Listening to sound is pretty essential for any musician. But some musicians go even farther by developing their own unique philosophies about it, and Slow Six
is such a group. They describe themselves as life-long musicians sounding out a room together, and use amplified instruments coupled with computer software to create ambient atmospheres, and much more. Tonight we hear a piece of Slow Six's Christopher Tignor
, from their evocatively titled album Private Times in Public Places
. Also, music of Fred Lerdahl
and Samuel Barber
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