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1. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity A Concert of American Music for Violin and Piano [6.131% 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...
2. radiOM.org - Speaking of Music Lou Harrison & Bill Colvig [4.950% Popularity: 0.00000]
Speaking of Music: Lou Harrison & Bill Colvig Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 117 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) Recorded on February 16, 1989 as part of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Speaking of Music series, Charles Amirkhanian talks with one of America's most distinguished composers, Lou Harrison, whose use of gamelan instruments and interest in word music helped bring an appreciation of Pacific and Asian music to the United States. William Colvig collaborated with Harrison for many years, building original and gamelan-inspired instruments. The program begins with Eric Marin's film documenting Harrison & Colvig, and continues with excerpts from Harrison's “Piano Concerto” (featuring Keith Jarrett) and "Suite for Violin, Piano and Small Orchestra." The second part of the program includes a demonstration of original instruments by Harrison & Colvig. Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: Piano Concerto [excerpt] (1985) / Lou Harrison ...
3. radiOM.org - Henry Cowell’s Musical Autobiography [4.941% 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, ...
4. radiOM.org - Morning Concert Piano: No Hands [4.914% 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...
5. radiOM.org - New Music Seance 2008: Concert No. 3, Ruth Crawford and her Milieu (video) [4.753% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music Seance: 2008: Concert No. 3, Ruth Crawford and her Milieu (video) View Item Type: Video Duration: 87 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 third concert, entitled “Ruth Crawford and Her Milieu” featured works by Alexander Scriabin and Dane Rudhyar, two composers who’s interest in the intersection between mysticism and music found resonance in Crawford’s own compositions. Also included are works by Henry Cowell, a close friend of Crawford, and someone who was instrumental in getting Crawford’s music before the public by publishing her ...
6. radiOM.org - New Music Seance 2008: Concert No. 1, Birds in Warped Time (video) [4.477% 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...
7. radiOM.org - New Music Seance 2008: Concert No. 1, Birds in Warped Time [4.456% 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...
8. radiOM.org - Ode To Gravity Oceans in Motion [4.140% Popularity: 0.00000]
Ode To Gravity: Oceans in Motion Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 86 min Event Type: Interview and Music Program Origin: KPFA Charles Amirkhanian introduces recordings of unusual 20th Century music released by the Ocean Records label. The brainchild of composer Allen Strange and friend David Porter, Ocean distributed cassettes of sound poetry, electronic music, Indonesian music, and other salty material, once a month to subscribers. In this program, Amirkhanian highlights Ocean’s Composers’ Cassettes recordings of music by Lou Harrison and Richard Dee (”Suite for Violin with American Gamelan”) and sound poetry by Larry Wendt. (from KPFA Folio) Part 1 of 2: Musical Selections: [unidentified excerpt of a piece of electronic music] / Ragnar Grippe -- Suite for Violin with American Gamelan (1974) (26:30) / Lou Harrison & Richard Dee -- Annabelle's Song (4:50) / Larry Wendt -- Lost Among Dead Giants (2:31) / Larry Wendt -- Pandora (3:45) / Larry Wendt -- Berlin Adonis (4:38) / Larry Wendt -- A Spartan f...
9. radiOM.org - KPFA’s 40th Anniversary Show, Part 5: Listener Call-ins [4.135% Popularity: 0.00000]
KPFA’s 40th Anniversary Show, Part 5: Listener Call-ins Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 179 min Event Type: Other Finds Program Origin: KPFA Additional Media Files (click to view) The special all day broadcast celebrating the 40th anniversary of KPFA concludes with a three hour listener call-in segment, hosted by Charles Amirkhanian, who is joined by KPFA General Manager, Pat Scoot, and Pacifica Foundation Executive Director, David Salniker, and others. Caller comments range from glowing reviews of the station’s programing to sharp criticisms of the same. As always with KPFA, the listening audience is well informed and not at all shy about letting the station know what they think, be it cheering or complaining about all the weird music they hear, advocating for more children oriented programing, debating Pacifica’s editorial stances or perceived biases, or simply wishing the station a hearty Happy Birthday. Many of the comments are perennial staples at KPFA or indeed any listener sponsored radio s...
10. radiOM.org - Morning Concert The Music of Ben Johnston [3.980% 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...
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