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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.

Robert

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

Hello,

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,
Renee

Sep. 28 2009 12:44 PM

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