This week we’re taking a listen to some new releases in the world of contemporary music, including the latest CD from ETHEL, Heavy. We’ll also be hearing a work by Barbara Harbach as the London Philharmonic continues their survey of her music. And the quirky but appealing American composer James Cohn is explored on a new recording on the MSR Classics label.
Also in the Horizons in Music series
Ceol Nua na hÉirinn - New Music of Ireland
This week we’ll pay a visit to Ireland and discover that contemporary music is alive and well alongside the traditional.
ICONS: Morten Lauridsen
This week as part of our ICONS series, we’ll introduce or perhaps reintroduce the choral music of Morten Lauridsen through his settings of poets James Agee and Rainer Maria ...
What's Dropping: May 2012
Our monthly program highlighting new releases in the world of new music.
ICONS: John Adams
John Adams' name has become nearly synonymous with new music, especially in America. The composer with deep roots in minimalism has tried his hand in a number of genres - ...
Pros on Prose
The melding of words and music into a single piece of art has been at the heart of human existence for thousands of years, and today’s composers are still finding new ways to ...
Pedal to the Metal
For many composers, the piano is where they first hear their musical thoughts. It’s no wonder then that so many are pianists first. This week we’ll be hearing music by ...
The Choral Works of Ola Gjeilo
A conversation with composer Ola Gjeilo about his music and hear some selections from the Phoenix Chorale's recording "Northern Lights: Choral Works by Ola Gjeilo"
|Mesinai: La Citadelle||ETHEL||Heavy.||Innova||2012||10:33|
|Cohen: A Grecian Festival||Laurel Ensemble||A Grecian Festiavl.||MSR Classics||2011||15:11|
|Harbach: Sinfonietta||London Philharmonic Orchestra; David Angus, conductor||Harbach 7: Music for Strings.||MSR Classics||2012||17:18|
|Cohn: Arkansas Reel||Quintet of the Americas||A Grecian Festival.||MSR Classics||2011||02:49|