Cedille Chicago Presents

Jim Ginsburg, award-winning founder, president, and producer of Cedille Records, hosts this program. In addition to presenting great music by Chicago's top artists, he gives listeners a behind-the-scenes view of Cedille's process, including backstage stories of artists and recording sessions.

This week’s podcast is our April 2014 program celebrating the planet we live on.

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April 23, 2014 — Earth

LEO SOWERBY (1895–1968)
The Canticle of the Sun
Praised be my Lord for our mother the earth... (3:03)

From The Pulitzer Project
Cedille Records CDR 90000 125 (Track 17)
Grant Park Orchestra
Grant Park Chorus
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Christopher Bell, chorus director

STACY GARROP (b. 1969)
String Quartet No. 3, "Gaia"
III. Dance of the Earth (7:38)

From In Eleanor's Words: Music of Stacy Garrop
Cedille Records CDR 90000 122 (Track 10)
Biava Quartet

Snow Walker for Organ & Orchestra
I. Polar Landscape (5:21)

From American Works for Organ and Orchestra
Cedille Records CDR 90000 063 (Track 5)
David Schrader, organ
Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor

Global Warming (8:10)

From African Heritage Symphonic Series, Vol. III
Cedille Records CDR 90000 066 (Track 1)
Chicago Sinfonietta
Paul Freeman, conductor
Katinka Kleijn, cello

Ars Poetica
IV. Endangered (5:17)

From The Billy Collins Suite: Songs Inspired by His Poetry
Cedille Records CDR 90000 115 (Track 5)
Buffy Baggott, mezzo-soprano
Lincoln Trio

CECIL BURLEIGH (1885–1980)
Four Rocky Mountain Sketches, Op. 11 (9:56)
I. At Sunset
II. The Rapids
III. Up the Canyon
IV. The Avalanche

From American Virtuosa: Tribute to Maud Powell
Cedille Records CDR 90000 097 (Tracks 15–18)
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Matthew Hagle, piano

Bristol Hills (7:45)

From Corridors of Light: Music of William Ferris
Cedille Records CDR 7004 (Track 6)
London Symphony Strings
Arnie Roth, conductor
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