Tag: Modern Classical

A smattering of modern classical and composition dating from 1976 America on Max Schubel’s Opus One label.
The record opens with a version of Alice Shields’ excellent Wildcat Songs. Composed in 1966, it features piccolo and soprano, and while its vocal elements tend towards the operatic, think less Verdi and more Domenico Guaccero as an apt comparison […]

1 – Sarah Davachi – ‘Olsun’ – Qualities of Bodies Permanent – Canada, 2015
Qualities of Bodies Permanent by Sarah Davachi
2 – Minoy – ‘Timestep’ – The Art Of Egyptian Bathing – United States, 1986
The Art Of Egyptian Bathing (1986) by Minóy
3 – Wendy Atkinson – ‘The End Of Print’ – The Last Fret – Canada, 2015
The […]

[ 22 November , 2014; 20:00 to 22:30. ]

Saturday, November 22, 2014; 8PM
Doors at 7PM, FREE pre-show chat at 7:15PM
Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd floor) [map]
Single tickets $35 regular, $15 students (includes taxes and venue surcharges)
Advance tickets available at rushes-vancouver.brownpapertickets.com and 1.800.838.3006

Rushes is a brilliant and hypnotic new work by American composer, and Bang on a Can co-founder Michael Gordon. Timber, Gordon’s percussion […]

Another release to find its way onto the site with much delay, Catherine Lamb‘s Matter/Moving examines territory being confronted most notably these days by just a handful of labels, among them Edition Wandelwesier and the release’s own imprint, Winds Measure Recordings. While Manfred Werder’s 2005¹ reproduced unadulterated field recordings of the same site once on each […]

Tonight’s show involves playing several excerpts, a habit I normally try to avoid. I would expect that our listeners, provided sufficient interest in the sample of a work, can find the means to hear the complete recording rather easily. The fact that our podcast is ripped from the online stream instead of from the board (a […]