12 Jun 2018

Stroma with Alex Ross and Bianca Andrew

From Music Alive, 7:00 pm on 12 June 2018
Alex Ross, author of The Rest Is Noise.

Alex Ross, author of The Rest Is Noise. Photo: Supplied

Critic for the New Yorker, Alex Ross provides commentary for a whirlwind tour of 20th Century classical music provided by Stroma and Bianca Andrew.

Schoenberg: Mondestrunken; Nacht, from Pierrot Lunaire
Ravel: Il est doux de se coucher, from Chansons Madécasses
Bartók: Sebes, from Contrasts
Messiaen: Danse de la fureur, pour les sept trompettes, from Quartet for the End of Time
Ligeti: Ballad and Dance
Stravinsky: Full Fathom Five, from Three Songs from William Shakespeare
Jenny McLeod : Sections F1 & G1, from For Seven
Berio: O King
Boulez: Improvisé – pour le Dr. Kalmus
Xenakis: Charisma
Gillian Whitehead: Excerpt from Manutaki
Saariaho: Oi Kuu
Lang: Short Fall
Schoenberg: Gemeinheit!; O alter Duft, from Pierrot Lunaire

Recorded in Auckland Town Hall, 20 May 2018
Presenter: Tim Dodd
Producer: Tim Dodd
Recording Engineer: Adrian Hollay

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