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Episode #3393

Light Works

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Friday, October 26, 2012

For this New Sounds, hear some electronic music  by two German composers, both dealing with Light.  Karlheinz Stockhausen's Licht (Light) is a cycle of 7 "operas" - one for each day of the week.  Freitag (Friday) begins with an hour long electronic prelude and concludes with an hour long electronic postlude.  We'll hear excerpts from both the Friday Greeting and the Friday Farewell. 

 

 

Pantha du Prince is the stage name of Hendrik Weber, whose forthcoming album (due out in January 2013) will be called "Elements of Light" and fuses house, techno, and shoegazey indie with a large carillon of bells.  The excerpt we'll hear looks at light as a wave, and as a particle. 

PROGRAM #3393, Light Works   (First aired on 10/26/2012)                                      

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Karlheinz Stockhausen

Stockhausen Edition no. 49

 

Karlheinz Stockhausen: Friday from Light - Friday Greeting, excerpt [8:30]
Conclusion, excerpt [9:21]

www.stockhausencds.com

Pantha Du Prince + Bell Labs

Elements of Light

Wave [4:04]
Particle [12:32]

Due out January 2013

Karlheinz Stockhausen

Stockhausen Edition no. 49

 

Karlheinz Stockhausen: Friday from Light -  Friday Farewell, excerpt [16:48]

See above.  

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