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Episode #1862

Program #1862

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Tuesday, February 11, 2003

Remember the turn of the millennium? Musicians were going the extra mile in their programming to celebrate Y2K, as this edition of New Sounds reminds us. We hear selections from the 2000 Bang On A Can Marathon concert at the Brooklyn Academy of Music with music by Scanner ("Electropollution"); Iva Bittova (Improvisation with "Huljet, Huljet"); Pamela Z ("Bone Music"); and the Finnish shouting choir Huutajat, shouting "Ratiritiralla." (Pictured right: Iva Bittova)

PROGRAM # 1862, from the Bang On A Can Marathon, 12/10/00 (First aired on 12/12/00)

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Scanner

Live, BAM, 12/10/00

Electropollution [17:30]

Scanner's CDs, including Lauwarm Instrumentals, 20 To 2000, Garden Is Full Of Metal, and Scanner Vs. Signs Ov Chaos, are available online and in various stores.** Scanner's website is www.dfuse.com/scanner/

Huutajat

Live, BAM, 12/10/00

Ratiritiralla [3:00]

Huutujat's CDs are on the Bad Vugum label in Finland. www.badvugum.com or heikonen@badvugum.com OR tel/fax (in Finland) +358-(0)50 331 6748

Iva Bittova

Live, BAM, 12/10/00

Improvisation with "Huljet, Huljet," "It Was The Night" and "Kazoo" [20:00]

Iva Bittova has several CDs, mostly released in Japan or Europe. Her sole US release, Iva Bittova, is Nonesuch #79455.** (available for purchase at Amazon.com*). Her website is www.bittova.cz

Pamela Z

Live, BAM, 12/10/00

Bone Music [8:00]

Pamela Z has several works on compilation CDs, and a solo CD due soon, which will include Bone Music. All the info is at her website, www.pamelaz.com

For further information on bang on a can, and links to websites of the various artists involved in the marathon, go to their website at www.bangonacan.org

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

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