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Chamber Music with Strange Instruments

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Hear chamber music with unusual instruments, including a work for the Partch instruments, music with Icelandic metallic percussion called klakabond, Tibetan singing bowls, and more.
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Cycling Music (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, August 11, 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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A World of World Music

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Hear a world of world music, some drawing on Indian classical music, others on the maracatu band music of northeast Brazil, along with music from a Tunisian percussionist & more.
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Moorish Music and its Influence

Monday, August 10, 2015

Medieval Moorish music and contemporary music inspired by it, including tracks recorded live here in the New Sounds studio. Jadid Ensemble, Rolf Lislevand, Hamza El Din, and more!
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New Sounds Live from Merkin Hall 2013

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Hear works from the 2013 Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Hall, including "TREMS" by looping orchestrator Tyondai Braxton, with field recordings of slot machines made in Queens & more.
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Choral Music Without Words

Saturday, August 08, 2015

Hear choral works that make use of a choir for color and texture, from violinist and composer Timba Harris, vocal octet Roomful of Teeth, and the ensemble New York Polyphony.
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Voice & Electronics

Friday, August 07, 2015

Listen to music for voice and electronics, including “Silver Threads,” a song cycle written for soprano Mellissa Hughes by Jacob Cooper, music by Bora Yoon, Julianna Barwick & more.
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Hiroshima Remembered

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Hear music to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, including a work by Raphael Mostel written for the lantern-floating ceremony on the Ota River in Hiroshima, & more.
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More Electronic Music

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Listen to some electronic music on this New Sounds, including works for sax and electronics from Laura Venditti, trumpet and electronics from Dave Douglas featuring Shigeto, & more
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Wind and Water

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Listen to music made by wind & water on this New Sounds, including "Bottles" by Bay-Area based electroacoustic duo Dirtwire, a work Daniel Lentz for wine glasses, & music for waterphone.
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Ecstatic Music Festival 2014: Buke and Gase, So Percussion

Monday, August 03, 2015

From the New Sounds Live concert series, listen to a 2014 Ecstatic Music Festival collaborative pairing of Buke and Gase, together with So Percussion. 
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New Sounds Live: Bang on a Can PCF Concert 2013

Sunday, August 02, 2015

Listen to some of 2013 Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert, part of the Ecstatic Music Festival. Hear works by Anna Clyne, Dan Deacon, Paula Matthusen & Johann Johannsson.
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Piano Grooves

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Listen to a few groove-based pieces for piano and electronics, including recent music from Jace Clayton (aka DJ Rupture) and Dawn of Midi, who play entirely acoustic instruments.
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Music With Found Voices (Special Podcast)

Friday, July 31, 2015

Music with voices taken out of context by 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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New Releases July 2015

Friday, July 31, 2015

A show of only new releases from July, featuring Sean Clancy, Jeremy Young and Aaron Martin, Peter Michael Hamel, Dave Soldier, and more
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Musical Landscapes

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Journey through musical landscapes from the likes of Karen Tanaka, Jim Fox, and 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams on this New Sounds show..
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New Views of Old Folk Songs

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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