Big Sounds, Small Ensembles

Marius Neset
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For this New Sounds program, listen to smaller groups who are capable of large expansive sounds.  There’s music by the Cinematic Orchestra, led by keyboardist/composer Jason Swinscoe, which is surely filmic in scope, while informed by jazz and electronica.  Then, sample music by bass player Skúli Sverrisson & sax player Óskar Guðjónsson, from a record that they did together, “Box Tree,” which comes folded up in a map.

Also, hear small ensemble music from Norwegian sax player & composer Marius Neset from a gorgeous folk-infused and jazzy opus, “Birds.”  Plus, listen to music from Basque country by Oreka Tx and a trio record from the Dutch cellist Ernst Reijseger, featuring the mbira.

PROGRAM # 3455, Big Sounds, Small Ensembles  (First aired on 4/15/2013)                                                          

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Skuli Sverrisson and Oskar Gudjonsson

The Box Tree

Afternoon Variant [3:51]

kimirecords.goodsie.com

Philip Glass Ensemble, feat. Jack Kripl, soprano saxophone

Glassworks

Glassworks: Facades [7:19]

CBS/Sony 37265
Available at Amazon.com, iTunes or Emusic.com

Ernst Reijseger

Down Deep

Shaped By The Tide [5:32]

Winter & Winter 910 197
www.winterandwinter.com OR
reijsegerfraanjesylla.com

Marius Neset

Birds

Math of Mars [5:02]

Edition Records EDN1040
due out April, 16, 2013
mariusneset.com
Or download from Emusic.com

Cinematic Orchestra

In Motion #1

Entr'acte, excerpt [10:30]

Ninja Tune Zen CD 183P
www.ninjatune.net

Oreka Tx

Quercus Endorphina

Txalaparta Dantza [2:04]

Resistencia  #110 / Elkar
Available at  Amazon.com or Download via Emusic.com

Steve Elson’s Lips and Fingers Ensemble

Lips and Fingers

Eye Deal [3:11]

Open Minds 2406
Out of print. Try Amazon.com

Jussi Reijonen

Un

Naima, excerpt [8:00]

UNCD01
www.jussireijonen.com OR
www.cdbaby.com/jussireijonen