Today is the centenary of the Wheatland Hop Riot, the first major agricultural labor confrontation in California.
Four died and many more were injured when a posse attacked a strike meeting in Yuba County. Two strike leaders convicted of being IWW members spent a decade in prison before being pardoned.
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|V/A: Gershwin, Barber, Walker & Copland||George Walker: Sonata for Cello and Piano (1957)||Our American Roots||Delos||Emmanuel Feldman, cello; Joy Cline Phinney, piano|
|Yegor Shevtsov||Pierre Boulez: Incises (2001)||Avec un Frisson||New Focus Recordings|
|Caleb Burhans||Oh Ye of Little Faith||Evensong||Cantaloupe Music||Performed by Alarm Will Sound|
|Kaija Saariaho||Vent Nocturne (2006)||Chamber Works for Strings, vol 1||Ondine|
|Dinos Constantinides||Concerto for Cello & Orchestra - China IV Shenzhen (1992)||Concertos with LSU Soloists, Live||Centaur Records Inc.||Performed by Louisiana Sinfonietta w/ Dennis Parker on Cello|
|Jennifer Higdon||Dark Wood||Early Chamber Works||Naxos||Performed by members of Serafin String Quartet|
|Oliver Knussen||Secret Psalm||Autumnal||NMC||Alexandra Wood, violin|