Poster Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate
Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate is an American Indian classical composer and pianist
Photo: Shevaun Williams
Performance Today®

Moon music

The first full moon of autumn is celebrated in cultures worldwide as the Harvest Moon. We'll explore cultural celebrations and moon music on today's show, including an Apollo Chamber Player performance of 'MoonStrike' by Chickasaw composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Zhao Jiping: Summer in the High Grassland
Yo-Yo Ma, cello | Silk Road Ensemble
Album: Silk Road Journeys: Beyond the Horizon
Sony 93962

Wang Jie: Flying on the Scaly Backs of Our Mountains
Colorado Music Festival Orchestra | Peter Oundjian, conductor
Colorado Music Festival, Chautauqua Auditorium, Boulder, CO

Traditional Chinese: Mido Mountain
Yo-Yo Ma, cello | Silk Road Ensemble
Album: Silk Road Journeys: When Strangers Meet

Traditional Chinese, arr. Jeremy Cohen: Jasmine Flower/Beautiful Scenery of Wuxi
Quartet San Francisco
Album: A QSF Journey

Gao Hong: Celebration
Gao Hong, Pipa | Kenwood Symphony Orchestra | Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble | Dennis Friesen-Carper, conductor
International Friendship Through the Performing Arts, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, St. Paul, MN

Jerod Impichchaachaaha Tate: MoonStrike: Movements 1, 2, 4, & 5
John Herrington, narrator | Apollo Chamber Players
Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston (MATCH), Houston, TX

Hour 2

Erich Wolfgang Korngold, arr. Franz Willms: Die tote Stadt: Pierrot's Dance Song
Nicola Benedetti, violin | Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra | Kirill Karabits, conductor
Album: The Silver Violin

Gabriela Lena Frank: Elegia Andina
The Orchestra Now | Naomi Woo, conductor
Bard College and The Orchestra Now, Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Piano Quintet in E Major, Op. 15: Movement 3 Finale Gemessen beinahe
Natsuki Kumagai and Sarah Grimes, violins | Dave Auerbach, viola | Joseph Johnson, cello | Kenny Broberg, piano
Lakes Area Music Festival, Tornstrom Auditorium, Brainerd, MN

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4: Movement 3 Ruhevoll. Poco adagio
Taipei Music Academy and Festival Orchestra | Kent Nagano, conductor
Taipei Music Academy & Festival, Concert Hall of National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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