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Viva 21st Century 2
01-10-2018 Black Composers 01-17-2018 01-24-2018 01-31-2018 02-07-2018 02-14-2018 02-21-2018

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Wednesday, January 17,  2018 - 05:30 - 11:00
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano
Runarsdottir, Hildigunnur Vocalise Graduali Nobili, Bryndis Halla Gylfadottir, cello, Jon Stefansson, conductor Icelendic Music Information Centre - ITM 906
Twigg, Colin Piano Trio Colin Twigg, violin, Lucy Wilding, cello, Hiroaki Takenouchi, piano Toccata Classics - TOCC 0387
Rabb, Kincaid Scenes from the Big Top Paradise winds Soundset Recordings - SR1092
Monteverdi, Claudio Motet, "Domine, ne in furore" Currende, Erik van Nevel, conductor Etcetera - KTC 4005
Tabakova, Dobrinka Modetudes Andrew Matthews-Owen, piano Nimbus Alliance - NI 6354
Lysight, Michel Anamnese The AMFC Vocal Consort, I Musici Brucellensis, Zofia Wislocka, conductor DUX - 0373
Tarrodi, Andrea Madardal/String Quartet No. 2 The Dahlkvist Quartet db Productions Sweden - dBCD180
Kawarsky, J.A. Fastidious Notes Chicago Arts Orchestra, Javier Mendoza, conductor, Jonathan Helton, alto saxophone Navona Records - NV6141
Walther von der Vogelweide Palestine Song Hortus Musicus, Andres Mustonen, conductor Estonian Record Productions - ERP 10318
Dubra, Rihards Les passions d'automne (The Passions of Autumn) ART-i-SHOCK Skani - 057
Odegaard, Martin Love Me Ensemble 96, Mari Skeie Ljones, fiddle, Nina T. Karlsen, conductor 2L - 140
Lastovicka, Chris The End of Tyranny Kimberly Tobola, soprano, Eric Bates, violin, Kenneth Woods, cello, Robert Garcia, horn, Chris Lastovicka, piano Ahari Press - 853582001 74
Gurdjieff, Georges I. / De Hartmann, Thomas Prayer Alain Kremski, piano Naive - V 4889
Sitsky, Larry Gurdjieff:Violin Concerto No. 2 Jan Sedivka, violin, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Omri Hadari, conductor Move - MD 3084
Gurdjieff, Georges I. / De Hartmann, Thomas / Anja Lechner& Vassilis Tsabropoulos Armenian song Anja Lechner, violoncello, Vassilis Tsabropoulos, piano ECM New Series - B0003036-02
Gurdjieff, Georges I.- arr. Levon Eskenian Arabian Dance The Gurdjieff Folk Instruments Ensemble, Levon Eskenian, conductor ECM - 2236 277 1913
Komitas Pieces for Children Lusine Grigorian, piano ECM New Series - 2514 481 2556
Hovhaness, Alan Allegretto from Three Fantasies for Brass, Op. 70 The University of Maryland Brass Trio Albany Records - TROY1222
Hovhaness, Alan Mihr (Ancient Armenian Fire God) Maro Ajemian & Alan Hovhaness, pianos Disc New York Records ((78 RPM) - 2-78 875
Hovhaness, Alan "Artik", Concerto for Horn and String Orchestra, Op. 78 Meir Rimon, horn, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, David Amos, conductor Crystal Records - CD802
De Monte, Philippus Clamavi de tribulatione mea Currende, Erik van Nevel, conductor Etcetera - KTC 4005
Ho, Vincent Arctic Symphony Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Mickelthwate, conductor, The Nunavut Sivuniksavut Performers, David Serkoak, music director, Arctic Environmental sounds Centrediscs (Canadian Music Centre) - CMCCD 24317
Shaw, Caroline Boris Kerner New Morse code (Hannah Collins, cello, Michael Compitello, flower pots) New Focus Recordings - FCR1189
Pullois, Jean (?) Motet "O Beata Infantia" The Clerks' Group, Edward Wickham, conductor Asv Gaudeamus - CD GAU 188
Ustvolskaya, Galina Piano Sonata No. 1 Antoni Baryshevskyi, piano Deutschlandradio/Avi-Service - 8553357
Malcys, Arvydas Symphony No. 4 "The Decline of Europe" Lithuanoian National Symphony Orchestra, Modestas Barkauskas, conductor Arvydas Malcys
Riley, Terry Jaztine Regina Myers and Sarah Cahill, pianists Irritable Hedgehog Music - IHM 020M
Riley, Gyan Stumble smooth Jake Schepps Quintet Fine Mighty Records - 1004
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
Navona Records

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 05:30 - 11:00

Other programs devoted to music by black composers

Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano
Swanson, Howard The Negro Speaks of Rivers Odekhiren Amaize, Bass-Baritone, David Korevaar, piano Musicians Showcase Recordings - MS1011  5:31
Moore, Undine Smith Afro-American suite Mallarme Chamber Players Albany Records - TROY1190 5:36
Kay, Ulysses Solemn Prelude The Keynote Wind Ensemble, Jack Stamp, conductor Citadel - CTD 88143 5:49
Price, Florence Three Negro Dances Northern Arizona University Wind Symphony, Dr. Patricia J. Foy, conductor Northern Arizona University Wind Symphony - NAUWS 003  5:57
Roumain, Daniel Bernard Lecolion Loops Lecolion Washington, bassoon, Carina Nyberg Washington, clarinet, Ensley, piano Albany Records - TROY1038 6:03
Williams, Julius Toccatina for string orchestra Dvorak Symphony Orchestra, Julius P. Williams Albany Records - TROY1072 6:24
Dett, R. Nathaniel O Holy Lord The Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, conductor Marquis - 81293 6:32
Still, William Grant  Two Panamanian Dances Louis Kaufman and George Berres, violins, Alexander Neiman, viola, Terry King, cello Bay Cities - BCD1033 6:39
Uzoigwe, Joshua Talking Drums William Chapman Nyaho, piano Musicians Showcase Recordings - MS 1091 6:46
Hailstork, Adolphus Epitaph for a Man Who Dreamed (In Memoriam: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, conductor Cedille - CDR 90000 061 7:03
Wallen, Errollyn Photography Orchestra X, Nicholas Kok, conductor NMC - D221 7:11
Perry, Zenobia Powell March (Three Notes) Josephine Gandolfi, piano Cambria - CD-1235 7:25
Coleman, Valerie Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano Miriam Adam, clarinet, Evelyn Ulex, piano Eroica - JDT3469 7:27
Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor Sinfonietta No. 1 for Strings Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, conductor Cedille - CDR 90000 087 7:35
Jegede, Tunde Lamentation Tunde Jegede, cello, London Sinfonietta Triciom Records - TriCD 1001 7:55
Jegede, Tunde Heat Haze Jan Hendrickse, flute, Tunde Jegede, cello, pizzicato cello, Balfon (marimba), Harp-Lute Triciom Records - TriCD 1001 7:59
Montgomery, Jessie Strum Catalyst Quartet Azica - ACD-71302 8:11
Williams, James Kimo American Soldier Gary Sinise, narrator, The Symphony Orchestra of Saint Petersburg Philharmonia, James MacDonald, conductor Little Beck Music - LBM8051 8:18
King, Betty Jackson A Lullaby for You Sebronette Barnes, soprano, Elise Auerbach, piano Senrab Records - SRR 7988 8:35
Onovwerosuoke, Fred Landscapes of Africa The New Horizons Studio Orchestra, Fred Onovwerosuoke, conductor  AGCD - 2071 8:39
Akpabot, Samuel Nigerian Dance No. 3 "Allegretto" National Symphony Orchestra of the South African Broadcasting Corpporation, Richard Cock, conductor Marco Polo - 8.223832 8:53
Singleton, Alvin After Fallen Crumbs (In Memory of Martin Luther King, Jr.) Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Louis Lane, conductor First Edition Music - FECD-0043 8:57
Pecou, Thierry L'arbre aux fleurs Percussions Claviers de Lyon Harmonia mundi - HMC 905269 9:05
Walker, George Hoopla (A Touch of Glee) Sinfonia Varsovia, Ian Hobson, conductor Albany Records - TROY1061 9:24
Walker, Gregory  Bad Rap Gregory Walker, Electronic Violin, The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Eric Bertoluzzi, conductor Newport Classic - NPD 85569  9:32
Eastman, Julius The Holy Presence of Joan D'Arc Cello ensemble, Julius Eastman, conductor New World Records - 80638-2 9:41
Pamela Z Badagada Voice with delays Starkland - ST-213 10:05
Moussa, Samy Cyclus Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Kent Nagano, conductor Col Legno - 40409 10:10
Leon, Tania A La Par Kathleen Murray, piano, Dane Richeson, percussion CRI - CD 8823 10:18
Russell, Oswald Jamaican Dance No. 3 William Chapman Nyaho, piano Musicians Showcase Recordings - MS 1091 10:33
Baker, David Homage a L'Histoire James Campbell Ensemble Cala - CACD 77010 10:36
Blackford, Richard I Have A Dream from "King A Musical Testament" Simon Estes, Chorus and orchestra conducted by composer Decca - 425 212-2 10:55

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 - 5:30 - 11:00
VIVA 21ST CENTURY - 2017 - Part 2

Complete Viva 21st Century playlist

Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer (USA) The Castle at Sunrise (2003) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano 5:30
Bray, Charlotte (England) Agnus Dei (2014) ORA, Suzi Digby, conductor Harmonia mundi - HMW 906102 5:31
Hamilton, David (New Zealand) Parlour Games (2016) Jade String Quartet Rattle - RAT-D073 2017 5:36
Wolf, Sima (USA) Brazilian Suite (2009) Fontenay Chamber Players Sima Wolf 5:49
Meijering, Chiel (Holland) Eagles Commonly Fly Alone (2013) Dan Laurin, recorder, 1B1 (Ensemble Bjergsted 1) BIS - 2145 SACD 6:03
Patterson, Paul (England) Allusions for 2 solo violins and strings (2007) Retorica (Harriet MacKenzie & Philippa Mo, violins), English String Orchestra, Kenneth Woods, conductor Nimbus Alliance - NI 6295 6:08
Kaye, Deborah (USA) Incidental Ducklings (2004) Amy Kimball, violin, Arthur Cook, cello, Marcia Eckert, piano Ravello - RR7899 6:28
Connesson, Guillaume (France) The Shining One (2009) Eric Le Sage, piano, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Stephane Deneve, conductor Chandos - CHSA 5076 6:37
Moravec, Paul (USA) Shakuhachi Quintet (2012) James Nyoraku Schlefer, Shakuhachi, Voxare String Quartet Naxos - 8.559797 6:47
Little, Jonathan (Australia/England) Gloria, Op. 18 from Missa Temporis (2016) Vox Futura, Andrew Shenton, conductor Navona Records - NV6113 7:07
O'Dell, Adam D. (USA) Refractions (2015) Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, Mikel Toms, conductor Ablaze - ar-00033 7:19
Yen, Ming-Hsiu (Taiwan) Kuang Tsao (2012) Alice Jones, flute, Mirna Lekic, piano Romeo Records - 7320 7:31
Brusa, Elisabetta (Italy) Merlin - Symphonic Poem, Op. 20 (2004) Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Daniele Rustioni, conductor Naxos - 8.573437 7:39
Moe, Eric (USA) Superhero (2006) Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Gil Rose, conductor BMOP/sound - 1021 7:50
Oswald, Rebecca (USA) To Solace My Heart (2011) Rebecca Oswald, piano Rebecca Oswald 8:10
Fischer, Pavel (Czech Republic) Wild Mountain Thyme/String Quartet No. 2 (2009) Skampa Quartet Supraphon - -SU 4092-2 8:14
Korvits, Tonu (Estonia, 1969- ) Labyrinths (Suite for Strings )(2010) Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tonu Kaljuste, conductor ECM New Series - 481 2303 8:31
Brege, Ilona (Latvia) Bell Music for percussion and organ (2010) Elina Endzele, percussion, Aigars Reinis, organ Skani - 055 8:52
L'Estrange, Alexander (England) Panis Angelicus (2013) Tenebrae, Nigel Short, conductor Signum - SIGCD454 9:04
Johnson, David Hackbridge (England) Motet No. 2, Op. 257, No. 2 (2009) Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Paul Mann, conductor Toccata Classics - TOCC 0303 9:11
Dobrzynski, Michal (Poland) Continuum (2009) Bartlomiej Wezner and Mariusz Klimsiak, pianos, Mateusz Krawczyk & Jan Wezner, percussion Dux - 0752 9:26
Krak, Egon (Slovakia) The ELF Symphony for Large Orchestra (Dedicated to the memory of Gustav Mahler (2011) The Slovak Philharmonic, Ernst Theis, conductor Hudbony fond (Music Fund Slovakia) - SF 00712131 9:33
Bjarnason, Daniel (Iceland) Qui Tolis (2013) Los Angeles Percussion Quartet Sono Luminus - DSL-92214 9:50
O'Halloran, Emma (Ireland) Pencilled Wings (2014) Merrenai Shim, flute, Jacob Abela, piano Aerocade Music - AM001 10:03
Mykietyn, Pawel (Poland) String Quartet No. 3 (2016) Lutoslawski Quartet NFM - 37 10:11
Gann, Kyle (USA) Earth-Preserving Chant (2010) Emanuele Arciuli, piano Innova - 255 10:25
Volans, Kevin (South Africa/Ireland) PMB Impromptu (2014) Renee Reznek, piano Prima facie Records - PFCD055 10:37
Eotvos, Peter (Hungary) The Gliding of the Eagle in the Skes (2011) Basque National Orchestra, Andreas Orosco Estrada, conductor Verso - VRS 2143 10:41
Part, Arvo (Estonia) Da Pacem Domine (2004/2007) Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Paul Hillier, conductor ECM New Series - B0012599-02 10:54