Music

Music stories, interviews and performances from across KUAF's local programming.

Sound Perimeter: Our Own

Mar 4, 2021
Courtesy / Lia Uribe

This week's Sound Perimeter, hosted by University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe, features works performed by talent at the U of A. We'll hear Vincenzo Bellini's "Eccomi in lieta vesta" by soprano Moon-Sook Park with Anne Rye on piano, Rafael Antonio Aponte's "Clarita" with Catalina Ortega on flute and Miroslava Panayotova on piano, and Noelia Escalzo's "Malevos" performed by Jaden Adkins, Jessica Thompson, Sara Remoy, Cole Crawford and Connor Gott, all on bassoon.

Sound Perimeter: The Virtuosos

Feb 25, 2021
Courtesy / EMGtv

On this week's edition of Sound Perimeter, University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe introduces us to virtuosos Valentina Lisitsa as she performs Sergei Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43 on the piano, Santiago Canon Valencia as he performs Niccolo Paganini's Caprice No. 24 on the cello, and Victor Wooten as he performs The Lesson on the bass.

Staying Warm With Sound Perimeter

Feb 18, 2021
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In this week's segment, University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe brings us several music selections to take us away to warmer climates: Hyatus Kaiyote's “Molasses,” Nina Simone's “Four Women,” and George Gershwin's “Summertime.” All selections are interpreted by students at Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

Courtesy / Elephant Revival

We go back nearly seven years to 2014, when the band Elephant Revival, which has since dissolved, came by the KUAF studios to play a few songs for us.

Sound Perimeter Revisits Imani Winds

Feb 11, 2021
Courtesy / Arts Management Group

This week, University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe expands our musical boundaries with a performance by Imani Winds, an ensemble of classically trained musicians of color, who are determined to make a statement about representation and be role models for children and young musicians who look like them. This segment originally aired on Aug. 13, 2020.

Courtesy / Biblioteque de l'Opera, Paris

On today's edition of Sound Perimeter, we celebrate Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who was born in January 265 years ago. In honor of the composer, we listen to Funny Mozart's Turkish March, originally from the third movement of Mozart's Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K.331, the first movement of Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K.550, a variation of the symphony called "Choro" by American jazz pianist Vince Guaraldi and Brazilian guitarist Bola Sete, and Mozart's Clarinet quintet K581 in A major as performed by the Armida Quartet and Sabine Meyer.

This week on Sound Perimeter, University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe explores the work of three women composers from Argentina. We hear Claudia Montero’s “Lagrimas de Buenos Aires,” Noelia Escalzo’s “Contratubeando,” and Sofia Rei’s “Todo lo perdido reaparece.”

Courtesy / NPR

2020 wasn't a banner year for public health or public discourse, but Robert Ginsburg, host of KUAF's Shades of Jazz, says it was a fine year for jazz.

A Sound Perimeter for Better Times

Jan 14, 2021

As the nation faces another presidential impeachment, a riot at the U.S. Capitol and rising cases of COVID-19, this week's Sound Perimeter focuses on music about better times. The segment includes Maurice Ravel's Pavane for a Dead Princess, Alfred Schnittke's Collected Songs Where Every Verse is Filled with Grief, and Michel Camilo's From Within.

Sound Perimeter: Beethoven Anyone?

Jan 7, 2021

On today's Sound Perimeter with Lia Uribe, we hear Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony #5 in C minor, as well as Cinco Salsa, an arrangement of the same work, performed by the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and Hovedoen Social Club. This segment originally aired on Aug. 6, 2020.

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