Hammered! : February 2012

Also Sprach A Living Composer!

Monday, February 27, 2012

A counterpoint of instructive voices host this week on Hammered! as we pass the mic among a collection of composers who will introduce their own works for piano. Hear their musical secrets all week at 11 am and pm.

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Loops, Ladders and Wind-Up Birds

Monday, February 20, 2012

Among diverse cast of characters informing Brooklyn-based composer Ryan Anthony Francis's musical languageĀ are author Haruki Murakami, artist M.C. Escher and poet Wilhelm Muller. Hear what they've told him this week at 11 am and pm on Hammered!.

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Piano Plus

Monday, February 13, 2012

How does a composer even think to write a piano concerto today when the masterpieces of Mozart, Brahms and Ravel are your compositional context? This week on Hammered! we hear some of the great creations of this historical dare.

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Post-Minimalism For A Post-Celebration

Monday, February 06, 2012

The champagne may be flat but we're still riding the celebratory wave of birthday boy Philip Glass's 75th by exploring the fertile genre of post-minimalism that he helped inspire. Tune in this week at 11 am and pm for reworkings, reinventions and revampings of Glass-brand minimalism.

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