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Friday, June 30, from 5:30 till 11:00am
Wednesday, July 05, 2017 from 5:30 till 11:00am

Classical Discoveries presents:

VIVA AMERICA - July 4th - Annual Special devoted to music by American composers.

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented this Friday, June 30: Western Suite by Adrienne Albert (1941- ), The Snow Queen: Ballet in Two Acts (complete) by Kenji Bunch (1973- ), Trio in Nine Short Movements by Henry Cowell (1897-1965), American Gothic for Orchestra by Michael Daugherty (1954- ), Grounds for String Orchestra by Peter Dayton (1990- ), Lyra: Trio for Oboe, Viola and Harp by Adrienne Elisha (aired in memory of the composer who passed away on June 12), An American Place (for Orchestra) by Kenneth Fuchs (1956- ), The Sea Knows for cello and strings by Michael Kurek, String Quartet No. 2 by Jonathan Leshnoff (1973- ), plus music by:Beth Anderson, Debra Kaye, Jerome Kitzke, Harry Partch, and others

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented this Wednesday, July 05,
Concertino (piano, woodwinds, timpani) by Sergio Cervetti (1940- )
Remembering Neda: Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano by Richard Danielpour (1956- )
Sonata for Violin and Piano by Morton Feldman (1926-1987)
All Things Majestic by Jennifer Higdon (1962- )
Concerto for English Horn and Orchestra by David Post (1949- )
Reinventions (Piano Concerto) by Gene Pritsker (1971- )
Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano, Op. 18 by Arnold Rosner (1945- 2013)
Bootleg Sugar Lips by Cristina Spinei (1984- )
plus music by
Danny Clay,
Halim El-Dabh,
Jessie Montgomery,
Nico Muhly,
Craig Russell,
Frank Ticheli

and others

Playlists and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till July 20, 2017)


  June - 30 - 2017  -  MP3
listen  06/30/2017-05:30-06:00
listen  06/30/2017-06:00-07:00
listen  06/30/2017-07:00-08:00
listen  06/30/2017-08:00-09:00
listen  06/30/2017-09:00-10:00
listen  06/30/2017-10:00-11:00
Friday, June 30,  2017 - 05:30 - 11:00
Composer Work Performers label air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (opening section) Jennifer Castellano, piano castellano 5:30
Morgan, Justin Amanda Anonymous 4 Harmonia mundi USA - HMU 907326 5:31
Albert, Adrienne Western Suite Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Sean O'Boyle, conductor ABC Classics - 476 7929 5:34
Leshnoff, Jonathan String Quartet No. 2, "Edelman" Carpe Diem String Quartet Naxos - 8.559721 5:46
Oswald, Rebecca To Solace My Heart Rebecca Oswald, piano Rebecca Oswald 6:02
Ballou, Esther Prelude and Allegro The Vienna Orchestra, F. Charles Adler, conductor CRI/New World - NWCRL 115 6:06
Daugherty, Michael American Gothic for Orchestra Nashville Symphonyt, Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Naxos - 8.559798 6:16
Notareschi, Loretta Two About Two Duo Montagnard Duo Montagnard 6:39
Kurek, Michael The Sea Knows Ovidiu Marinescu, cello, The Vanderbilt Strings, Robin Fountain Navona Records - NV6111 6:46
Kolb, Barbara Toccata Igor Kipnis, harpsichord CRI - CD 576 7:02
Anderson, Beth Pennyroyal Swale Rubio String Quartet New World Records - 80610-2 7:07
Riley, Terry Praying Mantis Rag Zofo Sono Luminus - DSL-92189 7:18
Fuchs, Kenneth An American Place London Symphony Orchestra, JoAnn Fallettya, conductor Naxos - 8.559224 7:23
Kaye, Deborah The Beaty Way Martha McGaughey and Jeanne Dorche, tenor viols, Carlene Stober, bass viol  Ravello Records - RR7899 7:44
Dayton, Peter Grounds Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, Mikel toms, conductor Ablaze Records - ar-00026 7:54
Bunch, Kenji The Snow Queen: Ballet in Two Acts (complete) Orchestra Next, Brian McWhorter, conductor Innova - 977 8:08
Cowell, Henry Hymn and Fuguing Tune Mo. 18 Paul Cohen, soprano sax, Ulrich Krieger, contrabass sax Mode - 293 10:00
Cowell, Henry Trio in Nine Short Movements AdAstra Piano Trio CD Accord - ACD 231-2 10:05
Elisha, Adrienne Lyra: Trio for Oboe, Viola and Harp Musaica Ensemble (Jane Gabka, oboe, Bruce Owen, viola, Catherine Anderson, harp Adrienne Elisha 10:23
Kitzke, Jerome The Animist Child Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano and voice Mode - 221 10:33
Partch, Harry Ring Around the Moon Partch Bridge Records - 9432 10:42
Johnson, James P. Victory Stride The Concordia Orchestra, Marin Alsop, conductor MusicMasters Classics - 67140-2 10:53
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
Bridge Records, Inc
New World Records
Navona Records


  July - 05 - 2017  -  MP3
listen  07/05/2017-05:30-06:00
listen  07/05/2017-06:00-07:00
listen  07/05/2017-07:00-08:00
listen  07/05/2017-08:00-09:00
listen  07/05/2017-09:00-10:00
listen  07/05/2017-10:00-11:00
Wednesday, Juy 05, 2017 - 05:30 - 11:00
Composer Work Performers label air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (opening section) Jennifer Castellano, piano castellano 5:30
Wade, Daniel P. Copland Calling Kiev Philharmonic, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6707 5:31
Muhly, Nico Fast Dances Duo Scorpio American Modern Recordings - AMR1047 5:36
Regan, Marty Runaway Train Trio Xia (Frederick Lau, flute, I-Bei Lin, violoncello, Tommy Yee, piano) Navona Records - NV6064 5:50
Bergsma, William Toccata from Three Fantasies Jill Timmons, piano Laurel Records - LR-852CD 5:59
Higdon, Jennifer All Things Majestic Nashville Symphony, Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Naxos - 8.559823 6:03
Annonymous Fuguing Tune Blooming Vale (from Lewis Edison Jr's The Social Harmonist") Anonymous 4 Harmonia mundi USA - HMU 907326 6:27
Cowell, Henry Hymn and Fuguing Tune No. 2 for strings Northwest Chamber Orchestra Seattle, Alun Francis, conductor CPO - 999 222-2 6:30
Harrison, Lou New York Waltzes Lara Downes, piano Sono Luminus - DSL-92207 6:36
Flanagan, William A Concert Ode Imperial Philharmonic of Tokyo, William Strickland, conductor CRI/New World - NWCRL 143 6:40
Ticheli, Frank Sanctuary University of Nevada, Las Vegas Wind Orchestra, Thomas G. Leslie, conductor Klavier - K 11217 6:49
Hailstork, Adolphus Nocturne Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Series, Philip Brunelle, conductor Collins Classics - 14782 7:03
El-Dabh, Halim Miraculous Tale Nathan Jorgensen, saxophone, Aaron Ragsdale, derabucca drum Centaur - CRC 3510 7:10
Russell, Craig Middle Earth San Luis Obispo Symphony, Michael Nowak, conductor Naxos - 8.559168 7:20
Bernofsky, Lauren Two Latin Dances Natalie Mannix, trombone, Stephanie Bruning, piano MSR Classics - MS 1658 7:34
Post, David Concerto for English Horn and Orchestra Donna Marie Cobert, English Horn, Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Vit Micka, conductor MMC Recordings - MMC2125 7:41
Feldman, Morton Sonata for Violin and Piano Christina Fong, violin, Paul Hersey, piano OgreOgress 8:05
Hovhaness, Alan The Holy City, Op. 218 Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kerry Stratton, conductor Dorian Recordings - DOR-93166 8:20
Rosner, Arnold Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano, Op. 18 Curtis Macomber, violin, Margaret Kampmeier, piano Toccata Classics - TOCC 0408 8:31
Cervetti, Sergio Concertino for piano, woodwinds and timpani Karolina Rojahn, piano, ensemble conducted by Geoffrey McDonald Navona Records - NV6001 8:42
Moon, Beata Prelude  Beata Moon, piano Albany Records - TROY426 9:07
Reinkemeyer, Andrea L. Wrought Iron Meerenai Shin, flute, Christopher G. Jones, percussion Aerocade Music - AM005 9:13
Spinei, Cristina Bootleg Sugar Lips Pala Garcia and Joan Plana, violins, Amanda Verner, viola, Aleisha Verner, cello Toccata Classics - TOCC 0371 9:20
Larsen, Libby  Cowboy Songs Tracey Engelman, soprano, Lara Bolton, piano Innova - 975 9:37
Danielpour, Richard Remembering Neda: Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano Mimi Stillman, flute, Yumi Kendall, cello, Charles Abromovic, piano Innova - 935 9:44
Montgomery, Jessie Break Away PUBLIQuartet Azica - ACD-71302 10:05
Pritsker, Gene Reinventions (Piano Concerto) Simone Dinnerstein, piano, Absolute Ensemble, Kristjan Jarvi, conductor Sony Classical - 88691941682 10:17
Clay, Danny the first and the last Mobiuis Trio and Friction Quartet Pinna - 3 10:46
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
Centaur Records
Innova Recordings
MSR Classics
Navona Records