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  1. Soundstreams presents 'Pulau Dewata' (1977) by Claude Vivier

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    A stay in Bali in 1976 marked a turning point in Claude Vivier’s career. Most of Vivier’s subsequent works show the influence of the atmosphere of this Pacific island. Pulau Dewata, whose…

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    • Soundstreams presents Salon 21: An Evening with Egberto Gismonti (Part 2)

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      Brazil’s Egberto Gismonti (composer/piano/guitar) embraces the influences of his heritage with dynamic, pulsating energy and virtuosity! Egberto joined us for Salon 21 to discuss his music,…

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      • Soundstreams presents SALON 21: 'Fire' by Anna Chatterton & Adam Sakiyama

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        Soundstreams executive director Chris Lorway led a discussion of the current state of new musical theatre and new opera, analyzing the pitfalls and the successes of creating new works in a world that…

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        • Soundstreams presents 'Concertino for Two Pianos, Op. 94' (1954) by Dmitri Shostakovich

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          Among the friendliest of Shostakovich’s works is the Concertino for Two Pianos that he composed in 1954 for his gifted son Maxim, then a 15-year-old student at the Central Music School, the…

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          • Soundstreams presents Balinese Ceremonial Music (1934) by Colin McPhee

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            While Canadian composer Colin McPhee lived in Bali only for the decade of the 1930s, he was so enamored of the music of the island’s local percussion orchestra, the gamelan, that it shaped his…

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            • Soundstreams presents SALON 21: The Music of Arvo Pärt (Part 2)

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              Estonian composer Arvo Pärt has created a musical language that mixes post-modernism, spirituality, consonance and beauty. His work is explored in discussion with Mark Vuorinen, choral conductor…

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              • Soundstreams presents SALON 21: The Music of Arvo Pärt (Part 1)

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                Estonian composer Arvo Pärt has created a musical language that mixes post-modernism, spirituality, consonance and beauty. His work is explored in discussion with Mark Vuorinen, choral conductor…

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                • Soundstreams presents 'Variation on a Theme by Paganini for Two Pianos' (1941) by Witold Lutoslawski

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                  'During the German occupation of Poland, Andrezj Panufnik and I played unofficial concerts of two-piano music in Warsaw. This was the origin of these Variations which we first performed in 1941.…

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                  • Soundstreams presents 'The Beatles 1962-1970' (1989) by John Cage

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                    This piece has six layered piano parts, to be played by six pianists or using recorded playback techniques. The work consists of parts of various Beatles songs, equipped with time brackets. Tempo…

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                    • Soundstreams presents SALON 21: 'Miss Shakespeare' by Tracey Power

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                      Soundstreams Executive Director Chris Lorway led a discussion of the current state of new musical theatre and new opera, analyzing the pitfalls and the successes of creating new works in a world that…

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                      • Soundstreams presents 'Psalm 23' (1999) by Lera Auerbach

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                        Psalm 23 is a piece for mixed choir performed in Hebrew and is based on the original text from the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. First performed in 1999, this work is dedicated to Tom Waldeck. Performed…

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                        • Soundstreams presents 'Prisoner of Conscience' (1985) by John Weinzweig

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                          The composer dedicated 'Prisoner of Conscience' to Amnesty International, an organization that alerts the world of those citizens in many countries who have been taken away in the night…

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