Skip links

Program 752: Music from Japan, China, and America

KALW Broadcast Date: August 20, 2023 | Host: Liam Herb

On this Music from Other Minds, Liam Herb plays Akira Nishimura‘s Astral Concerto for Ondes Martenot and orchestra, Ge Gan-ru‘s Four Studies Of Peking Opera, and Henry Brant‘s masterful orchestration of Charles Ives‘s Concord Sonata, titled, A Concord Symphony.

Program Audio

30-Second Spot

Track Info & Links

Title: アストラル協奏曲「光の鏡」 (Astral Concerto “A MIRROR OF LIGHTS”) (1992)
Composer: Aikra Nishimura
Performers: NHK Symphony Orchestra, Hiroyaki Iwaki, conducting; Takashi Harada, Ondes Martenot
Recording Title: Works by Akira Nishimura Ⅱ
Record Label: fontec


Title: Four Studies of Peking Opera: Prologue, Aria, Narrative, Clown Music
Composer: Ge Gan-ru
Performers: Kathryn Woodard, piano; Shanghai Quartet
Recording Title: Ge Gan-ru: Lost Style
Record Label: New Albion Records
Catalog Number: NA-134

coverVol7 [Converted]

Title: A Concord Symphony
Composer: Charles Ives / Henry Brant
Performers: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Dennis Russell Davies conducting
Recording Title: Music of Henry Brant vol. 7
Record Label: Innova Records
Catalog Number: 414


Title: Piano Sonata No. 2, “Concord, Mass., 1840-1860” Mov. 3 The Alcotts
Composer: Charles Ives
Performers: Marc-André Hamelin
Recording Title: Ives: Concord Sonata / Maurice Wright: Sonata
Record Label: New World Records
Catalog Number: 80378

A trio performing in front of a screen with blue images.Anthony Braxton playing saxophone.
Close Search

Start typing and press Enter to search