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Episode #3302

Choral Works With Strings

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

This New Sounds brings choral works with instrumental accompaniment, featuring music by Michael Gandolfi, Aulis Sallinen and Phil Kline all with string quartet.  Plus, music by Richard Einhorn, Philip Glass, and recent Grammy-winner, Eric Whitacre.  And more.

PROGRAM # 3302, (First aired on 2/15/2012)                                                

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Eric Whitacre | Polyphony | Stephen Layton

Cloudburst

Cloudburst, excerpt [1:30]

Hyperion 67543
www.hyperion-records.co.uk

Kronos Quartet, San Francisco Girls Chorus, Earl L.Miller, reed organ

Winter Was Hard

Aulis Sallinen: Winter Was Hard [1:44]

Nonesuch 79181
www.nonesuch.com

Phil Kline, feat. Ethel & Lionheart

John the Revelator

Phil Kline: The Snow Fell [3:22]

Cantaloupe Music 21047 www.cantaloupemusic.com

Michael Gandolfi | San Francisco Choral Artists, Alexander String Quartet

With Strings Attached: San Francisco Choral Artists and the Alexander String Quartet

Michael Gandolfi : Winter Light 1: Falling Snow (Amy Lowell, poet) [4:42]
Michael Gandolfi : Winter Light_ II. Opal (Amy Lowell poet) [4:39]

Foghorn Classics CD2006
FoghornClassics.com or Amazon.com

Richard Einhorn, Anonymous 4

Voices of Light

Voices of Light: Fire of the Dove [3:56]

Sony Classical #62006
Available at Amazon.com

Philip Glass

Koyaanisqatsi

Vessels [8:06]

Nonesuch 79506
www.nonesuch.com

Eric Whitacre | Polyphony | Stephen Layton

Cloudburst

Cloudburst (Octavio Paz, poet) [8:25]

Hyperion 67543
www.hyperion-records.co.uk

Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble + Robert Een, cello

Dolmen Music

Excerpt, [5:19]

ECM 1197
www.ecmrecords.com

Sir John Tavener | Steven Isserlis, cello, Kiev Chamber Chorus

Svyati

Sir John Tavener : Svyati ('O Holy One' )excerpt [8:30]

RCA / Catalyst 64278
Available at
www.arkivmusic.com
Or Amazon.com

 

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