Around Knoxville on WUOT

Mondays from 8-10 p.m. - October through December

Around Knoxville features recent concerts recorded in and around the Knoxville area. 

(Note: The "playlist" link, with drop-down menu, on the Full Schedule page, shows only those cd's played as "Bands in Review." )
 

Monday, Sept. 30, 2013:

Westminster Choir/Joe Miller, conductor

Program includes:
WEELKES:  Gloria in Excelsis Deo
HAMMERSCHMIDT:  Heilig ist der Herr
RACHMANINOFF:  All-Night Vigil, Op. 37-Come, Let Us Worship
CYRILLUS KREEK:  Psalm 104-Bless the Lord, O my soul.
HANSSON:  Psalm 13-Lighten Mine Eyes
GRETCHANINOFF:  Gladsome Light
DANIEL ELDER:  Seven last Words from the Cross
ERIKS ESENVALDS:  Long Road

Bands in Review (from the WUOT music library):
DONALD GRANTHAM:  J.S. Dances
                North Texas Wind Symphony/Eugene Corporon
JACK STAMP:  Montres’ Dance
                Keystone Wind Ensemble/Jack Stamp
ALFRED REED:  Fifth Symphony
                Senzoku Gakuen Symphonic Wind Orchestra/Alfred Reed

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OCTOBER 7, 2013:  Oak Ridge Chamber Players
       Karen Kartal, Susan Eddlemon, violins; Sara Cho, viola, Ihsan Kartal, Dan Allcott, cellos
DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH:  Two Pieces
ANTONIN DVORAK:  String Quartet No. 14, Ab, Op. 105
FRANZ SCHUBERT:  String Quintet, C, Op. 163

Bands in Review from the WUOT Music Library:
VINCENT PERSICHETTI:  Masquerade for Band, Op. 106
                Winds of the London Symphony Orchestra/David Amos

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OCTOBER 14, 2013:   Stephen Hamilton, organ

JOSE LIDON:  Sonata de 1st tono para clave I para organo con trompete real
BERNARDO PASQUINI:  Partite Sopra la Aria della Folia de Espagne
ANTONIO VALENTE:  La Romanesca con Cinque Mutanze
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH:  Chorale Prelude:  O Mensch, bewein dein Sunde gross, BVW 622
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH:  Paritta:  O Got, du frommer Gott, BWV 767
JEHAN ALAIN:  Litanies
JEHAN ALAIN:  Le Jardin suspendu
CESAR FRANCK:  Prelude, Fugue and Variation
ALBERTO GINASTERA:  Toccata, Villancico y Fuga, Op. 18
HENRY PURCELL:  Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation

Bands in Review (cd's from the WUOT library):

MICHAEL DAUGHERTY:  Bells for Stokowski
                North Texas Wind Symphony/Eugene Corporon
AARON COPLAND (arr. Patterson):  Appalachian Spring
                University of Houston Wind Ensemble/Eddie Green

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OCTOBER 21, 2013:   Kontras Quartet & Isotone Concert

PART ONE:  KONTRAS QUARTET
Dmitri Pogorelov, Francois Henkins, violins; Ai Ishida, viola; Jean Hatmaker, cello

JOSEPH HAYDN:  String Quartet, D, Op. 64, No. 5-4th mvt.
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART:  String Quartet No. 21, D, K. 575-2nd mvt.
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN:  String Quartet No. 13, Bb, Op. 130-4th mvt.
FELIX MENDELSSOHN:  Scherzo, a, Op. 81, No. 2
BEDRICH SMETANA:  String Quartet No 1, e-2nd mvt.
ALEXANDER BORODIN:  Serenata alla spagnola
CLAUDE DEBUSSY:  String Quartet, g, Op. 10-2nd mvt.
IGOR STRAVINSKY:  Three Pieces for String Quartet-No. 1 Danse
MOKALE KOAPENG:  Komeng
JOE HISAISHI:  Quartet, g
JAY GREENBERG:  Blues
ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD:  String Quartet No. 2, Eb, Op. 26-4th mvt.

PART TWO:  ISOTONE
Don Bowyer, trombone; Susan Eddlemon, violin; Scott Eddlemon, percussion

WILLIAM KRAFT:  Encounters IV: Duel for Trombone & Percussion
EUGENE YSAYE:  Violin Sonata, Op. 27, No. 2
DON BOWYER:  Primeval Atom (World Premiere)

Bands in Review (from the WUOT Music Library):

LOU APPLEBAUM:  High Spirits
Toronto Wind Orchestra/Tony Gomes
8572248/Naxos
GUY WOOLFENDEN:  French Impressions
North Texas Wind Symphony/Eugene Corporon
11109/Klavier Records

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OCTOBER 28, 2013:  Knoxville Choral Society-2012 Young Classical Musicians Concert

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL:  Coronation Anthem No. 1-Zadok the Priest
                Knoxville Choral Society; Knoxville Choral Society Orchestra/Eric Thorson
ANDRE MESSAGER:  Solo de Concours
                Luke Norton, clarinet; Carol Zinavage, piano
DONNA GARTMAN SCHULTZ:  This Shall Be for Music
GREG GILPIN:  The Silver Swan (words by Orlando Gibbons)
                Knoxville Chamber Chorale/John Orr; Danny Brian, piano
HENRY PURCELL:  Let Us Dance, Let Us Sing
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH/CHARLES GOUNOD:  Ave Maria
                Meghan Mayes, soprano; Eunsuk Jung, piano
EMMA LOU DIEMER:  Three Madrigals
                Knoxville Chamber Chorale/John Orr; Danny Brian, piano
ROBERT MUCZYNSKI:  Piano Preludes, Op. 6, Nos. 1-4, 6
                Albert Xue, piano
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL:  Utrecht Jubilate
                Ronda Johnson, soprano; Anne Siddell, alto; Edward Shipe, tenor; David Smith, baritone; Knoxville Chorale Society; Knoxville Chorale Society Orchestra/Eric Thorson
 

Bands in Review (from the WUOT Music Library):

GUSTAV HOLST:  The Planets, Op. 32
                University of Houston Wind Ensemble/Eddie Green
                2807/Mark Records

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November 4, 2013:  CUMBERLAND QUINTET

Roger Martin, flute; William Woodworth, oboe; Wonkak Kim, clarinet; James Lotz, bassoon; Jeremy Hansen, horn

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (arr. Rechtman):  Organ Concerto No. 2, a (after Vivaldi)
ROBERT JAGER:  The Sally Garden
PAUL HINDEMITH:  Kammermusik, Op. 24, No. 2
ENRIQUE GRANADOS (arr. McAlister):  A la Cubana
ANTON REICHA:  Woodwind Quintet No. 2, Op. 88, No. 2-Finale
LOUIS ARMSTRONG (arr. Jolley):  Yes, I’m in the Barrel
FRANZ DANZI:  Wood Quintet, Op.56, No. 1
STEPHEN SONDHEIM (arr. Dawson):  A Little Light Music-Send in the Clowns
ANTONIN DVORAK:  Serenade for Winds, d, Op. 44-2nd mvt.
PAQUITO d’RIVERA:  Wapango
MALCOLM ARNOLD:  Three Shanties
FERENC FARKAS:  Suite of Antique Hungarian Dances-Jumping Dance

Bands in Review (from the WUOT Music Library):

KENNETH HESKETH:  Diaghilev Dances
North Texas Wind Symphony/Eugene Corporon
11144/Klavier Records
ALAN HOVHANESS:  Symphony No. 20, Op. 223
Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Dance Wind Orchestra/Keith Brion
8559207/Naxos

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November 11, 2013 

GABRIEL LEFKOWITZ AND FRIENDS

EUGENE YSAYE:  Violin Sonata No. 2, a, Op. 27, No. 2
 Gabriel Lefkowitz, violin

MAURICE RAVEL:  Tzigane
Gabriel Lefkowitz, violin; Kevin Class, piano

JOHANNES BRAHMS:  Piano Trio No. 1, B, Op. 8
Gabriel Lefkowitz, violin; Andy Bryenton, cello; Kevin Class, piano

ANTONIN DVORAK:  Piano Quintet No. 2, A, Op. 81
Gabriel Lefkowitz, Gordon Tsai, violins; Kathryn Gawne, viola; Andy Bryenton, cello; Kevin Class, piano

Bands in Review (from the WUOT Music Library):

ED HUCKEBY:  On Wings of Eagles
The Washington Winds/Edward Peterson
103/Walking Frog Records

ANTONIN DVORAK (arr. Clarke):  Carnival Overture, Op. 92
United States Marine Band/john Bourgeois
515558/Musical Heritage Society

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November 18, 2013

GABRIEL LEFKOWITZ & FRIENDS, PART TWO
  

SERGEI PROKOFIEV: Violin Sonata No. 2, D, Op 94bis
FRANCOIS SCHUBERT: The BeeMANUEL PONCE (arr. Heifetz): Estrellita
SERGEI RACHMANINOFF (arr. Heifetz): Daisies
ANTONIO BAZZINI: The Dance of the Goblins
NICOLO PAGANINI: Cantabile
    Gabriel Lefkowitz, violin; Kevin Class, piano
FELIX MENDELSSOHN: String Octet, Eb, Op. 20
   Gabriel Lefkowitz, Gordon Tsai, Edward Pulgar, Sean Claire, violins; Kathryn Gawne, Eunsoon Lee-Corliss, viola; Andy Bryenton, Ihsan Kartal, cellos
JULE STYNE (arr. Lefkowitz): Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
   Gabriel Lefkowitz, Gordon Tsai, violins; Kathryn Gawne, viola; Andy Bryenton, cello; Kevin Class, piano

Bands in Review from the WUOT music library:

JOHN PHILIP SOUSA: Pride of Pittsburgh March
Royal Artillery Band/Keith Brion
8559248/Naxos

OTTORINO RESPIGHI (arr. Odom): Roman Festivals
United States Air Force Band/Lowell Graham
4363/Mark Recordings

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November 25, 2013

PETER SYKES, organ

DIETERICH BUXTEHUDE:  Toccata, F BuxWV 137
JAMES WOODMAN:  All Creatures of Our God and King: Five Meditations for Organ on “Lasst uns erfreuen”
ANONYMOUS (16th century.):  Upon la mi re
FELIX MENDELSSOHN:  Organ Sonata, Bb, Op. 65, No. 4
SUSANNE VAN SOLDT Manuscript:  Psalm 36:  Des boosdoenders wille seer quaet
JAN PIETERSZOON SWEELINCK:  Psalm 36
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH:  Three Chorale Preludes on “Allein Gott in die Hoh sei Her,” BWV 662, 663, 664
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH:  Prelude and Fugue, C, BWV 547

Bands in Review from the WUOT music library:

OLIVER NELSON:  Fugue and Bossa 
Keith Young, saxophone; Robert Maglocci, trumpet; Keystone Wind Ensemble/Jack Stamp                88143/Citadel Record
 

FRANCIS MCBETH:  Lauds and Tropes-In Praise, Op. 87
Unidentified Band/Francis McBeth
9711/Vestige Records

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December 2, 2013

KNOXVILLE CHORAL SOCIETY
                Eric Thorson, artistic director

IRVING BERLIN (arr. Eilers):  God Bless America
JOHN WILLIAMS:  America…The Dream Goes On
                Knoxville Choral Society/Eric Thorson
                Danny Brian, piano
EDWIN FISSINGER (arr.):  Images of the Past
                Knoxville Chamber Chorale/Bill Brewer
                Danny Brian, piano
RENE CLAUSEN:  Se Me as a Seal
MOLLY IJAMES:  A Farewell
                Carson-Newman University A Cappella Choir/Eric Thorson
ELEANOR DALEY:  In Remembrance
JOSEPH MARTIN:  Song for the Unsung Hero
DAVID BRUNNER:  For Spacious Skies
CAMP KIRKLAND (arr.):  Salute to the Armed Forces
                Knoxville Choral Society/Eric Thorson
                Danny Brian, piano
JOHN PURIFOY:  Chronicles of Blue and Gray—World Premiere Performance
                Caitlin Hawkins, soprano; Travis Hazelwood and Dan Taylor, basses; Carson-Newman University A Cappella Choir; Knoxville Choral Society; Knoxville Choral Society Orchestra/Eric Thorson

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December 9, 2013

 
Michael Shake, organ;  Duo Amaral

DUO AMARAL
Jorge Amaral, Mia Pomerantz-Amaral, guitars

VICTOR MANUEL AMARAL RAMIREZ (arr. Duo Amaral):  Saggio
ISAAC ALBENIZ (arr. Duo Amaral):  Espana, Op. 165
JOAQUIN RODRIGO:  Tonadilla
SCOTT JOPLIN: (arr. Duo Amaral):  Maple Leaf Rag

MICHAEL SHAKE, organ

JAMES BROOKS KUYKENDALL:  Ceremonial March
HERBERT HOWELLS:  Master Tallis’s Testament
SIMON PRESTON:  Alleluyas
BILLY NALLE:  Trio in the Style of Bach
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH:  Toccata, d, BWV 538
IAIN FARRINGTON:  Fiesta-Celebration
BILLY STRAYHORN (arr. Alec Wyton):  Locus Blossom
DONALD HUSTAD:  Jesus Loves me
MAURICE DURUFLE:  Organ Suite, Op. 5-Sicilienne
JOSEPH JONGEN:  Toccata, Op. 104

BANDS IN REVIEW

FLOYD WERLE & MICHAEL DAVIS (arr.):  Three Appalachian Carols—The Cherry Tree Carol; Jesus, Jesus Rest Your Head; I Wonder as I Wander
Julianne Turrentine, soprano; United States Air Force Band/Lowell Graham
9802/United States Air Force

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December 16               University of Tennessee Holiday Choral Program

2012 UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE SCHOOL OF MUSIC HOLIDAY CHORAL CONCERT

U T MEN’S CHORALE
Gene Peterson, conductor; Melony Dodson, piano

FRANZ BIEBL: Ave Maria
KEN BERG (arr.): A Shepherd’s Carol
Daniel Aycock, David Miller, Tyler Vittatoe, percussion
HOWARD HELVEY (arr.) Ding Dong Merrily on High
Also William Dipillo, piano
CHUCK BRIDWELL (arr.): Nutcracker Jingles

U T CONCERT CHOIR
Gene Peterson, conductor; Melony Dodson, piano

GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI DA PALESTRINA: Hodie Christus Natus Est
JAVIER BUSTO: Hodie Christus Natus Est
David Johnson, Josh Golden, Jordan Cross, tenors
BRENT PIERCE: How Still He Rests
Maddy Witt, soprano; Devan Pope, oboe
BRANT ADAMS (arr.): Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
PLANNED ALEATORY: Silent Night

U T WOMEN’S CHORALE
David McLendon, conductor; Jared Cotter, piano

ABBIE BETINIS: Hail! Christmas Day
BENJAMIN BRITTEN: A Ceremony of Carols-This Little Babe
EDWARD ELGAR: The Snow
Thomas Lovett, Fernando Martins, violins
MICHAEL ENGELHARDT (arr.): Go Tell It on the Mountain
Jake Smith, guitar; Will Yager, bass; Garrit Tillman, drums

UT CHAMBER SINGERS
Angela Batey, conductor; Tami Newsom, piano & organ

BOB CHILCOTT: Les Anges dan nos Campagnes
HERBERT HOWELLS: Here Is the Little Door
JASON THOMS: Christmas Bells
Seth Maples, conductor
MATTHEW CULLOTON (arr.): In dulci jubilo
RALPH ALLWOOD (arr.): Jingle Bells

COMBINED CHOIRS

SAMUEL WADE (arr. Willcocks): O Come, All Ye Faithful
Angela Batey, conductor; Tami Newsom, organ
With the audience singing too
ADOLPHE ADAM (arr. Batey): O Holy Night
Gene Peterson, conductor; Marjorie Bennett Stephens, soprano; Tami Newsom, organ
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL/LOWELL MASON (arr. Willcocks): Joy to the World
Angela Batey, conductor; Gene Peterson, piano; Tami Newsom, organ; Evan Headrick, Hunter Bright, trumpets; Nik Hatmaker, Tyler Johnson, trombones; Colin Walker, timpani

Bands in Review from the WUOT music library:

CLAUDE SMITH: Symphonic Prelude on Adeste Fidelis
Command Band of the Air Force Reserve/Kelly Bledsoe
1400/USAF

ALDO FORTE (arr.): Three European Carols: Fum, Fum, Fum; The Holly and the Ivy; The Zither Carol
Sarah Granger, soprano; Air Combat Command Heritage of America Band/Lowell Graham
9402/USAF

HOWARD HANSON: Dies Natalis
United States Coast Guard Band/Kenneth Megan
93008/USCG

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December 23               KEMP Christmas Program

December 30               Tesla String Quartet