Episode #3168

Small Acoustic Ensembles

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Monday, May 21, 2012

For this New Sounds, hear some music from violinist/composer Jenny Scheinman, along with something new from violinist Carla Kihlstedt & percussionist/keyboardist Matthias Bossi.  These two, Kihlstedt & Bossi, have a new record of music for dance, Still You Lay Dreaming: Tales for the Stage, II, a companion album to their 2009 release, Ravish, and Other Tales for the Stage.  Also, indie chamber music from Clogs, and chamber folk from the Penguin Cafe Orchestra (not to be confused with the newly-formed "Penguin Cafe," which features founding member Simon Jeffes' son, Arthur.)

PROGRAM #        3168, Small Ensemble Music              (First aired on 2-8-11)                         





Penguin Café Orchestra

Penguin Cafe Orchestra

Numbers 1 - 4 [6:59]

Most PCO albums are on the EG label and are available online:



5/4 [2:40]
2,3,5 [5:13]

Brassland #010

Carla Kihlstedt & Matthias Bossi

Still You Lay Dreaming: Tales for the Stage, II

Echo of the Future [4:24]

Digital release only. 
Available at


Skúli Sverrisson  

Sería II

Volumes [7:20]

Seria Music

Jenny Scheinman

12 Songs

The Frog Threw His Head Back And Laughed [6:08]

Cryptogramophone CG125

Solus 3

The Sky Above the Roof

Shapeshifter [3:05]


Daniel Schell & Karo

If Windows They Have

Un Celte [5:09]

Made to Measure MTM 13

Carla Kihlstedt & Matthias Bossi

Still You Lay Dreaming: Tales for the Stage, II

Relentless Pursuit [3:08]

See above.

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Comments [3]

Donald Sepanek from Bayonne, NJ

Can't top that previous comment-just want to say I enjoyed this show a lot. Love those Clogs!

May. 24 2012 09:06 PM
John Schaefer from the New Sounds Studio

Ummm... thanks? I guess? I will take that to mean that you think I can climb an otherwise un-climb-able mountain of music, and hopefully not that I eat bugs and can lick my own eyeballs.

May. 22 2012 03:49 PM
john lesko from Manhattan

I have the sense that john Schaefer is to sound as a gecko's feet are to glass.

May. 21 2012 11:51 PM

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