Now Is the Time, 2012

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Dec 30 2012. 153. Rising

Nicholas Vasallo. Antares Rising

Robert Xaver Rodriguez. Scrooge

David Del Tredici. New Year’s Eve

Maggi Payne. FIZZ

Rodney Rogers. Voices Rising

Daniel Sturm. Ranné vstávání (Early Rising)

Dec 23 2012. 152. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Dan Welcher. Zion

Carson Cooman. Love Came Down at Christmas

Cooman. The Rose Tree Carol

Margaret Brouwer. Skyriding

Daron Hagen. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Judith Lang Zaimont. Chroma—Northern Lights

Hagen. Hosanna

Dec 16 2012. 151. Luna, Nova Luna

Jeremy Beck. Slow Motion

Christopher Campbell. Ritual Waking, Ritual Sleepwalking

Kenji Bunch. Lost & Found

Mark Winges. Luna, Nova Luna

Michael Djupstrom. Sejdefu’s Mother Wakes Her

Dec 9 2012. 150. The River Within

Betty Wishart. Remembrance

Troy Peters. Between Hills Briefly Green

Raz Mesinai. La Citadelle

Paul Motian, arr. Joel Harrison. It Should Have Happened a Long Time Ago

Jay Reise. The River Within

Dec 2 2012. 149. Simple Songs of Birth and Return

Sidiki Conde. Moriba Djassa

Jeremy Gill. Book of Hours

Robert Lombardo. Contrasti a due

Tomas Svoboda. Overture of the Season

Nathan Davis. Simple Songs of Birth and Return

Nov 25 2012. 148. Lonely Motel

Steven Mackey. Lonely Motel: Music from Slide

Nov 18 2012. 147. Wayfaring Stranger

Sebastian Currier. Static

Mark Engebretson. SaxMax

Daron Hagen. Piano Trio No. 3, “Wayfaring Stranger”

Nov 11 2012. 146. National Anthem

Drew Baker. National Anthem

Charles B. Griffin. Vernacular Dances

Peter Boyer. New Beginnings

Randall Davidson. Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity

Jan Krzywicki. Deploration

Ted Hearne. Privilege

Nov 4 2012. 145. Rippling the Lamp

Amy X Neuburg. Nonette

Eric Moe. Fled Is That Music

Steven Stucky. Son et Lumière

Joseph Waters. Vivaldi Fireflies

Joseph Bertolozzi. “Meltdown” from Bridge Music

Charles Amirkhanian. Rippling the Lamp

Oct 28 2012. 144. Sounding Landscapes

Stephen Scott. Paisajes Audibles/ Sounding Landscapes

Oct 21 2012. 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

Oct 14 2012. 114. Clarinets

Emiliano 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

Oct 7 2012. 143. Angles of Repose

James Aikman. Sonata No. 3

Richard Wilson. Intercalations

Ethan Wickman. Angles of Repose

Sep 30 2012. 117. Homage

Michael Hersch. Symphony No. 1

Joel Chadabe. Many Times Jan

Glen Velez. Homage for Frame Drum and Viola

Sep 23 2012. 142. Elements

Patrick Beckman. Rock

Brian Hulse. Sunstone

Michael Gandolfi. The Garden of Cosmic Speculation, Part 1

Jeffrey Brooks. Still Life with Compressed Air

Mason Bates. Elements for Flute and Piano

Sep 16 2012. 113. Locking Horns

Paul Richards. Rush Hour

Andrew Violette. Trio

David Bennett Thomas. Short Suite

David Rakowski. Locking Horns

Sep 9 2012. 141. Trinity Requiem

Robert Moran. Trinity Requiem

Interview with Robert Moran

Sep 2 2012. 112. Snazzy

Judith Lang Zaimont. Snazzy Sonata

Kevin Beavers. Sourpuss

David N. Baker. Sonata I

Judith Lang Zaimont. Hesitation Rag

Aug 26 2012. 140. Crossroads

Marilyn Shrude. Renewing the Myth

Keith Kramer. Brink

Lawson Lunde. Sonata for Soprano Saxophone and Piano, “Alpine

David Laganella. Leafless Trees

Seymour Barab. Suite for Trumpet, Alto Sax, and Piano (excerpts)

Evan Chambers. Crossroads Songs

Aug 19 2012. 139. Summer

Emma Lou Diemer. Aria & Scherzo

Peter Scott Lewis. A Whistler’s Dream

Augusta Read Thomas. Eclipse Musings

Dan Coleman. Summer

Ronn McFarlane. Augusta

Aug 12 2012. 138. Summer Games

Newman Taylor Baker. Marchin’ David

Sebastian Currier. Verge

Christopher Campbell. All-Clear (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

Barton McLean. Concerto: States of Being

Newman Taylor Baker. Thank You, Ms. Jones, Hold On!

Aug 5 2012. 137. Solaris

Judith Sainte-Croix. The White Birds of the Deep Night

Lois V Vierk. Simoom

Bora Yoon. g i f t

Van Stiefel. Solaris

Jul 29 2012. 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

Jul 22 2012. 110. Flute Moon

William Bolcom. Lyric Concerto

Elizabeth Brown. Blue Minor

Bright Sheng. Flute Moon

Jul 15 2012. 109. Strings in Combination

Theodore Antoniou. Suite for Violin and Harpsichord

Robert Baksa. Nonet for Winds and Strings

Philip Glass. String Quartet No. 5

Jul 8 2012. 108. The Wider View

David Snow. Winter

Wendy Mae Chambers. Organism from Symphony of the Universe

H. Leslie Adams. The Wider View

Jul 1 2012. 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”

Jun 24 2012. 106. Fracta

Michael Ellison. Elif

Michael Hersch. Fracta

Pat Muchmore. Broken Aphorism 10

Aaron Jay Kernis. Ecstatic Meditations

Pat Muchmore. Al Gharaniq—Fracture IV

Jun 17 2012. 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

Jun 10 2012. 136. Fiddling

Dylan Mattingly. Lighthouse (Refugee Music by a Pacific Expatriate)

John Musto. Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano

Dennis Bathory-Kitsz. Northsea Balletic Spicebush

James Aikman. Sonata No. 1, for Violin and Piano

Andy Teirstein. Maramures

Jun 3 2012. 135. Night Time

Zhou Long. Song of Eight Unruly Tipsy Poets from Poems of Tang

Juliette Stango. Sol’ per Dirti: Addio

Richard Danielpour. A Quality Love, from Margaret Garner

Andy Teirstein. Rhapsody for Boy Soprano and Strings

Sebastian Currier. Night Time

Lowell Liebermann. Nocturne No. 1

May 27 2012. 104. Bernard Rands

Bernard Rands. Network for New Music podcast interview

Bernard Rands. now again—fragments from Sappho

Bernard Rands. Scherzi

May 20 2012. 134. Mad Men

David Carbonara. Mad Men Suite

Interview with David Carbonara

David Carbonara. Lipstick

John Zorn. Train to Thiensan

John Zorn. Snake Catcher

Lois V Vierk. Go Guitars

Larry Kucharz. Pastel 9909

May 13 2012. 101. Subito

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

Sally Lamb. Subito

John Harbison. Cello Concerto

May 6 2012. 098. United Nations

Emma Lou Diemer. Homage to Paderewski

James Hartway. Holiday in Paris

Harold Farberman. Greek Scene

Rick Sowash. Variations on a Hiking Song

Gabriela Lena Frank. Barcarola Latinamericana

Apr 29 2012. 100.#100!

Steven Burke. Nervosa

Dave Brubeck. Strange Meadow Lark

Dave Brubeck. It’s a Raggy Waltz

Philip Koplow. Variations on a Hymn Tune

Patrick Beckman. Stomp

Denman Maroney. I’m Yours

Kile Smith. American Spirituals, Book 1

Eric Whitacre. i thank you God for most this amazing day

Apr 22 2012. No broadcast

Apr 15 2012. 133. Vera of Las Vegas

Daron Hagen. Vera of Las Vegas

Apr 8 2012. 097. Many Times

Fredrick Kaufman. Mobile String Quartet

Joel Chadabe. Many Times David

David Del Tredici. Syzygy

Jonathan Chenette. Fast Track

Apr 1 2012. 132. Music for Words, Perhaps

Roberto Sierra. Kyrie, from Missa Latina “Pro Pace

Bernard Rands. Walcott Songs

Denman Maroney. Music for Words, Perhaps

Mar 25 2012. 094. Crooning

Braxton Blake. Dorothy Parker Songs

Andrew Bishop. Crooning

Gloria Coates. Symphony No. 15

Mar 18 2012. 093. Chameleon Music

Robert Dick. Fish are Jumping

Dan Welcher. Chameleon Music

Paul Richards. Falling on Lobsters in the Dark

Dennis Báthory-Kitsz. RatGeyser

Brooke Joyce. toydogmusic

Christopher Rouse. Wolf Rounds

Mar 11 2012. 092. Ceremonies

Jeremy Haladyna. Puc zikal Peten (Hearts of Yucatán)

Paul Chihara. Ceremony I

James Primosch. Songs and Dances from The Tempest

Jeremy Haladyna. Escalation from Demon Zero

Mar 4 2012. 131. Windsongs

David Loeb. Windsongs

Jerod Impichchaachaahá Tate. Iholbá

Feb 26 2012. 130. Suites

Tomas Svoboda. Suite for Piano 4-Hand

David Lefkowitz. Sonare Nova, from Suite for Piano

Harry Bulow. Suite for Piano

Mark Hagerty. Clavier Book 2

Feb 19 2012. 129. Lightscape

Trent Hanna. A Piece of Snow

Binnette Lipper. Circles of Light

David Gunn. Incandescendence

Daniel S. Godfrey. Lightscape

Larry Kucharz. Pastel 7712

Jennifer Higdon. blue cathedral

Feb 12 2012. 128. A Thought Revolved

Mark Hagerty. Clavier Book 1

James Hartway. Two Nights in Spain

Denman Maroney. A Thought Revolved

Feb 5 2012. 127. Berceuse fantasque

Rick Sowash. Lullabye for Kara

Steven R. Gerber. Violin Concerto

Carl Berky. The Synthelating Mariachi String Band

James Primosch. Secret Geometry

Philip Lasser. Berceuse fantasque

Jan 29 2012. 091. Sea and Air

Rodney Rogers. Alleluia Sing the Stars

Michael McDermott. Hibersea

Mary Jeanne Van Appledorn. Ayre

Rodney Rogers. Prevailing Winds

Michael McDermott. Air Curves Vicious

David Gunn. Hunting Tuna

John Zorn. The Quiet Surf

Jan 22 2012. 090. Bloom

Michael Ellison. Invocation–Meditation–Allegro

Victoria Bond. Molly ManyBloom

Jan 15 2012. 126. The World Beloved

John Biggs. Symphony No. 1

Carol Barnett. The World Beloved, A Bluegrass Mass

Jan 8 2012. 089. Philadelphia 1994

Jan Krzywicki. String Quartet

Philip Glass. Persephone

Jan 1 2012. 074. Voices of Winter

David Loeb. Voices of Winter

Joan Tower. Snow Dreams

Gloria Coates. Transitions

Larry Kucharz. Winterfall