Sound Lounge for Tuesday 2 November 2010
Tuesday 2 November 2010
Presented by Robbie Ellis
University of Waikato UWMD 1202
Hamilton composer Ian Whalley composed Mittsu no Yugo and had it performed simultaneously in New Zealand, China and Canada as part of the Beijing Musicacoustica Festival. (More details on the University of Waikato website.)
NORRIS: Dirty Pixels
NZTrio: Sarah Watkins (pno), Justine Cormack (vln), Ashley Brown (cello)
Trust MMT 2066
Wellington composer Michael Norris has had recent double success: last month he was accepted into the Trans-Tasman Exchange Programme (more details on the SOUNZ website) and had a new chamber orchestra work performed at the Donaueschingen Music Days (programme details at Southwest German Radio). German newspaper Die Zeit said Norris "let gently shimmering globes of sound grow out of a chamber orchestra, captivatingly realised by Peter Eötvös and the Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic" (original article, in German).Michael Norris
- Interview with Eva Radich on today's Upbeat. (duration: 20′11″)
Michael Norris and other composers are interviewed by Hans Haffmans (host of Radio Netherlands' Live! At the Concertgebouw, among other things):
7:31 - Resound
Kenneth Young introduces:
DAVID FARQUHAR: Equali - Eight duos for two violins
Douglas Beilman & Dean Major (vlns)
Recorded by Radio New Zealand in Studio One, Broadcasting House, Wellington, 1991
(Programme 3 of 10 - more details at radionz.co.nz/resound.)
7:53 - Birthdays
LILBURN: Toronto Tailfeather
Atoll ACD 404
Douglas Lilburn was born on this day in 1915.
SCHOLES: Islands II (2nd mvt)
Peter Scholes (clarinets, Yamaha FPX900, computer)
Rattle RAT D 003
Dear Peter Scholes: happy birthday from Sound Lounge.
8:03 - Karlheinz Company concert
LEONIE HOLMES: Fragment for string quartet
Ryan Chen & Wendy Yang (vlns), Alex MacDonald (vla), Seul-gi Kim (cello)
SØREN NILS EICHBERG: Four Pieces for bassoon and piano
Ben Hoadley (bsn), Flora Lee (pno)
SAMUEL HOLLOWAY: Impossible Songs
Tania Priebs (sop), Ryan Chen & Wendy Yang (vlns), Alex MacDonald (vla), Seul-gi Kim (cello)
ALISON GRANT: Layin In / Layin Out
Alistair Greenwood (fl), Finn Schofield (cls), Wendy Yang (vln), Alex MacDonald (vla), Jason Hopkins (cello), Jonathan Lee (db), Shaun Li (pno), John Elmsly (cond)
BORIS TISHCHENKO: Piano Sonata No 5
Deng Liang (pno)
Recorded by Radio New Zealand Concert in the University of Auckland Music Theatre, 4 October 2009.
9:27 - A little more from Auckland
RADOJKOVIC: Record; Arrrpeggiator
(Dr Colossus EP)
9:32 - Fearful Symmetries
ROWE / SPICE GIRLS / STANNARD: Wannabe (excerpt)
Virgin 8 42174
Fearful Symmetries is a series of eleven documentaries celebrating each decade of the 20th Century and the first decade of the 21st Century. Roger Smith and a selection of New Zealand experts survey musical landmarks and innovative movements in the arts.
(10) 1990-1999: Deconstruction/Reconstruction (RNZ)
11:30 - Congratulations Gareth!
Tonight it was announced that composer Gareth Farr is a recipient of an Arts Foundation Laureate Award. The announcement was made tonight in Dunedin, and all winners walk away with a no-strings attached gift of $50,000.
The other winners for 2010 are actor Stuart Devenie (who has worked a number of times with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra); cinematographer Leon Narbey; ceramicist and set designer John Parker; and choreographer Michael Parmenter.
New Zealand String Quartet
Trust MMT 2019
11:42 - New Music Dreams - Alexander Ivashkin in the 1990s
SCHNITTKE: Madrigal in memoriam Oleg Kagan
Alexander Ivashkin (cello)
Manu CD MANU 1480
Alexander Ivashkin (cello)
Manu CD MANU 1544