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"Polyphonic Perversity" with Dan (archive)

Music of the MacArthurs
Sunday, October 6, 2013 | 12:00 to 14:00 | Playlist

Artist Song Album Label Comments
György Ligeti Piano Etudes #4 Fanfares and #5 Arc-en-ciel Jeremy Denk: Ligeti and Beethoven Nonesuch 1985: Jeremy Denk, piano
Thomas Adès Chamber Symphony Alsop conducts MacMillan, Adès and Higdon London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ltd. 1990: London Philharmonic Orchestra; Marin Alsop, conductor
Kaija Saariaho Terrestre Terrestre New Focus 2003: Claire Chase, flute; International Contemporary Ensemble
Osvaldo Golijov Primiera Imagen: Mariana Ainadamar Deutsche Grammophon 2003: Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Robert Spano, director (and many, many more singers)
Gunther Schuller Fantasy-Suite New Music with Guitar Vol. 6 Bridge 1994: David Starobin, guitar
Oliver Knussen Violin Concerto Autumnal NMC Recordings 2002: Lila Josefowicz, violin; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Oliver Knussen, conductor
Alvin Curran Improvisation Maritime Rites New World 1985: George Lewis, trombone