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Episode #3130

With Ben Neill and Mimi Goese

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Saturday, February 23, 2013

For this New Sounds, mutant trumpter/composer Ben Neill joins John Schaefer in the studio.  Lately, he’s been working together with filmmaker Bill Morrison and singer Mimi Goese on a staging of the Persephone myth – Demeter’s daughter taken by Hades to the underworld against her will. 

The multimedia music theatre work is informed by rock, layered with electronica and silent film projections, and is reimagined as a 19th century theatre troupe’s "antidote to irony."  We’ll hear songs from Persephone and catch up with Ben Neill.

PROGRAM #3130, with Ben Neill (First aired on 10/21/2010)

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Ben Neill & Mimi Goese

Persephone, Private tape

Cusp [5:40]

This performance not commercially available. 
See www.benneill.com for more info.  

Ben Neill

Private tape

Posthorn [5:50]

This performance not commercially available.

Ben Neill & Mimi Goese

Persephone, Private tape

Elegy [5:33]
Laudanum [6:37]
World's End [4:45]

This performance not commercially available.

Batteries Duo

Les Amusements

Parking Lot [5:02]
Cello Talk [4:01]

www.thebatteriesduo.com
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