CBC Newfoundland and Labrador

episodes: February 2012 Archives

Macabre Music: Symphonie Fantastique and Calvin Powell with Philip Roberts

 

IMG_0193.JPGMusicraft meddles in the macabre with Gros Morne Summer Music's new pocket-sized arrangement of Berlioz' Symphonie Fantastique. And we'll stay on the dark side as baritone Calvin Powell and pianist Philip Roberts execute a spine-chilling set of supernatural and spooky songs.

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Mike Hanrahan and Allan Ricketts from Folk Night at the Ship

Mike Hanrahan and Allan Ricketts unite for Folk Night at the Ship Pub in downtown St John's. Allan introduces an unexpected pedal steel guitar to the mix as they trade original songs and traditional fare.

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The Scruncheons Percussion Ensemble "Breaking New Ground"

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From toys behaving badly after dark in Istvan Marta's "Doll's House Story" to the soothing pattering of raindrops in Alice Gomez "Rainbows," Memorial University's Scruncheons Percussion Ensemble, directed by Rob Power, explores a world of exotic sound in their concert Breaking New Ground. Highlights include world premieres of works by members of their own ensemble: Katie Lawlor's "Ditty for Five" and Andrew Rideout's "Bigfoot."

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