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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. 32: Moods and Mechanisms from May 11, 2021

5/11/2021
William Schuman - "Three Piano Moods, II. Dynamic (1958)" [: 1. Pensive; 2. Dynamic; 3. Reverie Leo Smit - piano] Aaron Copland - "Three Moods: Embittered - Wistful - Jazzy (1921)" [dedicated to Leo Smit by the composer] William Bolcom - "Symphony No. 5, IV. Machine (1989)" [American Composer's Orchestra, conducted by Dennis Russel Davies] Edvard Grieg - "Stimmungen, Op. 73, III. Natligt Ridt (1905)" [Einar Steen-Nøkleberg - piano] Karlheinz Stockhausen - "Stimmung, Models 3 - 6 (1968)"...

Duration:01:07:26

A440, Op. 7, No. 31, Let's Hear a few more of Bartók's Students: Composers, Pianists and Conductors from May 4, 2021

5/4/2021
Sándor Veress - "String Trio, II. Allegro molto (1954)" [Ensemble des Equilibres. Veress was a piano student of Bartók] Béla Bartók - "Hungarian Sketches, Sz. 97, II. Bear Dance" [Chicago Symphony conducted by Fritz Reiner. Reiner studied piano with Bartók at the Franz Liszt Academy between 1908-1910] Arthur Honegger - "Concertino for piano and orchestra in E major, H 55, III. Allegro (1924)" [Deutsche Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin conducted by Ferenc Fricsay, who studied with Bartók.] Béla...

Duration:01:08:02

A440, Op. 7, No. 30, Let's Hear a few of Bartók's Students from Apr 27, 2021

4/28/2021
Béla Bartók - "Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion Sz. 110, BB 115 , III. Allegro non troppo (1937)" [Geza Frid and Luctor Ponse, pianos, with percussionists of The London Symphony Orchestra. Recorded 1967] Tibor Serly - "Concertino 3x3, III. Allegro Vivace (1965)" [Lynn Kao - piano; Paul Freeman conducting the Czech National Symphony Orchestra] György Kósa - "Miniatűrök (Miniatures), Version for Viola and Harp, No. 13. Vivace (1964)" György Kósa - "Duet for Violin and Viola, II....

Duration:01:06:51

A440, Op. 7, No. 30, Let's Get to Know the Music of Géza Frid from Apr 20, 2021

4/20/2021
Géza Frid - "Trio à cordes, Op. 1 (1926)" [String Trio] Géza Frid - "Études Symphoniques, Op. 47, I. Obsession (1954)" [Synphonic Etudes] Géza Frid - "Podium-suite pour violin et piano Op. 3, I. - IV. (1928)" [Podium Suite for Violin and Piano] Géza Frid - "Ritmische studies voor kamerorkest, Op. 58 (1959)" [Rhythmical Studies for Chamber Orchestra] Géza Frid - "Twaalf muzikale caricaturen, Op. 8 No. 6 "Monoton" (1930)" [12 Musical Caricatures, Op. 8, No. 6] Géza Frid - "Trio pour...

Duration:01:08:09

A440, Op. 7. No. 29, TUMULTUOUSLY YOURS from Apr 13, 2021

4/13/2021
Józef Wieniawski - "Sonata in B minor, Op. 22 Allegro tumultuoso (1858)" Peter Mennin - "Symphony No. 9, III. Presto tumultuoso (1981)" Sergio Calligaris - "Finale: Allegro tumultuoso e deciso" Géza Frid - "String Quartet No. 3, Op. 30 "Fantasia tropica", III. Il giorno. Poco sostenuto - Presto tumultuoso (1949)" [Amaryllis Quartet] Christian Winther Christensen - "A Fall from the Perfect Ground: IV. Energetico, tumultuoso ma transparent sempre (2004-7)" Knudåge Riisager - "Symphony...

Duration:01:08:33

A440, Op. 7, No. 28 Pereptual Motion...still going....nonstop from Apr 6, 2021

4/6/2021
Philip Glass - "Pereptulum: Cadenza / Part 3 (2018)" [Performed by and commissioned for Third Coast Percussion] Béla Bartók - "Concerto for Orchestra, BB 123: V. Finale (1943)" [Hungarian National Philharmonic] Benjamin Britten - "Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10. Var. 7: Moto perpetuo (1937)" Benjamin Britten - "Cello Suite No. 1, Op. 72: VI. Molto perpetuo e Canto (1964)" [Alban Gerhardt, cello] Benjamin Britten - "Cello Suite No. 3, Op. 87: VIII. Moto perpetuo: Presto...

Duration:01:08:57

A440, Op. 7. No. 27 Perpetual Motion from Mar 30, 2021

3/30/2021
Amy Beach - "Piano Concerto in C-Sharp Minor, Op.45, II. Scherzo: Vivace (Perpetuum mobile) (1899)" [Alan Feinberg - piano, Nashville Symphony Orchestra. [Amy Beach 1867 – 1944]] Marcel Poot - "Moto Perpetto: Tarantelle (1953)" [Moscow Symphony Orchestra [Marcel Poot 1901-1988]] Pierpaolo Romani - "Moto Perpetuo - First version" [Zappa spielt für Bach 2018] Antonio Ruiz-Pipó - "Juegos: II. Moto perpetuo" [Jean Bruno Dautaner - guitar] Stefan Kisielewski - "Moto Perpetuo (1953)"...

Duration:01:08:37

Toccata, Take One from Mar 23, 2021

3/23/2021
Girolamo Frescobaldi - "Toccata, Libro 2, No. 3 (1621)" [Pierre Hantaï - harpsichord] Cécile Chaminade - "Toccata, Op. 39 (1887)" [Olga Kopylova - piano] Claude Debussy - "Pour le Piano, L. 95, III. Toccata (1901)" [Víkingur Ólafsson - piano] Claudio Monteverdi - "L'Orfeo, Prologo - Toccata (1607)" [Monteverdi (1567 - 1643)] Igor Stravinsky - "Violin Concerto in D Major, I. Toccata (1931)" [Gianluigi Gelmetti - violin with Radio Sinfonie-orchester Stuttgart] Arthur Berger - "String...

Duration:01:08:42

Marathon, Second Mvt., Duo with Dave Mandl from Mar 16, 2021

3/16/2021
Thom Yorke - "Invisible Knots" - ANIMA Johnny Greenwood - "Popcorn Superhet Receiver - Part 2B" George Rochberg - "Caprice Variations: 44 Scherzo, after Mahler Symphony No. 5 (1970)" Erik Griswold - "Pale Yellow Frontier" - Pain Avoidance Machine [This album is part of a 2 CD Grand Prize for tonight's Marathon Show!] Anton Arensky - "String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 35, II. Variation 6, Allegro con spirito (1894)" Erik Griswold - "Fallingwater" Jessie Montgomery - "Break Away, V....

Duration:01:07:51

2021 Marathon, First Mvt., Duo with David Dichelle from Mar 9, 2021

3/9/2021
Blue Devils - "Roll With It" John Adams - "Short Ride in a Fast Machine (1986)" Gaspar Cassadó - "Requiebros" [THEREMIN LOVE!!] Francis Poulenc - "Concerto in G Minor for Organs Strings and Timpani" Alban Berg - "Lulu, Act 2 Filmmusik (1937)" Kenji Bunch - "3 Gs" Boston Typewriter Orchestra - "Butterfly Bit" [Your pledge of $20 gets you in the running for this great prize at the end of the show!] Henry Cowell - "The Banshee" - An Anthology of Noise and Electronic Music, Vol. 6 [Your...

Duration:01:08:20

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