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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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Electronic Music Survey (Special Podcast)

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Listen to electronic music from as far back as the 1970’s by pioneering artist Laurie Spiegel, along with brand new music by Tyondai Braxton, from his recent "HIVE1" for this New Sounds.
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Chamber Music With an Electronic Boost

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Hear "electro-acoustic urban minimalism" from Finnish composer Juhani Nuorvala and Bang on a Can composer/co-founder Michael Gordon, along with works by Ireland’s Linda Buckley& more.
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New Music From South America

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Sample music from Argentina, Peru, Columbia, and from Brazil from percussionists Simone Sou & Guilherme Kastrup, together as SouKast, work from Argentinian Chancha via Circuito & more.
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With Kent Tritle

Monday, July 06, 2015

Kent Tritle, leader of Musica Sacra & music director at St. John the Divine, joins John Schaefer.  Hear choral music by Meredith Monk and Minnesota-based composer Jocelyn Hagen, & more.
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Musical Portraits of the English Landscape

Sunday, July 05, 2015

Listen to musical portraits of rolling hills & little lanes of the English countryside, & the English fascination with landscape. Hear music by Brian Eno, Mike Oldfield, & Jocelyn Pook
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New Sounds Live with Clogs, Orchestra for the New Century

Saturday, July 04, 2015

From the New Sounds Live Concert Series, hear some new music by indie chamber band Clogs in trio form, along with music from the trio Causing a Tiger.
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Percussion Ensembles

Friday, July 03, 2015

Hear music for percussion ensemble, including brand-new music by Chicago-based composer Mason Bates from his record, “Stereo Is King,” music by David T. Little, Susie Ibarra, & more.
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"Songs of Experience": Music Inspired by Poetry of William Blake

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Listen to music inspired by English poet, painter, and printmaker William Blake, from Appalachian blues/roots music to experimental jazz and avant-garde electronica.
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Ballads From the UK - Female Voices

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Listen to beautiful and haunting English & Scottish ballads sung by women including the Furrow Collective, English vocalist June Tabor and the Philadelphia sextet Espers, to name a few.
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New Releases, June 2015

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Music from the Chatham Saxaphone Quartet, Laura Venditti, Bang On A Can All-Stars, Makaya Mccraven, and post-rock songs from Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Flying Saucer Attack.
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Abandoned Cities

Monday, June 29, 2015

Listen to a series of works about abandoned cities and towns. Hear more “Hirta Songs,” from Scotland, Hauschka's “Abandoned City,” & Brooklyn Rider/Kayhan Kalhor's “Silent City."   
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Minimalism Meets English/Irish Folk Music

Sunday, June 28, 2015

For this New Sounds program, listen to music that is able to combine pattern music with folk music of the British Isles, both England and Ireland.
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Atmospheric Percussion Works

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Hear concert music from New York luminary, Joseph Byrd, as performed by ACME, featuring Timo Andres, the looped hockety rhythms of the Portico Quartet & other percussive soundscapes.
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Afrobeat, Afropop, & Afrofunk

Friday, June 26, 2015

Hear Afropop and Afrobeat music from West Africa and elsewhere, including new music from Malian desert-blues queen Khaira Arby, recent music from Afrobeat band Antibalas, & more.
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New Finnish-Norwegian Music

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Hear music from the Norwegian-Finnish border, and music for Finnish folk-harp, the kantele - with music by half-Finnish/ half-Norwegian singer & master of the kantele, Sinikka Langeland.
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