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New Views of Old Folk Songs

Folk songs from all over the world by artists such as Sam Lee, Kaia Kater, Sam Amidon, and the Furrow Collective  

Composed Works, Unusual Settings

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Chamber music unlike what you've heard before, featuring music by Eviyan, John Zorn played by Forro in the Dark, Christopher Tin, and more.
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Medieval + Electronic = ?

Monday, July 27, 2015

Hear ecstatic melodies from the 12th century German abbess Hildegard of Bingen in a contemporary context.  Listen to a version of her “O Viridissima Virga,” by Bora Yoon & others.
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Moody Works for Trumpet or Sax

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Listen to moody nocturnal works that grow out of the jazz tradition like music by Wadada Leo Smith & a collaboration by Afro-Cuban pianist Omar Sosa & Italian trumpeter Paolo Fresu.
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Variations on Keith Jarrett's Koln Concert

Saturday, July 25, 2015

 For this New Sounds, we'll hear Jarrett's original Koln Concert, Trzcinsk's new interpretation, and other recent works based on the concert.
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Krautrock

Friday, July 24, 2015

Hear German electronic music from the 1970s, with bands Tangerine Dream and Cluster, and solo pieces by their founders.
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Cycling Music

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Hear music created by a cyclical approach to composition, including works from Icelandic composer Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir for the chamber group Nordic Affect & more.
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Women of Classic Greek Drama in Music

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Listen to Greek composer and vocalist Eleni Karaindrou's musical score for a modern adaptation of the ancient Greek tragedy of Medea on this New Sounds.
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Electroacoustic Chamber Music

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Hear music by Serbian Aleksandra Vrebalov written for ETHEL, along with selections from Vijay Iyer's “Mutations I-X,” & a work for steel cello & bow chimes by Heiner Goebbels.
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Guitar Music, Mostly

Monday, July 20, 2015

Listen to music for the guitar, rooted in the sounds of American folk music or jazz, like shimmering folk music by Meg Baird, and instrumental folk poetry by guitarist Sean Smith.
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Electronic Places

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Hear electronic works from Iceland, Germany, & America, all about specific places: Copenhagen, Milan, Borodino, Moscow, the Okeefenokee Swamp, & an American piece about a French zoo.  
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Electroacoustic: Going for Baroque

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Hear electroacoustic works featuring strings; viola, cello, and violin, featuring violist Nadia Sirota and chamber music by Anna Clyne involving a music box that plays "Sakura." 
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Bang on a Can PCF Concert 2014

Friday, July 17, 2015

Listen to portions of the Bang on a Can People’s Commissioning Fund Concert 2014 –with works by Julia Wolfe & David Lang, & Brooklyn-based electroacoustic composer Daniel Wohl.  
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New Music for European Instruments

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Listen to music featuring unusual instruments from Belgium, Finland, Lithuania and Estonia, including music for traditional Finnish jouhikko by the Ilkka Heinonen Trio & more.
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Unusual Song Cycles

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Listen to many unusual approaches to the song cycle, including music by Sarah Kirkland Snider from her “Unremembered,” music by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lang, "Zippo Songs," & more.
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North Meets South

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

North meets South, largely Europe meets Africa in music by French guitarist Titi Robin and Moroccan musician Mehdi Nassouli, the group Monoswezi, &the collaborative group MaLithuanie. 
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Ecstatic Music Festival 2014: Timo Andres Work Songs

Monday, July 13, 2015

From the New Sounds Live Concerts, hear selections from “Work Songs” by Timo Andres for 3 voices, 2 guitars, keyboard, accordion, and piano. Plus, songs by Becca Stevens & Ted Hearne.
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A Musical Babel

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Hear unlikely cross-cultural music with “BabEl,” - oud & North African percussion by sax player Uri Gurvich, a Portuguese klezmer band, the Belgium-Burkina Faso Zita Swoon Group & more.
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Atmospheric Songs

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Listen to atmospheric songs with unusual textures & unexpected sounds from Brian Eno, Antony & the Johnsons, Irish singer Iarla Ó Lionáird, a murder ballad from Sam Amidon, and more.  
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Music With Found Voices

Friday, July 10, 2015

Music with voices taken out of context by Anna Clyne and Julia Wolfe, auction samples by Ben Neill and Brian Irvine, and a tribute to Chuck Brown by Dick Connette. And cow sounds!
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Music From the Near East and North Africa

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Hear music from the Near East & North Africa by Moroccan Gnawa musician Hassan Hakmoun, Paris-based Palestinian oud player Adnan Joubran, & Tunisian percussionist Imed Alibi. 
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