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Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 5:00 till 11:00


Here is a list of some of the works which will be presented during this week's program:
Magnificat Quarti Toni per Coro misto e tre gruppi strumentali by Italian composer, Bruno Maderna (1920-1973) (based on music by Franco-Flemish composer, Josquin des Prez) (c. 1450-1521)
White Prelude (After Monsieur Couperin) for viola solo by Ukrainian/Estonian composer, Galina Grigorjeva (1962- )
Sextet for recorder, string quartet and harpsichord by American composer, Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000)
Concerto Grosso by American/Australian composer, Mary Mageau (1934- )
Concerto Grosso No. 1 by Polish composer, Sebastian Krajewski (1975- )
Klage der Ariadne (Lamento d'Arianna) by German composer, Carl Orff (1895-1982) (based on music by Italian composer, Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
Baroque Diversion for solo viola by Canadian composer, Marjan Mozetich (1948- )
Reinventions (Piano Concerto) by Russian/American composer, Gene Pritsker (1971- )
Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 63 by Estonian composer, Jaan Rääts (1932- )
Partita III for harpsichord and orchestra by Polish composer, Paweł Szymański (1954- )
Suite in Old Style for viola, harpsichord and chamber orchestra by British/Bulgarian composer, Dobrinka Tabakova (1980- )
plus music by:
Maarten Altena,
Vladimír Godár,
Benjamin Oliver,
Arnold Rosner,
Errollyn Wallen,
Peeter Vähi

and others

Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till August 14, 2019)

This week's special program will be totally devoted to contemporary music inspired by the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods. You will hear recent works featuring instruments employed in earlier periods as well as various realizations and transcriptions of early works. You will also hear many compositions influenced by early music.

Art: David with Musicians by Master of Dresden Prayer Book c.1490-1497. British Library


 July - 31 - 2019  -  MP3
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listen  07/31/2019-10:00-11:00


Wednesday, July 31,  2019 - 05:00 - 11:00
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano
Vivaldi, Antonio / Richter, Max Summer (Movement 2) from The Four Seasons (recomposed by Max Richter) Daniel Hope, violin, Konzerthaus Kammerorchester Berlin, andre De Ridder, conductor Deutsche Grammophon - B0017992 02 5:01
Mozetich, Marjan Baroque Diversions Rivka Golani, viola Centrediscs - CMC-CD 4492 5:07
Mayrose, John Vivaldiana Duo d'amore (Geoffrey Burgess, Baroque oboe, Elaine Funaro, harpsichord) Duo d'amore 5:24
Bray, Charlotte Agnus Dei (reflection on the Agnus Dei from the Mass in 5 voices by William Byrd) ORS, Suzy Digby, conductor Harmonia mundi - HMW 906102 5:30
Krajewski, Sebastian Concerto Grosso No. 1 Amadeus Chamber Orchestra of the Polish Radio, Agnieszka Duczmal, conductor Dux - 1124 5:36
Oliver, Benjamin Extending from the Inside Elizabeth Kenny, theorbo Linn Records - CKD 603 5:51
Mazulis, Rytis Canon Solus Latvian Radio Chamber Singers, Kaspars Putnins, conductor Megadisc - MDC 7810 6:01
Rosner, Arnold A Gentle Musicke, Opus 44 Nahua Zaidel, flute, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, David Amos, conductor Laurel Records - LR-849CD 6:07
Hovhaness, Alan Sextet for Recorder, String Quartet and Harpsichord John Tyson, recorder,Jane Starkman and Katharyn Shaw, violins, Jann Cosart, viola, Alice Robbins, violoncello, Frances Conover Fitch, harpsichord Titanic - Ti-169 6:19
Wuorinen, Charles Entracte 1:Vergine Bella (based on the music of Dufay) The New Jersey Percussion Ensemble, Charles Wuorinen, conductor Nonesuch - 9 79150-2 6:31
Vahi, Peeter Four Engravings of Reval Hortus Musicus, Andres Mustonen, conductor, Ivo Sillamaa, harpsichord Antes Edition - BM-CD 31.9086 6:36
Orff, Car / Claudio Monteverdi Klage der Ariiadne Rose Wagemann, mezzo-soprano, Munich Radio Orchestra, Kurt Eichhorn, conductor Pillz/Acanta - 44 2090-2 6:47
Scarlatti, Domenico / Salvatore Sciarrino Harpsichord sonata, L. 446 Teodoro Anzellotti, accordion, WDR Sinfonieorchester Koln, Kazusshi Ono, conductor Winter & Winter - 910 144-2 7:01
Amorosi, Michael Two Medieval Dances Matej Zupan, flute, Nicoletta Sanztin, harp Nika Records - NR-CD-K-0067 7:06
Des Prez, Josquin Bruno Maderna Magnificat Quarti Toni pper Coro misto e tre gruppi strumentali Sinfonie Orchester & Chor des Suddeutsche Rundfunks, Bruno Maderna, conductor Arkadia - CDMAD 018.1 7:13
Harrison, Lou Sonata VI Linda Burnam-Hall, harpsichord New Albion Records - NA117 7:37
Silvestrov, Valentin Icon Hortus Musicus, Andres Mustonen, conductor Estonian Record Productions - ERP 4611 7:41
Rääts, Jaan Concerto for violin and chamber orchestra No. 2, Op. 63 Yevgeni Schuk, violin, Soloists Ensemble of the Moscow State Philharmonic Orchestra, Valentin Schuk, conductor Antes Edition - BM-CD 31.9065 7:48
Van Ness, Patricia My Heart is a Holy Place The kings Singers Signum Classics - SIGCD177 8:06
Mageau, Mary Concerto Grosso Brisbane Baroque Trio, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Wilfred Lehmann, conductor Jade - JAD CD 1083 8:12
Turovsky, Roman Sonata 18 in D minor & Gigue in d minor Christopher Wilke, baroque lute Polyhymnion - CD 002 8:27
Godar, Vladimir Ecce Puer from "Mater" Iva Bittova, voice, Solamente Naturali, dusan Bill, conductor ECM New Series - B0008506-02 8:36
Tabakova, Dobrinka Suite in Old Style Maxim Rysanov, viola, Vaiva Eidukaityte-Storastiene, harpsichord, Lithuanian chamber Orchestra, Maxim Rysanov, conductor ECM New Series - 476 4826 8:43
Anonymous Medieval China The Round Sun and Crescent Moon in the Sky Wu Man, voice and pipa, Kronos Quartet Traditional Crossroads - CD 4343 9:05
Kolb, Barbara Toccata (based on Sonata in B minor (L. 33) by Domenico Scarlatti Igor Kipnis, harpsichord CRI CD 576 9:08
Gough, Orlando Birds on Fire 1 Fretwork Harmonia Mundi USA - HMU 907478 9:13
Szymanski, Pawel Partita III Elzbieta Choynacka, harpsichord, Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra, Marek Pijarowski, conductor CD Accord - ACD 038-2 9:20
Altena, Maarten Dowlands Maarten Altena Ensemble NM Classics - 92063 9:38
Wallen, Errollyn In Earth Tim Harries, bass guitar, Quartet X, Errollyn Wallen, voice NMC - D221 9:47
Schnittke, Alfred Toccata from Concerto Grosso 1 The New Stockholm Chamber Orchestra, Lev Markiz, conductor BIS - CD-377 10:00
Grigorjeva, Galina White Prelude (After Monsieur Couperin) Andres Mustonen, viola Eesti Rahvusringhaaling - ERRCD0005 10:06
Pritsker, Gene Reinventions (Piano Concerto) Simone Dinnerstein, piano, Absolute Ensemble, Kristjan Jarvi, conductor Sony Classical - 888691941682 10:15
Agnew, Elaiine Hiccup (based on Minuet from Handel's Water Music) Trio Quattro RTE Lyric Fm - CD123 10:48
Zappa, Frank Uncle Meat & Igor's Boogie Ensemble Ambrosius BIS Northern Lights - NL-CD-50013 10:55
Anonymous 16th century Spain Propinan de melyor Pera Ensemble Berlin Classics -
9:15 approx
    Please note that playing times might be off by a few minutes