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Classical Music Discoveries series features local amateur and internationally acclaimed artists, composers, orchestras and special events. Classical Music Discoveries makes classical music accessible and fun to everyone with "Happy Listeners" covering the globe.

Classical Music Discoveries series features local amateur and internationally acclaimed artists, composers, orchestras and special events. Classical Music Discoveries makes classical music accessible and fun to everyone with "Happy Listeners" covering the globe.
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Cedar City, UT

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Classical Music Discoveries series features local amateur and internationally acclaimed artists, composers, orchestras and special events. Classical Music Discoveries makes classical music accessible and fun to everyone with "Happy Listeners" covering the globe.

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@khedgecock

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English

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(435) 238-4934


Episodes

14201 PARMA Recordings - 315 Ensemble

7/17/2018
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315 ENSEMBLE CHRIS CRESSWELL Arjun Jethwa Luke Newby Laurie McGee Laetitia Van Wyk Heather Duncanson Chris Cresswell Ravello Records presents 315 ENSEMBLE, the self-titled debut album of composer/electric guitarist/sound artist Chris Cresswell’s sextet, recorded live at Birmingham Conservatoire in England. Cresswell’s 315 Ensemble is dedicated to exploring possibilities in electroacoustic music as well as commissioning works from outstanding composers worldwide. This album premieres two...

Duration:00:24:54

14169 PARMA Recordings - Hipster Zombies from Mars

7/16/2018
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HIPSTER ZOMBIES FROM MARS PIANO MUSIC FOR A POST-IRONIC AGE Nicholas Vines, composer Ryan MacEvoy McCullough, piano Nicholas Vines presents HIPSTER ZOMBIES FROM MARS, his third PARMA Recordings album. This collection of three major piano works by Dr. Vines was recorded on location at Cornell University with artist Ryan MacEvoy McCullough at the piano. For all of the flash one might expect from the album title, Vines bypasses gimmickry in order to capture something sophisticated. Standouts...

Duration:01:42:55

14200 PARMA Recordings - The More You Know

7/15/2018
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THE MORE YOU KNOW Ron Paley Exuberant and exciting is the Big Round Records debut of big band pianist and composer Ron Paley. This is not “just another pops album.” Paley’s work is cool, clever, and ridiculously fun. Seven of the ten tracks on THE MORE YOU KNOW are completely composed, arranged, and performed by Ron Paley. “Theme” is energetic, exploring elements of upbeat jazz and classic boogie woogie. Fast-paced, too, is “U of M” where the artist/composer delves into the genres of...

Duration:01:00:41

14168 PARMA Recordings - Tableau

7/14/2018
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THE FIFTH ROW Stuart Weber Find your seat and settle in with THE FIFTH ROW, the latest album by guitarist Stuart Weber. These twelve compositions, recorded in several historic American theaters, employ Weber’s strong yet delicate guitar playing along with the acoustics of the rooms in which he recorded. Combining elements of classical and folk, Weber embraces the elegance of high-brow compositions as well as the grit of stripped-down Americana. Conversely, Weber’s interpretation of...

Duration:02:04:00

14167 PARMA Recordings - The Fifth Row

7/12/2018
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THE FIFTH ROW Stuart Weber Find your seat and settle in with THE FIFTH ROW, the latest album by guitarist Stuart Weber. These twelve compositions, recorded in several historic American theaters, employ Weber’s strong yet delicate guitar playing along with the acoustics of the rooms in which he recorded. Combining elements of classical and folk, Weber embraces the elegance of high-brow compositions as well as the grit of stripped-down Americana. Conversely, Weber’s interpretation of...

Duration:00:42:37

14196 Daniel Roberts Solo Album Now Available

7/11/2018
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Daniel Roberts has performed Solo Recitals around Europe in Germany, UK, Norway, and performed for the 1st time in the USA in February 2017. He has featured in Radio interviews on the BBC, and enjoyed a Chamber Duo collaboration with Violinist Hannah Woolmer. Orchestral performances in the UK, and Brazil have included concertos by Beethoven, Chopin, Rachmaniov, Gershwin, Grieg, and Tchaikovsky. Daniel was greatly influenced by his late mentor, the world renowned Pedagogue Peter...

Duration:00:02:35

14191 PARMA Recordings - Ineffable Tales

7/11/2018
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INEFFABLE TALES John Alan Rose Composer/Performer John Alan Rose presents INEFFABLE TALES, an album of four of his ensemble compositions, recorded at Reduta Hall in Olomouc, Czech Republic. In addition to renowned soloists Jungwon Choi (cello), Moni Simeonov (violin), the recording features the composer’s wife Sing Rose (soprano), and the composer himself (piano). The album also features the Moravian Philharmonic, under the direction of Miran Vaupotić. Rose stuns from the outset with his...

Duration:01:22:08

14166 PARMA Recordings - On and Between

7/10/2018
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ON & BETWEEN Lin Ma & Zhen Chen U.S. immigrants live in the dualities of cultures and identities. ON & BETWEEN is a musical exploration of the dualities and the accompanying anticipation, agony, pride and compromise – poignantly capturing the states of mind of an immigrant on the journey of home-seeking and assimilation. Award winning composer Zhen Chen explores new possibilities by weaving traditional Chinese music instruments and folk tone with piano and Western style chamber music. A...

Duration:00:44:27

14190 The First Symphonies 13

7/9/2018
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Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Op. 10 Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25 Dominique Beaulieu, conductor CMD Philharmonic of Paris in Orleans

Duration:00:57:22

14165 PARMA Recordings - Bach - Sonatas and Partitas for Violin (Sei Solo)

7/8/2018
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SEI SOLO Bach’s Six Sonatas & Partitas for Violin Alone Thomas Bowes, violin Thomas Bowes' SEI SOLO shines the spotlight on the sonatas and partitas for solo violin composed by Johann Sebastian Bach in 1720. Bowes believes that these six stand-alone compositions, while each individually offering insight into Bach's genius reveal more when taken as one epic work - and especially when set against the tragedy in Bach’s life in the year of composition. The three discs in Bowes’ album contain a...

Duration:02:54:25

14176 R Strauss - The Egyptian Helen Op 75

7/7/2018
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Die ägyptische Helena (The Egyptian Helen), Op. 75, is an opera in two acts by Richard Strauss to a German libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. It premiered at the Dresden Semperoper on 6 June 1928. Strauss had written the title role with Maria Jeritza in mind but, creating quite a sensation at the time, the Dresden opera management refused to pay Jeritza's large fee and cast Elisabeth Rethberg instead as Helen of Troy. Jeritza eventually created the part in Vienna and New York City. As...

Duration:02:20:28

14164 PARMA Recordings - Cyberistan

7/6/2018
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CYBERISTAN: The Electro-Acoustic Music of Ken Walicki Dr. Ken Walicki is an American composer and director of the Composition Program at California State University, Fullerton. He is widely recognized and acknowledged for his dramatic and engaging music, often using innovative instrumentation. Walicki was one of the first composers to use turntables in his music. Walicki conveys the effects of globalization and increasing dependency on technology with CYBERISTAN, a Ravello Records release....

Duration:01:06:10

14163 PARMA Recordings - Simon Andrews

7/4/2018
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AND THAT MOMENT WHEN THE BIRD SINGS Simon Andrews Simon Andrews has earned a reputation as a creator of eloquent concert music that blends harmonic complexity and lyricism, introversion and broad gestures, and delicate timbres and bold statements. Here, on his recording debut, AND THE MOMENT WHEN THE BIRD SINGS, he offers up 10 compositions performed in a variety of configurations, from duos to trios and quintets, all of which emphasize his proficiency in both vocal and instrumental music....

Duration:01:08:45

14162 PARMA Recordings - Parts to Play

7/2/2018
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On PARTS TO PLAY, critically acclaimed violinist Moonkyung Lee turns from the symphonic environment of the critically lauded label debut, TCHAIKOVSKY, on which she performed with the London Symphony Orchestra, to a more intimate setting, with only pianist Martha Locker as her partner on a selection of works that include both stunning solo performances and intricate yet simple duets. Choosing to include Prokofiev’s “Sonata for Solo Violin” amid compositions from six contemporary composers...

Duration:01:03:00

14161 PARMA Recordings - Of Time and Place

6/30/2018
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OF TIME & PLACE Monica Houghton Composer Monica Houghton has a musical and academic resume that is made even more exceptional by her experiences as a true citizen of the world. Her travels around the globe have led her to incorporate non-Western instruments and musical practices into several of her compositions as well as to find inspiration trekking through Peru, or by exploring the remote and desolate areas of the American West. On CHAMBER WORKS, her debut on Navona Records, Houghton...

Duration:01:13:12

14160 PARMA Recordings - Reason and Reverence

6/28/2018
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REASON & REVERENCE Christopher Keyes Diego Vega Ferdinando De Sena Willem van Twillert Andrew Schultz REASON AND REVERANCE represents an aural exploration of our world’s complexities. By comparing and contrasting present triumphs with past regrets, the composers on this album develop a compelling, philosophical reflection of the world we live in. Conducted by Petr Vronský, the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra delivers a master class in cohesiveness while tackling a wildly diverse, yet...

Duration:01:16:13

14159 Bruckner - Symphony No 5 in B-flat Major, WAB 105

6/26/2018
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Never heard by Bruckner in his lifetime and he never new of its acceptance by the one audience that heard it performed. Conducted by Sylvia Wagner CMD German Opera Company of Berlin Download at: http://www.classicalsavings.com/store/p612/Bruckner%3A_Symphony_No._5_in_B-flat_Major%2C_WAB_105_%28digital_download%29.html

Duration:01:21:56

14158 PARMA Recordings - Reflets

6/24/2018
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REFLETS Eliane Rodrigues "In each of the Nocturnes, she plunges into their collective heart traversing their boundless emotional range with an aristocratic imperiousness that sets her interpretations apart from almost anyone else’s." -Raul de Gama, World Music Report (NOTTURNO) With two critically-lauded releases on Navona Records (NOTTURNO, performing works by Chopin, and a four-CD box set, BEETHOVEN – 8 CONCERTI) pianist Eliane Rodrigues returns with REFLETS showcasing the pianist’s...

Duration:01:34:57

14157 PARMA Recordings - Coro del Mundo

6/22/2018
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Continuing in the series of Cuban recorded Ansonica Records projects comes CORO DEL MUNDO – choir of the world. With tracks ranging from sacred to secular, and from delicate to aggressive, the surprising cohesiveness of the composers’ work is astonishingly beautiful and impassioned. Schola Cantorum Coralina and Vocal Luna contribute exquisite vocals to the proceedings. L Peter Deutsch’s Dance to the Revolution, takes inspiration from the writing of Emma Goldman. Goldman was one of the...

Duration:01:13:34

14156 PARMA Recordings - Fancy Colors

6/20/2018
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FANCY COLORS David Taddie David Taddie’s new album FANCY COLORS blurs the spectrum between acoustic and electronic music into an unorthodox wave of sound. In contrast to the primary characteristics of each type of music, Taddie creates sophisticated, complex compositions by blending the sounds of string and woodwind instruments with the influence of computer-generated effects. Written and recorded over two decades, FANCY COLORS is the result of Taddie’s exploration of timbre and space...

Duration:01:19:26