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Episode #1879

Program #1879

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Saturday, January 18, 2003

New York has more than its fair share of individualistic composers. Their music doesn't lend itself to easy categorization but nonetheless represents a host of raw, energetic, and idiosyncratic styles and genres. Host John Schaefer celebrates this fact on this edition of New Sounds, with music by some of the city’s finest musical voices. Highlights include music by Ben Neill; Andy Teirstein; Peter Gordon; and Martha Mooke and Randy Hudson (collectively known as Bowing) and the Paul Dresher Ensemble performing music by Eve Beglarian (from a 1997 New Sounds Live concert at Merkin Hall).

PROGRAM # 1879, new music from New York (First aired on Jan.24, 2001)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Ben Neill

Triptycal

Pentagram (La Mer Mix) [7:00]

Antilles #31842** (www.antillesnet.com or www.trilliumproductions/neill1.htm
Also available for purchase at Amazon.com*

Bowing (Martha Mooke & Randy Hudson)

Private CD

Café Mars, excerpt [7:00]

Info on ordering the 2002 CD Cafe Mars is at www.marthamooke.com/Bowing

Ben Neill

Triptycal

Pentagram (Undertow Mix) [7:00]

See above.

Paul Dresher Ensemble

New Sounds Live, Merkin Hall, 3/6/97

Eve Beglarian: Creating The World [12:00]

Not commercially recorded. Beglarian's other works are available on CRI records (www.composersrecordings.com ) and OO Discs (www.hear.com/o.o.).

Andy Teirstein

Mannahatta

Dreaming #2 [2:30] Mannahatta [6:00] Resolution [4:00]

Available at www.CDBaby.com

Peter Gordon

Leningrad Xpress

Leningrad Xpress, excerpt [6:30]

NewTone #516702. Italian import. Info at www.felmay.it ; may be available from online music sites.

Find the recordings you've heard - go to the New Sounds Recordings Information page

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