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Wednesday, July 03, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00

Classical Discoveries presents: AMERICAN COMPOSERS FOR THE FOURTH

Each year the final Classical Discoveries program before or on July 4th is devoted to American Music.

Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till July 17, 2019)

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
The Present Moment for string quartet (2005) by Bruce Babcock
Six Melodies for violin and keyboard by John Cage (1912-1992)
Revelations for chamber orchestra)(2011) by Jennifer Castellano (1981- )
Divinum Mysterium (Concerto for viola and orchestra)(2008) by Kenneth Fuchs (1956- )
The Pieces that Fell to Earth for soprano and chamber orchestra (2015) by Christopher Cerone (1984- )
Homage to Iran for violin, Persian Drum and piano by Henry Cowell (1897-1965)
Concerto for electric guitar, electric bass, symthesizer, drum set and orchestra(2008) by Ryan Gallagher (1984- )
American Landscapes for string quartet (2007) by Stanley Grill
Varied Trio for violin, piano and percussion by Lou Harrison (1917-2003)
Fanfare Ritmico for orchestra (2000) by Jennifer Higdon (1962- )
Above the Green Night for guitar quartet (2001) by Edie Hill (1962- )
Conduit for chamber ensemble by Robert Honstein (1980- )
Vision from High Rock, Op. 195 for orchestra by Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000)
Wallpaper Music III for flute, violin and piano by Robert Moran (1937- )
Concertino da Camera for harpsichord and seven instruments by Ned Rorem (1923- )
Quetzal Garden for chamber ensemble (2015) by Elena Ruehr (1963- )
Day Tripping for violin, cello and piano (2016) by Clare Shore (1954- )
A Peacock Southeast Flew: Concerto for Pipa and Orchestra (1998) by Nancy Van De Vate (1930- )
and much more

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Wednesday, July 03, 2019 - 05:00 - 11:00
Composer Work Performers label air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (opening section) Jennifer Castellano, piano castellano 5:30
Billings, William Hear my Pray'r His Majestie's Clerkes, Paul Hillier, conductor Harmonia mundi - HMU 907048 5:01
Ruehr, Elena Quetzal Garden (2015) Radius Ensemble, Sarah Brady, flute Radius Ensemble Records 5:04
Sylvester, Mark Cascade for Solo Banjo (2007) Mark Sylvester, banjo Zucca the Cat 5:21
Babcock, Bruce The Present Moment (2005) Altius Quartet Navona Records - NV6239 5:27
Harrison, Lou Varied Trio David Abel, violin, Julie Steinberg, piano, William Winant, percussion New Albion - NA015 5:40
Higdon, Jennifer Fanfare Ritmico (2000) Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Jarvi, conductor Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Media - CSOM-945 5:57
Rorem, Ned Concertino da Camera Jory Vinikour, harpsichord, Chicago Philharmonic, Scott Speck, conductor Cedille - CDR 90000 188 6:05
Kaufman, Jeffrey Pastorale for strings Orchestra Da Camera Di roma, Nicolas Flagello, conductor Citadel - CTD 88107 6:24
Hovhaness, Alan Vision from High Rock, Op. 195 Northwest Symphony Orchestra, Anthony Spain, conductor Koch International Classics - 3-7399 6:29
Brant, Henry Music for an Imaginary Ballet The Boston Music Viva, Richard Pittman, conductor Newport Classics - NPD 85588 6:43
Liben, Laura She Herself Alone for toy piano & toy psaltery Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano & toy psalltery Mode - 221 6:52
Maslanka, David Beloved (2013) Nicholas Phillips, piano New Focus Recordings - FCR 144 6:58
Burns, Reynard Ride That Chariot (2013) Tempo Press Orchestra, Clark Suttle, conductor Tempo Press 7:06
Cage, John Six Melodies for violin and harpsichord Paul Zukovsky, violin, Gilbert Kalist, piano Wergo - WER 6944 2 7:12
Wilder, Alec Air for oboe Mitch Miller, oboe, The Columbia String Orchestra, Frank Sinatra, conductor Sony Music Special Products - A 4271 7:26
Cowell, Henry Homage to Iran Leopold Avakian, violin, Basil Bahar, Persian Drum, Mitchell Andrews, piano CRI/New World - NWCR 173 7:30
Cowell, Henry Fiddler's Jig Marjorie Kransberg Talvi, violin, Northwest Chamber Orchestra Seattle, Alun Francis, conductor CPO - 999 222-2 7:46
Van de Vate, Nancy A Peacock Southeast Flew: concerto for Pipa and Orchestra Gao Hong, pipa, Moravian Philharmonic, Jiri Mikula, conductor Vienna Modern Masters - VMM 3043 7:48
Anderson, Beth Country Time Beth Anderson, voice, Michael Blair, percussion Pogus Productions - P21030-2 8:15
Castellano, Jennifer Revelations for chamber orchestra (2011) North/South Chamber Orchestra, Max Lifchitz, conductor Private - Recorded live on Sunday, October 30, 2011 at Christ and Saint Steven's Church, New York City  8:18
Fuchs, Kenneth Divinum Mysterium (Concerto for viola and orchestra) (2008) Paul Silverthorne, viola, London Symphony Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta, conductor Naxos - 8.559723 8:29
Denio, Amy Ohio Rhyming Sequel Guy Klucevsek, accordion evva - 33011 9:03
Grill, Stanley American Landscapes (2007) Diderot String Quartet Innova - 978 9:09
Moran, Robert Wallpaper Music No. 3 Diva Goodfriend Koven, Flute, Henry Wogel, Violin, Martha Wong, Piano private 9:35
Cerrone, Christopher The Pieces That Fall to Earth (2015) Lindsay Kesselman, soprano, Wild Up, Christopher Rountree, conductor New Amsterdam Records - NWAM117 9:45
Honstein, Robert Conduit Eighth Blackbird Cedille - CDR 90000 162 10:05
Shore, Claire Day Tripping (2016) Trio Casals Navona Records - NV6237 10:20
Gallagher, Ryan Concerto for Electric guitar, Electric Bass, Synthesizer, Drum Set and Orchestra (2008) Electric Kompany, Contemporary Youth Orchestra, Liza Grossman, conductor Contemporary Youth Orchestra 10:29
Shackleford, Amanda Yeah...I Hit Like a Girl Ethel Thunderbird Records - ACD-71258 10:47
Moorman, Joyce Solomon A Tone Poem for Victims of Racism and Hatred Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiri Mikula, conductor Vienna Modern Masters - VMM 3045 10:53