Streams

Episode #3250

Delay Music

« previous episode | next episode »

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Listen to music built around the sound of delay, both digital and tape looping on this New Sounds program.  We’ll hear from the most recent offering by Phillip Schroeder, “A Passage Through A Dream.”  It’s a record featuring the layered sounds of piano and clarinet, processed through digital delay, resulting in "lush kaleidoscopic textures." (The composer's own words.)  Also, the otherworldly waves of drone created by Terry Riley’s use of loops and delay on "Poppy Nogood And The Phantom Band All Night Flight, Vol. 1."

Plus, music from Daniel Lentz, and his "Missa Umbrarum," where the music is also built from tape loops.  The premise is a Catholic mass reworked for chorus and wine glasses.    Phrases are crafted from the bottoms up (apologies), in that the lowest notes of the section are supplied, and then the singers drink from the glasses before adding the next layer. In the end, each phrase is built from half-a-dozen or more layers, turning the handful of vocalists (and glasses) into a full choir.

PROGRAM #3250 Delay Music (First aired on 9/27/11)    

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Terry Riley

Poppy Nogood And The Phantom Band  All Night Flight

All Night Flight 1, excerpt [1:30]

Elision fields
Recorded at SUNY Buffalo, New York 22 March 1968
www.elisionfields.com
www.terryriley.com

Daniel Lentz

Cold Blue

You Can’t See the Forest…Music [4:00]

Cold Blue CB0008
www.coldbluemusic.com

 

Robert Fripp & Brian Eno

Evening Star

Wind on Water [5:28]

Opal / DGM 0516
www.dgmlive.com OR www.enoshop.co.uk

Ingram Marshall

Dark Waters

Dark Waters [17:11]

New Albion #112**
www.newalbion.com

Phillip Schroeder

Passage Through a Dream

Passage Through A Dream [12:00]

Innova 781
www.innova.mu

Daniel Lentz

Missa Umbrarum

Kyrie, Credo, Sanctus, Excerpt, [6:00]

New Albion 006
www.newalbion.com

News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.