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A Mid-week Musical Interlude

Introducing “A Mid-week Musical Interlude,” a podcast from Pomona College Music Department. This series pulls excerpts from past concerts held in Bridges Hall of Music, affectionately known as “Little Bridges,” or Lyman Hall, by some of the department’s esteemed faculty members and some of our stellar student ensembles.

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Pomona College Choir and Orchestra perform Brahms and Mendelssohn

Pomona College Choir and Orchestra present the fourth movement, “Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen,” of Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem from their Spring 2016 performance. Following, are selections from Part 2 of Mendelssohn’s oratorio, Elijah, recorded at the Spring 2017 performance—“Behold, God the Lord passèd by,” along with “And then shall your light.” Eric Lindholm conducts the ensembles and Donna M. Di Grazia prepared the choral forces. Concert Audio Engineering by: Barry Werger-Gottesman and student recording staff Managed by: Elizabeth Champion Produced by: Jeff Hing Transcript: https://www.pomona.edu/sites/default/files/musicpodcast-062420.txt

15mins

24 Jun 2020

Rank #1

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Cornucopia Baroque Ensemble performs the music of G.F. Handel

The music of G.F. Handel, performed by the Cornucopia Baroque Ensemble, comprises this week’s podcast. Soprano Melissa Givens joins the period-instrument ensemble singing his German aria Die ihr aus dunkeln Grüften, it is followed by the first two movements from his Trio Sonata in F Major, Op. 2, No. 4. The episode closes with the aria In den angenehmen Büschen, again with Ms. Givens. Cornucopia Baroque Ensemble members performing are: Aki Nishiguchi, alto recorder; Alfred Cramer, violin; Roger Lebow, cello; and Graydon Beeks, harpsichord. Concert Audio Engineering by: Barry Werger-Gottesman and student recording staff Managed by: Elizabeth Champion Produced by: Jeff Hing Transcript: https://www.pomona.edu/sites/default/files/musicpodcast-061720.txt

16mins

17 Jun 2020

Rank #2

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Genevieve Feiwen Lee performs keyboard gems by Couperin and Beethoven

Versatile keyboard artist Genevieve Feiwen Lee opens with the uplifting opening movement from Couperin’s harpsichord suite No. 25, and then moves to the piano for a performance of Beethoven’s stirring final movement from Sonata in E Major, opus 109. Concert Audio Engineering by: Barry Werger-Gottesman and student recording staff Managed by: Elizabeth Champion Produced by: Jeff Hing Transcript: https://www.pomona.edu/sites/default/files/musicpodcast-061020.txt

18mins

10 Jun 2020

Rank #3

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Sonorous Organ Selections with William Peterson

We are delighted to present two organ selections this week, performed on the C.B. Fisk (Op.117), Hill Memorial Organ by College Organist William J. Peterson from his CD “Recital at Bridges Hall.” The first is Alexandre Guilmant’s Choral, Op. 49, No. 3, composed in 1876, and it is followed by Jacques Ibert’s Choral: Justorum animae in manu Dei sunt from an anthology published in 1921. We are grateful to Loft Recordings, LLC for granting the Music Department permission to use tracks from Loft Recordings LRCD-1140, “Recital at Bridges Hall,” William J. Peterson, organ, for this podcast. Copyright 2019 Loft Recordings, LLC. All rights reserved • www.gothic-catalog.com Audio Engineering by: Loft Recordings Managed by: Elizabeth Champion Produced by: Jeff Hing Transcript: https://www.pomona.edu/sites/default/files/musicpodcast-060320.txt

14mins

3 Jun 2020

Rank #4

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Global Sounds with Gibb Schreffler and Giri Kusuma

Two selections from our ethnomusicology area comprise this week’s episode. The first features Assistant Professor of Music Gibb Schreffler singing and playing on a period accordion, on a song popular on Pacific Ocean whaling ships in the mid-nineteenth century, “Roolin down to Old Mowhee.” Then we shift to Bali for “Bapang Selisir” a traditional Balinese Gamelan piece performed by Giri Kusuma, Pomona College’s Gamelan ensemble, with friends from Cal Arts, under the direction of Nyoman Wenten. Concert Audio Engineering by: Barry Werger-Gottesman and student recording staff Managed by: Elizabeth Champion Produced by: Jeff Hing Transcript: https://www.pomona.edu/sites/default/files/musicpodcast-052720.txt

12mins

27 May 2020

Rank #5

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Soprano Melissa Givens in selections from past recitals

This week’s episode showcases soaring selections by Pomona College’s exquisite soprano Melissa Givens known for her beautiful and rich singing. She shares excerpts from two recent recitals featuring the music of Haydn, Massenet, Purcell, Satie, Wolf and others. Ms. Givens is joined by pianists Shannon Hesse and Genevieve Feiwen Lee. Concert Audio Engineering by: Barry Werger-Gottesman and student recording staff Managed by: Elizabeth Champion Produced by: Jeff Hing Transcript: https://www.pomona.edu/sites/default/files/musicpodcast-052020.txt

18mins

20 May 2020

Rank #6

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"Reeding the Scales" by Tom Flaherty

Today's episode features "Reeding the Scales," by faculty composer Tom Flaherty performed by the Pomona College Band, Stephen Klein conductor and Leslie Schroerlucke clarinet soloist. Concert Audio Engineering by: Barry Werger-Gottesman and student recording staff Managed by: Elizabeth Champion Produced by: Jeff Hing Transcript: https://www.pomona.edu/sites/default/files/musicalinterlude-episode2-051320.txt

9mins

13 May 2020

Rank #7

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Third Movement from Brahms's Requiem

Today we bring to you our first “Mid-Week Musical Interlude,” which features the third movement of the Brahms's Requiem, performed in Spring 2016 by the Pomona College Choir and Pomona College Orchestra, Eric Lindholm, conductor, and Donna M. Di Grazia, choir director. Steven Pence is the baritone soloist. Concert Audio Engineering by: Barry Werger-Gottesman and student recording staff Managed by: Elizabeth Champion Produced by: Jeff Hing Transcript: https://www.pomona.edu/sites/default/files/05-06-20_brahms_requiem_transcript.txt

10mins

5 May 2020

Rank #8

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Introducing "A Mid-week Musical Interlude"

Introducing “A Mid-week Musical Interlude,” a podcast from Pomona College Music Department. This series pulls excerpts from past concerts held in Bridges Hall of Music, affectionately known as “Little Bridges,” or Lyman Hall, by some of the department’s esteemed faculty members and some of our stellar student ensembles. Introduction by: Melissa Givens Concert Audio Engineering by: Barry Werger-Gottesman and student recording staff Managed by: Elizabeth Champion Produced by: Jeff Hing Transcript: https://www.pomona.edu/sites/default/files/musicpodcastteaser-042820.txt

1min

28 Apr 2020

Rank #9