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Classical Discoveries presents:

AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL


Tuesday, June 01, 2021 from 7:00 till 10:00am
Wednesday, June 02, 2021 from 7:00 till 10:00am

Classical Discoveries will celebrate the first days of it's 25th year on the air with two consecutive programs of music by American composers.
Classical Discoveries has supported the works of lesser known contemporary composers for all of these years and hopes to continue doing the same for many more!

Playlist and and MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast for two weeks)
Wednesday, June 02, 2021 from 7:00 till 10:00am

Here is the list of the works which will be presented during the first day of the 2 day Mini - Festival of American music.

Here is a list of a number of works which will be presented:
Swing Shift (2013) by Adrienne Albert (1941- )
Bell and Drum Tower (2014) by Alexis Alrich (1955- )
Wanbli Galeshka (Spotted Eagle (2002) by Dawn Avery
A Concert Ode by William Flanagan (1923-1969- )
Music for Violin with Various Instruments (European, Asian and African) by Lou Harrison (1917-2003)



Ondulação for berimbau trio (2018) by Alexis C. Lamb (1993- )
Remember (2020) by Judith Markovich
Star Charts and Travel Plans (2016-2017) and Miami City Slink (2017) by Robert Moran (1937- )
Coincident Dances (2017) by Jessie Montgomery (1981- )
Send Off at Yellow Crane Tower for Violoncello and 13-string koto (2014) by Marty Regan (1972- )
Elegy for String Orchestra by Stephen Shewan (1962- )
Plus music by Zhou Long, Beata Moon, Aaron Jay Myers, Roger Sessions, Alvin Singleton, Ying Zhang
and others if time allows

This Tuesday marks the beginning of the 25rd year of Classical Discoveries on the air

Tuesday, June 08,2021 from 7:00 till 10:00am

Here is the list of the works which will be presented during the second day of the 2 day Mini - Festival of American music

Here is a list of a number of works which will be presented:
Rosemary Swale by Beth Anderson (1950- )
Sweet and Prickly Pear (2002) by Halim El-Dabh (1921-2017)
Concerto Grosso by Kenneth Fuchs (1956- )
Fanfare Ritmico by Jennifer Higdon (1962- )
Angelic Song, Cantata for Voice, Horn and String Orchestra, Op. 19 by Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000)
Oceans Eat Cities (2015) by Neil Rolnick (1947- )



Six Pastoral Dances, Op. 40 by Arnold Rosner (1945-2013)
91919 (2020) by Kamala Sankaram (1978- )
Binorie Variations by Tom Scott (1912-1961)
Spiral III by Chinary Ung (1942- )
Plus music by Stephen Gryc, Tania Leon, David Maslanka, Mona Lyn Reese, Julius P. Williams
and others if time allows

June - 02 - 2021  -  MP3 - AMERICAN MUSIC Festival - Part 1
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listen  06/02/2021 - 07:00 - 08:30
listen  06/02/2021 - 08:30 - 10:00

Wednesday, June 02, 2021 - 07:00 - 10:00
AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL - Part 1
Composer Work Performers label air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (opening section) Jennifer Castellano, piano castellano 7:00
Ballard, Louis W. American Indian Preludes - 4. To’Kah’Ni (Warrior Dance) Emanuele Arciuli, piano Innova - 255 4 7:02
Anderson, Beth   Rosemary Swale Rubio Quartet New World Records - 80610-2 7:03
Scott, Tom                       Binorie Variations Vienna Orchestra, F. Charles Adler, conductor New World/CRI - NWCRL 10 7:13
Maslanka, David Beloved Nicholas Phillips, piano New Focus Recordings - FCR 144 7:28
Fuchs, Kenneth                     Concerto Grosso London Symphony Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta Naxos - 8.559723 7:33
Perry, Zenobia Powell Piano Potpourri - No. 4. Sofia Philharmonic, Remus Georgescu Gega - GD 155 7:47
                Rosner, Arnold                  Pastoral Dances, Op. 40 Intrada David Amos: London Philharmonic Orchestra Toccata Classics - TOCC 0368 Sofia Philharmonic, Remus Georgescu Gega - GD 155 7:50
Williams, Julius P.         Myths Of History                     Louise Toppin; Julius P. Williams: Dvořák Symphony Orchestra Albany Records - TROY1314 8:05
Reese, Mona Lyn                     Prince Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Vit Micka; Slovak Radio Symphony, Robert Stankovsky, Robert Tomaro; Czech Radio Symphony, Vladimir Valek; Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra, David Stock MMC Recordings - MMC2065 8:15
Hovhaness, Alan   Angelic Song, Cantata for Voice, Horn, and String Orchestra, Op.19              Robin Dauer / Karen Griebling / The Hendrix College Chamber Orchestra Centaur - CRC 287 8:22
El-Dabh, Halim Sweet and Prickly Pear Jameson Cooper, Halim El-Dabh  Centaur - CRC 3310 8:39
Higdon, Jennifer Fanfare Ritmico Paavo Järvi: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Media - CSOM-945 8:48
Gryc, Stephen                       Shadowdance John Wion, flute, Margreet Francis, piano Centaur - CRC 2595 8:54
Sankaram, Kamala                  91919 Zagreb Festival Orchestra, Ivan Josip Skender, conductor Navona Records - NV6353 9:07
Rolnick, Neil                 Oceans Eat Cities, 1 No Change In Carbon Emissions Voxare String Quartet Albany Records - TROY1857 9:18
Ung, Chinary               Spiral III Albany Records - TROY1857 New Zealand Quartet Naxos - 8.572488 9:37
León, Tania                     Batá Louisville Orchestra The Louisville Orchestra - LCD010 9:46
Waller, Michael Vincent Unseen Worlds - UW27 R. Andrew Lee, piano Waller, Michael Vincent 9:55

 

June - 08 - 2021  -  MP3 - AMERICAN MUSIC Festival - Part 2
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listen  06/08/2021 - 07:00 - 08:30
listen  06/08/2021 - 07:00 - 10:00

Tuesday, June 08, 2021 - 07:00 - 10:00
AMERICAN MUSIC FOR MEMORIAL DAY - Part 1
Composer Work Performers label air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (opening section) Jennifer Castellano, piano castellano 7:00
Cowell, Henry Dixon Reel No. 1 Nicole Paiement, California Parallele, Nicole Paiement, conductor - L Mode - 101 7:01
Montgomery, Jessie Coincident Dances Chicago Sinfonetta / Mei-Ann Chen Cedille Records - CDR 90000 185 7:07
Moon, Beata Spirited (Vignettes-Electric Guitar/Piano) Kevin Gallagher/Beata Moon BiBimBop Records 7:21
Shewan, Stephen Elegy For String Orchestra Franz Anton Krager: Moores School Symphony Orchestra Albany Records - TROY1569 7:27
Albert, Adrienne Swing Shift For Bassoon, Piano And Percussion Christin Schillinger, bassoon, Jed Moss, piano MSR Classics - MS 1653 7:38
Moran, Robert Star Charts and Travel Plans I University of Delaware Symphony Orchestra, James Allen Anderson Neuma - 123 7:48
Moran, Robert Miami City Slink Miloš Katanić, Accordion Composers Concordance Records - COMCON044 7:52
Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor Toccata Michael Kim, piano CRI - CD 823 7:59
Flanagan, William Concert Ode Imperial Philharmonic Of Tokyo, William Strickland, conductor New World/CRI - NWCRL 143 8:03
Regan, Marty Send Off at Yellow Crane Tower Hikaru Tamaki, violoncello & Yoko Reikano Kimura, 13-string koto MSR Classics - MS 1736 8:13
Harrison, Lou Music for Violin with Various Instruments Allegro Moderato William Bouton (violin), Richard Dee (cheng), William Colvig (sheng & fang-hsiang), Lou Harrison (piri) & Heln Rifas (harp) Phoenix - PHCD 118 8:24
Alrich, Alexis Bell And Drum Tower Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra | Jiří Petrdlík, Conductor Navona Records - NV6344 8:34
Zhou Long Fire Peter Pritchard; Lan Shui: Singapore Symphony Orchestra BIS - CD-1322 8:53
Ying Zhang Woodman's Song Ziu Changfu (erhu), Sun Guisheng (xiao), Gao Hong (pipa), Li Mengfan (zheng) & Zhao Taisheng (da-ruan) CRI eXchange - CD 805 9:00
Markovich, Judith Remember Brett Deubner, viola, Allison Brewster Franzetti, piano, Michael Lipsey, chime Navona Records - NV6351 9:04
Singleton, Alvin. Le Tombeau Du Petit Prince Mark Kroll, harpsichord Albany Records - TROY668 9:16
Avery, Dawn Wanbli Galeshka (spotted eagle) EngleWinds Okenti Records - OR-3344-5 9:24
Myers, Aaron Jay Paroxysm Kevin Price, Aaron Jay Myers, Sarah Bob, Daniel T. Lewis 5 New Focus Recordings - FCR297 9:32
Lamb, Alexis C. Ondulação Projeto Arcomusical National Sawdust Tracks - NS-028 9:40
Sessions, Roger Duo For Violin & Cello Elizabeth Chang, Alberto Parrini Albany Records - TROY1850 8:48
Henry Cowell Homage To Iran - 4. Con Spirito Joel Sachs, Cheryl Seltzer, Mark Steinberg   8:57