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Options December 13, 2016: A440, Op. 4 No. 11

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
Aram Khachaturian  Masquerade Suite: Waltz   Options   St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Anichanov  0:00:00 ()
Heitor Villa-Lobos  Symphony No. 6 "On the Outline of the Mountains of Brazil", Mvt. 4 (1944)   Options   Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Issac Karabtchevsky  0:06:06 ()
 
Richard Reed Parry  Quartet for Heart and Breath   Options   performed by Kronos Quartet  0:15:44 ()
Alois Hába  Suite for Dulcimer, Op. 91, II. Allegro Energico (1960)   Options   Katerina Zlatnikova, dulcimer  0:18:20 ()
Colleen  Geometria Del Universo   Options The Weighing of the Heart    0:21:33 ()
Nico Muhly  Typing   Options     0:24:54 ()
 
Anthony Plog  4 Themes on Paintings of Edward Munch for Trumpet and Organ; I. Die Sonne (1986)   Options   Anthony Plogg - trumpet, Hans-Ola Ericsson, organ  0:29:30 ()
Ottorino Respighi  Trittico Botticelliano, I. Primavera (1927)   Options   Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Jeffrey Simon  0:32:00 ()
Modest Mussorgsky  Pictures at An Exhibition: Gnomus (1874, orchestrated by Ravel)   Options   Inspired by the composer seeing his friend Victor Hartmann's painting exhibition  0:38:15 ()
Morton Feldman  Rothko Chapel 5, for soprano, alto, choir, percussion, celesta and viola (1971)   Options   Morton Feldman, California EAR Unit, University of California-Berkeley Chamber Chorus  0:40:28 ()
Igor Stravinsky  Scherzo Fantastique, Op. 3 (1908)   Options     0:56:19 ()
Henri Dutilleux  Timbres, espace, mouvement, "La nuit etoilée" (1978)   Options   Seattle Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ludovic Morlot  0:44:08 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 12/13/16 8:05pm redkayak:

Awesome
Avatar Tue. 12/13/16 8:05pm Bethany Ryker:

Anyone care to waltz?
Avatar Tue. 12/13/16 8:09pm Bethany Ryker:

Props to @emmagineering and Ranjit for their composer requests last week, here's your serving of Khachaturian and Villa-Lobos!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 12/13/16 8:10pm redkayak:

It's going to be cold this week. Play some winter music!
Avatar Tue. 12/13/16 8:10pm Dominick:

enjoying this
Avatar Tue. 12/13/16 8:11pm ranjit:

Whoo, thanks Bethany!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/13/16 8:15pm Linda Lee:

interesting hearing the mountain range image assisting composition! i did something similar a few years back, translating photo of snowdrops into tones! very cool to hear the villa -lobos
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/13/16 8:16pm Linda Lee:

couldn't be happier hearing you tonight Bethany!! helps me salvage a crappy day
  Tue. 12/13/16 8:16pm JakeGould:

Hey!
Avatar Tue. 12/13/16 8:17pm Bethany Ryker:

Thanks Linda - I do hope your spirits lift. The Villa-Lobos makes me want to hike those mountains in Brazil. Stat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/13/16 8:18pm Linda Lee:

indeed!!
i wonder if someone's done something similar up in my neighborhood ~ catskills peaks
Avatar Tue. 12/13/16 8:19pm Bethany Ryker:

Make it happen, Linda! Twin mountain and the Platte Clove range are my favorite!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/13/16 8:20pm Linda Lee:

ho! i'm just down the mountain from one of our last fire towers ~ could get a nice spread up there :-)
Avatar Tue. 12/13/16 8:24pm Bethany Ryker:

@redkayak - thanks for the cold weather suggestion! My first reaction might be to play the opposite to warm ourselves up, but I'm excited to do some audio hunting and see what comes up :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/13/16 8:25pm Linda Lee:

i'd like some warm tones for sure, myself. we're looking at negative single digits up here this weekend. not excited.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 12/13/16 8:25pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I'm kind of partial to Panther Mountain, myself.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/13/16 8:25pm Linda Lee:

all of our mountains are luscious! :-)
Avatar Tue. 12/13/16 8:31pm Bethany Ryker:

If I had an intern (!) on the playlist right now I'd have an image of the painting. Then again, you all have access to Google. Munch. Die Sonne. Ready, set, go.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 12/13/16 8:42pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Zats, if I lived in the JC area, I'd apply for that intern job. Do interns have to be at the station?
  Tue. 12/13/16 8:42pm steve fromg-berg:

this is BEAUTIful
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 12/13/16 8:46pm redkayak:

What was that Kronos Quartet piece -- Winter Was Hard? That would do it.....
Avatar Tue. 12/13/16 8:52pm Bethany Ryker:

Nice, redkayak!!
Avatar Tue. 12/13/16 8:55pm Bethany Ryker:

So folks, I'll be away the next two weeks, but can't wait to be back the first Tuesday of 2017. Be happy and safe!! Xx.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 12/13/16 8:59pm JakeGould:

Goodnight and have some good times (hopefully) during the holidays! And see you next year! Ha! I said that!
  Tue. 12/13/16 9:00pm P-90:

Thanks Professor, enjoy your holidays!
  Thu. 3/16/17 1:12am bunyan:

Thank you for the Stravinsky _Scherzo_ : you catch just the barest hints of some of the melodic lines he would be unleashing within the subsequent five years. Otherwise, one would scarcely guess on hearing this cold that it was his work (rather like the Mahler Piano Quartet I recently heard)...
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