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American Highways #108: Keys of Change – the first in a five-part series, featuring activists from the world of contemporary music. Hosted by Guy Livingston.

 

This series is entitled Keys of Change, and will feature American musicians whose art has responded strongly and resolution to political forces around them. Today’s show features: Charles Ives and Conlon Nancarrow.

AMERICAN HIGHWAYS # 108 KEYS OF CHANGE

Theme Music 0.1
Charles Ives, arr William Schuman
Variations on America
The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy
RCA Red Seal ‎– SB 6798

Theme Music 0.2
Donal Fox
The Scream
Guy Livingston, piano
WERGO 6649-2

Charles Ives, arr William Schuman
Variations on America
The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy
RCA Red Seal ‎– SB 6798

Charles Ives
Variations on America – original for Organ
Aaron Robinson
Music At Immanuel 2014

Charles Ives
4 Songs: Majority (Or The Masses) [First Stereo Recording]
American Symphony Orchestra, The Gregg Smith Singers, Leopold Stokowski & The Ithaca College Concert Choir
Sony Classical ‎– 88691971152 ten-CD set

Charles Ives
They Are There!, first take (abandoned)
Charles Ives, piano and voice
Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI) ‎– CD 810

Charles Ives
Civil War Songs – They Are There
The Gregg Smith Singers
iTunes release

Charles Ives
Three Places in New England: The St. Gaudens Memorial in Boston Common
Michael Tilson Thomas: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
BMG 09026 63703 2

Giuseppe Verdi
Nabucco: Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves (Va’, Pensiero, Sull’ali Dorate)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, David Parry, London Philharmonic Choir & The London Chorus
X5 Music Group W 206476

Conlon Nancarrow
Study Nr. 3a
Conlon Nancarrow, pianola
WERGO ‎– WER 6168-2

Conlon Nancarrow
Study Nr. 11
Conlon Nancarrow, pianola
WERGO ‎– WER 60166-50

Conlon Nancarrow speaks with Charles Amirkhanian
interview
Conlon Nancarrow & Charles Amirkhanian
OTHER MINDS ‎– OM 1002-2

Conlon Nancarrow
Player Piano Studies – Study 11
Calefax Reed Quintet
MDG Scene ‎– MDG 619 1548-2

Conlon Nancarrow
Piece for Tape (2:04)
Study for Player Piano No. 30 (2:58)
Blues, arr. Trimpin (2:20)
pianola/tape/mechanical instruments
OTHER MINDS ‎– OM 1002-2

Charles Ives
They Are There! (A War Song March) (arr. for Concert Band)
US Marine Band
Naxos 8.570559

 

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