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Episode #3555

New Music for Clarinets

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Friday, January 17, 2014

Can’t get enough clarinet?  This New Sounds is for you.  Hear music from David Krakauer from his latest cinematic venture, “The Big Picture,” arrangements and interprtations of familiar movie soundtracks by classic film composers.  Also, listen to music by  multi-instrumentalist Doug Wieselman, (Antony and the Johnsons, Lounge Lizards, Cibo Matto) for solo clarinet and looping based on melodies heard from bodies of water. 

Plus, hear works from left-coast based Beth Custer, composer/multi-instrumentalist Don Byron, and the late New Orleans innovator Alvin Batiste.  Rounding out the show is music by leader of Gamelan Galak Tika, the composer and Bang on a Can All-stars co-founder, clarinetist Evan Ziporyn.

PROGRAM #3555–Clarinets (First aired on 1/17/2014)  

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Leonard Bernstein / NY Phil

Bernstein Century:   Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, excerpt [1:00]

Sony 63086
Available at www.arkivmusic.com

David Krakauer

The Big Picture

Willkommen (Cabaret) [2:51]
Si tu vois ma me (Midnight in Paris) [4:44]

Table Pounding Records
www.invasiongroup.com
www.davidkrakauer.com

Eija Kankaanranta, kantele / Pekka Ahonen, clarinet

Griffyr

Juhani Nuorvala: Three Impromptus: II. Rock tempo

Inkoon Musiikki IMU-CD-075
seems to be out of print. 
www.kansanmusiikkiliitto.fi

Another recording of the piece is on BIS records: www.naxos.com

Beth Custer/Clarinet Thing

The Shirt I Slept In

Billabong [5:14]

BC 1
www.bethcuster.com

Doug Wieselman

From Water

Pacific 1 [4:53]

88 Records 002
www.dougwieselman.com

Bang on a Can: Evan Ziporyn

Classics

Tsmindao Ghmerto [4:08]

Cantaloupe 21010
cantaloupemusic.com

Alvin Batiste

Musique D'Afrique Nouvelle Orleans

Endochrine Song [9:48]

India Navigation #1065
Out of print, but download from Amazon.com  or iTunes.

Michel Portal

Turbulence

Mozambic, excerpt [7:00]

Harmonia Mundi 905186
store.harmoniamundi.com

Don Byron

Music for Six Musicians

The Allure of Entanglement [4:31]

Nonesuch #79354
www.nonesuch.com OR Amazon.com

Comments [1]

beth custer from San Francisco

Hey Jon!
Thanks for including me on your clarinet show--let me know where I can send you new releases.
Happy new year!
All the best,
bethcuster@bethcuster.com

Jan. 21 2014 01:04 PM

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