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This Sunday (8/5) evening we'll hear Thea Musgraves' "Orfeo II" for flute & orchestra, Alfred Schnittke's "Suite in the Olden Style" and Bernard Rands' Triple Concerto.  Music from the past half century, Sunday evening at 11 on Half Past.

The Lost Chord: August 6 - Distant Light

Aug 6, 2017

Ross Amico invites you to take a nostalgic journey with an hour of British Light Music favorites in vintage recordings, featuring works by Albert Ketèlbey, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Sir Edward Elgar, Richard Addinsell, George Scott-Wood, Haydn Wood, Billy Mayerl and Eric Coates.  Trip the light fantastic, this Sunday at 10 pm.

The Lyric Stage: August 6 - Der Rosenkavalier

Aug 6, 2017

In late 1995, engineers and producers sat down with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf  at the Abbey Road studios of EMI in London, to remaster her 1956 recording of Der Rosenkavalier for compact disc. The result is described as not just a re-mastering but a re-engineering of the performance originally supervised by Schwarzkopf's husband Walter Legge, and it is always mentioned as one of the best recordings of Rosenkavalier available. This week week on the Lyric Stage we have selections from that recording.

This week on Well-Tempered Baroque, Dr. Lewis Baratz discusses new releases of Baroque music on the Brilliant Classics label.  Selections from the new 16-CD set of the complete keyboard music of Johann Jacob Froberger, chamber music of Alessandro Stradella, motets of Giovanni Paolo Colonna, music of John Ravenscroft, and sacred music of Antonio Caldara.

The Tournai Mass (late 13th-mid 14th centuries)  is the first complete mass that we know of, that is, the first mass with a fixed ordinary. although each movement was composed by a different anonymous scribe. A performance by the Trio Mediaeval. There are also several ricercari and salterelli  by Giovanni Maria da Crema  (mid 16th century) from his 1546 book of lute pieces, featuring lutenist Christopher Wilson. And we'll conclude with music written by Henry VIII of England, the suite "Rose without a Thorn" which he wrote while wooing Anne Boleyn.

Picture Perfect: August 4 - Lost Worlds

Aug 4, 2017

Ross Amico invites you to get lost this week in music from movies about lost worlds and forgotten civilizations, including “King Solomon’s Mines” (by Mischa Spolianksy), “She” (James Bernard), “The Man Who Would Be King” (Maurice Jarre), and “Lost Horizon” (Dimitri Tiomkin). Strike out into unknown territory, this Friday at 6 pm.

Join us for Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet by Ligeti, a guitar sonata by Antonio Jose, a Haydn piano sonata and music for solo cello by Miklos Rozsa.  Music from student recitals at the Curtis Institute of Music, Wednesdays at noon and the following Monday evening at 10.

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