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Friday, November 07, 2008

Like many modern composers, Canadian Ann Southam began her career by writing neo-romantic works, but later moved towards a lyrical sort of atonal minimalism. After several years exploring the field of electronic music, Southam went the way of acoustic instruments with evocative works like her "Rivers" series for piano, which we sample tonight.

Also Featured Tonight

Brenno Blauth / Concertino for Oboe and Strings
Eric Ewazen / Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Violincello and Piano
Charles Mingus / Compositional Theme Story: Medleys, Anthems and Folklore
Garrett Fisher / "Moon in the Bucket"
Johann Sebastian Bach / Triple Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1044

Comments [8]

Terry from Bronx

I loved the music that was played between 10:00 pm and 11:00 pm on Friday evening. Sounded like movie music. It was very soothing. Is it possible to get the playlist of songs played in that hour? Thanks.

Nov. 08 2008 05:08 AM
Andy Sydor from Astoria

Why don't you guys just list a playlist listing all the music and when it played? That would answer 90% of the issues posted here. Why can't you just do that?

Nov. 07 2008 10:11 PM
David Eastwood from Port Washington, NY

I listened to Ann Southam's "Rivers" selection while waiting at the station for my wife's train from NYC to come in. Awesome original piano music! I would like to buy the CD set now!

Nov. 07 2008 09:49 PM
Paul from NJ

Please post the name of the string piece that was playing around 9pm, I was in the car and didn't catch the full name of the disc...nmenyne?

Nov. 07 2008 09:33 PM
Louise Sunshine from New York City

Parade -- the French pronunciation -- premiered in 1917 in Paris, drew inspiration from the Futurists and was pretty radical. While Diaghilev commissioned the ballet for his Ballets Russes, he was not the choreographer. The choreographer was Leonid Massine.

Nov. 07 2008 09:24 PM
DAVID EPHROSS from brooklyn

string quartet at 9p was?

Nov. 07 2008 09:22 PM
DAVID EPHROSS from brooklyn

Loved the string quartet piece playing around 9 p.m.. What is it?
thanks

Nov. 07 2008 09:22 PM
alex fuchs from new york

would you kindly et me know which piece opened the 7pm hour - classical piano piece, brahms? today friday november 7th. thanks.

Nov. 07 2008 07:05 PM

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