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Extra Eclectic

Under the Milky Way

Extra Eclectic - April 19, 2023

This week on Extra Eclectic, Steve Seel brings us two hours of music for starry night skies to complement the show's nighttime setting. Featured works include John Luther Adams' Sky with Endless Stars, Tonu Korvits' The Night Is Darkening, Urmas Sisask's The Milky Way and Jane Antonia Cornish's Sky, and a performance by cellist Maya Beiser of her eerie arrangement of Ludwig van Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata.

Episode Playlist

Elegies Of Thule: The Night Is Darkening
Tonu Korvits (Composer)
 Risto Joost (Conductor)
 Tonu Korvits: Hymns to The Nordic Lights (Album)
 Estonian National Symphony Orchestra (Orchestra/Ensemble)
 Duration: 4:49

Alva Noto/Ryuichi Sakamoto (Composer)
Insen (Album)
 Alva Noto and Ryuichi Sakamoto (Soloist)
Duration: 8:52

Moonlight Sonata: Adagio
Ludwig Van Beethoven (Composer)
Delugeon (Album)
Maya Beiser, Cello (Soloist)
Duration: 7:25

Just Constellations: The Acoustic Constellation: Spring
Michael Harrison (Composer)
Just Constellations (Album)
Roomful of Teeth (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 2:57

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

The Garden of Cosmic Speculation: Garden of the Senses Suite
Michael Gandolfi (Composer)
Robert Spano (Conductor)
Gandolfi: The Garden of Cosmic Spectacular (Album)
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 12:55

Kaija Saariaho (Composer)
Bach and Beyond, Part 1 (Album)
Jennifer Koh, Violin (Soloist)
Duration: 4:48

Canticles of the Sky: Sky with Endless Stars
John Luther Adams (Composer)
Hans Jorgen Jensen (Conductor)
The Wind in High Places (Album)
Northwestern University Cello Ensemble (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 4:23

The Beckoning Stars
Stanley Grill (Composer)
Afterwards (Album)
Camerata Philadelphia (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 12:25

Philip Glass (Composer)
To You Through (Album)
India Gailey, Cello (Soloist)
Duration: 6:38

The Milky Way
Urmas Sisask (Composer)
Zoforbit: A Space Odyssey (Album)
 Zofo Duet (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 11:30

Choirbook: The Milky Way
Jesper Koch (Composer)
Flemming Windekilde (Conductor)
Jesper Koch: Choirbook (Album)
Danish National Vocal Ensemble (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 4:52

Musica Celestis
Aaron Jay Kernis (Composer)
Magnificat (Album)
Trondheim Soloists (Orchestra/Ensemble)
Duration: 12:00

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