Carson Cooman http://wrti.org en Of Nature on Now Is the Time, Now on Saturday Night! http://wrti.org/post/nature-now-time-now-saturday-night <p>It's the world and how we live in it on <strong>Now Is the Time, Saturday, November 2nd at 9 pm</strong>. Starting today, things go bump in the night as the schedule shifts on WRTI-HD2. The biggest move is for Now Is the Time, moving from its Sunday slot to one day and one hour earlier. We love the change! <strong>The show now broadcasts every Saturday at 9 pm.</strong><br /><br />William Wallace, the American composer born in 1923, has a tonal language that sometimes wears Baroque forms, but lightly. Underneath pulses a strong personality. His second Piano Concerto begins with, of all things, a fugue, and it works brilliantly. After the warm choral sound of <em>A Cosmic Prayer</em> by Carson Cooman, beautifully sung by The Choir of Royal Holloway, is Tomas Svoboda's Symphony No. 1 (of Nature). Written when he was only 16, it's forthright and assured, with echoes of his Czech heritage. It's a remarkable achievement.<br /><br />If you're new to Now Is the Time and live anywhere in, well, the cosmos, just go to <a href="http://wrti.org">wrti.org</a> and click on the <strong>Listen: Classical</strong> button at the top. Day or night, that brings you the classical stream, and at 9 pm every Saturday, you'll hear Now Is the Time. In the Philadelphia area with an HD radio? Dial us up at 90.1 FM, HD2, or <a href="http://wrti.org/wrti-frequencies-and-coverage-map">find all the frequencies here</a>, depending on where you live, from the Shore to the Poconos to Harrisburg to Dover. Thanks for supporting American contemporary music on WRTI!<br /><br />What’s that you say, you’d love to hear the theme music? Of course you would…<a href="http://wrti.org/post/now-time-theme-music">just click here!</a><br /> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 14:16:00 +0000 Kile Smith 6645 at http://wrti.org Of Nature on Now Is the Time, Now on Saturday Night! Kile Smith Recommends: The Welcome News - Choral Music of Carson Cooman http://wrti.org/post/kile-smith-recommends-welcome-news-choral-music-carson-cooman <p>Carson Cooman writes music as naturally as anyone I’ve heard. The number of his works is already approaching 1,000 for this just barely 30 composer, and represents every form, even multiple symphonies and operas. In addition to composing he is an excellent organist who frequently performs new music, and between editing organ and hymn music he is Composer in Residence for The Memorial Church, Harvard University.</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 20:45:08 +0000 Kile Smith 4075 at http://wrti.org Kile Smith Recommends: The Welcome News - Choral Music of Carson Cooman