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7:00 Arvo Pärt's Passio

PÄRT: Passio

Christ........................... Rihards Millers

Pilate............................ Janis Kursev

Latvian Radio Chorus, Evangelist Quartet, Liepaja SO Quartet/Sigvards Klava, Ilze Reine (org) (recorded at the Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona by Spanish Radio)

8:05 Antarctic Symphony

PETER MAXWELL DAVIES: Symphony No 8, Antarctic Symphony
New Zealand SO/ Paul MacAlindin

Peter Maxwell Davies visited Antarctica in 1997-1998 to get inspiration for the work.
Read Max's Antarctic diary.

Glacier on Antarctic coast

Glacier on Antarctic coast Photo: Jason Auch

MEEHAN: Forecast, Scott Sets Out, At The Pole, Hut, Erebus:The Mountain from These Rough Notes, An Evocation of Antarctica
Hannah Griffin (vocalist), Norman Meehan (pno)
Victoria University Press 738318

Listen to Bill Mannhire, Hannah Griffin and Norman Meehan talking about These Rough Notes

9:00 Relevant Tones

Composer Spotlight: Terry Riley at 80

One of the key pioneers in the incredibly influential minimalist movement, Terry Riley is a restless artist who has constantly sought to reinvent himself over his long career.  We’ll start with the landmark piece In C and work our way through the numerous highlights of his musical output. (WFMT)

Terry Riley

Terry Riley Photo: Supplied

Terry Riley: Emily and Alice fr. The Cusp of Magic (excerpt)
Kronos Quartet; Wu Man, pipa
Nonesuch 360508

Riley: Music for The Gift (excerpt)
Chet Baker Quartet

Riley: In C (excerpt)
Member of the CCPA at the State University of New York and Buffalo/Riley
Sony/Columbia 45368

Riley: In C (excerpt)
Ensemble/Riley (In C 25th anniversary concert
New Albion 22551-0071

Riley: A Rainbow in Curved Air (except)
Terry Riley, organ
CBS 7351

Raga Shuddh Sarang (excerpt)
Pandit Pran Nath, voice

Riley: Anthem of the Trinity fr. Shri Camel
Terry Riley, org.
CBS 35164

Riley: Salome Dances for Peace (excerpts)
Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch 79217

Riley: Requiem for Adam, III (excerpt)
Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch 548925

Riley: Havana Man (excerpt)
Riley, p.
New Albion – Lisbon Concert

Terry Riley's groundbreaking and highly influential work, In C.

Terry Riley’s groundbreaking and highly influential work, In C.


From Scratch

From Scratch Photo: Supplied

FROM SCRATCH: Passage, 5,6,7 and 6,7,8 from Gungo Ho 1,2,3D, Drumwheel Part 2, from Five Rhythm Works
From Scratch
EM Records 1150

Listen to Nick Bollinger's review of the album

PÄRT: La Sindone
Estonian National SO, Tônu Kaljuste
ECM 2050

11:00 New Music Dreams

The Residents, Tobasco

The Residents, Tobasco Photo: album cover art

THE RESIDENTS: Tabasco (Tweedles Instrumental)
The Residents, Carla Fabrizio, Gerri Lawlor, Nolan Cook,  Film Orchestra Of Bucharest
Private recording