30 September 2009

This week's show recasts the epitaph on Christopher Wren's tomb in St. Paul's Cathedral: "Si monumentum requiris, circumaudi." [If you seek a monument, listen around you.]

Set #1 - 8:00am - 8:45am

1. Valentyn Silvestrov: Excerpts from Fleeting Melodies
Bohdana Pivenko - violin, Valeriy Matiukhin - piano
Rostok Records, n.n.
45'

Set #2 - 8:45am - 10:00am

2. Elodie Lauten: Waking in New York (1999)
Text by Allen Ginsburg
Mark Duer - baritone, Meredith Borden - soprano, Tyler Azelton - soprano, Sherrita Duran - soprano, Grigory Kalinovsky - violin, Jaram Kim - violin, Tania Askins - viola, Andrei Tchekmazov - cello, Rafael Agudelo - double bass, Ulla Suokkko - flute, Bill Ruyle - drums, Mustafa Ahmed - percussion, Elodie Lauten - synthesizer
4-Tay Records, CD 4023
66:32
(From the composer's website: "Waking in New York is about experiencing daily life in New York through the eyes of Ginsberg, pictured in the later part of his life.")

3. Sunny Skylar & Consuelo Velazques: Besame Mucho (rec. NYC Feb.-Mar. 1954)
Artie Shaw - clarinet, Hank Jones - piano, Tal Farlow - guitar, Tommy Porter - bass, Joe Roland - vibes, Irv Kluger - drums
Artie Shaw: The Last Recordings
Musicmasters, 01612-65071-2
4:05

Set #3 - 10:00am - 11:00am

4. John Burke: Remember Your Power (1998-2000)
Jane Hayes - piano, Laura Barron - flute, Tony Nickels - oboe, English horn & oboe d'amore, Fran├žois Houle - clarinet, Sheila McDonald - violin, Peggy Lee - cello, Laurence Mollerop - double bass, John Celona - conductor
Remember Your Power: Music of John Burke
Centrediscs, CMCCD 10104
59:31

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