Orpheus in the New World

February 13, 2013, 7:00 pm

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With communications and travel offering cultural exchange like never before, today’s composer draws from an enormous palette, giving voice to the amazing era in which we live. From Schwantner and Adams to Neikrug and Beach, we’ll listen to and celebrate their music.

Playlist

Episode 1

Torke: Javelin
Atlanta Symphony Orch/Levi
Ecstatic 92293
8:29, 3:07

Carter: Pastoral for Clarinet and Piano
Yeh, cl.; Blackwood, p.
Cedille 48
9:21

Episode 2

Sessions: Violin Concerto, I
Monadnack Festival Orchestra/Bolle; Bohn, v.
Albany 938
10:53

Adams: Violin Concerto, Part II: “Body Through Which the Dream Flows”
LSO/Nagano; Kremer, v.
Nonesuch 79360
11:31

Bolcom: Graceful Ghost
Bolcom, p.
Nonesuch 79619
4:13

Episode 3

Albert: Into Eclipse (excerpts)
20th Century Consort/Kendall
Nonesuch 79153
7:24

Erb: Ritual Observances, I (Lachrymosa)
St. Louis Symphony/Slatkin
New World 80415
12:00

Foote: Morgen-Gesang
Johnson, v.; Kairoff, p.
Albany 150
4:56

Beach: “I Send My Heart up to Thee” & “The Year at Spring’s End” fr. 3 Songs by Browning, Op. 24
Voight, s.; Zeger, p.
EMI 57964
3:36

Episode 4

Moravec: Sonata for Violin and Piano, I
Bachman, v.; Klibonoff, p.
Catalyst 61824
9:13

Zwilich: Symphony No. 3, II
New York Phil/Ling
NYP 9904
4:06

Tower: Petroushskates
eighth blackbird
Cedille 67
5:49

Episode 5

Jennings: The Loons
Jette, s.; Greenwald, bar.
Innova 500
3:07

Elfman: Serenada Schizophrana, V
Hollywood Bowl Orch/Mauceri
Sony 89780
6:23

Glass: Interlude from Orphée (Act II Scene 5)
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra/Davies
Nonesuch 79496
2:31
Franklin: Cauldrons
Kansas City Symphony/McGlaughlin
6:47