On Virginia Water Radio for 5-16-16: An Introduction to Powerful Music for Cello, with a Water Aspect

Virginia Water Radio’s latest episode, for the week of May 16, 2016, is “Capturing Power from Water and Other Source in Music for the Cello.”  The 3 min./52 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2016/05/episode-316-5-16-16-capturing-power.html, features part of the “water” movement of the American Power suite of music for cello, performed in this episode by a Blacksburg, Va., high school senior.  The American Power suite was composed in 2011 by Erik Friedlander to accompany a photography collection of the same name published in 2009 by Mitch Epstein.  Both creations focus on the various kinds of power and energy in the United States, including hydropower.

City of Radford, Va., hydroelectric facility on Little River in Montgomery County, Va., July 13, 2013.

Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen or two!

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