Episode #3012

Violin and Cello Plus

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Sunday, March 11, 2012

Listen to works for violin and cello, with electronics and without, or with piano or voice on this New Sounds.  There's music from Princeton-based composer Frances White, "The Old Rose Reader" for violin, voice, video animation, and electronics.  It's a romantic work containing stories about all varieties of roses, some famous for having been grown in Empress Josephine's garden at Malmaison.

Also, hear a work by Irish composer Donnacha Dennehy and one by Quebec composer Serge Provost both for cello and electronics.  Plus, hear works for violin with electronics or piano by German ringtone composer Max Richter, and by Minamo - which is Carla Kihlstedt of Sleepytime Gorilla Museum and Tin Hat together with improviser/composer/keyboard player Satoko Fujii.

PROGRAM # 3012 Violin and Cello Plus (First aired on Tues. 12/08/09)





Max Richter

24 Postcards in Full Colour

Berlin By Overnight [1:30]

Fat Cat CD - CD13-07

Donnacha Dennehy

Private CD

Aisling Gheal (Bright Vision) [5:46]

This performance not commercially available.

Matt Haimovitz


Serge Provost - Les Vertiges De S. [15:26]

Oxingale Records OX2016

Mari Kimura


Frances White: The Old Rose Reader [15:24]

Bridge 9236


Kuroi kawa (black river)

Konoha No Sasayaki – The Murmur of Leaves [5:31]

Tzadik 7720

Maya Beiser

Bang on a Can Industry

Michael Gordon: Industry, excerpt [6:46]

Sony 66483 Out of print. Reissued on Cantaloupe 21010

Comments [2]

New Sounds Asst.

Yes. It was a multi-media work, called the "Pieces of Paper Project," for the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. According to my research, they have not yet released a studio recording of the music. Information is here:

Mar. 12 2012 12:06 PM
Paul in Mnahattan from New York

I heard about an amazing piece done by Matt Haimovitz and Russian minimalist composer Anton Batagov. Does any one know about it? Did John ever play it?

Mar. 11 2012 11:27 PM

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