Music

In the Mode
5:23 pm
Sun August 25, 2013

In the Mode: August 25, 2013

“Ave Maris Stella”, Hail, Star of the sea is a plainsong Vespers hymn to Mary. It was especially popular in the Middle Ages and settings of the text have been made by many other composers. Seems we are unsure of who created the original, the text is found in 9th century manuscripts. Next time on In the Mode we’ll hear several settings of Ave Maris Stella.  

In the Mode
12:54 pm
Sun August 18, 2013

In the Mode: August 18, 2013

Next time on In the Mode we’ll hear music with roots back to the sibyls of antiquity. The Hilliard Ensemble sings Prophetiae Sibyllarum by Orlando di Lasso.  Words that are attributed to the sibyls, supposedly telling of the coming of Christ, but are actually by early Christians. We don’t really know what the sibyls said, we only know that they gave doom-laden predictions in Greek verse. 

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The Oasis
11:59 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

The Oasis: August 11, 2013

9:00 – 10:00

John di Martino – Turnaround – Kilamanjaro Dusques 017 – “Turnaround” (Ornette Coleman)

Oliver Jones featuring JoseeAidans – Just for My Lady – Justin Time 251 – “Josee’s Blues”

Michel Camilo – What’s Up? – Okeh/Sony 703992 – “What’s Up?”

Erroll Garner – Concert by the Sea – Columbia 40589 – “Red Top” (Ben Kynard)

The Kim Richmond Concert Jazz Orchestra – Artistry-A Tribute to Stan Kenton – MAMA 1045 –

“Horizon Under”

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In the Mode
12:00 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

In the Mode: August 11, 2013

Vocal music by Henry Purcell next time on In the Mode.  He lived only 36 years, but wrote a lot of incredible diverse music, considered the most original composer of his day.  In his short time he worked in Westminster for 3 different kings, became organist at Westminster Abbey when he was 20.  He died in 1695 and was buried beneath the organ there. I’m Kristina Herrick, please join me for some beautiful vocal music by Henry Purcell.

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Music
12:24 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

In the Mode: August 4, 2013

Vocal music by Henry Purcell next time on in the Mode.  He lived only 36 years, but wrote a lot of incredible diverse music, considered the most original composer of his day.  In his short time he worked in Westminster for 3 different kings, became organist at Westminster Abbey when he was 20.  He died in 1695 and was buried beneath the organ there. I’m Kristina Herrick, please join me for some beautiful vocal music by Henry Purcell.

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Music
11:30 pm
Sun August 4, 2013

The Oasis: August 4, 2013

9:00 – 10:00

John di Martino – Turnaround – Kilamanjaro Disques 017 –

“Brother Can You Spare a Dime”

Joe Davidian Trio–Live at the Cave, Vol. 1–Self-Prod– “My Heart Belongs to Only You”

Carrie Wicks – Barely There - OA2 22093 – “Laura” (Bill Anshell, piano)

Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet – Latin Jazz-Jazz Latin – Patois 014 – “Giant Steps”

                                             Cole Porter

The David Leonhardt Jazz Group Plays Cole Porter – Big Bang Records 9584 –

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Music
10:19 am
Mon July 29, 2013

The Oasis: July 28, 2013

9:00 – 10:00

The Best of the 2011 Detroit Jazz Festival – Paquito D’Rivera: “Blues for Astor Piazzolla”

                                                        Miles Davis

Giacomo Gates – Blue Skies – DMP 3001 – “Four”

Miles Espanol-New Sketches of Spain – e One 2104 – “Flamenco Sketches”

                                                       Harold Arlen

(Nancy) Marano/(Eddie) Monteiro – Double Standards – Denon 78901 – “I’ve Got the World on a String”

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In the Mode
9:00 am
Sun July 28, 2013

In the Mode: July 28, 2013

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

Sweelinck, his sources and his influence is the name of the collection of organ music that is featured next time on In the Mode. Incredibly, no keyboard manuscripts of Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck survive, but the good news is that the many young German organists who visited Amsterdam to study with Sweelinck held such a high opinion of their master’s work, that it was spread all over Europe by them. We’ll hear organist Bernard Winsemius perform. CD TITLE: Psalmi ad Vesperas (1694) PERFORMER: Houston Chamber Choir CD: MSR 1437

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In the Mode
6:36 pm
Sun July 21, 2013

In the Mode: July 21, 2013

Giovanni Paolo Colonna

On this edition of In the Mode, we will hear music by Bolognese composer Giovanni Paolo Colonna. He lived from 1637 to 1695 and was maestro de cappella at the church of San Petronio in Bologna for the last 20 years of his life where he wrote masses, motets and psalms for performance there, he was also an organist and organ builder.  We’ll hear the Houston Chamber Choir and orchestra perform his setting of psalm 126 Nisi Dominus and a Magnificat Robert Simpson conducts. 

CD TITLE: Psalmi ad Vesperas (1694) PERFORMER: Houston Chamber Choir CD: MSR 1437 

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In the Mode
6:55 pm
Sun July 14, 2013

In the Mode: July 14, 2013

The Dufay Collective
Credit The Dufay Collective

Cancionero, Music for the Spanish Court 1470-1520 is the name of the collection of music recorded by the ensemble The Dufay Collective and next time on In the Mode we’ll hear villancicos, romances, canciones,  dances and and some foreign songs too including some Italian frottola, music that would have been heard at the court of Ferdinand and Isabella.  I’m Kristina Herrick, hoping you’ll come to medieval Spain with me, Sunday at 12:06. CD Title: Cancionero Performer: The Dufay Collective CD label: Avie 0005

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In the Mode
6:57 pm
Sun July 7, 2013

In the Mode: July 7, 2013

Next time on  In the Mode music by Philippe Verdelot, performed by the English Ensemble Alamire, led by David Skinner. Verdelot was an important composer of Italian madrigals in the early 16th century, He was French, but held several important posts in Italy. In the mid 1520s a set of part-books were assembled in Florence, probably under Verdelot's supervision, for the court of Henry VIII. We’ll hear the first recording of some of those madrigals. CD Title: Philippe Verdelot, Madrigals for a Tudor KingPerformer: AlamireCD label: OBSIDIAN 703   

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In the Mode
12:00 pm
Sun June 30, 2013

In the Mode: June 30, 2013

This week the English ensemble “Alamire”, directed by David Skinner will again be featured on In the Mode, this time with music by Josquin. Skinner writes that Josquin Desprez is widely recognized as the greatest of the Renaissance master musicians who became and iconic figure whose art captivated musicians and scholars for centuries. We’ll hear some of his earliest chansons and motets.

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Music
8:27 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Fresno's Karen Marguth Brings Jazz Stylings to International Audiences

Karen Marguth

It's not often that international jazz critics and festivals turn their attention to artists from Fresno. But Central California vocalist Karen Marguth is the exception to that rule. In 2010, veteran jazz critic Christopher Loudon called Marguth "one of the finest American jazz vocalists" in a JazzTimes article about the singer.

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In the Mode
12:00 pm
Sun June 23, 2013

In the Mode: June 23, 2013

The next three programs of In the Mode will feature the English ensemble Alamire directed by Fresno native, David Skinner, now an early music scholar in England, who graduated from McLane High School and from CSUF.  He then moved to the UK,  getting his masters in music from Edinburgh University and in 1995 gained his doctorate from Oxford, and now researches and reconstructs early music where parts have been lost.

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Music
11:59 pm
Sun June 9, 2013

The Oasis: June 9, 2013

9:00 – 10:00

Michel Camilo – What’s Up? – Okeh/Sony 703992 – “Take Five”

The Hal Galper Trio – Invitation to a Concert – Concord Jazz 4455 – “Hey There”

The John Santos Sextet & Friends – Filosofia Caribena, Vol. 2 – Machete Records 211 – “Sin Ti No Hay”

Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet – Latin Jazz-Jazz Latin – Patois Records 014 – “Pasando El Tiempo”

                                                    Thelonious Monk

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In The Mode
11:57 am
Sun June 2, 2013

In the Mode: June 2, 2013

Il Poverello - the little poor one - was the name given to Francis of Assisi, who had such influence in his lifetime that he was canonized only two years after his death in 1228. He didn’t start out poor, his father was a wealthy merchant and as a young man, Francis led a worldly carefree life, was not always a good boy.  He is the patron saint of animals and in 1980 Pope John Paul II made him saint of ecologists, his statue is in many gardens today.  

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The Oasis
11:25 am
Wed May 29, 2013

The Oasis: May 26, 2013

9:00 – 10:00

Michel Camilo – What’s Up? – Okeh/Sony 703992 – “Island Beat”

Clotilde Rullaud – In Extremis - Tsig’Art 141261 – “Fragile” (Sting)

                                                         Benny Golson

Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers – Moanin’ – Blue Note 4003 – “Are You Real”; “Along Came Betty”

(Nancy) Marano & (Eddie) Monteiro – Double Standards – Denon 78901 – “Whisper Not”

Pedrito Martinez – Rumba de La Isla – Calle54/Sony 40672 – “Homenaje a Cameron”

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In the Mode
12:00 pm
Sun May 19, 2013

In The Mode: May 19, 2013

This week on In the Mode, we’ll hear some elegant melancholy, Dowland’s Lachrimae. There was a time when it was fashionable to be sad, there was even the cult of melancholy.  In 1604, Dowland published a collection called “Lachrimae or Seven Teares”, based on his song Flow My Tears, performed on violas da gamba by Jordi Savall and Hesperion XX.  

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The Oasis
11:59 am
Sun May 19, 2013

The Oasis: May 19, 2013

9:00 – 10:00

                                                             Bobby Timmons

Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers – The Big Beat – Blue Note 464 – “Dat Dere”

Bobby Timmons – This Here Is – Riverside 12-317 – “Come Rain or Come Shine” (H. Arlen)

Miles Espanol-New Sketches of Spain – E One 2104 – “Solea”

Pedrito Martinez – Rumba de La Isla – Calle54/Sony Masterworks 406072 – “Gitana te Quiero”

Pearl Django – Chasing Shadows – Modern Hot Records 009 – “No. 19”

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The Oasis
11:59 am
Sun May 12, 2013

The Oasis: May 12, 2013

9:00 – 10:00

                                                           Henry Mancini

Royce Campbell – A Tribute to Henry Mancini – Episode 1001 – “The Days of Wine and Roses”

Tianna Hall – Never Let Me Go – Blue Bamboo Music 1018 – “Charade”

Alex Snydman – Fortunate Action – Self-Produced – “In Joy” (Chris Pattishall, piano)

Bruce Torff – Look Again – Summit 605 – “One and Only” (Pete McGuinness, vocals)

Richard Lanham – Thou Swell – Self-Produced – “Calypso Medley”

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