Episode #3506

New Music From the Concert Hall

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Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Listen to some new music from the concert hall on this New Sounds program.  There’s music from composer Bryce Dessner, who has been working with Kronos Quartet on a series of pieces.  We’ll hear his “Aheym,” (‘homeward’ in Yiddish), touching on the idea of flight and passage, and dedicated to his grandmother, Sarah Dessner.” Also, hear new music from composer, singer, violinist and multi-instrumentalist Caleb Burhans and his latest release, the “emo-classical” epic, “Evensong.” 

In it, Burhans explores both the secular and sacred, with three pieces for large ensemble - one evoking Arvo Part - and frames the record with songs of worship used in the Christian church.  Then listen to music from the New York-based composer Eve Beglarian, from her “River Project,” in a concert recording from Miller Theatre.  Plus, music by a quartet of guitarists from Argentina, the Nuntempe Ensamble.

PROGRAM #3506– New Sounds from the Concert Halls (First aired on 9/3/2013)             





Kronos Quartet

Recorded live, Berkley, September 2010

Dessner: Aheym [9:48]

This performance not commercially available.  However, the studio recording of “Aheym” is due out Nov. 5, 2013 on Anti.

Nuntempe Ensamble

String Machine

Cuarteto No. 2 [7:13]

Pai Records

Orchestra of the League of Composers Louis Karchin, conductor

Recorded live @ Miller Theatre at Columbia University, June 17, 2013

Beglarian: Waiting for Billy Floyd [10:42]

This performance not commercially available. Information about Eve Beglarian’s River Project here:

Alarm Will Sound


Caleb Burhans: Oh Ye of Little Faith (Do You Know Where Your Children Are) [11:05]

Cantaloupe Music CA21094

Adrian Corker


Charged [5:16]

Village Green - #VGCD 005

Comments [1]

Ariel Elijovich from Argentina

Thank you so much for playing a track from our newest CD. We really apreciate the quality of the whole radio program. We are so happy to share our music with listeners eager to know contemporary sounds... The Quartet was actually written by colombian composer Eblis Alvarez. Best Regards, compliments on your transmition and we stay in touch!!!

Sep. 11 2013 09:04 AM

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