Episode #1844


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Friday, November 01, 2002

The Gogmagogs, a brash, young contemporary music ensemble from London, made a splash in their New York debut at Miller Theater two seasons ago, showcasing their compellingly bizarre and physical brand of music theater (involving standing, posing, walking, dancing and even running around the stage while playing their instruments). They are heard here in a rare live recording from the City of London Festival. We also visit several several other of England's thriving new-music groups, including Icebreaker and Ensemble Bash.

PROGRAM # 1844, English new music ensembles (First aired on Thurs, 10/26/00)





The gogmagogs

Live, City of London Festival, 6/29/98

Said Murad: Ittisal [3:30]

Not commercially available.

Ensemble Bash


Michael Daugherty: Shaken, Not Stirred [7:30]

Sony #69246** (PRMS* or other online sources).

The gogmagogs

Live, City of London Festival, 6/29/98

Hanitrarivo Rasonanaivo: Ny Diako (My Journey) [7:00]

Not commercially available.


Rogue's Gallery

John Godfrey: Euthanasia and Garden Implements [13:00]

Felmay/NewTone #fy7002. Italian CD, imported by Harvestworks, 596 Broadway #602, NYC 10012. 212-431-1130. Or;

Crouch End Festival Chorus

Songs From Liquid Days (music by Phillip Glass)

Open The Kingdom [8:30]
Freezing [3:30]

Silva Classics #6023** (PRMS*; or; 212-757-1616.)

Ensemble Bash


Stewart Copeland: The Gene Pool, excerpt [3:00]

See above.

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