Episode #3254

New Music for Chorus and Folk Singers

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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

For this New Sounds, hear music for the rich and unexpected combination of folk singer and ensemble.  We’ll take a listen to Swedish composer Bo Hannson’s work for chorus & folk singer, (along with string ensemble), written on chryptical latin text from ancient times.  The singer is fiddler, composer, and voice magician, Lena Willemark, who is as at home with folk music as she is with avant jazz. 

There’s also a work for chorus and sean nos singer Iarla O Lionaird by Donnacha Dennehy, featuring Ireland’s leading new music group, the Crash Ensemble.  And more.

PROGRAM #3254 New Music for Folk Singer and Orchestra   (First aired on 10/4/11)    






Bo Hansson


Sic rerum novatur, with Lena Willemark [6:25]

Nosag Records  # 103  
or download from Emusic.com

Jody Redhage

Of Minutiae and Memory

Paula Matthusen: of minutiae and memory [6:37]

New Amsterdam 031                                

Donnacha Dennehy | Crash Ensemble, Alan Pierson, cond. | Iarla O Lionáird, voice

Grá agus Bás

Grá agus Bás [24:24]

Nonesuch 527063

Nico Muhly


The Only Tune Pt. 3 The Only Tune, feat. Sam Amidon [4:47]

Brassland #018**
www.brassland.org *

Jocelyn Pook


Goya’s Nightmare, excerpt [3:00]

Virgin #48150.  Available at Amazon.com.
See also www.jocelynpook.com

Comments [1]

Greetings. I have a question about the New Sounds playlist. At what time during the evening or during the show do you actually post the playlist? It seems lately that the information is getting hard to come by on the given 24 hr. period the show is presented on. Wut-up New Sounds??! I love your show, especially all the awesome music, but I've got to have that playlist! Man alive!! . . . . . JP

Oct. 05 2011 12:21 AM

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