Episode #2044

Program #2044

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Saturday, April 24, 2004

Host John Schaefer welcomes Philadelphia composer Robert Moran, who introduces his apocalyptic work Voices of the Last Seal, based on text by King Ludwig II of Bavaria. The work was written in 2001 specifically for Munich's Frauenkirche, and employs chorus, cellos, percussion and keyboard. Moran was a founder of the San Francisco New Music Ensemble and has been composer-in-residence at Northwestern University. He has composed in a wide range of genres from large-scale, multi-ensemble works to operas. A not-to-be-missed work.

PROGRAM #2044 with Robert Moran (First aired on 6/6/02)





Robert Moran

Private Recording

Voices of the Last Seal
Part 1 [11:00]
Part 2 [10:00]

Not commercially available. For more information on Robert Moran, go to his website -

Private Recording

Spin Again, excerpt [6:00]

Same as above.

Desert Of Roses / Ten Miles High Over Albania / Open Veins

Look Into My Eyes [5:00]
Open Veins, excerpt [6:00]

Argo #436 128. Out of print.

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