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David Dalle
Thursday December 24th, 2015 with David Dalle
Darkness to Light; beginning Penderecki's symphony cycle

Today we'll be taking my annual Solstice journey from darkness to light through music. The journey will begin in darkness with Krysztof Penderecki's 2nd symphony. Penderecki began composing this symphony on Christmas Eve 1979 and this is likely responsible for the mysterious quotes of Silent Night which appear three times during the work. It is a dramatic, emotionally turbulent work which signaled his final and permanent break with the avant-garde music which he had previously championed. This will also be the beginning of a symphonic cycle of Penderecki's 7 symphonies (1-8 with the exception of no. 6 which was never produced) all conducted by Penderecki.
Symphony No. 2
Krzysztof Penderecki/The Polish Sinfoinia Iuventus Orchestra, Krzysztof Penderecki - The Complete Symphonies - Dux
Cantata BWV 110 Unser Mund sei voll Lachens
Johann Sebastien Bach/Kathrin Graf, Helrun Gardow, Aldo Baldin, Wolfgang Schone, Gachinger Kantorei, Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, Helmuth Rilling - Cantatas vol. 35 - Hanssler
Take Five (live at Newport 1964)
The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Out 50th Anniversary edition - Sony
Estrellas de Areito - Los Heroes - World Circuit/Nonesuch
Gypsy Sahara
Taraf de Haidouks & Kocani Orkestar - Band of Gypsies 2 - Crammed
Tasnif Beydi Belmivah
Sa'dollah Nasiri, Sa'id Farajpuri, Hoseyn Hamidi, Sadeq Ta'rif - Zhuan - Mahoor Institute of Culture and Art
Musafir - Dhola Maru - Sounds True
Musafir - Dhola Maru - Sounds True
Take Five
Dave Brubeck/Sachal Studios Orchestra - Sachal Jazz - Sachal Studios
Interactive CKCU
David Dalle (host)
Merry Christmas, happy holidays everyone!

3:49 PM, December 24th, 2015