#152 Del Sol Quartet Plays Peter Sculthorpe

This new release by the Del Sol Quartet marks the first time that all of the string quartets by Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe have appeared on one recording.  We’ll play several selections from this remarkable new album. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Peter Sculthorpe: String Quartet No. 16, I (excerpt) Del Sol Quartet; … Continue reading #152 Del Sol Quartet Plays Peter Sculthorpe

#151 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. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters … Continue reading #151 Terry Riley at 80

#150 Assad Brothers

Legendary Brazilian guitar duo Sérgio and Odair Assad have been performing and recording together for 50 years, reinventing guitar technique along the way.  We’ll talk with Sérgio about their remarkable career and feature music by a wide variety of composers who have written for them. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Altamir Penha: Nós … Continue reading #150 Assad Brothers

#149 In Memorium

From Stravinsky’s famous In Memoriam: Dylan Thomas to Hindemith’s Trauermusik, composers have long written their most personal and moving music as a tribute to a friend or great figure they admired.  We’ll remember several great personalities with musical tributes by modern day composers. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters William Mayer: Brass Quintet, II … Continue reading #149 In Memorium