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Episode #3248

Beat It

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Hear some percussion-centered works on this New Sounds show.  There's the Los Angeles-based Ironworks Percussion Duo playing a work for vibraphone and steel drum by Missy Mazzoli.  We'll also hear music by composer and steel pan virtuoso Andy Akiho, along with something from bagpiper/composer Matthew Welch's band Blarvuster, an outfit that somehow pulls in Balinese/Indonesian gamelan, Celtic influences, & minimalist licks. 

Also, a 25-year old recording of music by Eric Stokes, performed by Zeitgeist from our WNYC studios, and perhaps a sample from the new So Percussion release featuring works by Steven Mackey as well.

PROGRAM #3248 Percussion-Centered Works  (First aired on 9/21/11)    

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

So Percussion

Steven Mackey

Mackey: It Is Time - Steel Drums, excerpt [1:30]

Cantaloupe CA21076
cantaloupemusic.com

 

Andy Akiho

No One to Know One

Kiiro - Yellow [5:10]

Innova 801
www.innova.mu

Matthew Welch

Blarvuster

Canntaireachd Masolah ii [8:00]

Tzadik 8077
www.tzadik.com

Zeitgeist

Live at WNYC, 11/86

Eric Stokes: Susquehannas [11:41]

This performance not commercially available.  Later released on a recording of Eric Stokes’ music on New World Records, #80596
www.newworldrecords.org

So Percussion

Steven Mackey

Mackey: It Is Time - Steel Drums [7:42]

See above.

Ironworks Percussion Duo

1

Missy Mazzoli: Volume [10:45]

IronWorks Records
www.ironworkspercussion.com

Andy Akiho

No One to Know One

the rAy's end [4:28]

See above.

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