9/11 http://wrti.org en Reinvention http://wrti.org/post/reinvention <p>New things are created out of old on <strong>Now Is the Time, Saturday, May 17th at 9 pm</strong> at wrti.org and WRTI-HD2. David Gompper worked with Austrian violinist Wolfgang David on a new concerto before it was a concerto. For violin and piano, the work evolved through rehearsals and performances until Gompper felt it was ready, and then he orchestrated it as his Violin Concerto.<br /><br />John King began four movements of <em>AllSteel</em>, for the string quartet Ethel, on September 10th, 2001. After the attacks of the following day, he added four more. A violent electric-guitar sound-world breaks through in the four 9/10 movements, but the even-numbered post-9/11 movements all have the word Peace in their titles. <em>AllSteel</em> ends with Peacerises.<br /><br />Dan Becker&nbsp;pours Bach inventions through a post-minimalist filter into an electronically processed keyboard to come up with wonderfully twisting pieces. Energy and humor accompany the sand shifting under our feet in <em>ReInvention 2C</em>.<br /> Fri, 16 May 2014 16:08:02 +0000 Kile Smith 7303 at http://wrti.org Reinvention Remembering 9/11 on WRTI http://wrti.org/post/remembering-911-wrti <p>Join us on September 11th for special programming honoring the memory of all who were lost 11 years ago. We'll mark the event with Samuel Barber's <em>Adagio for Strings</em> at 8:46 am, and Robert Moran's hauntingly beautiful <em>Trinity Requiem</em> at 2 pm, featuring the Trinity Youth Chorus.</p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 15:11:18 +0000 Jack Moore 4421 at http://wrti.org Remembering 9/11 on WRTI Listen: Kile Smith Recommends Trinity Requiem for 9/11 by Robert Moran http://wrti.org/post/listen-kile-smith-recommends-trinity-requiem-911-robert-moran <p><span style="font-size: 15px; ">Trinity Wall Street commissioned Robert Moran’s <em>Trinity Requiem</em><span style="font-size: 15px; ">&nbsp;for the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 destruction of New York’s World Trade Center.</span><span style="font-family: inherit; font-size: 15px; font-style: inherit; ">&nbsp;Moran has written music for entire cities to perform</span><span style="font-size: 15px; ">—</span><span style="font-family: inherit; font-size: 15px; font-style: inherit; ">San Francisco, Graz, Bethlehem, Pa.</span><span style="font-size: 15px; ">—</span><span style="font-family: in Mon, 27 Aug 2012 17:14:08 +0000 Kile Smith 4327 at http://wrti.org Listen: Kile Smith Recommends Trinity Requiem for 9/11 by Robert Moran