Prepared_piano_board_NeumannToday’s show featured experimental piano music by American composers.

The music aired during the program included:
Louis Moreau Gottschalk – Le Banjo, from DeGaetano plays Gottschalk
Charles Ives – Piano Sonata No. 2, “Concord. Mass., 1840-60”, performed by Gilbert Kalish
Henry Cowell – Tides of Manaunaun; Aeolian Harp; The Banshee, from New Music: Piano Compositions by Henry Cowell
John Cage – Selected Sonatas
George Crumb Makrokosmos – Volume I: Part One – Crucifixus; Proteus; Primeval Sounds (Genesis I); Capricorn; Part II. V. The Phantom Gondolier; VI Night Spell I

Zero Crossings – December 22, 2014 – Thad Anderson

THADThe show featured music by and conversation with local percussionist and composer Thad Anderson, Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida where he coordinates the Percussion Studies program, teaches courses in music composition and technology, and presides over the Collide Contemporary Music Series. The music aired during the program included:

Thad Anderson – Within
Philip Glass – Glassworks: Opening
Thad Anderson – Through-line (flute + string quartet + electronics)
Terry Riley – in C, Blindman Kwartet with Iktus
Thad Anderson – Standard Deviation – Part I, Beginning
John Cage – Third Construction, Donald Knaack Percussion Ensemble
Thad Anderson – Concertante
Paul Lansky – Threads: I. Prelude; II. Recitative; III. Chorus

Listen here:

      Zero Crossings – December 22, 2014, with Thad Anderson