Sound Perimeter

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.”

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.

Our Voices on Sound Perimeter

Dec 17, 2020
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In today's Sound Perimeter segment, University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe shares music created by U of A staff and students. It includes Robert Mueller's Her Voice, Uribe's own Sound is the Passage and Honey Collective's Wish You Were Mine.

Feliz Navidad From Sound Perimeter

Dec 10, 2020

As we head into Christmas, University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe brings us a selection of pieces from Latino musicians to get us in the holiday spirit. You'll hear Feliz Navidad by Jose Feliciano, Esta Navidad by Willie Colon and Hector Lavoe, Amarga Navidad by Lila Downs and Navidad en Verano by Mercedes Sosa.

Sound Perimeter: Strung Together

Dec 3, 2020
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In today's Sound Perimeter, University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe brings us several pieces of music composed for string instruments. They include: Nocturne, the third movement of Alexander Borodin's Second String Quartet as performed by the U of A Department of Music String Quartet, Takashi Yoshimatsu's "And the Birds Are Still...", and Arvo Part's "Spiegel im Spiegel" from "Smile" as performed by Anne Akiko Meyers.

Sound Perimeter: The Blue in Music

Nov 12, 2020
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Lia Uribe explores blue in the latest "Sound Perimeter." She considers Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, Jennifer Higdon's Blue Cathedral and more. This segment originally aired on July 16, 2020.

Sound Perimeter: Sing for Hope

Nov 5, 2020

In this week's segment of Sound Perimeter, University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe tells us more about the nonprofit organization, Sing for Hope, which was started by internationally acclaimed sopranos, Monica Yunus and Camille Zamora, in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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In this week's Sound Perimeter, University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe introduces us to performer, citizen artist, and prodigy, Yo-Yo Ma, who began his cello career at the age of four and a half. We hear several of Ma's collaborations, including Air and Simple Gifts and Cristina Pato's arrangement of John Zorn's Khabiel.

Tango! on Sound Perimeter

Oct 22, 2020

This week's Sound Perimeter with Lia Uribe explores tango and features music from Anibal Troilo and Astor Piazzolla with "Volver," Chapeau (Valeria Martin and Daniela Mercado) with "Rhapsodia Bohemia" and "Ruta 40," and Carlos Gardel with "Por Una Cabeza." This segment originally aired on July 30, 2020.