Music Matters

Hosts Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez (in absentia Winter/Spring 2018), Nick Morandi, Danny Hansen, Jake Bellissimo, and Jasmine Thomasian from the Eastman School of Music Composition Department, share and discuss music emerging from ESM, as well as work by national and international composers.

Past Episodes

  • Music Matters: New and Old, Week I Aired: Wednesday, December 9, 2015

    Contemporary works that examine the music of the past.

    Schoenberg/Brahms Piano Quartet IVmvt 4: Rondo alla zingarese: Presto. London Symphony Orchestra, cond. Neeme Järvi (CHANDOS) [dur. 9’34”]

    Luciano Berio: Rendering Mvt I, Allegro. London Symphony Orchestra. Luciano Berio, cond. (BMG) [10’58]

    Sciarrino Le Voci Sottovetro (the Voices Behind Glass), Mvt. 4. “Moro, Lasso" 4’50
    I die, alas, of pain.
    O cruel fate, that who could grant me life, gives me death instead.
    Ensemble Recherche. Sonia Turchetta, mezzo-soprano (DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON)

  • Music Matters: Jo Kondo Aired: Wednesday, December 2, 2015

    Music and interview by Japanese composer Jo Kondo. Also guest composer John LIberatore.

    An Elder’s Hocket: Ensemble L’art our l’art (Hamburg)

    Isthmus: Ensemble Musica Practica.

    Three Songs: Ensemble Nomad, featuring Kuniko Kato and Chiyoko Noguchi.

    John Liberatore, this living air, first movement: Eun Mi Ko, piano and the McCormick Percussion Ensemble, Robert McCormick, dir.