Dark Waters

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Monday, September 28, 2009

Composer Ingram Marshall had a special interest in dark, oceanic deep sounds while writing his album Dark Waters, and decided to use the oboe d'amore (a Baroque version of the oboe with a low register) in his piece Holy Ghosts. Marshall found inspiration in an excerpt from Bach's Mass in B Minor, where two oboe d'amores superimpose melodies. However, since Marshall only wanted one oboe d'amore, he used a live digital delay to create a kind of spiraling and weaving effect. The resultant echoes are “ghosting” the live playing of oboist Libby Van Cleve. Also tonight, music of Alexandre Desplat and Judd Greenstein.

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Comments [3]

Robert Cohen from Brooklyn

Dear Clarence

Love your show. Just wanted to respectfully correct your pronunciation of the word "gluten" in the Carolina Rice commercial. It's pronounced: "glooten".

Warm regards and thanks for your show.


Sep. 28 2009 09:15 PM
deb from manhattan

I love your show, Terrance! But I wanted to post a possible correction: Yom Kippur is the day of atonement, not of repentance. It is a subtle but important difference (and as you know, Judaism is all about parsing). So: atonement has to do with making reparation, whereas repentance has to do with turning from sin.

Sep. 28 2009 07:47 PM
Renee Rodriguez from NYC


I heard a song on your station yesterday, Sunday 9/27, somewhere between 9:30-11pm, and thought it was listed as "dough" on an album called "companion". A group out of Mumbai, I thought.
But I cannot find it on the internet or iTunes. Can you help me by giving me the title of the song again, and the artist?

Thank you,

Sep. 28 2009 12:44 PM

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