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Prelude and Excursion

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We turn the corner into a new year of Now Is the Time, Saturday, January 3rd at 9 pm. Kevin McCarter's Prelude and Excursion for orchestra leads into a sacred new year's dedication for chorus by Carson Cooman, Set Me As a Seal. And then the pianist Marc-André Hamelin performs Twelve New Etudes, Book 4 by William Bolcom.
Robert Honstein snips dialog from an online dating service to entitle the electronic chamber works in his CD RE:you; we'll hear I know the feeling…. For violin and piano is Eric Moe's Preamble and Dreamsong from the 4-5 a.m. REM Stage. The last movement of Symphony of the Universe by Wendy Mae Chambers comes to us in a live recording from the cavernous Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, and what better way to listen to Evolution, music for 100 timpani?

PROGRAM:
Kevin McCarter: Prelude and Excursion
Carson Cooman: Set Me As a Seal
William Bolcom: Twelve New Etudes, Book 4
Robert Honstein: I know the feeling…
Eric Moe: Preamble and Dreamsong from the 4-5 a.m. REM Stage
Wendy Mae Chambers: Symphony of the Universe, 4: Evolution

Every Saturday night at 9 Eastern, Kile Smith brings you Now Is the Time, all styles of contemporary concert music by living American composers on WRTI's all-classical stream.