#2985: Musical Landscapes and Soundscapes

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This New Sounds focuses on music that evokes a specific place.  These artists have painted soundscapes for listeners.  We'll hear from composer John Luther Adams (especially inspired by Alaska - where he has lived for decades) and also from composer/tuba player Tom Heasley.  Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson also presents an image of his native country.

ROGRAM #2985, Musical Landscapes and Soundscapes (First aired on Thurs. 9-24-09)





John Luther Adams

Night Peace/Arctic Suite

Night Peace (The Atlanta Singers) [14:53]

Opus One #88, rereleased as New Albion 061, The Far Country www.johnlutheradams.com

Jim Fox

Descansos, past

Descansos, past [15:06]

Cold Blue Music CB0021 www.coldbluemusic.com

Tom Heasley

Where The Earth Meets the Sky

Western Sky [14:44]

Hypnos #2135

Johann Johannsson

Virðulegu Forsetar

Virðulegu Forsetar, Pt. 4, excerpt

Touch TO:64
Try www.boomkat.com, but album is out of print as of this show’s airing.