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The Minimalist Influence

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Hear some music that shows the influence of the repetitive musical language developed by Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Terry Riley, et al. – “Minimalism.”
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With The Cellar and Point

Friday, May 08, 2015

Hear the downtowny garage-chamber jazz-tronica from The Cellar and Point. The septet performs their tunes live in the studio and chats with John Schaefer for this New Sounds.
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New Music from Ireland, Part 7

Thursday, May 07, 2015

New Sounds returns to Ireland for the finale of a seven-part series of Irish New Music, featuring Cork-based composers Karen Power and John Godfrey, along with the Quiet Music Ensemble.
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Percussion Plus

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

New Sounds takes a beating tonight with music from Mantra Percussion, Steven Schick, TIGUE, Third Coast Percussion, David Van Tieghem, and more.
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The Altered State of the Piano

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

You won't be hearing Chopin or Rachmaninov in this all-piano edition of New Sounds. The most recognizable instrument is featured in unrecognizable ways tonight.
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Mountain Music

Monday, May 04, 2015

Spend some time in the Swiss Alps, Andes, and the Himalayan, Appalachian, and Sierra Mountains. Music from Wu Man, Gyuto Monks Tantric Choir, Eberhard Schoener, Inti Illimani, and more.
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Soldier Songs

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Composer and founder of the new music group Newspeak, David T. Little, joins John Schaefer to present selections from his hour-long multimedia one-man opera, “Soldier Songs.”
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Guy Klucevsek and Polka From the Fringe

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Accordionist and composer Guy Klucevsek stops by to chat about and listen to “Polka From the Fringe,” 29 tracks for accordion by Klucevsek and 27 other composers. 
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New Music from Ireland Part 6

Friday, May 01, 2015

In a new edition of our New Music from Ireland series, John Schaefer talks to Belfast-based Piers Hellawell, Bernadette Comac, and Deirdre McKay about making music after hard times.
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New Releases, April 2015

Thursday, April 30, 2015

John Schaefer combs through all the CD stacks, SoundCloud files, and digital releases that came through this April and plays some of the best of the best.
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Rhythms of Minimalism

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Music from Chris Campbell, Kate Soper, Philip Glass, Emanuele E. Forni, and Chris Morphitis.
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Gamelan Plus (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Listen to works that include gamelan, but take a more western approach, including music by Barbara Benary/Gamelan Son of Lion and composer/sax player and bagpiper Matthew Welch.
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New Music for Clarinets

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Can’t get enough clarinet? Music from David Krakauer, Beth Custer, Evan Ziporyn, Don Byron, Alan Batiste,
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New Music from Ireland Part 5

Monday, April 27, 2015

In the fifth installment of this series of new music featuring Irish composers, John Schaefer talks to composer Linda Buckley in Dublin.
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Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Composer Max Richter has taken apart Vivaldi's original set of violin concertos, "The Four Seasons," and reconfigured the components while reclaiming the work as a beautiful object.
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Where We Live

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Listen to music from itsnotyouitsme, where Grey McMurray is the guitar-playing half and Caleb Burhans is the violin-playing half. Also, pieces from their independent projects and more.
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Piano Plus - Mostly

Friday, April 24, 2015

On this New Sounds program, piano music. Hear the piano in more and less traditional contexts, including a reworked version of Philip Glass's "Trilogy Sonata."
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New Music from Ireland Part 4

Thursday, April 23, 2015

New Sounds returns to Ireland for another foray into the country's contemporary music scene. John Schaefer sits down with Derry-based Neil Burns and Belfast-based Greg Caffrey.
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Celebrating Earth Day

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

New Sounds celebrates Earth Day, featuring composers who use the sounds of the natural world to make music that belongs not just to humanity, but to the whole planet.
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GABI and 'Sympathy'

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

John Schaefer sits down with composer/singer GABI to discuss her striking new album Sympathy. Enter an immersive vocal world as we listen to some of her experimental songs.
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