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Episode #2981

Small Ensembles, Unusual Groupings

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Saturday, November 26, 2011

Piano, Music, Instrument (Flickr: wenzday01)

Sample a few works for small ensemble on this New Sounds, including works for toy piano, multiple pianos and percussion, a piece for gamelan, and something for cello and electronics.  From Phyllis Chen, hear a work for toy piano and CD, along with works for multiple pianos - 6 to be exact - from Piano Circus, featuring drummer and phenom, Bill Bruford. 

There's also a piece for cello and electronics by Karen Tanaka, which takes its name from the biblical "Song of Songs," as performed by Madeleine Shapiro.  Plus, a new chamber work from guitarist Wall Matthews, music from Gamelan Son of Lion and more.

PROGRAM #2981, A Motley Crew of Acoustic and Electric Pieces (First aired on Thurs. 9-17-09)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Wall Matthews, Rusty Clark

Air Over Water

Sleazy Sue [4:32]

Zen Gardens Music 002 www.zengardensmusic.com

Madeleine Shapiro

Electricity – Works for cello and electronics

Karen Tanaka: Song of Songs [8:20]

Troy 726
www.albanyrecords.com

Piano Circus feat. Bill Bruford

Skin and Wire

Colin Riley: Pale Corridor [6:39] Ebb Cast [9:47]

Summerfold Records BBSF 023 www.billbruford.com

Phyllis Chen

UnCaged Toy Piano

Stephen Montague: Mirabella a tarantella [2:59] Andrian Pertout: Expociones for toy piano and CD [6:58]

Concert Artists Guild 104 www.concertartists.org
www.phyllischen.net

Gamelan Son of Lion

Sonogram

Naked We Stand [5:58]

Innova 718
www.innova.mu

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