Sunday, May 31, 2015

Saturday Music Club on Sunday: examples of why my radio show SWEET FREEDOM had a 20th Century "classical" component

Alan Hovanhess: Concerto for Orchestra No.1 "Arevakal" op. 88 (1951) performed by the Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra

Lou Harrison: Six Sonatas for Cembalo (1943) performed by Linda Burman-Hall

George Crumb: Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale) for flute, cello and piano performed by Camille Lambert-Chan, flute; Philippe Prud'homme, piano; Stephane Tetreault, cello

Amy Beach: Five Improvisations for piano Op. 148; performer uncredited

Edgard Varese: Ionisation performed by Amadinda Percussion Group, Mondo Quartet and students of Franz Liszt Academy of Music Budapest

Krzysztof Penderecki: Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima performed by the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Anthony Braxton: For Four Orchestras performed by orchestras assembled at Oberlin College

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