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Happy 100th John Cage!

09/05/12 9:00AM

Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of John Cage, notable avant-garde composer of the mid-20th century.  We'll listen to some of his Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano, played by Adam Tendler, who will perform them at a Cage Centennial Concert at FlynnSpace on September 14.

Playlist

9:01am

Symphony #52 in c, HOB 1/52
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Ensemble: The English Concert
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
CD/Album: Haydn: Symphonien Nr. 43-51-52
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 429400
 
 

9:23am

Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Sonata #2
Composer: John Cage
Soloists: Adam Tendler, piano
CD/Album: Live in Maui
Record co./Cat #: Adam Tendler
 
 

9:26am

Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Interlude #1
Composer: John Cage
Soloists: Adam Tendler, piano
CD/Album: Live in Maui
Record co./Cat #: Adam Tendler
 
 

9:30am

Swan Lake: Ballet suite, Op. 20
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
CD/Album: Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake/Nutcraker/Sleeping Beauty
Record co./Cat #: London 443555
 
 

10:01am

Concerto for Viola d'amore and Lute in d, RV 540
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Ensemble: The English Concert
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Soloists: Roy Goodman, viola d'amore ; Nigel North, lute/guitar
CD/Album: Vivaldi: Concerti L'Amoroso""
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 419615
 
 

10:14am

Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Sonata #5
Composer: John Cage
Soloists: Adam Tendler, piano
CD/Album: Live in Maui
Record co./Cat #: Adam Tendler
 
 

10:15am

Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Sonata #7
Composer: John Cage
Soloists: Adam Tendler, piano
CD/Album: Live in Maui
Record co./Cat #: Adam Tendler
 
 

10:20am

Florida Suite
Composer: Frederick Delius
Ensemble: Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Delius: Sea Drift / Florida Suite
Record co./Cat #: Argo 430206
 
 

11:01am

Piano Trio
Composer: Maurice Ravel
Ensemble: Claremont Trio
Soloists: Emily Bruskin, violin ; Julia Bruskin, cello ; Donna Kwong, piano
CD/Album: Claremont Trio - Beethoven & Ravel
Record co./Cat #: Tria 3862
 
 

11:29am

Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Sonata #11
Composer: John Cage
Soloists: Adam Tendler, piano
CD/Album: Live in Maui
Record co./Cat #: Adam Tendler
 
 

11:32am

Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Interlude #4
Composer: John Cage
Soloists: Adam Tendler, piano
CD/Album: Live in Maui
Record co./Cat #: Adam Tendler
 
 

11:36am

Fantasia para una Gentilhombre ("Fantasy for a Gentleman")
Composer: Joaquin Rodrigo
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Placido Domingo
Soloists: Manuel Barrueco, guitar
CD/Album: Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez, Songs, etc.
Record co./Cat #: EMI 56175
 
 

12:05pm

Patience: Overture
Composer: Gilbert & Sullivan
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Neville Marriner
CD/Album: Gilbert & Sullivan: Overtures
Record co./Cat #: Philips 434916
 
 

12:12pm

The Alchymist
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
CD/Album: Handel: Water Music - Fireworks Music
Record co./Cat #: L'oiseau-Lyre 455 709
 
 

12:30pm

Piano Concerto #21 in C, K 467
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Soloists: Maria Joao Pires, piano
CD/Album: Mozart: Klavierkonzerte Nr. 17 & 21
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 439941
 
 

12:57pm

Concerto a due cori #1: Allegro
Composer: George Frederic Handel
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
CD/Album: Handel: Water Music - Fireworks Music
Record co./Cat #: L'Oiseau-Lyre 455709
 
 
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