#98 Ambient Environments

Composers like Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Bartók and have sought to musically depict their environs for centuries. How are landscapes, both urban and pastoral, being represented musically today?

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

David Sampson: Grant Park from Chicago Moves
Gaudete Brass
Cedille 136
3:24

Toshio Hosokawa: Landscape V (excerpt)
Munich Chamber Orchestra/Alexander Liebreich; Mayumi Miyata, sho
ECM 2095
8:40

Peter Sculthorpe: From Oceania
New Zealand SO/James Judd
Naxos 8.557382
5:31

Michael Daugherty: George Washington fr. Mount Rushmore
Pacific Symphony/Carl St. Clair
Naxos 8.559749
4:03

Joan Tower: Big Sky
Chee-Yun, v.; André Emelianoff, vc.; Joan Tower, p.;
Naxos 8.559215
7:12

John Luther Adams: The Far Country of Sleep (excerpt)
Cabrillo Music Festival Orchestra/JoAnn Falletta
New Albion 61
8:25

Christopher Tin: Haf Gengr Hriðum (The Storm-Driven Sea)
Royal Philharmonic & Schola Cantorum/Christopher Tin
Tin Works
4:27

Pierre Jalbert: Glass is a Place fr. Icefield Sonnets
Ying Quartet
Dorian 92114
4:07

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