#173 Modern Symphony Redux

The symphony is perhaps the most storied form in classical music, but that doesn’t stop critics from periodically declaring its demise. What’s happening with the symphonic form in the modern era? Who is choosing to write for large forces and how are they keeping the sound fresh? We're revisiting this topic in another installment of … Continue reading #173 Modern Symphony Redux

#172 Musical Moonlighters Redux

When we featured composers for whom music is a second job, we discovered so many “secret” composers that we’re returning to the subject to feature another crop of musical moonlighters. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Stephen Vitiello: Crossing Her Eyes and Sneezing (excerpt) Stephen Vitiello, electronics New Albion 115 1:17 Bin Li: Fanfare … Continue reading #172 Musical Moonlighters Redux

#171 Sono Luminus

In the short time since its launch, the Sono Luminus label has filled a vital need for composers by focusing primarily on contemporary music. We’ll talk with CEO Collin Rae about their mission and philosophy and play music from several important new releases. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Hildur Guðnadóttir: Circles (excerpt) Halla … Continue reading #171 Sono Luminus

#170 In the Field: Colombia Part 2

Relevant Tones heads into the field to Medellín and Bogota for a two-part survey of the music of Colombian composers. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Victor Agudelo: VueltaOriente Orquesta Sinfónica de la Universidad EAFIT/Cecilia Espinosa. 7:35 Johann Hasler: Three Pieces for Percussion Grupo de Percusión de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia 5:35 Andres … Continue reading #170 In the Field: Colombia Part 2