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Program 350

Monday, September 04, 1989

On this edition of New Sounds music by minimalist composers such as Terry Riley, Steve Reich, LaMonte Young.  We'll hear Riley's "In C" performed by the The Shanghai Celestial Film Orchestra along with Reich's "Music for Large Ensemble."  Plus, LaMonte Young's "The Magic Forest Chord."

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The New Sounds Live Concert Series

Thursday, August 31, 1989

On today's New Sounds we have a live concert edition which includes Marc Ribot performing " Dance of the Housnsies" and "Romance". Also performing a few works are an Irish/American band called "Nighnoise".
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Afro - Brazilian Music

Wednesday, August 30, 1989

Listen to some music by Brother Ah, Egberto Gimonti and Francis Bebley. Also Latin Jazz percussionist, vocalist and berimbau Nana Vasconcelos and joining him are The Bushdancers. Music also by Tony Vacca & Tim Morgan, Dollar Brand/Abdullah Ibrahim and Lloyd McNeill.
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Program 347

Tuesday, August 29, 1989

On this edition of New Sounds, music by Danny Thompson, Cock and Bull. Some beautiful Zen Buddist pieces by John Singer. Also music by Robert Rich and Piero Milesi &Daniel Bacalor.
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New Music from Switzerland

Thursday, August 17, 1989

Listen to some new music form Switzerland on this edition of New Sounds.  There's music by Paul Giger, Victor deBros and Tamia & Pierre Favre.  Also, music by Thierry Fervant, and a tune from the group Acceleraton.

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Flairck

Wednesday, August 16, 1989

On this edition of New Sounds, there's live music recorded in the WNYC studio by the Dutch prog-folk band Flairck.  Hear their tunes "Sophia," "Tango," "The Wooden Wedding," "Lady," "The Emigrant," "Some Phony Symphony," and "The Decennium March".

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The Undead - 341

Tuesday, August 15, 1989

On this program of New Sounds, music by Hamza El Din and Hassan Hakmoun.  Plus music from David Hykes with Djamchid Chemirani.  Also, works by Carlos Lomas and the East West Ensemble.

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The Undead - 340

Monday, August 14, 1989

On this edition of New Sounds music by Gavin Bryars: "The Sinking of the Titanic", Michael F. Hunt, "Hidden walls of time", Carl Weingarten "Laughing At Paradise" and David Mingyue Liang with "Dialogue with the Ocean".

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Singing Computers

Thursday, August 10, 1989

On this episode of New Sounds, hear music by Hearn Gadbois - his "GAHT MAYH WOYKIHN," along with  Paul Lansky's "Idle Wergo" and "Just more Idle Chatter."  Plus, Tod Machover's "Sophia's Aria" and a setting for Spirituals by Joel Chadabe, "A City Called Heaven."

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New Sounds- The Undead 338

Wednesday, August 09, 1989

In exploring the reaches of the zither, John introduces artists worldwide who play different types of zithers, such as the cymbalom, the fisher's fidola, and the kantele.

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New Sounds- The Undead 337

Tuesday, August 08, 1989

Focusing on the music of Central and South America, John examines the influence of ancient sounds, dating back to the Incas, Maya, and Olmecs, before introducing some more mordern music from the region.

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New Sounds- The Undead 336

Monday, August 07, 1989

In an episode focusing mostly on electronic music, John jumps between Estonia, Japan, the US, England, and Sweeden in an ecclectic assortment of pieces including two compositions with backwards piano tracks.

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Program #335

Thursday, August 03, 1989

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New Sounds- The Undead 334

Wednesday, August 02, 1989

An addition of New Sounds exploring the British Isles, focusing mostly on revisited Irish folk songs. Featuring Celtic harpist Patrick Bell, the trio The House Band, French-Algerian guitarist Pierre Bensusan, and more.

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New Sounds- The Undead 333

Tuesday, August 01, 1989

In another foray into world music, John features several artists who cross the musical boundaries between cultures. Featuring Dutch flutist Walter van Hauwe playing a Japanese folk song on the European flute, American composer John Hassell's Brazil-inspired work for the Kronos Quartet, and several pieces by Australian composer Michael Atherton that incorporate, among other instruments, the Arabic oud, a flute from the Soloman islands, and a hurdy-gurdy.

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Bali, Java, and The West

Monday, July 31, 1989

For this episode of New Sounds, we explore the sounds of Bali and Java through the tranquil sounds of the ancient gamelan selunding, the explosive sounds of the modern gamelan, and the echoes of Indonesian influence in western composition.

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New Sounds- The Undead 331

Sunday, July 30, 1989

As Paul Nash and Jack Perla merge the sounds of improvisational jazz and chamber music, Jurgen Knieper explores vocals, electronics, and orchestral instruments on the soundtrack of "Wings of Desire." With excerpts from Laurie Anderson and Alexis Alrich.

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