Acoustic Ambient Music
Saturday, February 17, 2007
On this edition of New Sounds, there’s brand new music from the composer and founder of the recently revived Cold Blue Music label, Jim Fox. Brooding and beautifully ominous, the piece is called “Descansos, past,” and was written in memory of composer/performer John Kuhlman, who died a few years ago. Also, listen to music from Anton Batagov, who explores musical mathematics and harmonic ratios as hidden in the ten-dot pyramid, the Tetractys. Plus Harold Budd’s swan song - Avalon Sutra, a carefully chosen path between ambient music and the “m” word. Budd is the composer and pianist who has declared that he is quitting the composing life, explaining he has said all he wants to and does not mind disappearing.
PROGRAM #2389, with Ambient Classics (First aired on March 18, 2005)
|Jim Fox||Descansos, past||Secansos, past [15:00]||Cold Blue #0021 www.coldbluemusic.com*|
|Anton Batagov||Tetractys||Tetractys, excerpt [20:00]||
Long Arms #04064
|Harold Budd||Avalon Sutra||As Long As I Can Hold My Breath, excerpt [15:00]||Samadhisound #004 www.samadhisound.com*|