On this week's episode of The New Canon, we listen to playful and thoughtfully-constructed works by Fred Lerdahl, Dmitri Tymoczko and George Tsontakis.
The New Old Guard
This week's episode of The New Canon features new composer portraits of the late Elliott Carter and German-born, American composer Ursula Mamlok. We also hear from the Boston Modern Orchestra Project's new album of works by Martin Boykan.
Mapping the Vast Unknown
World premiere recordings of Alexander Raskatov as performed by the Hilliard Ensemble and Giacinto Scelsi as performed by violinist Weiping Lin. Also, our album of the week, featuring new works by Magnus Lindberg recorded by the New York Philharmonic.
World Premiere Recordings of Magnus Lindberg, Lee Hyla and Ann Southam
The world premiere recording of Magnus Lindberg's Piano Concerto No. 2, as delivered by the New York Philharmonic. We also sample Lee Hyla's new album "My Life on the Plains" and hear previously unrecorded music by Ann Southam.
This week's episode of The New Canon features Wolfgang Rihm's musical meditations on the symphonies of Brahms, and electro-acoustic music from Ireland and Denmark.
I Want to Live
This week's episode features works recordings from women's choir The Crossing, the Molinari String Quartet, and pianist Ivan Sokolov playing Galina Ustvolskaya.
This week on The New Canon we listen to recordings that mix art music with folk music from Brooklyn Rider, Martin Perry and Christine Southworth.
Eve Egoyan's world premiere recordings of posthumous by Ann Southam, and music for brass by Andrew Rindfleisch. Also, our album of the week - a cycle of Schubert-inspired songs by David Lang that features performances by Shara Worden and Bryce Dessner.
Soloistic Impulses for Viola, Harp, Piano and More
Sample the new solo album by Brooklyn Rider violist Nicholas Cords and enjoy solos for cello, bass and harp by Samuel Adler. Also, hear selections from our Album of the Week, "Corollaries," by virtuoso pianist/composer Lubomyr Melnyk.
On Shelter, Electricity and Polish String Quartets
This week, we sample Labor Records new compilation of Central and Eastern European music that uses graphic notation, percussionist Justin Dehart's solo album "Strange Paths" and our current album of the week: Nadia Sirota's "Baroque."
What's Baroque is New Again
On this week's New Canon, we sample Labor Records new compilation of Central and Eastern European music that uses graphic notation, percussionist Justin Dehart's solo album "Strange Paths" and our current album of the week: Nadia Sirota's "Baroque."
Musical Conversations and Winter Morning Walks
This week's episode of The New Canon features songs for soprano and orchestra by Maria Schneider, works for solo piano by Constantine Caravassilis, and a cross-generational collaboration between Jace Clayton and the late Julius Eastman.
In a Time Lapse
This week's episode of the New Canon features new electroacoustic music from pianist Ludovico Einaudi, works for cello and piano by David Wolfson and the premiere recording of Philip Glass's Cello Concerto No. 2.
Thrum - New Music for Stringed Instruments
This week on The New Canon, we hear new recordings from Minneapolis Guitar Quartet and Tim Brady as well as selections from Lark Quartet's new album featuring music of Jennifer Higdon.
The Edge of Light
A new recording of works by Benjamin Britten performed by Amsterdam Sinfonietta, ACME's recent release featuring the compositions of Joseph Byrd and selections from "The Edge of Light", featuring Gloria Cheng and the Calder Quartet.
In Search of the Divine
New recordings from Louth Contemporary Music Society, exploring a wide range of music that touches on the theme of spirituality, as well as new choral music from Gabriel Jackson and cellist Alban Gerhardt's take on Benjamin Britten's music for solo...
Expanding American Minimalism
Lavinia Meier's album of new Philip Glass?transcriptions for harp and pianist Ole Kiilerich's updated take on Frederic Rzewski's?THE PEOPLE UNITED WILL NEVER BE DEFEATED. Also, percussionist Doug Perkin's "Simple Songs", our current album of the week.
(Not So) Lonesome Roads - New American Chamber Music
New music from Thea Musgrave and oboist Nicholas Daniel as well as selections from the Boston Modern Orchestra Project's new disc of concertos by Thomas Oboe Lee. Also, an album of lyrical chamber music by composer Dan Visconti.
Journeys Through Sound
This week's episode of the New Canon features new recordings of music by Alexander Byrne, Suzanne Farrin and Bela Bartok.
Monumental Symphonies, Simple Songs
From complex, large scale symphonies from the likes of Henri Dutilleux (via Esa-Pekka Salonen and Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra) and Tan Dun to more intimate performances by percussionist Doug Perkins and Bill Ryan's ensemble Billband.
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