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THIS SUMMER FOR 14 WEEKS EACH WEDNESDAY FROM 11:00 TILL 14:00
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
 GOES AVANT-GARDE - STARTING JUNE 03, 2015
    Singing Angel - Courtesy: by Azerbaijani Artist Nazim Rahmanov at:
     AZgallery.org
Classical Discoveries presents

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE

14 Avant-Garde music Summer Specials on Wednesdays from 11:00am till 2:00pm starting June 03, 2015 and ending September 02, 2015

Check this website a few days before each program for program highlights.

If you never listened to Classical Discoveries Goes Avant-Garde, but like more adventurous contemporary and/or electronic music as well as extremely avant-garde music, you will enjoy this program. Just as in Classical Discoveries, the program will be devoted to lesser known works.
Here you can check playlists for some earlier avant-garde programs

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THIS SUMMER FOR 14 WEEKS EACH MONDAY MORNING FROM 5:30 TILL 11:00
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
  - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - STARTING JUNE 01 2015

Classical Discoveries presents:

TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

a special series of 14 early music Summer Specials on Mondays from 5:30am till 11:00am starting June 01, 2015

Check this website a few days before each program for programming highlights.

If you have never listened to Classical Discoveries early music specials, please check some other programs >>>

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MONDAYS ON SUMMER EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

This Monday, June 01, 2015 from 5:30 till 11:00am

TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - Part 1

Lesser know music before 1750

Highlights of program will be announced

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
Next Wednesday, June 03, 2015 from 5:30 till 11:00am

Highlights of program will be announced

      Tossed At Sea - by Artist Anne Canfield

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 from 8:30 till 11:00

Please join Marvin for a special live visit by Welsh composer, Paul Mealor who is in New York for a special concert of his music by the New York Chamber Choir conducted by Allstair Hamilton You can find out more about concert by clicking the link --->

Paul Mealor on YouTube

 

WEDNESDAY ON SUMMER EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE
   On the Garden Path - by Artist Denise Saldutti

Next Wednesday, June 03, 2015 from 11:00am till 02:00pm

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE - Part 1

Lesser known more adventurous contemporary and/or electronic music as well as extremely avant-garde music.

Highlights of program will be announced

 

MOST RECENT PROGRAMS

 

WEDNESDAY ON SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES 
Wednesday, May 27, 2014 from 5:30am till 11:00pm

Marvin will be observing the beginning of his 19th consecutive year hosting "Classical Discoveries" on WPRB.

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
Elegy and Capriccio for clarinet and string orchestra by Irish composer, Brian Boydell (1917-2000)
Om Shanti by American composer, Janice Giteck (1946- )
Lament by Polish composer, Wojciech Kilar (1932-2013)
Music for Strings: Antecessores by Slovenian composer, Matija Krečič (1988- )
Serenata Concertante for Violin and Orchestra by English composer, Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994)
Requiem for Larissa by Ukrainian composer, Valentin Silvestrov(1937- )
plus music by Bruce Babcock, Ferenc Farkas, Mateo Flecha,
Mihkel Kerem,
and others
listen to to this program till 06-14-2015  
Playlist: 05/27/2015

 

MONDAY ON ADDITIONAL EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES 

Monday, May 25, 2015 from 6:00 till 8:30am

Classical Discoveries presents:

AMERICAN MUSIC FOR MEMORIAL DAY

Classical Discoveries will celebrate Memorial Day with a program of music by American composers.

 

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:

Suite for Violin and piano (2008) by Emma Lou Diemer (1927- )
Remembering JFK (An American Elegy)(2010) by Peter Lieberson (1946-2011)
Symphony No. 3 (2014) by Thomas Pasatieri (1945- )
Concerto for Bassoon & Chamber Orchestra (2002) by Christopher Theofanidis (1967- )
plus music by Robert Aldridge, Adolphus Hailstork, Frank La Rocca and others
listen to to this program till 06-07-2015  
Playlist: 05/25/2015

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
Wednesday, May 20, 2015  from 5:30 till 11:00am 

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:

Perennials for flute, clarinet, & piano (2011) by American composer, Daniel Dorff (1956- )
Ignite for orchestra (2010) by Finnish composer, Sebastian Fagerlund (1972- )
Symphony No. 40, Op. 324 by American composer, Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000)
Pentacost Cantata (2001) by Polish composer, Piotr Klimek (1973- )
Sinfonietta in D minor by Taiwanese composer, Bunya Koh (1910-1983)
Cloud Atlas for cello and string orchestra (2011) by American composer, Elena Ruehr (1963- )
Chamber Dance (2006) by American composer, Joan Tower (1938- )
plus music by James Aikman,
Andrei Golovin, Ivo Josipović Gaetano Veneziano
, and others

listen to to this program till 06-07-2015  
Playlist: 05/20/2015

      Paeonia suffruticosa, the moutan or tree peony

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
       Jenny With Dog - by Artist Iwona Atmajer  

Wednesday, May 13, 2015  from 5:30 till 11:00am

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
Christ at Whangape (2008) by New Zealand composer, Christopher Blake (1949- )
Piano Concerto by Australian composer, Ross Edwards (1943- )
Concerto for Strings (2003-2003) by English composer, David Golightly
Clarinet Sonata (2011) by American composer, Jennifer Higdon (1962- )
Four Hymns for the Dormition of the Mother of God by Finnish composer, Peter Mirolybov (1918-2004)
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra by Maltese composer, Joseph Vella (1942- )
Demon Star by American composer, Lois V. Vierk (1951- )
plus music by:
Yasushi Akutagawa, Guillaume Connesson, Tansy Davies, David Lang
and others

listen to to this program till 05-31-2015  
Playlist: 05/13/2015

 

SPECIAL EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

Monday, May 11, 2015 from 6:00 till 11:00am

TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

Lesser know music before 1750

You will hear:
Laudate pueri by Italian composer, Giovanni Paolo Colonna (1637-1695)
Vespers by German composer, Christophorus Demantius (1567-1643)
Oratorio, "Nabucco" by Italian composer, Michelangelo Falvetti (1642- 1692)
Missa Paschalis by Polish composer, Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki (c. 1665-1734)
Oratorio, "Per il Giorno Resurrettione" by Italian composer, Marco Marazzoli (ca. 1608-1662)
plus music by Francesco Landini, Pierre de la Rue, Alonso Lobo, Giovanni Valentini and others

listen to to this program till 05-24-2015  
Playlist: 05/11/2015

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
Wednesday, May 06, 2015  from 5:30 till 11:00am 

You will hear:
Concertino for Piano, Woodwinds, and Timpani (2013) by Uruguayan/American composer, Sergio Cervetti (1940- )
Frenesia (2013) by German composer, Detlev Glanert(1960- )
Concerto Grosso for 12 Strings and Harpsichord by Slovak composer, Vladimir Godár(1956- )
"Nox vitae" for Male Choir (2008) by Ukranian/Estonian composer, Galina Grigorjeva (1962- )
Concerto for Two Guitars by Brazilian composer, Edino Krieger (1928- )
Zahir by Slovak composer, Lucia Papanetzová (1978- )
Sonata for Piano by Bulgarian composer, Pencho Stoyanov (1931- )
plus music by Andrea Clearfield, Henri Desmarest, Nancy Galbraith, Dosia McKay
and many others

listen to to this program till 05-24-2015  
Playlist: 05/06/2015

      An imaginary community garden - by Artist Lesley Mitchell

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
    White Spring - by Azerbaijani Artist Darvin Valibeyov at: AZgallery.org

Wednesday, April 29, 2015  from 5:30 till 11:00am

You will hear:
Polish Folk Tunes for Choir, Accordion Ensemble and Percussion by Polish composer, Edward Bogusławski (1940-2003)
Symphony No. 4 by American composer, Henry Cowell (1897-1965)
Horn Concerto by Hungarian composer, Miklós Malek (1945- )
Crucifixus (2012) by Welsh composer, Paul Mealor (1975- )
Sitar Concerto, "Mangal Dhwan" (2008) by Indian composer, Hasu Patel
Voyager, Concerto for Violin, Piano and Strings (2014) by British composer, Oliver Davis (1972- )
plus music by Elisabetta Brusa, Jaan Rääts, Francesco Scarlattiand others

listen to to this program till 05-17-2015  
Playlist: 04/29/2015

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES 


IN THE SHADOW OF MOUNT ARARAT

Wednesday, April 22, 2015  from 5:30 till 11:00am

April 24, 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Armenian Genocide, one of the worst in history where approximately 1.5 million Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire perished between 1915 and 1923.

In observance of the 100th anniversary of the genocide, Classical Discoveries will present a whole program devoted to music by Armenian composers and by composers of Armenian descent titled “In the Shadow of Mount Ararat.”

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
Oratorio in Memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide 1915 by Khachatur Avetisyan. (1926-1996)
Talin by Alan Hovhaness(1911-2000)
Symphony No. 3 by Edgar Hovhannessian (1930- )
Six Dances for Piano by Komitas (1869-1935)
Three Arias (Sung out the window facing Mount Ararat) by Tigran Mansurian (1939- )
Symphony Number 2 by Avet Terterian (1929-1994)
plus music by Amy Apcar, Edvard Mirzoyan, Gayaneh Tchebodarian and others

listen to to this program till 05-10-2015  
Playlist: 04/22/2015

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 5:30 till 11:00am

You will hear:
Concerto No. 2 for Kanun and Orchestra by Armenian composer, Khachatur Avetisyan (1926-1996)
Requiem by Italian composer, Bonaventura Rubino (1600-1668)
Perchance to Dream by American composer, Gloria Coates (1938- )
Symphony No. 8 by Mari composer, Andrei Eshpai(1925- )
And Farewell Goes Out Sighing... by Georgian composer, Giya Kancheli (1935- )
Serenata per fagotto e archi, Op. 113 by Norwegian composer, Kjell Mørk Karlsen (1947- )
Requiem by Estonian composer, Erkki-Sven Tüür (1959- )
plus music by
John Duggan, Heidi Jacob,
Ana Milosavljevic, Eino Tamberg
, and others

listen to to this program till 05-03-2015  
Playlist: 04/15/2015

       Golden Room - by Artist Anne Canfield

 

EASTERN ORTHODOX EASTER SUNDAY - ON ADDITIONAL EDITION  OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES 

This Eastern Orthodox Easter Sunday, April  12 , 2014 - from 01:00 - 3:00pm

Special Edition of Classical Discoveries will present

MUSIC FOR ORTHODOX EASTER

You will hear works for Holy Week from the Byzantine tradition

Included will be:

Selections from "Passion" arranged by Greek composer, Christodoulos Halaris

Lamentation of the Virgin by English composer, Ivan Moody (1964- )

selections from Good Friday in Jerusalem, a new recording by Cappella Romana

plus various other selections.

listen to to this program till 05-03-2015  
Playlist: 04/12/2015

 

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
This Wednesday, April 08, 2015  from 5:30 till 11:00am

You will hear:
Alpha Dog by American composer, Kenji Bunch (1973- )
String Quartet No. 3, "Old Bulgarian" by Bulgarian composer, Marin Goleminov (1908-2000)
Requiem for the Victims of Chornobyl by Canadian composer, Roman Hurko (1962- )
Three Flavors by American composer, Aaron Jay Kernis (1960- )
Music for Harp and Strings by Czech composer, Zdeněk Lukáš (1928-2007)
Piano Concerto, "Mosaics" by American composer, Walter Ross (1936- )
Mirror Notes/Slow Noises by South African composer, Martin Scherzinger (1966- )
plus music by Jenni Brandon, Linda Catlin Smith, Alojz Srebotnjak, Michael Vincent Waller and others

listen to to this program till 04-26-2015  
Playlist: 04/08/2015

     Kit's Tree Courtesy: Artist Denise Saldutti at:
    http://denisesaldutti.com/

 

EASTER SUNDAY ON ADDITIONAL EDITION  OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES  - LITTLE KNOWN TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC FOR EASTER

Easter Sunday, April  05 , 2014 - from 10:00am - 1:00pm

Special Edition of Classical Discoveries will present

LITTLE KNOWN TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC FOR EASTER

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
Missa Resurrectionis by Italian composer, Antonio Bertali (1605-1669)
Missa Resurructio Christi by Italian composer, Andrea Rota (1593-1597)
Missa Crux Fidelis by Spanish composer, Sebastian de Vivanco (c.1551-1622)
Miserere in C minor by Czech composer, Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745)
plus music by
Tommaso Bai,
Johannes Brown,
Gaetano Veneziano

and others

listen to to this program till 04-26-2015  
Playlist: 04/05/2015

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES  - SACRED BRIDGES
Wednesday, April  01, 2014  from 5:30 till 11:00am

The sixth program presented during the time of the important Jewish and Christian holidays.

SACRED BRIDGES

The focus in this program however will be on spiritual music from multiple religious traditions rather than just the two. From the end of March until the end of May, many religious dominations celebrate holidays. Sacred Bridges represents religious tolerance and interfaith interaction.

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
De Profundis by Polish composer, Marian Borkowski(1934- )
Seven Last Words by American composer, Bern Herbolsheimer (1948- )
Psalm XVIII, "I cieli immensi narrano" by Italian composer, Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739)
Stabat Mater by Welsh composer, Paul Mealor (1975- )
Mizrach by Israeli composer, Betty Olivero (1954- )
Toward the Night by Japanese composer, Somei Satoh (1947- )
Passion Week (complete) by Russian composer, Maximilian Steinberg (1883-1946)
plus music by: Jean Colin, Alan Hovhaness, Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, Valentin Silvestrov, and others

listen to to this program till 04-19-2015  
Playlist: 04/01/2015

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