Civilization Phaze IV

Join host Eunah (“Oo’-na”) as she harvests the ripest fruits of classical music and its offshoots. She’ll tell you a bit about their roots and show you how nutritious this music can be for the mind and the soul. Only the most delicious and occasionally unusual pieces will be handpicked for your consumption. Do give them a taste—you’ll be pleasantly surprised by these classical jams. 

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Civilization Phaze IV on Aug 28th, 2016 (Dog-Lovers)

  • Old Blue (traditional) Pete Seeger
  • "Tango" from Life with an Idiot (Schnittke) Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Italian Polka (Rachmaninoff) Vyacheslav Gryaznov
  • Martha My Dear (The Beatles The Beatles
  • "Ebben? Ne andro lontana" from La Wally (Catalani) Maria Callas
  • French Suite No.5 in G (Bach) Glenn Gould
  • Cello Concerto No.1 mvt.4 (Shostakovich) Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini No.18 (Rachmaninoff) Abbey Simon
  • Cello Suite No.1 mvt.1 (Britten) Mstislav Rostropovich
  • You Always Hurt the One You Love (The Mills Brothers) Ryan Gosling
  • "L'amour est un Oiseau Rebelle" from Carmen (Bizet) Maria Callas
  • I Love My Dog (Cat Stevens) Cat Stevens
  • Civilization Phaze IV for 10:00am on Jul 31st, 2016

  • Czardas (Monti) Edgar Moreau & Pierre-Yves Hodique
  • Suite No.6, mvt.1 (Bach) Henri Demarquette
  • All Along (McMurray & So Percussion) Grey McMurray & So Percussion
  • Lazarus (Bowie) David Bowie
  • Sextet: mvt.5 (Reich) Steve Reich & Musicians
  • Eat That Question (Zappa) Frank Zappa
  • Recomposed Four Seasons - Summer: mvt.3 (Richter-Vivaldi) Andre de Ridder
  • Cello Concerto No.1 in E-flat, mvt.3 (Shostakovich) Yo-Yo Ma
  • Pterodactyl Fractal (Oculesics) Oculesics
  • Civilization Phaze IV for 10:00am on Jul 17th, 2016

    • Le Temps de l'Amour (Francoise Hardy)
    • Towon Kyorui (Park KeunYoung)
    • Naquela Mesa (Elizete Cardoso & Sérgio Bittencourt)
    • Ne Me Quitte Pas (Maria Gadú)
    • La Chanson des Vieux Amants (Jacques Brel)
    • Dio Fa ft. Huun Huur Tu (Frank Zappa)
    • Ne félj (Pál Szécsi)
    • Raoui (Souad Massi)
    • Hufhuf (Wim Mertens)
    • Bachianas Brasileira No.5 (Anna Moffo & Leopold Stokowski)
    • Oro Santo ft. Javier Limon (Buika)

    Civilization Phaze IV for 10:00am on Jul 3rd, 2016

    • Faun (Ólafur Arnalds)
    • Romance (Ólafur Arnalds)
    • Pavane pour une Infante Defunte (Bertrand Chamayou)
    • Between Monuments (Valgeir Sigurðsson)
    • (Caput Ensemble)
    • Haust (Ólafur Arnalds)
    • Reyja (Ben Frost & Daniel Bjarnason)
    • Bow to String: Sorrow Conquers Happiness (Daniel Bjarnason)
    • Winter Sleep (Valgeir Sigurðsson & Dawn McCarthy)
    • Erased Duet (Valgeir Sigurðsson)
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    Comments

    Hi Eunah,

    Can you give us the the track titles played for the 07/28/15 show?

    After the Beethoven Op. 127, there's a woman singing and I don't think the piece was announced and my phone can't ID the track.

    Thanks so much for doing these shows! I've listened to almost all of them. I wish KDRT would enable comments on individual show posts! (Also descriptive show titles vs just the dates would be easier to remember/find, looking for past favorites.)

    Especially have enjoyed being introduced to the Franjo Krežma: Scherzino, I think I got the overtone/harmonics craziness in Huun-Huur-Tu - Orphan's Lament and the Starker/Bartok Folk Dances from you too.

    Thanks!

    Ben

     

     

    Thank you so much for listening to my show!  Your words totally made my day :)  

    I can actually edit the show titles and include tracklists so I will do that more diligently from now on (especially since now I know someone is out there actually looking for that info)!  

    Here's the tracklist for the July 28 show: 

    • Rachmaninoff Prelude in c-sharp minor (Marta Deyanova)
    • Beethoven Quartet Op.127 (Guarneri Quartet)
    • Ravel "Kaddisch" from Deux Melodies Hebraiques (Sumi Jo)<-I assume this is the vocal piece you were referring to
    • Ravel Quartet in F movt.1 (Emerson String Quartet)
    • Martinu Cello Sonata No.1 movt.3 (Steven Isserlis & Peter Evans)
    • Gershwin "I Got Rhythm" (Joshua Bell)
    • Donizetti "Una Furtiva Lagrima" (Luciano Pavarotti)
    • Sarasate "Habanera" (Midori)

    Let me know if you have any special requests for my show (pieces, composers, themes, etc)...

    Cheers!

    Eunah

    Awesome, thanks for the track listing!  That's the vocal piece, yes!

    These aren't requests but if you haven't heard them, Kronos Quartet also transcribed/recorded Bill Evans, thinking of "Peace Piece" in particular. Also the other day I heard this for the first time: search YouTube for "black page solo piano version"...

    I totally have a theme request but listeners might not appreciate it and it might be a challenge: tuning temperament/historical tunings, or a theme about how music is either conceptualized or heard differently today vs. when older composers wrote the pieces we listen to (e.g. I liked when you did the gut vs. steel string Bach cello suite comparison).  There's a great video on YouTube "Piano Tuner Shows Classical Repertoire Performed in Historical Tunings", it's a trip.

    In response to the puzzle you posed on your first show....Is "Civilization Phaze IV" a reference to Frank Zappa's last album "Civilization Phaze III"? 

    Just asking.

    Paul

    Yes that's right!

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