Episode #1797

Program #1797

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Friday, August 02, 2002

Acoustic versions of electronic music. Bang On A Can plays Brian Eno’s "Music for Airports"; Duo Sonare plays "Tubular Bells" by Mike Oldfield; performances by the Either Orchestra, Benjamin Verdery, The Raymond Scott Orchestrette, and more.
PROGRAM #1797, acoustic versions of electric music





Mike Oldfield

Tubular Bells

Excerpt [1:30]

Virgin 4-CD set, "Elements"; Virgin #39089**

Duo Sonare

Plays Mike Oldfield

Tubular Bells, excerpts [12:00]

MD+G#630 0628. Musikproduktion Dabringhaus & Grimm, Bachstr. 35, D-32756 Detmold, Germany. Ph (49) 5231-93890. Fax (49) 5231-26186

Benjamin Verdery

Ride The Wind Horse

Little Wing [2:30]

Newport Classics (being reissued by Sony). For info, see

Downtown Does The Beatles

Live At The Knitting Factory

Kurt Hoffman's Band of Weeds: Revolution #9 [3:00]

Knitting Factory #113. or 212-219-3006


The Half-Life Of Desire

Red [11:30]

Accurate #3242.** PRMS* or

Bang On A Can

Music for Airports/Brian Eno

2/2 [12:30]

Point #314 536 847** PRMS* or

The Raymond Scott Orchestrette

Presenting The Raymond Scott Orchestrette

Little Miss Echo [6:00]

Info at or on the web at

*Internet sources include,, and the Public Radio Music Source, a buying service for recordings.

**In most better stores; in NY, try J&R on Park Row, Tower Records, Virgin megastore at Times Square, HMV, Other Music on 3rd St., etc.

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