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Episode #2576

Ambient Classical (Encore Edition)

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Wednesday, August 03, 2011

For this New Sounds, listen to ambient classical California composers like Phillip Schroeder, Harold Budd, Daniel Lentz, and more. Composer/music professor Phillip Schroeder uses multiple pianos and digital delays to generate dense masses of shimmering trills and cascades that create a complex calm and openness.

Harold Budd’s music, a sparse and tonal wash of keyboard treatments, was inspired at an early age by the humming tone caused by wind blown across telephone wires in the Mojave Desert town of Victorville, California. Also, there’s lush, pitch-drifting electronic soundscapes from California-based composer Daniel Lentz as well.

PROGRAM # 2576, Ambient Classics (First aired on Tues. 8/29/06)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

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SOURCE

Harold Budd

The Pavilion of Dreams

Madrigals of the Rose Angel [14:30]

EG #30
Available at Amazon.com*

Phillip Schroeder

Move In The Changing Light

Move In The Changing Light [13:00]

Innova #655 www.innova.mu*

Daniel Lentz

Los Tigres de Marte

Los Tigres de Marte [15:30]

Cold Blue #016 ** www.coldbluemusic.com*

Harold Budd

Avalon Sutra

Rue Casimir Delavigne [4:00]

Samadhi Sound #004 www.samadhisound.com*

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