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5:30 - 11:00am
Wednesday August 16, 2017 from 5:30 till 11:00

In anticipation of National Black Cat Appreciation Day this Thursday, August 17, Classical Discoveries will present:
Black Cat by American composer Larry Bell with words by Edgar Poe. The narrator is none other than radio broadcaster Robert J Lurtsema.

Here is a list of some other works which will be presented:
Concerto for Soprano Saxophone (2004) by Lithuanian composer, Arvydas Malcys (1957- )
A Particle of Light for piano and Nambu Bell (2009) by Japanese composer, Yoshihiro Kanno (1953- )
Secret and Glass Gardens (2000) by American composer, Jennifer Higdon (1962- )
Millikan Symphony (2015) by American composer, Ann Millikan (1963- )
String Quartet No. 2 "Grandfather Songs" (In memoriam Henryk Gorecki) (2011) by American composer, Mark Nowakowski (1978- )
Shine for Brass quintet (2015) by American composer, Robert Paterson (1970- )
A Sudden Waking (2017) by American composer, Andrew Rudin (1939- )
Viola Concerto No. 1 "Giants" (2015) by American composer, Max Wolpert (1993- )
plus music by:
Salvatore Macchia,
Sky Macklay,
Jiří Teml

and others

Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till August 30, 2017)


  August - 16 - 2017  -  MP3
listen  08/16/2017-05:30-06:00
listen  08/16/2017-06:00-07:00
listen  08/16/2017-07:00-08:00
listen  08/16/2017-08:00-09:00
listen  08/16/2017-09:00-10:00
listen  08/16/2017-10:00-11:00


Wednesday, August 16,  2017 - 05:30 - 11:00
Composer Work Performers label air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano 5:30
Grimsdottir, Bara A Lady I Praise Graduale Nobili, Jon Stefansson, conductor ITM (Iceland Music Information Center) - 906 5:31
Petersen, Atli Wind Quintet Boreas Tutl - FKT6 5:36
Higdon, Jennifer Secret and Glass Gardens Emanuele Arciuli, piano Innova - 255 5:45
Jarvlepp, Jan In Memoriam Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Petr Vronsky, conductor Navona Records - NV6108 5:57
Tejeda, Alonso de Miserere Ensemble Plus Ultra Archiv Produktion - 479 2610 6:06
Barelos, Stacey Rambunction New Muse Piano Duo Blue Griffin Recording, Inc. - BGR 407 6:11
Gorecki, Henryk Sonatina in One Movement, Op. 8 Kiinga Augustyn, violin, Efi Hackmey, piano Naxos - 9.70192 6:17
Nowakowski, Mark String Quartet No. 2 "Grandfather Songs" (In Memoriam Henryk Gorecki) Voxare String Quartet Naxos - 8.559821 6:20
Mielczewski, Marcin Currite Populi Vocalists & Wroclaw Baroque Ensemble, Andrzej Kosendiak, conductor CD Accord - ACD 227-2 6:42
Paterson, Robert Shine American Brass Quintet Summit - DCD 692 6:48
Dall'Albero, Claudio In medio ecclesiae The Choir of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, David Skinner, director Resonus - RES10190 7:07
Rogerson, Chris A Fish Will Rise McGill/McHale Trio Cedille - CDR 90000 172 7:13
Wolpert, Max Viola concerto No. 1 "Giants" Brett Deubner, viola, Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra, Linus Lerner, conductor Naxos - 8.559840 7:24
Caccini, Giulio Ode, Euterpe Francesca Lombardi Mazzulli, soprano, Pera Ensemble Berlin Classics - 0300664BC 7:47
Teml, Jiri The Krumlov Masks Clara Novakova, flute, Monika Knoblochova, harpsichord Radioservis - CR0459-2 7:52
Vasks, Peteris The Fruit of Silence Latvian Radio Chhoir, Sigvards Klava, conductor Latvian Music Information Centre - LMIC/SKANI - 039 8:05
Malcys, Arvydas Soprano Saxophone Concerto Liudas Mockunas, soprano saxophone, Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, Juozas Domarkas, conductor Arvydas Malcys 8:13
Coulthard, Jean Shizen-Three Nature Sketches from Japan Charles Hamann, oboe, Frederic Lacroix, piano Centrediscs (Canadian Music Centre) - CMCCD 24117 8:39
Kanno, Yoshihiro A Particle of Light for piano and Nambu Bell Noriko Ogawa, piano BIS - 2075 8:49
Shaw, Caroline Valencia Jasper String Quartet Sono Luminus - DSL-92212 9:03
Millikan, Ann Millikan Symphony Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Gil Rose conductor Innova - 981 9:10
Macklay, Sky Many Many Cadences Spektral Quartet Sono Luminus - DSL-92196 10:01
Bell, Larry The Black Cat Robert J. Lurtsema, narrastor, Eric Bartlett, cello, Larry Bell, piano North/South Recordings - N/S R 1018 10:12
Rudin, Andrew A Sudden Waking Marc Rovetti - Violin Kimberley Reighley - Flutes Zachary Mowitz - Cello Susan Nowicki - Piano recorded at the February 26, 2017 premiere (Network of New Music) 10:33
Macchia, Salvatore Heeding the Call Laura Klock, French Horn, Peter Tanner, percussion Gasparo - GSCD-310 10:47
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
Innova Recordings
Navona Records