WFIU: Featured Classical Recordings show

WFIU: Featured Classical Recordings

Summary: Featured recordings selected and reviewed by the classical music staff at WFIU Public Media from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

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  • Artist: Featured Classical Recordings – Arts and Music
  • Copyright: Copyright © Arts and Music 2011

Podcasts:

 Incantations & Inspirations | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:57

"Vivaldiana" is one of our most popular pieces, people really get it!

 Piano Phantoms | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:39

Pianist Michael Lewin presents a recording of ghouls, ghosts and goblins with plenty of lead time for the Halloween season.

 Seraphic Fire: Music With A Visceral, Tenacious Connection | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:46

Seraphic Fire distills eleven season of performances for one CD.

 Icelandic Violin Duos | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:01

The combination of the artistry of a maker, performers and composers, ...that's something special.

 Fauré: 13 Barcarolles; Dolly | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:56

"Fauré has a way of exploring all kinds of harmonic possibilities," Sally Pinkas

 The Lotus Pond: Exotic Oboe Sounds | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:03

"There's a way to impact people with the language of music, that we simply cannot do with words!"

 La Viola: Music for Viola And Piano By Women Composers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:27

All the composers are women, but Herndon doesn’t think there’s a specially ‘womanly touch.’

 Adam Gyorgy Plays Liszt, Bach, And Mozart | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:03

My favorite pieces on the CD just talk about me and my life’s journey.

 Piffaro ‘Los Ministriles In The New World’ | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:03

Then we added other winds like the sackbuts to create what was the premiere instrumental ensemble of the period in the Renaissance.

 Saros, A Cycle Named After A Cycle | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:00

"This was a chance for me to put together chamber works that were recently written."

 Edward Auer With Chopin In Good Company | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:32

Needless to say the string quartets in the world have certainly not played a whole lot of Chopin .

 Love Raise Your Voice | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:00

"The project was really about finding music that we liked and that was different," Christine Howlett.

 Les Grâces Françoises: Music Of The French Baroque | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:00

"Our theme for the CD was "graces" or ornaments and these pieces are all about ornaments."

 Overheard: New Music For Oboe And English Horn | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:04

" I don’t necessarily see the images when I’m playing, but I do react to the feelings." Michele Fiala

 William Lawes, A Magnetic Figure | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:04

There are some excruciatingly angst-like harmonies and there’s also some very playful stuff !

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