#181 Shanghai New Music Week Part 3

The Relevant Tones team travels to Shanghai for New Music Week, a relatively new but impressive festival held by the prestigious conservatory of music. This third in a four-part series features premiere performances of music by the guest composers. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Karlheinz Stockhausen: Stimmung (excerpts) Ensemble Vocal Sequence :47, 3:48 … Continue reading #181 Shanghai New Music Week Part 3

#109 Foster the Music: Darmstadt

One of the world’s most famous new music festivals has been held in Darmstadt since 1946. We’ll trace the festival from its beginnings through modern times and feature some of the seminal works that were premiered there. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Stockhausen: Kreuzspiel (excerpt) Alfred Schweinfurter, oboe; Wolfgang Marx, bass clarinet; David … Continue reading #109 Foster the Music: Darmstadt

#19 Pierre Boulez Notations

In his Notations, Pierre Boulez composed twelve short piano miniatures that contain a cosmos of sound and potentiality. After decades at the helm of the avant-garde, Boulez has set to work unlocking those inner possibilities through thoughtful orchestration and elaboration. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Olivier Messaien: Vingt regards sur l’enfant Jésus, Mvt. … Continue reading #19 Pierre Boulez Notations