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Episode #3028

Score One for Valgeir Sigurðsson

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Monday, April 04, 2011

Limning that boundary between chamber and classical on the one side and rock and electronica on the other, is composer/producer Valgeir Sigurðsson's score for “Draumalandið” (“Dreamland”), a documentary about the exploitation of Iceland's natural resources.  Sigurðsson is probably best known for working with Bjork, but for this record of anxious and driving music, he has teamed up with his Bedroom Community labelmates; composer/arranger Nico Muhly, industrial doomster Ben Frost, and folksinger Sam Amidon, among others.   We’ll hear from Sigurðsson’s record for this New Sounds, and much more.

PROGRAM # 3028 post-chamber and post-classical music (First aired on Wed. 1/20/10)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Valgeir Sigurðsson

“Draumalandið” (“Dreamland”)

Dreamland [3:45]
Cold Ground, Hot [4:43]
Nowhere Land [4:53]
Helter Smelter [4:18]

Bedroom Community HVALUR8 www.bedroomcommunity.net

Robert Sadin

The Art of Love: Music of Machaut

Douce dame [3:24]
Comment [5:32]

Deutsche Grammophon 474 1952 www.deutschegrammophon.com
www.art-of-love.info

Redhooker

Vespers

Standing Still [5:47]

Soft Landing Records SLR002
Info at www.myspace.com/redhooker

Valgeir Sigurðsson

“Draumalandið” (“Dreamland”)

Draumaland [2:28] Past Tundra [5:06]

See above.

P.G. Six

Music from the Sherman Box Series and Other Works

The Book Of Rayguns For 6 Electric Guitars

Amish Records AMI024 www.amishrecords.com

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Comments [1]

Wendy Cook from Helmshore, England

I like limning and industrial doomster very much. It is this kind of innovative use of the language which Shakespeare so much enjoyed.

Apr. 07 2011 04:35 PM

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