WSMR Quarterly Issue Reports - Q1 2020

Modern Notebook for May 24

Cobalt Duo: Kate Halsall & Fumiko Miyachi [Photo courtesy Birmingham Record Company]

On this week’s Modern Notebook, Tyler Kline will share some new releases from the past few months,  including saxophone music by Emily Koh performed by the PRISM Quartet; a movement from Kati Agócs’ Immutable Dreams called Microconcerto; and a four-hand piano piece by Fumiko Miyachi inspired by the six flavors of quarks, titled Up, Down, Top, Bottom, Strange, Charm.

Plus: performances by violinist Patrick Yim, the Serafin String Quartet, Heare Ensemble, the Bang on a Can All-stars, flutist Tammy Evans Yonce, and much more.

That’s on the next Modern Notebook, Sunday night from 8 to 10 on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9.

Hour 1

  • Memory by Chen Yi
  • Jennifer Higdon’s Sky Quartet.
  • Third Sound performs music by Kati Agócs.
  • Tendenza by Magnus Lindberg.
  • Music by Carter Pann performed by the Heare Ensemble.

Hour 2

  • Bang on a Can All-Stars perform the music of Richard Reed Parry.
  • heteronym/ by Emily Koh, music inspired by Singlish and other languages and dialects spoken in Singapore.
  • Firewalk for solo glissando flute by Jay Batzner.
  • Cobalt Duo performs music by Fumiko Miyachi.
  • Timo Andres’ Fast Flows the River.

Modern Notebook is hosted by WSMR’s Tyler Kline, and is a program that highlights music composed since the Mid-20th Century, with a special focus on the music of living composers.