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Extra Eclectic - Dec. 28, 2022

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December 28, 2022

2022 was an excellent year for new classical music. On this week's Extra Eclectic, host Steve Seel brings us a "highly subjective and thoroughly incomplete" sampling of some terrific releases. We will hear Sean Shibe's Lost & Found, Johann Johannsson's Drone Mass and two new releases from pianist Vicky Chow featuring music by Jane Antonia Cornish and Philip Glass.

Episode Playlist

Melodies of the Moments: Lullaby
Silvestrov (Album)
Daniel Hope, Violin (Soloist)
Duration: 2:13

Melodies of the Moments: Musical Moment
Silvestrov (Album)
Daniel Hope, Violin (Soloist)
Duration: 2:18

Sky
Jane Antonia Cornish (composer)
Sierra (Album)
Vicky Chow, Piano (Soloist)
Duration: 8:13

La Luce
Lys (album)
Scoring Berlin (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Mari Samuelsen, Violin (Soloist)
Duration: 5:22

The Strange Highway
Gity Razaz: The Strange Highway (album)
All-American Cello Band (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 10:09

Piano Sonata No. 5
George Walker (composer)
George Walker: 5 Piano Sonatas (Album)
Steven Beck, Piano (Soloist)
Duration: 4:43

Drone Mass: Divine Objects
Johann Johannsson (composer)
Paul Hillier (Conductor)
Johann Johannsson: Drone Mass (Album)
Theatre of Voices (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 6:58

Exhale
20 for 2020, Vol. 4 (album)
Inbal Segev, Cello (Soloist)
Duration: 5:53

Everything Passes, Everything is Connected
Donald Nally (conductor)
Carols After a Plague (Album)
The Crossing (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 3:29

city beautiful: prairie
Trios from Contemporary Chicago (album)
Lincoln Trio (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 4:47

Upon Further Reflection: Sunset Soliloquy
Upon Further Reflection (album)
John Wilson, Piano (Soloist)
Duration: 13:09

Nightfall
Lost and Found (album)
Sean Shibe, Electric Guitar (Soloist)
Duration: 9:38

Hymns for Private Use: Hark, the Vesper Hymn is Stealing
Hymns for Private Use (album)
Akropolis Reed Quintet (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Shara Nova, Vocals (Soloist)
Duration: 4:23

Birds of Eden
Algirdas Martinaitis (composer)
Modestas Barkauskas (Conductor)
Algirdas Martinaitis: Seasons And Serenades - Works For String Orchestra (Album)
St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 8:42

Etude No. 2
Glass: Piano Etudes, Book 1 (album)
Vicky Chow, Piano (Soloist)
Duration: 7:07

Still So Much to Say
Donald Nally (conductor)
Carols After a Plague (Album)
The Crossing (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 3:38