Composer Spotlight: Bernard Rands

September 8, 2017, 10:00 pm

Bernard Rands

Pulitzer Prize winning composer, Bernard Rands shares his thoughts on his catalogue of over a hundred published works and recordings with Seth. From his 1963 premiere at Darmstadt to 1986 Kennedy Center Friedheim Award winning orchestral suites Le Tambourin, to his 2011  Chicago Symphony Orchestra commission, Danza Petrificada and beyond.

Music

Tre Espressioni, by Bernard Rands
Ursula Oppens, piano

Preludes, mvt. IV Elegia, by Bernard Rands
Robert Levin, piano

Canti Lunatici, mvt. I Ed è Subito Sera, by Bernard Rands
Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Lucy Shelton, soprano; Gil Rose, conductor

Canti Lunatici, mvt. IV La Luna Asoma, by Bernard Rands
Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Lucy Shelton, soprano; Gil Rose, conductor

Canti Lunatici, mvt. VIII Mondsand, by Bernard Rands
Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Lucy Shelton, soprano; Gil Rose, conductor

Canti Lunatici, mvt. IX The Moon, by Bernard Rands
Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Lucy Shelton, soprano; Gil Rose, conductor

Canti Lunatici, mvt. XV Finita e la Notte, by Bernard Rands
Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Lucy Shelton, soprano; Gil Rose, conductor

Preludes, mvt. VI Toccata, by Bernard Rands
Robert Levin, piano

Now and Again, by Bernard Rands
Network for New Music; Jan Krzywicki, conductor

Canti del Sole, mvt. I Mattina, by Bernard Rands
Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Douglas Ahlstedt, tenor; Gil Rose, conductor

Canti del Sole, mvt. II The Dawn Verse, by Bernard Rands
Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Douglas Ahlstedt, tenor; Gil Rose, conductor

Canti del Sole, mvt. III The Masque of the Twelve Months, by Bernard Rands
Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Douglas Ahlstedt, tenor; Gil Rose, conductor

Canti del Sole, mvt. IV Soleil et Chair, by Bernard Rands
Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Douglas Ahlstedt, tenor; Gil Rose, conductor

Canti del Sole, mvt. V Portami il girasole, by Bernard Rands
Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Douglas Ahlstedt, tenor; Gil Rose, conductor

Canti del Sole, mvt. VI Vision and Prayer, by Bernard Rands
Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Douglas Ahlstedt, tenor; Gil Rose, conductor