Cooler Classics, Uncategorized

“Cooler Classics” Sunday 11pm-1am, repeated Thursday 11pm-1am and Friday 11pm-1am..and Listen Again..

On this edition of “Cooler Classics”, Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, (born February 3, 1809, Hamburg [Germany]—died November 4, 1847, Leipzig), German composer, pianist, musical conductor, and teacher, one of the most-celebrated figures of the early Romantic period  – takes centre stage.

And “Cooler Classics” is pleased to have had opportunity to speak with Ivo Stankov…. Bulgarian born violinist and educator soon to start teaching at the Birmingham Conservatoire. With his brother Lachezar they are The Stankov Ensemble.

We will hear several tracks from their CD “Mendelssohn”.. the Concerto for Piano & Orchestra, and the Concerto for Violin,Piano & Orchestra.

Stankov Ensemble Trio
Lachezar and Ivo Stankov(By kind permission)

And there will be some other musical treats..some Beethoven, Hans Gal and Hans Krasa.

So, be sure to tune in tonight..11pm- 1am(or you can catch the repeats on Thursday and Friday from 11pm….Not forgetting Listen Again…..

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In The Cooler, Uncategorized

“In The Cooler” 7-9pm Friday 22nd November 2019(Rpt Sunday Noon-2pm.. and Listen Again)

A warm welcome to tonight’s show..

Tina Lee is off to Graceland, so expect a mix from the King,Elvis(Courtesy our friends at UDJ and DMC).. and maybe a prince will come our way…….

Postlip regulars, ALAW, are back for another night of high-quality folk music. ALAW is three leading musicians who bring a wealth of experience to a shared passion – the traditional music of Wales….We will be speaking with Oliver Wilson-Dickson……

Hans Gal’s Concertino for Violin & Strings is being performed this Sunday (24th) at Cheltenham Town Hall. So we will enjoy talking with soloist Tamsin Waley-Cohen and the ESO’s Kenneth Woods about the event…

With new music planned from Scarlette Fever, Saint Sapphire,Anatoli Tsampa and Castle Black.. and maybe a poem from Paul Curran’s new volume “Repeat Fees”…along with some local announcements, it all promises to be an exciting show.

So, tune in… 7pm… http://www.nccr.co.uk
Catch the repeat on Sunday Noon till 2pm…and Listen Again for the next week (Download available!!)
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English Symphony Orchestra, Interviews, Music, NCCR

“Cooler Classics” Monday 11th February 2019 (Rpt Sunday 17th February 2019 7-8am.)

This week’s “Cooler Classics ”  concludes the “Entartete Music” (or “Degenerate Music, according to the Nazis) that came out of the Holocaust. Kenneth Woods, principal conductor with the English Symphony Orchestra, continues with his selection and observations..and includes music by Hans Gal, Ernst Krenek and Erich Wolfgang Korngold.

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Hans Gal, Ernst Krenek,Erich Wolfgang Korngold & Kenneth Woods.

(Copyrights acknowledged)

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Cooler Classics, Music, NCCR

Cooler Classics Monday 4th February 2019

Tonight, the first of two programmes on Holocaust related Music..or Entartete (or “Degenerate”) Music” as it was termed (by the Nazis..)

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Kenneth Woods moderates and explains the reasons and thinking behind his special selection, including pieces by Viktor Ullmann, Hans Krasa, Gideon Klein, and Hans Gal…

         

Viktor Ullmann,Hans Krasa,Gideon Klein and Hans Gál.(Copyrights acknowledged)

 

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