5:09: Two versions of J.S. Bach’s chorale prelude “Fervent is My Desire” BWV 727 featuring Hans-André Stamm (organist) and the University of Wisconsin Wind Ensemble conducted by Scott Teeple (recorded in concert October 5, The wind ensemble version is based on an arrangement by Lucien Caillet. 5:15: Two minuets of the French Baroque composer […]
Here’s the music I’ve selected for my November 1, 2012 show: 5:09: The Wisconsin Brass (celebrating their 40th season) perform four madrigals of Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643). Recorded in concert in Mills Hall March 3, 2012. 5:19: The Budapest Festival Orchestra conducted by Iván Fischer performs Dances of Galánta, composed by Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967) in 1933. […]
Here’s a list of the music scheduled for the October 25 edition of “Anything Goes” 1. 5:09: 21-year-old Russian pianist Georgy Tchaidze plays Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” 2. 5:46: The Wisconsin Brass Quintet (celebrating its 40th anniversary this year) plays “Emerald Street” by Doug Lindsey, former second trumpet. 3. 6:08: Violinist James Ehnes […]
I first interviewed Henry Gray by phone on June 30, 2004 to help promote his performance at the Folklore Village on July 23 and the Dodgeville Blues Festival on July 24 that year and that’s the interview that is linked to this page. After doing the phone interview I decided I’d like to do a […]
On the left is a photo of me (snapped by April 14, 2009, by Chicago Sun-Times photographer Brian Jackson) seemingly yelling at Rod Blagojevich. The former Illinois governor had just exited Chicago’s Dirksen Federal Building where he had entered a “not guilty” plea to a wide variety of corruption charges, including the allegation that he […]
Don’t forget to call in a pledge during WORT”S Fall Pledge Drive. I’ll be on the air with guest Harry Rag on tonight’s edition of “I Like It Like That”. If the phones are busy, I play a lot more music!! Tune in and help WORT stay on the airwaves!!