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Playlist: Dead White Guys

with rotating host JAV on Sunday, September 27, 2015

Show Notes:

Presenting music by composers who are mostly dead, mostly gay, mostly white, mostly 20th century, mostly American, mostly guys, but breaking each rule at some point in the program. "Year" field in the playlist refers to date of composition.

Time Artist Song Title Album Label Year
6:02 am
Continuum Quartet for Flute, Oboe, Cello and Harpshichord by Henry Cowell Henry Cowell: A Continuum Portrait Naxos 1954
6:15 am
Oakland Youth Orchestra conducted by Robert Hughes Pacifika Rondo (for an Orchestra of Western & Oriental Instruments) by Lou Harrison Lou Harrison: Music For Violin with Various Instruments, European, Asian and African Desto 1963
6:39 am
Detroit Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin Danzón Cubano by Aaron Copland Aaron Copland: Rodeo - Dance Panels Naxos 1945
6:49 am
Continuum (Susan Heineman, bassoon & Maria Kitsopoulos, cello) Diaphonic Suite No. 2 for Bassoon and Cello by Ruth Crawford Seeger Ruth Crawford Seeger: A Continuum Portrait Naxos 1930
6:53 am
Anthony Davis Ensemble conducted by Mark Helias Wayang No. II (Shadowdance) by Anthony Davis Episteme Rykodisc 1978
6:59 am
Julius Eastman, Frank Ferko, Janet Kattas, Patricia Martin Gay Guerilla by Julius Eastman Julius Eastman: Unjust Malaise New World Records 1980
7:38 am
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Symphony on a Hymn Tune by Virgil Thomson Virgil Thomson Naxos 1928
8:05 am
Harold Shapero and Leo Smit, piano Sonata for Piano Four Hands by Harold Shapero Cowell/Shapero Chamber Music CBS 1941
8:18 am
Colin McPhee and Benjamin Britten, pianos I. Pemoengkah II. Gambangan III. Taboeh teloe by Colin McPhee 1941
8:26 am
The Fires of London directed by Peter Maxwell Davies Antechrist for piccolo, bass clarinet, violin, cello and percussion by Peter Maxwell Davies Peter Maxwell Davies: Missa Super L'Homme Arme, etc L'oiseau Lyre 1967
8:38 am
The Concord String Quartet II Slowly Rocking from String Quartet in Four Parts by John Cage George Crumb: Black Angels / John Cage String Quartet in Four Parts Vox 1950
8:45 am
Gate 5 Enemble (Sausalito) Ring Around the Moon: A Dance for Here and Now by Hary Partch The Harry Partch CollectionVolume 1 CRI 1952
8:55 am
Duke Ellington Lotus Blossom by Billy Strayhorn And His Mother Called Him Bill Bluebird 1967