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THIS SUMMER FOR 14 WEEKS EACH WEDNESDAY FROM 11:00 TILL 14:00
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
 GOES AVANT-GARDE - STARTING JUNE 03, 2015
    Singing Angel - Courtesy: by Azerbaijani Artist Nazim Rahmanov at:
     AZgallery.org
Classical Discoveries presents

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE

14 Avant-Garde music Summer Specials on Wednesdays from 11:00am till 2:00pm starting June 03, 2015 and ending September 02, 2015

Check this website a few days before each program for program highlights.

If you never listened to Classical Discoveries Goes Avant-Garde, but like more adventurous contemporary and/or electronic music as well as extremely avant-garde music, you will enjoy this program. Just as in Classical Discoveries, the program will be devoted to lesser known works.
Here you can check playlists for some earlier avant-garde programs

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THIS SUMMER FOR 14 WEEKS EACH MONDAY MORNING FROM 5:30 TILL 11:00
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
  - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - STARTING JUNE 01 2015

Classical Discoveries presents:

TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

a special series of 14 early music Summer Specials on Mondays from 5:30am till 11:00am starting June 01, 2015

Check this website a few days before each program for programming highlights.

If you have never listened to Classical Discoveries early music specials, please check some other programs >>>

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MONDAYS ON SUMMER EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

This Monday, July 06, 2015 from 5:30 till 11:00am

TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - Part 6

Lesser known music before 1750

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
Next Wednesday, July 08, 2015 from 5:30 till 11:00am

 

Spotlight on Victoria Poleva Other details of the program will be announced

      Gondola Ride - by Artist Anne Canfield

SPOTLIGHT ON VICTORIA POLEVA

Featured during this edition of Classical Discoveries will be the works of Ukranian composer, Victoria Polevá. She is one of the main features of the most recent issue of Music & Literature.  This special presentation about her in the magazine came to life due to the broadcasts of her compositions on Classical Discoveries, the first in America.

 

WEDNESDAY ON SUMMER EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE

Next Wednesday, July 08, 2015 from 11:00am till 02:00pm

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE - Part 6

Lesser known more adventurous contemporary and/or electronic music as well as extremely avant-garde music.

Program will be announced

 

   Summer Moon - by Artist Denise Saldutti

 

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WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES 


Wednesday, July 01, 2015 from 5:30 till 11:00am

Classical Discoveries presents:

VIVA AMERICA

July 4th - Annual Special devoted to music by American composers.

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
Concerto for Viola and Orchestra by Amanda Harberg (1973- )
Symphony No. 3, "Palo Duro Canyon" by Samuel Jones (1935- )
In the Time Before by Scott Pender (1959- )
Suite No. 2 from Family Portrait by Don Ray (1926-2005)
Violin Concerto by Walter Ross(1934- )
Celebrations for Two Pianos and Percussion by Andrew Rudin (1939- )
plus music by
Eric Ewazen,
Robert Moran,
Deon Nielsen Price,
Arnold Rosner,
Randall Woolf

plus many others

listen to to this program till 07-21-2015  
Playlist: 07/01/2015

 

WEDNESDAY ON SUMMER EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE  
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 from 11:00am till 02:00pm CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE - Part 5 presents:

VIVA AMERICA

Classical Discoveries will celebrate this National Holiday with a program of music by American composers.

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
Symphony No. 2, "Lighthouse" by Elizabeth R. Austin (1938- )
"Air" for Harp and Percussion by Dennis Bathory-Kitsz (1949- )
FlamingO by Eve Beglarian (1958- )
Piece (2010) for Electronic Organ and Bongo Drums by David Toub (1961- )
plus music by
John Eaton,
Donald Erb,
Judith Shatin

and others
listen to to this program till 07-21-2015  
Playlist: 07/01/2015

 

MONDAYS ON SUMMER EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

Monday, June 29, 2015 from 5:30 till 11:00am

TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - Part 5

Lesser known music before 1750

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
Mass for Six Voices by Scottish composer, Robert Carver (1484/5-after 1568)
Suite in B by German composer, Christoph Graupner (1683-1760)
Missa "Super Dixit Maria" by German composer, Hans Leo Hassler (1562-1612)
Requiem by Austrian composer, Joseph Balthasar Hochreiter (1669-1731)
Suite from "Jepthe" by French composer, Michel Pignolet de Montéclair(1667-1737)
Dixit Dominus by Italian composer, Domenico Sarro (1679-1744)
plus music by John Blow, Mateo Flecha, Kassia, Valerius Otto and others

listen to to this program till 07-21-2015  
Playlist: 06/29/2015

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 from 5:30 till 11:00am

You will hear:
Symphony No. 2, "Stars in a Dark Night" by Australian composer, Brenton Broadstock (1952- )
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra by Polish composer, Andrzej Dziadek (1957- )
In Liquid...for accordion and orchestra by Danish composer, Martin Lohse  (1971- )
Concerto for Violin, Piano and String orchestra by Russian composer, Boris Tischenko(1939-2010)
Cantique I for tenor and bass viol by French composer, Dominique Vellard (1953- )
Concerto for Clarinet and string orchestra by Polish composer, Sławomir Zamuszko(1973- )
plus music by:
Louis Babin,
Diane Jones,
Ronan Guilfoyle,
Raminta Šerkšnytė

and many other composers

listen to to this program till 07-14-2015  
Playlist: 06/24/2015

    Spring In The Mountains - by Azerbaijani Artist: Nadir Abdurrahmanov
    at: AZgallery.org

 

WEDNESDAY ON SUMMER EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE
  "Sea, Sand, Soul" - Fiber Art - by Fiber Artist Nelly Kouzmina

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 from 11:00am till 02:00pm

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE - Part 4

Lesser known more adventurous contemporary and/or electronic music as well as extremely avant-garde music.

you will hear:
Voices from the Morning of the Earth (American Songbook VI) by American composer, George Crumb (1929- )
A Sprig of Andromeda by American composer, Brian Fennelly (1937-2015) - played in memory of the composer who passed away on June 17
Triplum by American composer, Gunther Schuller (1925-2015) - played in memory of the composer who passed away on June 21.
Nirvana by Chinese composer, Xu Shula(1961- )
plus music by
Sarah Hopkins,
Anna Ignatowicz

and others
listen to to this program till 07-14-2015  
Playlist: 06/24/2015

 

MONDAYS ON SUMMER EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

This Monday, June 22, 2015 from 5:30 till 11:00am

TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - Part 4

Lesser known music before 1750

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
La Chasse du Cerf by French composer, Jean-Baptiste Morin (1677-1754) and
Miserere by Catalan composer, Pedro Rabassa (1683-1767),
Missa "In lectulo meo" by Italian composer, Gregorio Allegri (1582-1652)
Suite No. 3 by German composer, Johann Sigismund Kusser (1660-1727)
Dixit Dominus Domino meo by German composer, Georg Österreich 1664-1735)
Missa a 24 by Italian composer, Annibale Padovano (1527-1575)
plus music by Maurizio Cazzati, William Cornysh, and others

listen to to this program till 07-14-2015  
Playlist: 06/22/2015

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
    Boat - by Azerbaijani Artist: Zoya Nur at: AZgallery.org

This Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 5:30 till 11:00am

During the course of today's program, I will be airing a number of works of Alan Hovhaness which were never transferred to CD in observance of the 15th anniversary of the composer's death on June 21, 2000. Featured will be the Symphony No. 47, "Walla Walla Land of Many Waters", Ballet Suite, "Is There Survival", Tower Music, Op. 129, Piano Quintet Op. 9 and other works.

Also featured will be:
Earthrise by English composer, Alec Roth (1948- )
Uranus by Estonian composer, Urmas Sisask (1960- )
Concerto for Oboe and String Orchestra by English composer, Christopher Wright (1954- )
Four Pieces for String Quartet by Polish composer, Paweł Szymański (1954- )
plus music by:
Jimmy Lopez,
Karen Tanaka,
Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir

and others
listen to to this program till 07-07-2015  
Playlist: 06/17/2015

 

WEDNESDAY ON SUMMER EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE
This Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 11:00am till 02:00pm

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE - Part 3

Lesser known more adventurous contemporary and/or electronic music as well as extremely avant-garde music.

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
Salmo XIX by Italian composer, Niccolo Castiglioni (1932-1996)
Daphne of the Dunes by American composer, Harry Partch (1901-1974)
Symphony No. 6 by Armenian composer, Avet Terterian (1929-1994)
Orion by Canadian composer, Claude Vivier (1948-1983)
plus music by Anthony Coleman,
Sofia Gubaidulina,
Axel Borup-Jorgensen
and others
listen to to this program till 07-07-2015  
Playlist: 06/17/2015

     - by Artist Lesley Mitchell

 

MONDAYS ON SUMMER EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

Monday, June 15, 2015 from 5:30 till 11:00am

TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - Part 3

Lesser known music before 1750

The main featured work will be the just released world premiere recording of:
Missa pro Defunctis by Italian composer, Francesco Cavalli (1602-1676)
other features will include:
Psalm CXLII: Domine exaudi arationem meam by Italian composer, Antonia Bembo (ca. 1640-ca. 1720)
Hymnodia Divina by Czech composer, Jan Josef Ignac Brentner (1689-1742)
Motet, "Cum invocarem" by French composer, André Campra (1660-1744)
Sera quel zorno may by Italian composer, Matteo de Perugia (?-1418)
Missa L'homme armé/Dum sacrum mysterium by Franco-Flemish composer, Johannes Regis (c. 1425-c.1496)
plus music by
Vincenzo Albrici,
Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber,
John Coprario,
Matthias Weckman

and others

listen to to this program till 07-07-2015  
Playlist: 06/15/2015

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 from 5:30 till 11:00am

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
Concerto for Harp and Chamber Orchestra by Mexican composer, Juan Pablo Contreras (1987- )
Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra by Estonian composer, René Eespere (1953- )
Concerto for Santur, Violin and Orchestra by American composer, Colin Jacobsen and Iranian composer, Siamek Aghaei (1974- )
Symphony no. 1 by American composer, Leland Proctor (1914-1994)
Silence of Anatolia by Turkish composer, Fazil Say (1970- )
Lamentatio Jeremiae Prophetae by Canadian composer, Peter-Anthony Togni (1959- )
plus music by:
Thérèse Brenet,
Joseph Horovitz,
Otomar Kvěch,
Peter Lieuwen
and others
listen to to this program till 06-30-2015  
Playlist: 06/10/2015

    Untitled - by Azerbaijani Artist Yelena Hagverdiyeva at:
    AZgallery.org

 

WEDNESDAY ON SUMMER EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE
    Misty Mountains - by Azerbaijani Artist Elchin Nadirov at: AZgallery.org

Wednesday, June 10, 2015from 11:00am till 02:00pm

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE - Part 2

Lesser known more adventurous contemporary and/or electronic music as well as extremely avant-garde music.

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
16 for amplified flute and string trio by American composer, Jason Eckardt (1971- )
Corrente II by Finnish composer, Magnus Lindberg (1958- )
Psalms by Lithuanian composer, Justė Janulytė (1982- )
Sula for didgeridoo and orchestra by Estonian composer, Helena Tulve (1972- )
plus music by Justina Repečkaitė, Michiko Shimanuki, Lois V. Vierk and others
listen to to this program till 06-30-2015  
Playlist: 06/10/2015

 

MONDAYS ON SUMMER EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

Monday, June 08, 2015 from 5:30 till 11:00am

TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - Part 2

Lesser known music before 1750

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
Magnificat from "Armonici Entusiasmi di Davide" by Italian composer, Giovanni Battista Bassani (c. 1650-1716)
Nabucco by Italian composer, Michelangelo Falvetti (1642-1692)
Suite for Viol, Op. 3, No. 10 by Flemish composer, Carolus Hacquart (1640-1701)
Missa IV by Austrian composer, Christoph Satzl (ca. 1592-1655)
Missa Mente tota by Franco-Flemish composer, Adrian Willaert (ca. 1490-1562)
plus music by Pelham Humfrey, Franz Tunder, Johannes Schultz, Stanisław Sylwester Szarzyński and many others.

listen to to this program till 06-23-2015  
Playlist: 06/08/2015

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
This Wednesday, June 03, 2015 from 5:30 till 8:30am

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
Subtle Dances (2013) by New Zealand composer, Claire Cowan (1983- )
September Elegy 2001 by American composer, David Crumb (1962- )
Symphony No. 1 by American composer, Steven R. Gerber (1948-2015) - played in memory of the composer who passed away on May 28.
Landscapes for String orchestra by Italian composer, Giorgio Mirto (1972- )
plus music by
Rosemary Duxbury,
Morten Gathaug,
Lydia Kakabadse
and others
listen to to this program till 06-23-2015  
Playlist: 06/03/2015

      Tossed At Sea - by Artist Anne Canfield

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 from 8:30 till 11:00

Please join Marvin for a special live visit by Welsh composer, Paul Mealor who is in New York for a special concert of his music by the New York Chamber Choir conducted by Allstair Hamilton You can find out more about concert by clicking the link --->

Paul Mealor on YouTube


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WEDNESDAY ON SUMMER EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE
   On the Garden Path - by Artist Denise Saldutti

This Wednesday, June 03, 2015 from 11:00am till 02:00pm

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE - Part 1

Lesser known more adventurous contemporary and/or electronic music as well as extremely avant-garde music.

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
Twenty-Six by American composer, John Cage (1912-1992)
Piano Concerto by South Korean composer, Unsuk Chin (1961- )
CAP-KO (dedicated to Béla Bartók)(2007) by Hungarian composer, Péter Eötvös
Streaming Arhythmia (2007) by Icelandic composer, Anna Thorvaldsdottir (1977- )
plus music by
Chiayu,
Anders Hillborg,
Gene Pritsker

and others
listen to to this program till 06-23-2015  
Playlist: 06/03/2015

 

MONDAYS ON SUMMER EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC

Monday, June 01, 2015 from 5:30 till 11:00am

TREASURES OF EARLY MUSIC - Part 1

Lesser known music before 1750

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
Missa "Accueilly M'A La Belle" by French composer, Firminus Caron (c.1440-c.1475)
Oratorio, Vanitas II by Italian composer, Giacomo Carissimi(1605-1674)
Cantata, "Le Sommeil d'Ulisse" by French composer, Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre (1665-1729)
Missa pro Defunctis by Italian composer, Pietro Torri (c. 1650-1737)
Missa quarti toni by Spanish composer, Francesc Valls (1665-1747)
Sonata, Op. 2, No. 12 in D minor by Italian composer, Francesco Maria Veracini (1690-1768)
plus music by:
João Rodrigues Esteves,
Bartłomiej Pękiel,
Jan Ignác František Vojta
and others

listen to to this program till 06-16-2015  
Playlist: 06/01/2015

 

WEDNESDAY ON SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES 
Wednesday, May 27, 2014 from 5:30am till 11:00pm

Marvin will be observing the beginning of his 19th consecutive year hosting "Classical Discoveries" on WPRB.

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:
Elegy and Capriccio for clarinet and string orchestra by Irish composer, Brian Boydell (1917-2000)
Om Shanti by American composer, Janice Giteck (1946- )
Lament by Polish composer, Wojciech Kilar (1932-2013)
Music for Strings: Antecessores by Slovenian composer, Matija Krečič (1988- )
Serenata Concertante for Violin and Orchestra by English composer, Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994)
Requiem for Larissa by Ukrainian composer, Valentin Silvestrov(1937- )
plus music by Bruce Babcock, Ferenc Farkas, Mateo Flecha,
Mihkel Kerem,
and others
listen to to this program till 06-16-2015  
Playlist: 05/27/2015

 

MONDAY ON ADDITIONAL EDITION OF CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES 

Monday, May 25, 2015 from 6:00 till 8:30am

Classical Discoveries presents:

AMERICAN MUSIC FOR MEMORIAL DAY

Classical Discoveries will celebrate Memorial Day with a program of music by American composers.

 

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:

Suite for Violin and piano (2008) by Emma Lou Diemer (1927- )
Remembering JFK (An American Elegy)(2010) by Peter Lieberson (1946-2011)
Symphony No. 3 (2014) by Thomas Pasatieri (1945- )
Concerto for Bassoon & Chamber Orchestra (2002) by Christopher Theofanidis (1967- )
plus music by Robert Aldridge, Adolphus Hailstork, Frank La Rocca and others
listen to to this program till 06-07-2015  
Playlist: 05/25/2015

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES
Wednesday, May 20, 2015  from 5:30 till 11:00am 

Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented:

Perennials for flute, clarinet, & piano (2011) by American composer, Daniel Dorff (1956- )
Ignite for orchestra (2010) by Finnish composer, Sebastian Fagerlund (1972- )
Symphony No. 40, Op. 324 by American composer, Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000)
Pentacost Cantata (2001) by Polish composer, Piotr Klimek (1973- )
Sinfonietta in D minor by Taiwanese composer, Bunya Koh (1910-1983)
Cloud Atlas for cello and string orchestra (2011) by American composer, Elena Ruehr (1963- )
Chamber Dance (2006) by American composer, Joan Tower (1938- )
plus music by James Aikman,
Andrei Golovin, Ivo Josipović Gaetano Veneziano
, and others

listen to to this program till 06-07-2015  
Playlist: 05/20/2015

      Paeonia suffruticosa, the moutan or tree peony

 

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