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Program 594: Eyam and Other Selections

KALW Broadcast Date: March 13, 2020 | Host: Liam Herb

On this Music From Other Minds, Liam Herb plays music from the plague times. Check out this program to hear the fifth movement from Irish composer Ann Cleare‘s monolithic work Eyam, a programmatic work about personal isolation and the history of a plague village in Derbyshire Dales. Also on the program, works by Stefan Wolpe and Tōru Takemitsu.

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Title: Eyam v (woven)
Composer: Ann Cleare
Performers: Richard Craig, Carol McGonnell, and The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, conducted by Gavin Maloney
Recording Title: New Music: New Ireland 3
Record Label: Contemporary Music Centre Ireland
Catalog Number: n/a


Title: Piece for Oboe, Cello, Percussion & Piano: I. Early Morning Music; II. Calm; III. Intense and Spirited; IV. Taut, to ones self
Composers: Stefan Wolpe
Performers: Peter Veale (oboe), Beverley Ellis (cello), Thomas Kiebler (piano), Pascal Pons (percussion) Ensemble SurPlus; James Avery, conductor
Recording Title: The Music of Stefan Wolpe vol. 4
Record Label: Bridge Records
Catalog Number: BRIDGE 9215


Title: I hear the water dreaming
Composer: Tōru Takemitsu
Performers: BBC National Symphony of Wales; Sharon Bezaly, flute
Recording Title: A String Around Autumn
Record Label: BIS
Catalog Number: BIS-CD-1300

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