Episode #2990

In C Remixed

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Sunday, January 08, 2012

Listen to a new take on minimalist icon Terry Riley’s “In C” by the Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble and some of the most imaginative DJ's, remixers and composers around.  Insistent and propulsive, In C is based on a series of 53 interlocking phrases, repeated any number of times, that merge to form an ever-changing tapestry of sound. 

On a recent 2-CD collection of remixes, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lang, ambient/hip hop master DJ Spooky, cello innovator Zoë Keating, the ubiquitous genre-hopper Nico Muhly, and many more took the raw tracks from the GVSU New Music Ensemble, and played with them on their laptops.  For this New Sounds, we’ll hear some of their results.

PROGRAM #2990, In C Remixed (First aired on Tues. 10-13-09)





GVSU New Music Ensemble

In C Remixed

In C, excerpt [2:00]
R. Luke DuBois: Is In C In F [5:11]
Zoe Keating: Zinc [5:20]
Jad Abumrad: Counting in C [6:08]

Innova 758

Katrina Krimsky

Time Over Time

Riley: Rainbow in Curved Air [7:47]

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The Silk Road Ensemble

Off the Map

Golijov: Air to Air -Wah Habbibi [6:46]
Air to Air - K'in Sventa Ch'ul Me'tik Kwadalupe [5:57]

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GVSU New Music Ensemble

In C Remixed

Mason Bates: Terrycloth Troposphere Masonic [5:14] Glenn Kotche: Smooth, excerpt [3:00]

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