- Sonata, for violin and piano (1945) (18:13) / H...
3. radiOM.org - Pacifica Chamber Players A Concert by the Pacifica Chamber Players, (August 15, 1971) [5.081% Popularity: 0.00000]
Pacifica Chamber Players: A Concert by the Pacifica Chamber Players, (August 15, 1971) Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 53 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA From a public concert given on August 15, 1971 at the Berkeley Piano Club, the Pacifica Chamber Players perform works by Ingolf Dahl, Leon Kirchner, Igor Stravinsky, and Arthur Honnegger. For this concert the Pacific Chamber Players were, Tom Rose on clarinet, Ronald Erickson on violin, Michael Deatherage on cello, and Rick Nobis on piano. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Concerto a Tre, for clarinet, violin, and cello (1946) (17:40) / Ingolf Dahl -- Trio, for violin, cello, and piano (1954) (14:00) / Leon Kirchner Performers: Pacifica Chamber Players: Tom Rose, clarinet Ronald Erickson, violin Michael Deatherage, cello Ricklen Nobis, piano Genres: 20th Century Classical ; Chamber Music Subject: 20th century classical ; Chamber music ; Trios (Clarinet, violin, cello) ; Piano trios People: Dahl, Ingolf, 1912-1970 ; Kirchner, Leon ; Rose...
4. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity The Early Music of Roger Sessions [5.077% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: The Early Music of Roger Sessions Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 59 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian presents three works from the early period of the American composer, Roger Sessions. Born in 1896, Sessions studied music at Harvard and Yale, where his teachers included Ernest Bloch. After traveling for a number of years in Europe, where he also started writing his first major works, Sessions returned to the United States to teach at Princeton and U. C. Berkeley, where he influenced a whole generation of composers including Milton Babbitt, Earl Kim, John Adams, Andrew Imbrie, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, and many more. The compositions heard during this program include two works for solo piano, “From My Diary” and “Sonata No. 1”. The program concludes with Session’s “Concerto for Violin and Orchestra” performed by Paul Zukofsky with Gunther Schuller conducting the ORTF Orchestra. Musical Selections: From my Diary (1937"40) (9:00) -- Sonata No. 1 for Piano (...
5. radiOM.org - New Music Seance 2008: Concert No. 1, Birds in Warped Time (video) [5.074% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music Seance: 2008: Concert No. 1, Birds in Warped Time (video) View Item Type: Video Duration: 90 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) Summoning the specters of musical forbears, and channeling the spirits of their successors, the 2008 New Music Seance Concerts featured a marathon of performances by pianist Sarah Cahill, and the dynamic violin/piano duo of Kate Stenberg and Eva-Maria Zimmermann. The concerts were held in the intimate, candle lit setting of the historic Arts & Crafts styled Swedenborgian Church in San Francisco on December 6, 2008. The first concert, entitled “Birds in Warped Time”, featured music by the pioneering American composers Percy Grainger and Steed Cowart; a host of women composers including Grażyna Bacewicz, Meredith Monk, and Lois V. Vierk; two Asian composers, Somei Satoh and Tan Dun; European masters of the avant-garde such as Per Nørgård, Luciano Berio, and Oliver Messiaen; and Dylan Mattingly a promising talent who has ye...
6. radiOM.org - Henry Cowell’s Musical Autobiography [5.069% Popularity: 0.00000]
Henry Cowell’s Musical Autobiography Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 80 min Event Type: Documentary Program Origin: KPFA In this fascinating program, first broadcast in 1961, Henry Cowell talks about his life and plays examples of his music culled from his entire career as a composer. He recalls a number of significant incidents from his childhood including, giving up violin at age 8, hearing Irish tunes hummed by his father, and early American Ozark mountain tunes sung by his mother. Growing up in San Francisco, he was exposed to international influences as he played and hummed along with his Japanese, Chinese & Tahitian playmates, all of which had an impact on his later compositions. Part 1 of 3: Musical Selections: The Tides of Manaunaun (1912) (2:22) -- Advertisement [excerpt] (1917) (1:05) -- Aeolian Harp (1923) (2:33) -- The Banshee (1925) (2:11) -- Fabric (1920) (1:21) -- Tiger (1930) (3:23) Genre: New Music Subject: Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965 ; Piano music ; New music People: Cowell, Henry, ...
7. radiOM.org - Oakland Museum Concerts Chamber Music Concert, April 16, 1971 [5.057% 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...
8. radiOM.org - Morning Concert The Music of Ben Johnston [5.053% Popularity: 0.00000]
Morning Concert: The Music of Ben Johnston Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 126 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) American composer Benjamin Burwell Johnston was born March 15, 1926 in Macon, GA. Living briefly in Berkeley, CA, in 1950, he was associated with Harry Partch and studied at the University of California and Mills College. From 1951 to 1983 he taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In this program, recorded in 1981, Johnston is interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian about his career, compositions, and influences. A composer fundamentally partial to microtones, Johnston discusses his discovery of just intonation, initiated by his contact with composer Partch. Heard during this program is a selection of Johnston’s microtonal music, including his string quartet built around the theme of “Amazing Grace” and his “Suite for Microtonal Music”, as well as his “Knocking Piece” in which two performers rap upon the interio...
9. radiOM.org - Other Minds Presents Alan Hovhaness Centennial Celebration (Mar. 13, 2011) [5.050% Popularity: 0.00000]
Other Minds Presents: Alan Hovhaness Centennial Celebration (Mar. 13, 2011) View Item Type: Video Duration: 117 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) Other Minds celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000), a prolific but under-appreciated composer and pioneer of "multi-cultural" music, on March 13, 2011, at the First Congregational Church of Berkeley, CA. Over the course of his career, Hovhaness studied his own Armenian ancestry, and also the musical cultures of India, Japan, and South Korea, traveling extensively to research the traditional music of those countries. Their influence is made clear in many of his 500+ works which include 67 symphonies, three ballets, and an enormous catalog of instrumental music including two for Indonesian gamelan orchestra. This concert featured a wide selection of piano music by Hovhaness, including two world premieres, as well as a rarely heard composition by the Armenian composer Vardapet K...
10. radiOM.org - New Music Seance 2008: Concert No. 1, Birds in Warped Time [5.049% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music Seance: 2008: Concert No. 1, Birds in Warped Time Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 85 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: Other Minds Additional Media Files (click to view) Summoning the specters of musical forbears, and channeling the spirits of their successors, the 2008 New Music Seance Concerts featured a marathon of performances by pianist Sarah Cahill, and the dynamic violin/piano duo of Kate Stenberg and Eva-Maria Zimmermann. The concerts were held in the intimate, candle lit setting of the historic Arts & Crafts styled Swedenborgian Church in San Francisco on December 6, 2008. The first concert, entitled “Birds in Warped Time”, featured music by the pioneering American composers Percy Grainger and Steed Cowart; a host of women composers including Grażyna Bacewicz, Meredith Monk, and Lois V. Vierk; two Asian composers, Somei Satoh and Tan Dun; European masters of the avant-garde such as Per Nørgård, Luciano Berio, and Oliver Messiaen; and Dylan Mattingly a promising talent who ha...
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