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Twilight Songs

Hear music that inhabits a twilit world on this New Sounds, featuring a set from the remarkable Irish-American quintet The Gloaming. Plus, music from the Unthanks & more. 

Jazz & Blues Melting Pot

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Hear another musical melting pot program, from a jazz/blues angle with Norwegian blues guitarist Stein Ornheim, Brazilian-Moroccan musical collision Hijaz, an oud-piano dialogue & more.
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Post-Rock/Post-Classical

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Hear post-classical or post-rock from Bryce Dessner, his “Raphael,” along with orchestral music with an ambient drone approach in “Virginia,” a large work from duo Stars of the Lid.
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Between Rock and Classical

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Music that falls into the cracks between rock and classical, between popular music and contemporary chamber music.
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New Releases August 2015

Monday, August 31, 2015

New music from the month of August, including Ali Baba Cisse, TriBeCaStan, Decoda, and Eighth Blackbird.
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Brass Around the World

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Enjoy an hour of works for brass, from the 19 piece French band Bigre! and sample some of “Brooklyn Babylon” from Darcy James Argue's Secret Society, (only 17 pieces strong.)
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New Sound of Early Music

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Take a new look at early music, with selections by the Luce Trio involving Indian Shruti box, saxophone, electric guitar & bass plus Gregorian chant remixed by New York Polyphony & more.
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Flashback Friday: New & Old

Friday, August 28, 2015

It’s Flashback Friday with music by Jean-Michel Jarre from the 1970’s; his eight-part suite, “Equinoxe,” plus music by Manuel Göttsching named after the opening chess move, 'E2-E4.'
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Mid-Sized New Music Groups

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Hear new music from mid-sized new music groups like Now Ensemble, yMusic, chamber music sextet eighth blackbird, Robin Cox Ensemble, and Build. 
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Hybrid Jazz-ish Ensembles

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Hear hybrid groups that use jazzy instruments, but throw in traditional folk, chamber music, and a splash of rock, like the Swiss quintet pommelHORSE & London-based trumpeter Yazz Ahmed.
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"Unlimited," Gamelan, & Steve Reich

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Hear new music with elements of minimalism by Joseph C. Phillips, Jr., a Balinese gamelan work from Evan Ziporyn, & Steve Reich's seminal "Music for 18 Musicians" from Ensemble Signal.
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Music Around the Globe (Special Podcast)

Monday, August 24, 2015

Hear global music from Italy, India, Egypt, Tunisia and Mali, featuring the choir Finno-Balkan Voices, a French-Jewish Chinese duo, Anouar Brahem, and more. 
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Sui-Generis Music- Or Not

Monday, August 24, 2015

Music thought of as unique to its composer, until performed by someone else, such as music originally by Aphex Twin, Meredith Monk, Conlon Nancarrow, and Harry Partch.
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European Electroacoustic Music

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Music from a compilation of rare instrumental works by Irish composers and electronica artists/musicians such as Olafur Arnalds, Jocelyn Pook, and Nils Frahm.
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Music from Sub-Saharan Africa

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Listen to music from Niger, Mali, Senegal and Uganda including selections from “Delicious Peace,” a collection of songs by interfaith fair trade coffee farmers from Uganda & more.
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Music Inspired By Painters, Part 3

Friday, August 21, 2015

For this third and final show in our series of music inspired by painters and their paintings, listen to an hour of works after the painter, Mark Rothko (1903 -1970) and his paintings.
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Music Inspired By Painters, Part 2

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Hear pieces inspired by Matisse, Joao Miro, Max Ernst, Vermeer, and even the famous Paleolithic cave paintings in Lascaux, France.
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Music Inspired By Painters, Part 1

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Listen to the first of a three-part series of music dealing with paintings and/or painters. Listen to violinist Tracy Silverman’s “O'Keeffe: Red Poppy,”  “Picasso: Guernica,” & more.
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Post-Everything Music

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Hear instrumental rock or "post-rock" with strong undercurrents of folk, chamber music, minimalism, & some of the improvisatory elements of jazz from Tortoise, Matt Ulery, & others. 
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Brass Band Music Aplenty

Monday, August 17, 2015

Listen to brass band music from the world over, with Mexican banda music, Balkan brass, Ethio-jazz, and North African music for brass band plus traditional percussion instruments. 
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Global Jewish Music

Sunday, August 16, 2015

There's music from unexpected places, like Cuban-Jewish music from Roberto Rodriguez, a DJ collaboration from Socalled, along with some Afrobeat-Jewish party music by Zion80, & more.
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