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Episode #3281

New Sounds Live at WFC, Mostly

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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Sample some of the new works premiered at our New Sounds Live concert series featuring the Brooklyn Phil and their new music director, Alan Pierson, along with the final concert of the American Composers Orchestra’s SONiC Festival for this program.  We’ll hear the premiere of Bryce Dessner’s "St. Carolyn by the Sea," written for the American Composers Orchestra and two electric guitar soloists (Bryce & his brother, Aaron), from the World Financial Center in October 2011. 

Based on American novelist and Beat poet Jack Kerouac's "Big Sur," much of the work is in 5/4 – an “odd” time signature, which Bryce likes not only because it’s asymmetrical but because he’s “not allowed to write in 5/4 in the National, so he has to get it out of his system here.”  We’ll also hear an ambient work from Suzanne Farin, the New York City premiere of “Infinite Here,” as well as a work by drummer/composer David T. Little, performed by Alan Pierson’s other band, Alarm Will Sound.  That and much more.

PROGRAM # 3281, New Sounds Live at WFC, Mostly (First aired on 12/15/2011)                                                

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Alan Pierson & Alarm Will Sound

Live, at ACO’s SONiC Festival, Recorded at Roulette on October 21, 2011

David T. Little: Haunted Topography, excerpt [1:30]

This performance not commercially available.
sonicfestival.org

Bryce & Aaron Dessner, guitars; American Composers Orchestra; George Manahan, cond. 

New Sounds Live, 10/22/2011 at World Financial Center’s Winter Garden

Bryce Dessner: St. Carolyn by the Sea [16:00]

This performance not commercially available.
sonicfestival.org

American Composers Orchestra; George Manahan, cond. 

New Sounds Live, 10/22/2011 at World Financial Center’s Winter Garden

Suzanne Farrin: Infinite Here [3:36]

This performance not commercially available.
sonicfestival.org

Alan Pierson & Alarm Will Sound

Live, at ACO’s SONiC Festival, Recorded at Roulette on October 21, 2011

David T. Little: Haunted Topography [9:20]

This performance not commercially available.
http://sonicfestival.org

Members of the Brooklyn Phil; Alan Pierson, cond.

New Sounds Live, 10/12/2011 at World Financial Center’s Winter Garden

Lev Zhurbin (“Ljova”): Suite from Only Love [7:22]

This performance not commercially available.
bphil.org/bphilwp

Corey Dargel, vocals; Members of the Brooklyn Phil; Alan Pierson, cond.

New Sounds Live, 10/12/2011 at World Financial Center’s Winter Garden

Corey Dargel: What Might Have Been, song #3 [3:45]

This performance not commercially available.
bphil.org/bphilwp

Zeelab & Iktus Percussion

Live from ISSUE Project Room on June 9, 2011

Philip Glass: In Similar Motion [5:30]

This performance not commercially available.
www.issueprojectroom.org

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