Playlists

Program #28 (aired November 25, 2020)
(Repeat of Program #7 from June 24, 2020)
“Miniature Miscellany”

Roshanne Etezady: Eleventh Hour from Damaged Goods
eighth blackbird
Cedille

Philip Glass: Madeira River from Aguas da Amazonia
Uakti
Point Music

György Ligeti: White on White from Études, Book 3
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Sony Classical

David Lang: light moving
Hilary Hahn, violin; Cory Smythe, piano
Deutsche Grammophon

Chen Yi: Memory
Julia Tom, cello
Etcetera

Poul Ruders: Lullaby for Yodit
Kodály Philharmonic Orchestra; Paul Mann, conductor
Toccata Classics

Sarah Kirkland Snider: The Orchard
Roomful of Teeth
New Amsterdam Records

Stephen Montague: Mirabella (a Tarantella)
Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano
Point Music

Leo Dick: The Grasshopper and the Ant from Au contraire
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin; Reto Bieri, clarinet
Alpha Classics

Elliott Carter: Dialogues II
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; Oliver Knussen, conductor
Ondine

Phillip Schroeder: Another Shore
Phillip Schroeder, celesta
Cold Blue Music

John Luther Adams: Sky with Four Suns
ETHEL
Cold Blue Music

Howard Skempton: Adam lay ybounden
The Sixteen; Harry Christophers, conductor
Coro

Peteris Vasks: Plainscape II
Voces8; Mari Samuelsen, violin; Håkon Samuelsen, cello
Decca

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Program #27 (aired November 18, 2020)
“Xiaogang Ye”

Xiaogang Ye: San Die, Op. 7a
Michel Lavignolle, flute; Su Chang, zheng
Delos

Xiaogang Ye: Namucuo, Op. 53
Emmanuelle Maggesi, piano
Delos

Xiaogang Ye: Symphony No. 3, Op. 46 “Chu”
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; José Serebrier, conductor; Hila Plitmann, soprano
BIS

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Program #26 (aired November 11, 2020)
“Around the World with the Kronos Quartet”

Terry Riley: G-Song
Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch

Zoe Mulford: The President Sang Amazing Grace
Kronos Quartet; Meklit, singer
Smithsonian Folkways

Justinian Tamusuza: Ekitundu Ekisooka
Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch

Peter Sculthorpe: String Quartet No. 8
Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch

Alberto Dominguez: Perfidia
Kronos Quartet; Carlos Garcia, leaf
Nonesuch

Juan García Esquivel: Mini Skirt
Kronos Quartet and friends
Nonesuch

R.D. Burman: My Lover Came Silently
Kronos Quartet; Asha Bhosle, singer
Nonesuch

Kimmo Pohjonen and Samuli Kosminen: Plasma from UNIKO
Kronos Quartet; Kimmo Pohjonen, accordion, voice; Samuli Kosminen, string and accordion samples, programming
Ondine

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Program #25 (aired November 4, 2020)
“Stacy Garrop”

Stacy Garrop: Mythology Symphony
Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA) Symphony Orchestra; Alondra de la Parra, conductor
Cedille

Stacy Garrop: Seven
Lincoln Trio
Cedille

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Program #24 (aired October 28, 2020)
“Creature Features”

David Del Tredici: Dracula
Cleveland Chamber Symphony; David Del Tredici, conductor; Hila Plitmann, soprano-narrator
Innova

HK Gruber: Frankenstein!!
BBC Philharmonic; HK Gruber, conductor and chanssonier
Chandos

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Program #23 (aired October 21, 2020)
“Eric Whitacre’s The Sacred Veil

Eric Whitacre: The Sacred Veil
Los Angeles Master Chorale; Grant Gershon, Artistic Director; Lisa Edwards, piano; Jeffrey Zeigler, cello; Eric Whitacre, conductor
Signum Records

Eric Whitacre: October
Rutgers Wind Ensemble; William Berz, conductor
Mark Records

Eric Whitacre: Sleep
Eric Whitacre Singers; Eric Whitacre, conductor
Decca

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Program #22 (aired October 14, 2020)
“Two Ukrainian Composers”

Valentyn Silvestrov: The Messenger – 1996
Camerata Salzburg; Hélène Grimaud, piano
Deutsche Grammophon

Valentyn Silvestrov: Post scriptum Sonata
Solomiya Ivakhiv, violin; Angelina Gadeliya, piano
Labor Records

Yevhen Stankovych: Symphony No. 4 “Sinfonia Lirica”
National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine; Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Naxos

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Program #21 (aired October 7, 2020)
“Color and Music”

Michael Torke: Purple
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; David Zinman, conductor
Argo

Frank Ticheli: Blue Shades
North Texas Wind Symphony; Eugene Migliaro Corporon, conductor
GIA Publications

Jennifer Higdon: Piano Trio
Lincoln Trio
Cedille

Aaron Jay Kernis: Color Wheel
Nashville Symphony Orchestra; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Naxos

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Program #20 (aired September 30, 2020)
“Gabriela Lena Frank”

Gabriela Lena Frank: Ritmos Anchinos
Silk Road Ensemble
World Village

Gabriela Lena Frank: Three Latin-American Dances
Utah Symphony Orchestra; Keith Lockhart, conductor
Reference Recordings

Gabriela Lena Frank: Quijotadas
ALIAS Chamber Ensemble
Naxos

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Program #19 (aired September 23, 2020)
“Happy Birthday, Arvo Pärt,” Part 2

Arvo Pärt: Fratres
Gidon Kremer, violin; Keith Jarrett, piano
ECM

Arvo Pärt: Symphony No. 4 “Los Angeles”
Los Angeles Philharmonic; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
ECM

Arvo Pärt: Für Lennart in memoriam
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor
ECM

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Program #18 (aired September 16, 2020)
“Happy Birthday, Arvo Pärt,” Part 1

Arvo Pärt: In principio
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Estonian National Symphony Orchestra; Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor
ECM

Arvo Pärt: An den Wassern zu Babel
Hilliard Ensemble; Christopher Bowers-Broadbent, organ
ECM

Arvo Pärt: Adam’s Lament
Latvian Radio Choir; Vox Clamantis; Sinfonietta Riga; Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor
ECM

Arvo Pärt: Estonian Lullaby
Vilnius Choir Singing School “Liepaitės” Girls’ Choir; Kremerata Baltica; Gidon Kremer, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon

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Program #17 (aired September 9, 2020)
“Osvaldo Golijov’s Ainadamar

Osvaldo Golijov: Ainadamar
Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Kelly O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Jessica Rivera, soprano; Robert Spano, conductor; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Deutsche Grammophon

Osvaldo Golijov: Tenebrae
Kronos Quartet
Deutsche Grammophon

Osvaldo Golijov: Night of the Flying Horses
Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble
Sony Classical

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Program #16 (aired August 26, 2020 and September 2, 2020)
“Shulamit Ran”

Shulamit Ran: String Quartet No. 3 “Glitter, Doom, Shards, Memory”
Pacifica Quartet
Cedille

Shulamit Ran: Violin Concerto
BBC Concert Orchestra; Charles Hazlewood, conductor; Ittai Shapira, violin
Albany

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Program #15 (aired August 19, 2020)
“Eighth Blackbird”

Steve Reich: Double Sextet
Eighth Blackbird
Nonesuch

Christopher Cerrone: South Catalina
Eighth Blackbird
Cedille

Stephen Hartke: Meanwhile – Incidental Music to Imaginary Puppet Plays
Eighth Blackbird
Cedille

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Program #14 (aired August 12, 2020)
“Magnus Lindberg”

Magnus Lindberg: EXPO
New York Philharmonic; Alan Gilbert; conductor
Dacapo

Magnus Lindberg: Dos Coyotes
Anssi Karttunen, cello; Magnus Lindberg, piano
Ondine

Magnus Lindberg: Seht die Sonne
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Sakari Oramo conductor
Ondine

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Program #13 (aired August 5, 2020)
“Two Recent Concertos”

Anna Clyne: Dance
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Marin Alsop; conductor; Inbal Segev, cello
Avie Records

John Adams: Must the Devil Have All the Good Tunes?
Los Angeles Philharmonic; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor; Yuja Wang, piano

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Program #12 (aired July 29, 2020)
“Chen Yi and Zhou Long”

Chen Yi: Romance and Dance
Singapore Symphony Orchestra; Lan Shui, conductor; Cho-Liang Lin and Yi-Jia Susanne Hou, violins
BIS

Zhou Long: Taigu Rhyme
Beijing New Music Ensemble
Naxos

Chen Yi and Zhou Long: Symphony “Humen 1839”
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra; Darrell Ang, conductor
Naxos

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Program #11 (aired July 22, 2020)
“Chen Yi”

Chen Yi: The Ancient Chinese Beauty
Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra; Lan Shui, conductor; Michala Petri, recorder
OUR Recordings

Chen Yi: Qi
Empyrean Ensemble
Albany Records

Chen Yi: Night Thoughts
Civitas Ensemble
Cedille

Chen Yi: Spring in Dresden
Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Gil Rose, conductor; Mira Wang, violin
BMOP sound

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Program #10 (aired July 15, 2020)
“Sampler #1”
(Repeat of Program #1 from May 13, 2020)

Jennifer Higdon: blue cathedral
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Robert Spano, conductor
Telarc

Somei Satoh: Bifu
Hilary Hahn, violin; Cory Smythe, piano
Deutsche Grammophon

Reza Vali: Calligraphy No. 11 “Gatar”
Carpe Diem String Quartet
Albany

John Luther Adams: The Farthest Place
Robin Lorentz, violin; Amy Knoles, vibraphone/marimba; Bryan Pezzone, piano, Barry Newton, double bass
Cold Blue

Anna Thorvaldsdóttir: Illumine
International Contemporary Ensemble
Sono Luminus

Arvo Pärt: De pacem Domine
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; Tonu Kaljuste, conductor
ECM

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Program #9 (aired July 8, 2020)
“Americana, Part 2”

Peter Schickele: String Quartet No. 1 “American Dreams”
Audubon Quartet
Centaur

John Harbison: Songs America Loves To Sing
Atlanta Chamber Players
MSR

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Program #8 (aired July 1, 2020)
“Americana, Part 1”

Michael Daugherty: American Gothic
Nashville Symphony Orchestra; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Naxos

Gwyneth Walker: An American Concerto
Czech National Symphony Orchestra; Paul Freeman, conductor; Melissa White, violin
Albany Records

Joan Tower: Made in America
Nashville Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Naxos

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Program #7 (aired June 24, 2020)
“Miniature Miscellany”

Roshanne Etezady: Eleventh Hour from Damaged Goods
eighth blackbird
Cedille

Philip Glass: Madeira River from Aguas da Amazonia
Uakti
Point Music

György Ligeti: White on White from Études, Book 3
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Sony Classical

David Lang: light moving
Hilary Hahn, violin; Cory Smythe, piano
Deutsche Grammophon

Chen Yi: Memory
Julia Tom, cello
Etcetera

Poul Ruders: Lullaby for Yodit
Kodály Philharmonic Orchestra; Paul Mann, conductor
Toccata Classics

Sarah Kirkland Snider: The Orchard
Roomful of Teeth
New Amsterdam Records

Stephen Montague: Mirabella (a Tarantella)
Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano
Point Music

Leo Dick: The Grasshopper and the Ant from Au contraire
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin; Reto Bieri, clarinet
Alpha Classics

Elliott Carter: Dialogues II
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; Oliver Knussen, conductor
Ondine

Phillip Schroeder: Another Shore
Phillip Schroeder, celesta
Cold Blue Music

John Luther Adams: Sky with Four Suns
ETHEL
Cold Blue Music

Howard Skempton: Adam lay ybounden
The Sixteen; Harry Christophers, conductor
Coro

Peteris Vasks: Plainscape II
Voces8; Mari Samuelsen, violin; Håkon Samuelsen, cello
Decca

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Program #6 (aired June 17, 2020)
“Mason Bates”

Mason Bates: Mothership
Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Gil Rose, conductor; Jason Moran, FM Rhodes; Su Chang, guzheng
BMOP

Mason Bates: The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, Scenes 1, 7, 16
Santa Fe Opera Orchestra; Michael Christie, conductor; Edward Parks, baritone (Steve Jobs); Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano (Laurene Jobs); Wei Wu, bass (Kōbun Chino Otogawa)
Pentatone

Mason Bates: The B-Sides
San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
SFS Media

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Program #5 (aired June 10, 2020)
“Adolphus Hailstork”

Adolphus Hailstork: Fanfare on Amazing Grace
Virginia Symphony Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Naxos

Adolphus Hailstork: Symphony No. 3
Grand Rapids Symphony; David Lockington, conductor
Naxos

Adolphus Hailstork: Three Spirituals for Orchestra
Virginia Symphony Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Naxos

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Program #4 (aired June 3, 2020)
“Jennifer Koh Performs Chamber Music”

John Adams: Road Movies
Jennifer Koh, violin; Reiko Uchida, piano
Cedille

Qasim Naqvi: The Banquet
Jennifer Koh, violin; Qasim Naqvi, modular synthesizer
Cedille

Kaija Saariaho: Cloud Trio
Jennifer Koh, violin; Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; Wilhelmina Smith, cello
Cedille

Missy Mazzoli: A Thousand Tongues
Jennifer Koh, violin; Missy Mazzoli, piano and electronics
Cedille

Missy Mazzoli: Vespers for Violin
Jennifer Koh, violin; Missy Mazzoli, electronics
Cedille

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Program #3 (aired May 27, 2020)
“Music of Iceland Part 2”

Hildur Gudnadóttir: “Call Me Joker” from Joker soundtrack
WaterTower Music

Hildur Gudnadóttir: “Lathur” from Chernobyl soundtrack
Deutsche Grammophon

Daniel Bjarnason: Emergence
Iceland Symphony Orchestra; Daniel Bjarnason, conductor
Sono Luminus

Anna Thorvaldsdóttir: Aequilibrium
International Contemporary Ensemble
Sono Luminus

Valgeir Sigurdsson: 1875
Reykjavík Sinfonia
Bedroom Community

Ólafur Arnalds: “saman”
Viktor Orri Árnason and Javier Aguilar, violins; Shasta Ellenbogen, viola; Marie-Claire Schlameus, cello
Mercury KX

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Program #2 (aired May 20, 2020)
“Music of Iceland Part 1”

Jón Leifs: Hekla, Op. 52
Schola Cantorum; Iceland Symphony Orchestra; En Shao, conductor
BIS

Jóhann Jóhannsson: “Good Morning, Midnight” and “Good Night, Day” from Orphée
Jóhann Jóhannsson; Hildur Gudnadóttir; Air Lyndhurst String Orchestra; Anthony Weeden, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon

Thurídur Jónsdóttir: Flow and Fusion
Iceland Symphony Orchestra; Daniel Bjarnason, conductor
Sono Luminus

Hafdís Bjarnadóttir: From Beacon to Beacon
Nordic Affect
Sono Luminus

Björk: “Utopia”
One Little Indian

María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir: Oceans
Iceland Symphony Orchestra; Daniel Bjarnason, conductor
Sono Luminus

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Program #1 (aired May 13, 2020)
“Sampler #1”

Jennifer Higdon: blue cathedral
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Robert Spano, conductor
Telarc

Somei Satoh: Bifu
Hilary Hahn, violin; Cory Smythe, piano
Deutsche Grammophon

Reza Vali: Calligraphy No. 11 “Gatar”
Carpe Diem String Quartet
Albany

John Luther Adams: The Farthest Place
Robin Lorentz, violin; Amy Knoles, vibraphone/marimba; Bryan Pezzone, piano, Barry Newton, double bass
Cold Blue

Anna Thorvaldsdóttir: Illumine
International Contemporary Ensemble
Sono Luminus

Arvo Pärt: De pacem Domine
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; Tonu Kaljuste, conductor
ECM