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All the spectacle and clamor you crave...without those pesky crowds.

All the spectacle and clamor you crave...without those pesky crowds.

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East Orange, NJ

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Music

Description:

All the spectacle and clamor you crave...without those pesky crowds.

Language:

English


Episodes

A440, Op. 7. No. 23: Enter Interlude from Mar 2, 2021

3/2/2021
Lukas Foss - "Time Cycle: Improvised Interlude, No. 1 (1960)" Grażyna Bacewicz - "Partita for Violin and Piano: III. Intermezzo / IV. Rondo. Presto (1955)" [Annabelle Berthomé-Reynolds - violin, Ivan Donchev - piano] Gregório Calleres - "Interlúdios para Piano Preparado, No. 1" William Bolcolm - "Songs of Innocence and Experience, Part 2. Interlude" Rodion Shchedrin - "The Left-Hander, Act I: Seven Turns of the Key. Orchestral Interlude I. / Act II. Know How. Orchestral Interlude II....

Duration:01:09:19

A440. Op. 7, No. 22: Doubly Diverted / Divertimen-two? Divertimento-dos? from Feb 23, 2021

2/24/2021
Lennox Berkeley - "Divertimento in B-flat major, Op. 18, III. Scherzo (1943)" [London Philharmonic Orchestra] Jerzy Bauer - "Divertimento in 3 Pieces - for 2 pianos, III. (2009)" [Ravel Piano Duo] Iša Krejčí (1904 - 1968) - "Trio - Divertimento for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon II. Choral / IV. Rondino (1935)" Erwin Schulhoff (1894 - 1932) - "Divertissement for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon, VI. Florida / II. Burlesca (1927)" Charles Camilleri (1931 - 2009) - "Divertimento No. 1 for 2...

Duration:01:08:47

A440, Op. 7 No. 21, Diversions from the Tedious and Serious (Divertimento) from Feb 16, 2021

2/16/2021
Béla Bartók - "Divertimento for Strings, Sz. 113. III. Allegro Assai (1939)" [Trondheim Solistene] Robert Linn - "Divertimento for Oboe, Two Horns and Strings, V. Presto (1996)" [Maggie Edmondson (Cello), Tom Peters (Double Bass), Jon Titmus (Horn), Agnes Gottschewski (Violin), Stuart Horn (Oboe), Jan Karlin (Viola), Amy Sims (Violin), Paul Loredo (Horn)] Otto Luening - "Divertimento for Brass Quintet, VI. Presto (1988)" [Meridian Arts Ensemble; John Nelson, trumpet; Richard Kelley,...

Duration:01:08:15

A440, Op. 7. No. 20, Allegro Passionato: a HOT MINUTE - or - big, sweeping, gushing, Romantic Era orchestral works from Feb 9, 2021

2/9/2021
Julius Röntgen - "Cello Concerto No. 1, III. Allegro non troppo, ma passionato (1894)" Julius Röntgen - "Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, I. Allegro molto e passionato (1910)" Clara Schumann - "3 Romances for Violin and Piano, Op. 22, III. Leidenschaftlich schnell (1853)" [Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano and Elena Urioste, violin] Johannes Brahms - "Rhapsody, Op. 79, No. 2, Molto passionato, ma non troppo allegro (1879)" [Radu Lupu, piano] George Walker - "Cello Sonata, I. Allegro passionato...

Duration:01:08:24

A440, Op. 7 No. 19 Two Woofs, 3 Gs and a Dirty Rotten Scherzo from Jan 26, 2021

1/26/2021
Dmitri Shostakovich - "The Nose: Act I: Prologue, Galop and Interlude (1926)" [Mariinsky Orchestra directed by Valery Gergiev] Henry Cowell - "2 Woofs for piano, HC 451, Woof I. Allegretto (1928, pub. 1947)" [Stacey Barelos, piano] Henry Cowell - "2 Woofs for piano, HC 451, Woof II. Allegro (1928, pub.1947)" [Stacey Barelos, piano] George Frederick McKay - "Caricature Dance Suite, II. Jabbertyflip" [Logan Skelton - piano] Kenji Bunch - "The Dogbreath Express" [Kenji Bunch, viola] Kenji...

Duration:01:08:29

A440, Op. 7, No. 18 PRECIPITOUSLY YOURS (allegro precipitando) from Jan 19, 2021

1/19/2021
Roland Leistner-Mayer (b. 1945) - "String Quartet, No. 7, Op. 151 "Ariadne", IV. Presto precipitato (2016)" - Leistner-Mayer String Quartets 5 - 7 [Sojka Quartet] Lennart Fredriksson (b. 1952) - "Trio Sonata, III. Allegro precipitando (1991)" - Not Yet Dawn [Stockholm Arts Trio] Nicola Monopoli (b. 1991) - "Due Scene, Precipitando (2014)" - Due Scene (2014 Live Recording) [Carmine Marcello Rizzi - violin] Gunther Schuller - "Impromptus & Cadenzas for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Violin...

Duration:01:08:45

A440, Op. 7, No. 17 ULTRALOQUATIOUSLY YOURS (acciaccato, adirato, ardito - molto gesticolato) from Jan 12, 2021

1/12/2021
Peter Seabourne (b. 1960) - "Sonata Appassionata for Violin and Cello, III. Nervoso, spingendo (2012)" - Seabourne: Sonata Appassionata, On the Blue Shore of Silence & A Music Beginning [Ostap Shutko - violin & Olga Shutko - cello] Ernst von Dohnányi (1877 - 1960) - "String Quartet No. 2 in D-flat Major, Op. 15, II. Presto acciaccato (1906)" - The Hungarian Album [Guarnari Quartet] Salvador Brotons (b. 1959) - "Sonata for Cello, Op. 104, IV. Finale adirato (1978)" - Lluís Claret en...

Duration:01:08:21

A440, Op. 7, No. 16 20/21 from Jan 5, 2021

1/5/2021
Sergei Prokofiev - "Scythian Suite, Op. 20 "Ala and Lolly", IV. Lolly's Pursuit (1915)" Sergei Prokofiev - "Chout, Op. 21, Scene 4 "The Buffoon's Sitting Room" (1915)" Anton Webern - "String Trio, Op. 20, II. Sehr getraugen und ausdrucksvoll (1927)" Anton Webern - "Symphony, Op. 21, II. Variations (1928)" Benjamin Britten - "Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20, II. Dies Irae (1940)" Benjamin Britten - "Diversions for Piano Left Hand and Orchestra, Op. 21, Variation IXa: Toccata I / Variation...

Duration:01:08:15

A440, Op. 7. No. 15, The Burlesque Show, Act 2 from Dec 29, 2020

12/29/2020
Nikolai Myaskovsky - "String Quartet No. 6 in G Minor, Op. 49, II. Burlesca (1940)" [Taneyev Quartet] Bertold Hummel - "Partita für Kammerorchester, Op. 79, II. Burleske (1982)" [Tiroler Kammerochester InnStrumenti Hummel (1925 - 2002)] Bertold Hummel - "Konzertante Musik für Gitarre und Streichorchester, Op. 89b, II. Burlesque (1989/1998)" ["O, du Lieber Augustin" / "The More We Get Together"] Ralph Vaughn Williams - "Phantasy Quintet, IV. Burlesca: Allegro moderato (1912)" [Maggini...

Duration:01:07:49

A440, Op. 7. No. 14, The Burlesque Show, Act 1 from Dec 22, 2020

12/22/2020
Blue Devils - "Roll With It" Erkki Salmenhaara - "Symphony No. 2, II. Allegro (1963, rev. 1966)" [Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra] Béla Bartók - "Scherzo for piano and orchestra, BB 35, "Burlesque": IV. Scherzo da capo (1904)" George Rochberg - "Caprice Variations: No. 32, Allegro assai - burlesco (1970)" Benjamin Britten - "3 Divertimenti, III. Burlesque - presto. (1936)" Zoltán Kodály - "9 Pieces for Piano, Op. 3, No. 9 - Allegro commodo, burlesco (1909)" Max Reger - "Suite for...

Duration:01:07:53

A440, Op. 7. No. 13 Quasi una quasi fantasia from Dec 15, 2020

12/15/2020
Dimitri Tymoczko - "Rube Goldberg Variations: II. Stravinsky Fountain (2014)" [Atlantic Brass Quintet with John Blacklow] William Bolcom - "Decalage" [Norman Fischer - cello, and Jeanne Kierman - piano] Peter Sculthorpe - "String Quartet No. 8, II. Risoluto - con Precisione (1969)" [Brodsky Quartet] William Britelle - "So Long Art Decade, for 5-string violin and electronics (2018)" [Michi Wiancko - violin] Ludwig Van Beethoven - "Sonata No. 13 in E-flat, Op. 27, No. 1, II. Allegro molto...

Duration:01:08:12

A440, Op. 7. No. 12, VIGOROUSLY YOURS from Dec 8, 2020

12/8/2020
Peter Maxwell Davies - "Litany for a Ruined Chapel Between Sheep and Shore, III. Presto vigoroso (1999)" [Clément Saunier, trumpet. "Litany was written for John Wallace earlier this year [1999]. The title refers to the ruined medieval chapel on the Holms of Ire, Sanday, next to my new home there. I imagined the music being played in the ruin, open to the skies, in the vast stillness of that haunted land and seascape." - Davies] Lubor Bárta - "Symphony No. 3, IV. Allegro vigoroso (1972)"...

Duration:01:08:17

A440, Op. 7. No. 11 Conspire, Con Spirito, Conspiracy from Dec 1, 2020

12/1/2020
Samuel Barber - "Piano Sonata, Op. 26, IV. Fuga: Allegro con spirito (1949)" [Daniel Pollack - piano] William Bolcom - "Capriccio, I. Allegro con spirito - very rhythmic (1988)" [Norman Fischer, cello and Jeanne Kirman, piano] Yardena Alotin - "Sonata for Solo Cello, III. Presto con spirito (1976)" [Michael Haran - cello] Georgy Catoire - "Piano Concerto in A-flat major, Op. 21, Allegro con spirito (1909)" [Hiroaki Takenouchi - piano, with the Royal Scottish Orchestra conducted by Martin...

Duration:01:07:25

A440, Op. 7, No. 10: 73 Across: Con ____ (with animation, musically) from Nov 24, 2020

11/24/2020
Amanda Röntgen-Maier - "Nine Pieces for Violin, II. (1879)" [Andreas Stöhr - violin (Amanda Röntgen-Maier 1853 - 1894)] Malcolm Lipkin - "String Trio, I. (1964)" [Nash Ensemble (Malcolm Lipkin 1932-2017)] Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga - "Sinfonía a gran orquesta en Ré, IV. Allegro con moto (1824)" [Performed by Le Concert des Nations, conducted by Jordi Savall (Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga 1806 – 1826)] Allan Petterson - "Concerto for String Orchestra No.3, III. Allegro con moto (1957)" [Johannes...

Duration:01:07:44

A440, Op. 7. No. 9, Focoso focus from Nov 17, 2020

11/17/2020
Knudåge Riisager - "Symphony No. 1, Op. 8, III. Allegro focoso (1925)" [Riisager (1897 - 1974). Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, Bo Holden conducting.] Oleg Gotskosik - "Violin Duo, From the Jewish Tradition, V. Focoso - Recitando" [Gotskosik, b. 1951. Performed by Duo Gelland] Györgi Ligeti - "Viola Sonata, IV. Prestissimo con sordino (1994)" [Nobuko Imai, viola] Béla Bartók - "String Quartet No. 4, BB. 95, II. Prestissimo, con sordino (1928)" [Cavani Quartet] John Foulds - "Holiday Sketches,...

Duration:01:07:36

A440, Op. 7. No. 8, Step inside the A440 BUBBLE, step aside from the rest of the media. An hour of respite. from Nov 3, 2020

11/3/2020
Jessie Montgomery - "Break Away, IV. Quick Pass (2013)" [PUBLIQuartet] Jessie Montgomery - "Break Away, V. Break Away (2013)" [PUBLIQuartet] Witold Lutosławski - "Partita for Violin and Piano, V. Presto (1984)" [Karolina Nowotczyńska - violin and Łukasz Chrzęszczyk - piano] Henry Flynt - "Double Spindizzy (1975)" Yannis Kyriakides - "Antichamber (2010)" Györgi Ligeti - "Viola Sonata, IV. Prestissimo con sordino (1994)" [Nobuko Imai - viola] Nikolai Korndorf - "In Honour of Alfred...

Duration:01:07:27

A440, Op. 7, No. 7 A (Masked) Masquerade Ball Celebrating the entire station reaching our "Hellraiser" Goal. from Oct 27, 2020

10/27/2020
Krzysztof Penderecki - "Clarinet Quintet, II. Serenade, Tempo di Valse (1993)" [Michel Lethiec - clarinet, Régis Pasquier - violin, Bruno Pasquier - viola and Arto Noras - cello] Bernd Alois Zimmermann - "Rheinische Kirmestänze, I. Tempo di Valse (1950)" [Emsland Ensemble / Ensemble Prisma] Vaja Azarashivili - "5 Preludes for Cello and Piano, No. 3, Tempo di Valse (2006)" [Alexander Suliman, cello and Irma Issakadze, piano] Alfred Schnittke - "Piano Quintet, Tempo di Valse (1974)" [The...

Duration:01:07:51

A440, Op. 7, No. 6 Très vif from Oct 20, 2020

10/20/2020
Jacques Desbrière (b.1925) - "Concerto for Piano, III. Très vif (2011)" [Cecilia Löfstrand, piano. Sinfonia Finland conducted by Patrick Gallois] Pierre Menu - "Sonatine pour quatour à cordes, III. Très vif" [Quatour Parisii] Paul Dukas - "Variations, Interlude et Finale sur un theme de Rameau:Variation II. Assez vif, très rythmé (1899-1902)" [Chantal Stigliani, piano] Paul Dukas - "Variation IV. Un peu animé, avec légèreté" Paul Dukas - "Variation VII. Assez vif" Paul Dukas -...

Duration:01:07:43

A440, Op. 7, No. 5 DETERMINEDLY YOURS from Oct 13, 2020

10/13/2020
Ermano Maggini - "Canto XXI for string quartet "Ultimo Canto", II. Agitato (1990)" [Gewandhaus Quartet] Ermano Maggini - "Canto XVI for solo cello and string orchestra, II. Mosso generous (1987)" [Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, Annick Gautier - cello, Christof Echer, conductor] Ermano Maggini - "Canto XIV for string quartet, II. Determinato (1986)" [Gewandhaus Quartet] György Geszler - "Musica Optica for two pianos, No. 1 (1991)" - Music for 10 or 20 Fingers to Vasarely's...

Duration:01:09:07

A440, Op. 7, No. 4 CAPRICIOUSLY YOURS from Oct 6, 2020

10/6/2020
William Walton - "Violin Concerto, II. Presto capriccioso alla napolitana (1939)" [Tasmin Little, violin. BBC Symphony Orchestra directed by Edward Gardner] Joaquín Rodrigo - "Capriccio for solo violin (1944)" [Agustín León Ara, violin] Tarquinio Merula - "Capriccio chromatico (ca. 1620)" [Music from the Salon of the Renaissance Courtesan Veronica Franco, Venice] Witold Lutosławski - "Concerto for Orchestra, II. Capriccio notturno e Arioso" Erkki Melartin - "24 Preludes, Op. 85, No. 2...

Duration:01:07:54