Modern Notebook for November 8, 2020

Transient Canvas (Photo credit: Robert Torres)

Coming up on this week’s Modern Notebook, Tyler Kline will share music by Thomas Albert inspired by the Wallace Stevens poem titled “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,” and a work for bass clarinet and marimba by Jonathan Bailey Holland performed by the group Transient Canvas from their latest album. Also, music by Allison Loggins-Hull for solo cello, and a folk music-inspired orchestral work by Huang Ruo.

Plus, performances by Latitude 49, Eighth Blackbird, Pacifica Quartet, Admiral Launch Duo, and more; and music by Sarah Kirkland Snider, Jennifer Higdon, Pablo Ortiz, Angélica Negrón, and others.

That’s on the next Modern Notebook, Sunday night from 8 to 10 EST on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9. Streaming at wsmr.org and on the WUSF Public Media Mobile App.

Hour 1

  • Thread and Fray by Sarah Kirkland Snider.
  • Thomas Albert’s Thirteen Ways.
  • Rebounds by Jonathan Bailey Holland.
  • Jennifer Higdon’s Voices.

Hour 2

  • Piglia by Pablo Ortiz.
  • Huang Ruo’s Folk Songs for orchestra.
  • Stolen by Allison Loggins-Hull.
  • Angelica Negrón’s Still Here.
  • The Seamstress by Anna Clyne.

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.