Now Is the Time, 2011

Contemporary means “with the times”… contemporary means “now”… and Now Is the Time. Join me for Now Is the Time, every Sunday night at 10 o’clock on WRTI-HD2 and on the all-classical webstream at Contemporary American music is being recorded all the time, and Now Is the Time to take a listen and explore the music of American composers today. All types… all styles… contemporary American music on Now Is the Time, every Sunday night at 10 o’clock on WRTI-HD2. Listen on HD radio or online here. Here’s the theme music, without my on-air yakking over it:

Dec 25 2011. 073. Early Christmas Morning

Ronn McFarlane. Early Christmas Morning

John Harbison. The Three Wise Men

Carson Cooman. It is I, from Revelations of Divine Love

Michael Horvit. Concerto for Brass Quintet and Orchestra

David Bennett Thomas. O Magnum Mysterium

Justin Rubin. Variations on “Nun kom’, der Heiden Heiland”

Dec 18 2011. 125. In Bone-Colored Light

Jerome Kitzke. In Bone-Colored Light

Gabriela Lena Frank. Ccollanan Maria

Maggi Payne. System Test (Fire and Ice)

Curt Cacioppo. Red Dove of Libya

Dec 11 2011. 124. Fluid Dynamics

Ronald Caltabiano. Metaphor

Katherine Hoover. Mountain and Mesa

Maggi Payne. Fluid Dynamics

Alvin Curran. For Cornelius

Martin Bresnick. High Art

Dec 4 2011. 088. Low

Mike Forbes. Go

William McClelland. Five Sonnets for Men’s Voices

Marc Satterwhite. Witnesses of Time

Kevin Kaska. Ballade

Mike Forbes. Cosmic Voyage

Nov 27 2011. 087. Narratives

Andrew Violette. Pistis Sophias

Leslie Bassett. Narratives

Michael Fiday. Protest Song

Jeremy Gill. Parabasis

Christopher Theofanidis. I wander the world in a dream of my own making

Nov 20 2011. 123. Apparent Horizon

Andrew Rudin. Canto di Ritorno

Maggi Payne. Apparent Horizon

Eric Funk. In Memoriam Shostakovich

Adam Berenson. A Way Out, Part 12

Nov 13 2011. 086. Twilight Offering

Tomas Svoboda. Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra

Blake Wilkins. Twilight Offering Music

Nov 6 2011. 085. Rivers

Michael Fiday. same rivers different

Robert Maggio. River Song

Patrick Beckman. Big Muddy, Bayou Lament

Lois V Vierk. River Beneath the River

Patrick Beckman. Big Muddy, Memphis Nightrain

Oct 30 2011. 122. Violette II

Andrew Violette. Sonata for Unaccompanied Violin, Part II

Oct 23 2011. 121. Violette I

Andrew Violette. Sonata for Unaccompanied Violin, Part I

Oct 16 2011. 120. The Persistence of Light

Phillip Schroeder. A Necessary Autumn

Joseph Waters. Moonlight Beach Chaconne

David Laganella. The Persistence of Light

Michael Daugherty. Ladder to the Moon

Joseph Waters. Anonymous (A Ritual Funeral March)

Oct 9 2011. 119. Prism

Greg Osby. Prism #1 (Refraction)

Roy Whelden. Two Songs from Cold Mountain

Frank J. Oteri. Fair and Balanced?

David Gunn. The Conchoids of Nicomedes

Robert Morris. This Bubble of a Heart

Nick Didkovsky. Talea / Stink Up! (Polyprism 1) / Stink Up! (Polyprism 2)

Lennon/McCartney/Jeremy Cohen. Martha, My Dear

Oct 2 2011. 118. Clearfield, Moe

Andrea Clearfield. Into the Falcon’s Eye

Interview with Andrea Clearfield, Eric Moe

Eric Moe. Kicking and Screaming

Sep 25 2011. 117. Chimes, percussion

Michael Hersch. Symphony No. 1

Joel Chadabe. Many Times Jan

Glen Velez. Homage for Frame Drum and Viola

Sep 18 2011. 084. Pianos

Alan Beeler. 4 Little Bi-Scalar Pieces

Dennis Báthory-Kitsz. Csárdas

Harold Boatrite. Seven Miniatures for Piano

John Adams. China Gates

Tomas Svoboda. Four Visions for Three Pianos

Carter Pann. Soirée Macabre: with demons on the dance floor

Sep 11 2011. 116. 9/11

John Adams. On the Transmigration of Souls

John Adams. The Dharma at Big Sur

Sep 4 2011. 115. Under the Rainbow

Michael Gandolfi. Vientos y Tangos

Linda Robbins Coleman. Journeys

Brian Hulse. Seastone

Mathew Rosenblum. Under the Rainbow

Linda Robbins Coleman. If We Could Laugh Once More

Aug 28 2011. 082. Flutes

Roberto Sierra. Crónica del Descubrimiento

David Leisner. Nostalgia

Robert Baksa. Quintet for Flute and Strings

Paul Chihara. Haiku

Aug 21 2011. 081. Duets

Jane O’Leary. Duo for Violin and Cello

Justin Rubin. Bagatelles for Bassoon and Marimba

Ezra Laderman. Violin Duets

Meira M. Warshauer. Shevet Achim (Brothers Dwell)

Aug 14 2011. 080. Colors

Gabriel Ian Gould. Watercolors

Ken Benshoof. Song of Twenty Shadows

J.M. David. Bright Window

Milton Babbitt. Reflections

Larry Kucharz. Pastel 7809

Aug 7 2011. Dreams and Prayers

Elliott Carter. Double Concerto for Harpsichord and Piano with Two Chamber Orchestras

Osvaldo Golijov. The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind

Jul 31 2011. 078

H. Leslie Adams. Sence You Went Away

David N. Baker. Shades of Blue

Roger Dickerson. Sonatina

Stephen Michael Newby. Gospel Songs for Baritone and String Orchestra

Jul 24 2011. 077

Thea Musgrave. Lamenting with Ariadne

Allan Blank. Three Bouquets

Terry Riley. from Salome Dances for Peace

Jul 17 2011. 076

George Crumb. Black Angels

John Adams. John’s Book of Alleged Dances

Jul 10 2011. 114. Clarinets

Emilano Pardo-Tristan. Ludus No. 1

William Thomas McKinley. Six Movements for Clarinet and Orchestra

Amos Elkana. Tru’a

Roger Davidson. Meditation for Clarinet and Orchestra

Jul 3 2011. 113. Locking Horns

Paul Richards. Rush Hour

Andrew Violette. Trio

David Bennett Thomas. Short Suite

David Rakowski. Locking Horns

Jun 26 2011. 075. Moons and Balloons

David Gunn. Not the Right Balloon

David Leisner. Extremes

John Zorn. Mao’s Moon

Guy Klucevsek. Swither

Robert Moran. Music from the Towers of the Moon

David Gunn. The Help Me Rondo

Jun 19 2011. 070. On the River

Beata Moon. Submerged

Matthew Greenbaum. on the river the shadowy group

C. James Sheppard. Blue River

Jerod Impichchaachaahá Tate. Tracing Mississippi, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra

Ronn McFarlane. Uncharted Waters

Jun 12 2011. 109. Strings in Combination

Theodore Antoniou. Suite for Violin and Harpsichord

Robert Baksa. Nonet for Winds and Strings

Philip Glass. String Quartet No. 5

June 5 2011. 072. Uptown Jump

Allen Shawn. Three Dance Portraits for piano four-hands

Brooke Joyce. Three Iowa Ballads

Patrick Beckman. Gospel

John Musto. Penelope’s Song, Triolet

Neil Rolnick. Uptown Jump

Patrick Beckman. Interlude 3

May 29 2011. 112. Snazzy

Judith Lang Zaimont. Snazzy Sonata

Kevin Beavers. Sourpuss

David N. Baker. Sonata I

Judith Lang Zaimont. Hesitation Rag

May 22 2011. 071. Numbers

Doug Opel. 3 preludes to missing the point

Daniel Schnyder. Four Short Stories

Jeremy Gill. 25

William Bolcom. Session II

Greg D’Alessio. Albion II

Phil Fried. I remember the 60’s… or was it the 70’s?

May 15 2011. No broadcast

May 8 2011. 111. Cosmic Speculation

William McClelland. Song for the Rainy Season

Samuel Adler. Concertino No. 3

Dennis Bathory-Kitsz. For the Beauty of the Earth

Michael Gandolfi. The Garden of Cosmic Speculation, Part 3

May 1 2011. No broadcast

Apr 24 2011. 110. Flute Moon

William Bolcom. Lyric Concerto

Elizabeth Brown. Blue Minor

Bright Sheng. Flute Moon

Apr 17 2011. No broadcast

Apr 10 2011. 069. Transcendence

Cornelius Dufallo. transcendence

Robert Maggio. Aristotle

Michael Gandolfi. The Garden of Cosmic Speculation, Part 2

Cornelius Dufallo. waiting for you

Cornelius Dufallo. lighthouse

Cornelius Dufallo. naiad

April 3 2011. 066

Klaus George Roy. Inaugural Fantasia

Paul Epstein. Landscape Variations: Book II

C. Bryan Rulon. Res Facta

Steve Reich. Electric Counterpoint

2Mar 27 2011. 065

Tomas Svoboda. Nine Etudes in Fugue Style, Vol. 1

Arne Running. Concertino for English Horn and String Orchestra

Mark Olivieri. Hommage à trois

Mar 20 2011. 064

Mark Hagerty. High Octane

Robert J. Bradshaw. Solo No. 7 “Elucidate”

Joel Mandelbaum. Light and Shade

Jane O’Leary. Silenzio della Terra

Rain Worthington. Yet Still Night

Mar 13 2011. 060

Evan Chambers. The Fire Hose Reel

Daniel Dorff. Three Fun Fables

Margaret Brouwer. Demeter Prelude

Peter Boyer. Ghosts of Troy

Leo Kraft. L’Unicorno

Kari Juusela. Apollo and Daphne

Mar 6 2011. No broadcast

Feb 27 2011. 059

Larry Kucharz. City Street Scenes II

Robert Maggio. Riddle

John Melby. Concerto for Computer and Orchestra

Eric Whitacre. When David heard

Feb 20 2011. 057

Ezra Laderman. Simões

Larry Kucharz. Blue Drawing No. 06

Jay Reise. Concerto for Cello and 13 Instruments

Feb 13 2011. 108. The Wider View: Love Rejoices

David Snow. Winter

Wendy Mae Chambers. Organism from Symphony of the Universe

H. Leslie Adams. The Wider View

Feb 6 2011. 056

Milton Babbitt. Allegro Penseroso

Judith Lang Zaimont. Hitchin’—a travellin’ groove

Maurice Wright. Sonata for Piano

Neil Rolnick. The Economic Engine

Jan 30 2011. 107. Dream Sequence

Anthony Gatto. Lucky Dreams

Peter Lieberson. Drala

Sanghee Lee. Scented Dream from Two Short Pieces

George Crumb. Dream Sequence (Images II)

Judith Lang Zaimont. Elegy from Symphony No. 2 “Remember Me”

Jan 23 2011. 106. Fracta

Michael Ellison. Elif

Michael Hersch. Fracta

Pat Muchmore. Broken Aphorism 10

Aaron Jay Kernis. Ecstatic Meditations

Pat Muchmore. Al Gharaniq—Fracture IV

Jan 16 2011. 105. Harp, Harpsichord

Peter Child. Fantasia

Dinos Constantinides. Landscape VI—Rhapsody for Harp and Strings

Harold Boatrite. Suite for Harpsichord

Harold Meltzer. Virginal

James Hartway. Detours

Jan 9 2011. 104. Bernard Rands

Bernard Rands. Network for New Music podcast interview

Bernard Rands. now again—fragments from Sappho

Bernard Rands. Scherzi

Jan 2 2011. 101. Subito

John Harbison. North and South: Six Poems of Elizabeth Bishop

Sally Lamb. Subito

John Harbison. Cello Concerto