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With Steven Mackey (Weekly Podcast)

Friday, November 05, 2010

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Electric guitarist, composer and Princeton University professor Steven Mackey returns to New Sounds for this program.  His enormous and ambitious work, “Dreamhouse,” a collaboration with singer/producer/writer Rinde Eckert and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, for orchestra, electric guitars, and singers has just been released.

The work takes the metaphor of house-building and gives a framework to issues like inside versus outside, security versus vulnerability, and the issues of house versus home, while also using texts that contain technical architectural words – crowns, turrets, mansard, etc. Mackey introduces excerpts from “Dreamhouse” and talks us through how 9/11 affected its development.

PROGRAM #3134, with Steven Mackey (First aired on 10/27/2010)

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BMOP, Rinde Eckert, Catch Electric Guitar Quartet, Synergy Vocals, led by Gil Rose

Mackey  Dreamhouse

Steven Mackey:  From Above [3:56]
Framing /Her Gaze [3:14]
Part III, excerpt [7:00]
Part III, Finale [9:00]

BMOP/Modern Sound 1019
www.bmopsound.org

Janus

 i am not

Jason Treuting: (blank) [3:48]

Anna Clyne: Beware Of [5:23]

New Amsterdam NWAM024
www.newamsterdamrecords.com
www.janustrio.org   

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Nov. 09 2010 10:02 PM

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