Episode #3108

Classical Rock Bands

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Music by Steve Reich on this New Sounds - a piece of classical music for a rock band - his "2 x 5," from a new recording.  There's also music for electric guitar in a chamber music setting by Canadian composer Tim Brady, inspired by Dmitri Shostakovich, "Hocket, Canon, Fugue."  Plus, listen to a work for a hybrid electro-acoustic ensemble by Paola Prestini.

PROGRAM #        3108, Classical Ensembles Rock It    (First aired on 8/27/2010)                                                    





Tim Brady

My 20th Century

Double Quartet pt 3:  Hocket, Canon, Fugue [12:38]

Actuelle CD 189

Bang on a Can

Double Sextet / 2 x 5

Steve Reich : 2 x 5 [22:00]

Nonesuch 524583
Due Out 9/14/2010

VisionIntArt Ensemble with
guest soloist David Phillips, electric bass

VIA: Sounds : Klange

Paola Prestini: Ordinary Hills [7:43]


Tim Brady

My 20th Century

Double Quartet pt 2 : An Infinity of Four, excerpt [7:00]

See above.

Comments [1]

Melanie Guedenet from Brooklyn, NY

Loved this - thank you!

Dec. 15 2011 12:18 AM

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