Thursday, September 8, 2011

'Midnight Tolls' by Julius P. Williams Airs 7-9 PM Sept. 10, Streamed on Internet by

[Julius Penson Williams; Midnight Tolls, Albany Records ALB 844 (2006)]

The career of composer, conductor and Prof. Julius P. Williams is detailed at and at his personal website,

Lauren Keiser Music Publishing:
“9/11 Music to Air on WPRB Tribute Marathon
'WE REMEMBER SEPTEMBER 11,' a 24-HOUR LIVE WPRB RADIO BROADCAST with Marvin Rosen will feature works by composers Julius Williams, Steven Gerber, Stephen Hartke—and our very own Lauren Keiser. The program airs Saturday, September 10 at 7:00 PM ET until 7:00pm September 11, 2011 on WPRB 103.3 FM Princeton and around the world through WPRB internet streaming:

“The following airtime schedule is given in Eastern Time and is subject to change.
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Between 7-9 PM:
Midnight Tolls
by Julius Williams” discusses the recording Midnight Tolls on the Julius P. Williams page:
Midnight Tolls, Albany Records ALB 844 (2006) consists of four works performed by the Dvorak Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Julius P. Williams. The album's namesake and opening work, Midnight Tolls, was also composed by Julius Williams. Next is Seasons of Gold by Lee T. McQuillan, with Linda Lister, soprano. The third work is Mystic Valley Autumn by Armand Qualliotine. Martin Hybner plays vibraphone, and Dagmar Platilova plays harpsichord. The CD ends with Symphony No. 1 by Thomas Hojnacki. quotes from two reviews of the disc:

'The program that Williams has assembled has a remarkable fluidity...The Dvorak Symphony Orchestra plays nimbly and, when required, with power... (Fanfare)'

'...lovely, professional, and charmingly old-fashioned... (American Record Guide)'

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