Modern Notebook for September 13, 2020

The Parhelion Trio (Photo credit: Adrian Buckmaster)

This Sunday night on Modern Notebook, we will continue our celebration of the one-year anniversary of the show’s launch with more favorites, including music by Shelley Washington, Lei Liang, Fumiko Miyachi, Annika Socolofsky, and others; plus performances by Longleash, PRISM Quartet, Cobalt Duo, The Parhelion Trio, PUBLIQuartet, and more.

Join Tyler Kline for the next Modern Notebook, Sunday night from 8 to 10 on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9. Streaming at


Hour 1

  • Tina Davidson’s Blue Curve of the Earth.
  • Middleground by Shelley Washington.
  • Eighth Blackbird performs music by Phillipe Hurel.
  • Lei Liang’s concerto for pipa and chamber orchestra, Five Seasons.
  • Turadh by Annika Socolofsky.

Hour 2

  • Images by Nina Simone.
  • Fumiko Miyachi’s Up, Down, Top, Bottom, Strange, Charm.
  • Strange Attractors by Juan de Diso Magdaleno.
  • Kristin Kuster’s Red Pine.
  • Latitude 49 performs music by Viet Cuong.

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.