Posts Tagged ‘Modern Classical’

Main: Modern Classical Music

Today’s pro­gramme fea­tures “Mod­ern Clas­si­cal Music” — pieces of music writ­ten between around the mid-20th Cen­tu­ry until the present day. It includes famous names like William Wal­ton and John Rut­ter, and it also includes the Pen­guin Café Orches­tra and the North Sea Radio Orches­tra — and we will be fea­tur­ing the lat­ter’s lat­est album, Gap Species, on today’s pro­gramme. There are pieces from Karl Jenk­ins and Joby Tal­bot, a clar­inet con­cer­to from Richard Har­vey, works by Christo­pher Gun­ning and John Bar­ry that aren’t either com­poser’s work for film and TV, and the Muf­fin Men play­ing arrange­ments of music by Frank Zap­pa. And a great deal more.

Music from the 1920s: Roaring and More

The Charleston

Today’s pro­gram on our main stream is com­prised of both pop­u­lar & clas­si­cal music from the 1920s. Not only does today’s pro­gram fea­ture The Charleston & oth­er usu­al sus­pects, but it includes the often over­looked clas­si­cal music of the 1920s. Com­posers such as Ralph Vaugh­an-Williams, Sergei Prokofiev, Eric Satie & Bela Bar­tok were all active­ly cre­at­ing music dur­ing this peri­od.

Art Deco: Music of the 1920s & 1930s

Rivera DIA

Today’s pro­gram on Radio Riel’s Main stream is com­prised of both pop­u­lar and clas­si­cal music from rough­ly 1920 — 1940. This time frame was also the era of the Art Deco move­ment. As a part of today’s pro­gram, we will be play­ing “The City” at 2:00pm, 6:00pm and 8:00pm North Amer­i­can Pacif­ic time.

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