Works performed by Earplay:

Memo 4

Bernard Rands (b. 1934) is a major figure in contemporary music. His work Canti del Sol, premiered by the New York Philharmonic, won the 1984 Pulitzer Prize in Music. As composer-in-residence with the Philadelphia Orchestra from 1989 to 1995, Rands made a significant contribution to the music of our time. He has been honored by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts, in addition to receiving commissions from the Boston and Chicago Symphonies, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Suntory Hall in Tokyo, to name a few. His work Canti d'Amor, recorded by Chanticleer, won a Grammy Award in 2000.

[from program for November 9, 2004 concert]