Ye Olde Playlists

There aren't that many playlists I bothered to keep track of, but they should give the general flavor of the show. Tapes of most of these programs have long since disappeared, but if you are interested in hearing something, drop me a line. I get a fair amount of material via tape trades and like to hear from people.

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Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 9:00 AM Tuesdays
Playlist #151, 4/22/97

Edgard Varèse, Hyperprism (1923)
Ensemble InterContemporain, Boulez conducts Carter and Varèse, Sony Classical.

Jon Gibson, Song #3 (1976)
Gibson, In Good Company, Point Music

Bengt Johansson, Pater Noster (1968)
Tapiola Choir, Tapiola Sinfonietta, Dreams, Ondine, 1992

Joan Tower, Trés Lent (In memoriam Olivier Messiaen)(1994)
Joan Tower and André Emelianoff, Black Topaz, New World

David Behrman, Interspecies Smalltalk, Part One
For solo violin and electronics. Leapday Night, Lovely Music, 1991

Chen Yi, Nü Wa Creates Human Beings (from Chinese Myths Cantata)(1996)
The Women's Philharmonic plays the Music of Chen Yi, New Albion.

Arvo Pärt, Solfeggio (1964)
Theatre of Voices; Paul Hillier. De Profundis, Harmonia Mundi, 1997

Dmitri Shostakovich, Piano Quintet in G minor (1940)
Shostakovich/Ustvolskaya, London Musici + Kathryn Stott, Conifer Classics.

Erik Bergman, Dreams
Tapiola Choir, Tapiola Sinfonietta, Dreams, Ondine, 1992

The Klezmatics, Moroccan Game
Possessed, Xenophile, 1997

Club Foot Orchestra, Theme from Club Foot.

Edgard Varèse, Density 21.5 (1936)
The Varèse Album, Columbia Masterworks.

Ben Johnston, Amazing Grace (1973)
Kronos Quartet, White Man Sleeps, Nonesuch, 1987


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 9:00 AM Tuesdays
Playlist #142, 2/4/97

Fredric Rzewski, Piano Piece IV (1977)
Lisa Moore, Pianist. Bang on a Can: Cheating, Lying, Stealing. Sony.

Elvis Costello/Brodsky Quartet, Swine
The Juliet Letters, 1993 Warner Bros.

Leonard Eto, ZOKU (1989)
Kodo, Ibuki, prod. Bill Laswell. Sony.

Brian Ferneyhough, Time and Motion study #1 (for bass clarinet)
Harry Sparnaay, clarinetist.

Dmitri Shostakovich, Piano Quintet in G minor (1940)
Shostakovich/Ustvolskaya, London Musici + Kathryn Stott, Conifer Classics.

Javier Alvarez, Metro Chabacano (1991)
Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Memorias Tropicales, New Albion.

Simon Jeffes, Music for a Found Harmonium
BBC Concert Orchestra, Still Life at the Penguin Cafe/Four Pieces for Orchestra, Decca.

Mike Patton, track #4 from Adult Themes for Voice
1996, Tzadik.

Alfred Schnittke, A Paganini (tocatta for solo violin)
Kremer plays Schnittke, Deutsche Grammophon.

Magnus Lindberg, Kraft (1983-85)
Toimii Ensemble, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Action-Situation-Signification + Kraft. 1988, Finlandia.

Wojceich Kilar, Requium Father Kolbe
National Philharmonic Orchestra of Poland
Requium Father Kolbe, Milan.

Erik Friedlander, Najime (for cello, two clarinets, and upright bass)
Chimera, 1996, Tzadik.

Harry Belafonte, Monkey (1961)
Jump Up Calypso, RCA.


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 12:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #126, 8/18/96

Roger Zahab, Six Melodies Variation for Violin
Christian Wolff, violinist, Koch International.

Mike Patton, excerpts from Adult Themes for Voice (1996)
Tzadik 7015

Steve Reich, Reed Phase (1967)
Jon Gibson, In Good Company, Point Music

Lou Harrison, Suite for Cello and Harp
Chamber Music of the New World, NW-81.

Conlon Nancarrow, Study for Player Piano #36
Sound Forms for Piano, New World Records 203.

Janice Giteck, Om Shanti (1986)
Home (Revisited), New Albion.

Brian Ferneyhough, Time and Motion study for bass clarinet
Harry Sparnaay, clarinetist.

Steve Martland, Babi Yar (1983)
Residentie Orkest Den Haag, conducted by Elgar Howarth
Babi Yar and Drill, Factory Records.

Galina Ustvolskaya, Composition #3 (Benedictus Qui Venit)(1975)
Ustvolskaya/Shostakovich, Conifer Classics.

Alloy Orchestra, Factory (1995)
from the film score for Lonesome, Junk Metal Records.

Elliot Sharp, Digital
Soldier String Quartet on Tesselation Row, SST Records.


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 12:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #125, 8/11/96 (three hours)

David Lang, Cheating, Lying, Stealing (1995)
Bang on a Can, Cheating, Lying, Stealing, Sony Classical.

Gavin Bryars, excerpt of The Sinking of the Titanic (1969-1994)
Point Music.

Tod Dockstader, First Moon from Two Moons of Quatermass (1964)
Quatermass, Starkland 201.

Fredric Rzewski, The People United Will Never Be Defeated
for solo piano, performed by the composer. Hat ART.

Carson Kievman, Symphony No. 2(42) (1991)
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra, New Albion Records.

John Tavener, Thunder Entered Her (1990)
Winchester Cathederal Choir, Virgin Classics.


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 12:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #106, 3/31/96

Paul Hindemith, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (1939)
Isaac Stern, Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic, Sony.

Durutti Column, Royal Infirmary
Circuses and Bread, facd 154

Janice Giteck, Breathing Songs from a Turning Sky
Music From Mills, Mills College.

Blixa Bargeld, Ouvertüre, from the play Dumpfe Stimmen.
Comissioned Music, 1995, Rough Trade.

Ken Nordine, Crimson
Colors

The Beatles, Elinor Rigby, arranged for four Cellos by Cello
Cello, 1990

Krzysztof Penderecki, Agnus Dei (1981)
Stabat Mater
: Complete Sacred Works for chorus a capella
1995, Finlandia

Arvo Pärt, Stabat Mater (1985)
Gidon Kremer, Vladimir Mendelssohn, Thomas Demenga
Arbos, ECM

Samuel Barber, Adagio (1936)
Kronos Quartet, Winter was Hard, Nonesuch

Hamza El Din, Waterwheel (1989)
Kronos Quartet, Pieces of Africa, Nonesuch

San Jose Taiko, Nana-Shi (seven/four)
Kodama: Echoes of the Soul, privately released.


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 12:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #103, 3/10/96

John Adams, A Short Ride in a Fast Machine
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
The Chairman Dances, Nonesuch.

Alfred Schnittke, A Paganini
Gidon Kremer, violinist. Deutsche Grammophon.

Edgard Varése, Poeme Electronique (1958)
The Varése Album, Columbia Masterworks.

Christopher DeLaurenti, Three Camels for Orchestra (1995)
Three Camels for Orchestra and other New and Weird American Music.
Self-released, available from composer@scn.org

John Zorn, Forbidden Fruit (1987)
Kronos Quartet, Winter Was Hard, Nonesuch.

Ken Nordine, Lavender through Green
Colors

Sofia Gubaidulina, Ten Preludes for Cello
Maya Beiser, Koch International.

Witold Lutoslawski, Cello Concerto (1968-1970)
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra, cond, Lutoslawski
Polskie Nagrania.

Steve Reich, It's Gonna Rain (1965)
Early Works, Nonesuch.


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 12:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #97, 1/28/96

Charles Ives, They are there (1917/1942), with Kronos Quartet
Kronos Quartet, Winter Was Hard, Nonesuch.

Conlon Nancarrow, Tocatta for Violin and Player Piano (1935)
Continuum Performs Nancarrow, Musicmasters (BMG)

Harry Partch, Ten Li Po Lyrics (1930-33)
with spoken introduction by Harry Partch
Historic Speech-Music Recordings from the Harry Partch Archives
Minnesota Composer's forum (compfrm@maroon.tc.umn,edu)

Steve Reich, Act I from The Cave (1995)
The Cave, Nonesuch.

Darius Milhaud, Segoviana (1957)
Paul Binkley, guitarist, Music From Mills, Mills College.

Larry Austin, Art is Self-Alteration, is Cage, is...
for four double bass quartets
A Chance Operation, Koch International.

Alfred Schnittke, Mozart a la Haydn
Kremer plays Schnittke, Deutsche Grammophon.

Aulis Sallinen, Winter Was Hard (1969)
Kronos Quartet, Winter Was Hard, Nonesuch.

John Zorn, Forbidden Fruit (1987)
Kronos Quartet, Winter Was Hard, Nonesuch.

Chris Hughes, part II from Shift
Shift--from the music of Steve Reich, Point Music.


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 12:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #75, 8/20/95
Two hours of modern and experimental music

Benjamin Britten, Lachrymae op48
Kim Kashkashian, Robert Levin, ECM

Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso, three tracks from "Music from the Screens"
Music from the Screens, 1992 Point Music.

Arvo Pärt, fur alina, 1976
David Arden, piano. Koch International.

Charles Wuorinen, Ringing Changes for Percussion Ensemble (1969-70)
New Jersey Percussion Ensemble, Nonesuch, 1971.

Sofia Gubaidulina, Ten Preludes for Cello
Maya Beiser, Koch International.

Alexander Gretchaninoff, Exult in the Lord
Liturgical Music from the Russian Cathedral, Nonesuch, 1971.

George Crumb, Black Angels (1970).
Kronos Quartet, Black Angels, 1990, Electra/Nonesuuch.

Thomas Tallis, Spem in Alium (Sing and Glorify), late 16th century
arr. by Kronos, Black Angels, 1990, Electra/Nonesuch

Henryk Gorecki, Four Preludes for Piano
David Arden, piano. Koch International.


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 12:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #74, 8/13/95
Two hours of modern and experimental music

Kevin Volans, String Quartet #3, The Songlines (1988)
Balenescue Quartet, Argo.

Elliot Sharp, Digital
from Tesselation Row, played by Soldier String Quartet, SST.

Kronos Quartet/Jimi Hendrix, Purple Haze (1967)
arr. Steve Rifkin, Kronos Eponymous, Nonesuch, 1986.

The Aphex Twin / Philip Glass, Icct Hedral
from Daddy Rhubarb Single, Electra

Laurie Anderson, Merce Cunningham Story #2
from A Chance Operation, Koch International.

Alfred Schnittke, A Paganini
Gidon Kremer, violinist. Deutsche Grammophon.

Glenn Branca, 3rd and 4th movements from Symphony No. 6
1989 Blast First Music.

Philip Glass, Opening and three movements from Mishima
Mishima (soundtrack), Nonesuch.

Paul Hindemith, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (1939)
Isaac Stern, New York Philharmonic. Sony Classical.

Alloy Orchestra, Music from Berundi
New Music for Silent Films. 1994, Ore Kestral Music.


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 12:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #73, 8/6/95
Two hours of modern and experimental music

John Cage, 3rd Construction in Metal (1943)
Helios Quartet.

George Crumb, The Advent (3th movement) from Music for a Summer Evening
For two amplified pianos and percussion. 1975 Electra/Nonesuch.

Philip Glass and Foday Musa Suso, "The Orchard"
from Music from the Screens, 1992 Point Music.

Kryzstof Penderecki, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (1976)
Isaac Stern, violin. Sony Classical.

Sofia Gubaidulina, In Croce, for Cello and Organ (1979)
Maya Beiser, cello. Dorothy Papadakos, organ. Koch International.

Darius Milhaud, Segovania (1957)(Solo Guitar)
from Music at Mills, Mills College Center for Contemporary Music.

Alfred Schnittke, Moz-art a la Haydn
Gidon Kremer, conductor and violinist. Deutsche Grammophon.

Zbgniew Preisner (aka Van Den Budenmeyer), Concerto in E minor
Soundtrack to La Double Vie de Veronique, 1991, Sideral.

Greene String Quartet, Welcome to the Jungle
By Guns n' Roses, arranged Greene String Quartet. 1991 Virgin Records.


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 12:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #72, 7/30/95.
Two hours of modern and experimental music

Morton Subotnik, excerpt from "The Key to Songs"
from Music at Mills, Mills College Center for Contemporary Music.

Conlon Nancarrow, Studies #1, #27, #36 for Player Piano
from Sound Forms for Piano, New World Records 203.

Arvo Pärt, Variationen zur gesundung von arunushka, 1991
David Arden, piano. Koch International.

Robert Wilson and Philip Glass, "Knee 5," 1978
from Einstein on the Beach, Philip Glass Ensemble, Tomato Music.

Balenescue Quartet, Luminitza, 1994
from Luminitza, Mute.

Steve Reich, movement no. 5 from The Desert Music, 1985
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Brooklyn Philharmonic
Electra/Nonesuch

Blixa Bargeld, Comissioned Music. 1995 Rough Trade

Larry Polansky, Four Voice Canon #3
from Music at Mills, Mills College Center for Contemporary Music.

John J. Becker, The Abongo, 1933
New Jersey Percussion Ensemble, New World Records 255.


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 10:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #1, 9/26/93 & 10/3/93

Edgard Varése, Poeme Electronique
The Varése Album, Columbia Masterworks.

Steve Reich, Violin Phase, for tape and violin
Octect, Music for a Large Ensemble, Violin Phase; ECM.

Arvo Pärt, Fratres (2nd)
Tabula Rasa, ECM.

Krzyzstof Penderecki, Stabat Mater
from Music of our Century, Wergo, CD.

Poul Ruders, Saledes Saae Johannes
Gong/Tundra/Symphony/etc, Chandos.

Schöenberg, Violin Concerto, first movement.
Piano Concerto/Violin Concerto, CBC.

Xenakis, Occident-Orient III. 1959-1960.
Electro-Acoustic Music, Nonesuch.

Art Zoyd, excerpts from Nosferatu
Soundtrack to Nosferatu. Mantra.

Xenakis, Diamorphosis II. 1957.
Electro-Acoustic Music, Nonesuch.

Kaija Saariaho, Petals, for solo cello. 1986.
from Neuma Electro-Acoustic Music, Volume I.

Steve Reich, Drumming, Part IV
Drumming. Electra/Asylum/Nonesuch

Harald Weiss, excerpt from Arche.
from Music of our Century, Wergo.

Schöenberg, excerpt of Pierrot Lunare.
Pierrot Lunare, cond. by Pierre Boulez. CBS


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 10:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #2, 10/17/93, three hours.
Normally one hour of modern and experimental music.

John Adams, A Short Ride in a Fast Machine
The Chairman Dances, Nonesuch.

Arvo Pärt, Symphony No. 2
Collage, 1993 Chandos.

Steve Reich, Music for a Large Ensemble
Octect, Music for a Large Ensemble, Violin Phase; ECM.

Karlheinz Stockhausen, Mikrophonie I
Mikrophonie I and Mikrophonie II, 1965, Columbia Masterworks.

Edgard Varése, Density 21.5 for solo flute
The Varése Album, Columbia Masterworks.

Henryk Gorecki, 3rd Movement from String Quartet No. 2
Henryk Gorecki played by Chronos Quartet, 1993, Nonesuch.

Philip Glass, Opening and three movements from Mishima
Mishima (soundtrack), Nonesuch.

John Adams, Christian Zeal and Activity
The Chairman Dances, Nonesuch.

Gavin Bryars, Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet (20 min excerpt)
Jesus' Blood, 1993 extended release on CD, Point Music.

Karlheinz Stockhausen, Mikrophonie II
Mikrophonie I and Mikrophonie II, 1965, Columbia Masterworks.

Daniel Warner, Delay in Glass, 1987
from Neuma Electro-Acoustic Music, Volume I.

Philip Glass, Knee 3 (acapella)
Einstein on the Beach, 1987 single album, Tomato Music Co.

Krzyzstof Penderecki, excerpts from A Polish Requium
Polish Requiem/Dies Irae, 2 CD set, 1989 Polskie Nagrania.

Gyorgy Ligeti, Etudes pour Piano
from Music of our Century, Wergo.

Dead Can Dance, Chant of the Paladin.
The Serpent's Egg, 4AD


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 10:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #3, 10/24/93, and 10/31/93
One hour of modern and experimental music.

Edgard Varése, Ionization
The Varése Album, Columbia Masterworks.

David Smythe, Typewriter in D (music for three typewriters)
The Art Album

William O. Smith, Fancies for Clarinet.
New Music for Virtuosos II, New World Records.

Philip Glass, Knee 4 (violin and choir)
Einstein on the Beach, 1987 single album, Tomato Music Co.

Karlheinz Stockhausen, Gesang der Jungelinge (Song of the Youths)
Song of the Youths/Contact, Deutsche Grammophon

Arvo Pärt, Fratres (1983 version)
Collage, 1993, Chandos.

Richard Boulanger, from Temporal Silence
from Neuma Electro-Acoustic Music, Volume I.

Harald Weiss, excerpt from Arche.
from Music of our Century, Wergo.

Poul Ruders, Tundra
Gong/Tundra/Symphony/etc, Chandos.

Harry Partch, The Dreamer that Remains
Music of Harry Partch and John Cage, New World Records

Milton Babbitt, Reflections, for piano and synthesized tape
New Music for Virtuosos II, New World Records.

Penderecki, Dies Irae
Polish Requiem/Dies Irae, 2 CD set, 1989 Polskie Nagrania.

Arvo Pärt, Fratres (1st Fratres on the CD; there are two)
Tabula Rasa, ECM.


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 10:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #4, 11/7/93
One hour of modern and experimental music.

Robert Morris, Motet on Doo-Dah
Flute (Harvey Sollberger), Piano, Bass. Structural progression from
"Camptown Races" turned into etherial flute fantasy. Highly accomplished
polyphonic flute timbres.
New Music for Virtuosos II, New World Records, LP

Iannis Xenakis, Orient-Occident III, 1959-1960
Concrete music composed for UNESCO film.
Electro-Acoustic Music, Nonesuch, LP.

John Adams, Short Ride in a Fast Machine
A Fanfare for orchestra
The Chairman Dances, Nonesuch, LP.

Edgard Varése, Poeme Electronique, 1957-1958
The Varése Album, Columbia Masterworks, LP.

Alfred Schnittke, last two movements from Concerto Grosso No. 5, 1990-1991
Gidon Kremer, violin. with Weiner Philharmoniker.
Glass and Schnittke, Violinkonzerte. Deutsche Grammophon, CD.

Gyorgy Ligeti, Atmospheres, 1961, for large orchestra
Wien Modern, Deutsche Grammophon, CD.

Gyorgi Ligeti, Etudes pour Piano
from Music of our Century, Wergo, CD.

Paul Hindenmith, excerpt from Der Damon
from Music of our Century, Wergo, CD.

The tape of this one came out pretty well. Contact me if there is an interest.


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 10:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #5, 11/14/93 and 11/21/93
One hour of modern and experimental music.

Questions, comments, or suggestions welcome.

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Iannis Xenakis, Pleiades, 1979, for percussion ensemble.
Xenakis: Pleiades, Maki Ishii, Concertante; Denon, CD.

Joan Tower, Silver Ladders, 1988, for orchestra
Silver Ladders/Island Prelude/etc., Nonesuch: Meet the Composer, CD.

Steve Reich, Violin Phase, for tape and violin
Octect, Music for a Large Ensemble, Violin Phase; ECM, LP.

Philip Glass, Violin Concerto, 2nd Movement, 1990-91.
Gidon Kremer, violin. with Weiner Philharmoniker.
Glass and Schnittke, Violinkonzerte. Deutsche Grammophon, CD.

Arvo Pärt, Festina Lente, 1988/90
Miserere, ECM, CD.

John Cage, Third Construction, 1941
played by the Helios Quartet
John Cage: Works for Percussion, Wergo, CD.

Bob Ostertag, All the Rage, 1992
played by the Kronos Quartet, read by Eric Gupton
Kronos Quartet/Bob Ostertag, All the Rage single, Nonesuch, CD.

Pierre Boulez, Notations I-IV, 1945/1978, for orchestra
Wien Modern, Deutsche Grammophon, CD.

Gerry Hemingway, Dawntreader
collage of electronic sounds and electronically processed percussion
Solo Works, Auricle Records, LP.

Poul Ruders, Maschera Funerale, from Symphony, 1989.
Gong/Tundra/Symphony/etc, Chandos, CD.

Philip Glass, Movements II & III from Mishima.
Mishima (soundtrack), Nonesuch, LP.


Philharmonic Infierno, KUCI 88.9FM, 10:00 AM Sundays.
Playlist #6, 11/28/93
One hour of modern and experimental music.

Questions, comments, or suggestions welcome.

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Kaija Saariaho, Petals, for solo cello. 1986
from Neuma Electro-Acoustic Music, Volume I, CD.

Luigi Nono, Liebeslied, 1954
for choir and mixed instruments.
Wien Modern, Deutsche Grammophon, CD.

Glen Gould, So You Want to Write a Fugue?, 1963
fugue for vocal quartet and string quartet
Glen Gould: The Composer, Sony Classical, CD.

Magnus Lindberg, Kinetics, 1988-89
Finnish Radio City Orchestra/Esa-Pekka Salonen
Lindberg: Jeux D'Anches, Ablauf, Twine, etc; Finlandia, CD.

Luigi Nono, "Hay que caminar" sonando, 1989
for two violins, played by Gidon Kremer and Tatiana Grindenko
Nono: La lontanza nostalgica utopica futura, etc; DG, CD.


O Reader, behold the Philosopher's Grave,
He was born quite a Fool; He died quite a Knave.

--Wm. Blake, Annotations to Sir Joshua Reynolds