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Episode #1864

Program #1864

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Thursday, February 13, 2003

On this edition of New Sounds, we feature more genre-busting works courtesy of the the 2000 Bang On A Can Marathon concert at BAM. This includes trance music by Hassan Hakmoun, one of contemporary Moroccan music's most pioneering figures; Elena Kats-Chernin, an Australian composer with an eclectic bent; pianist Matthew Shipp, one of the most restless members of New York's avant-jazz scene; and the Massachusetts gamelan ensemble Gamelan Galak Tika which performs modern Western works for Indonesian percussion.

PROGRAM # 1864, from the Bang On A Can Marathon, 12/10/00 (First aired on 12/14/00)

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Hassan Hakmoun

Live, BAM, 12/10/00

Challaban [2:30]

Unidentified Gnawa song [5:30]

Hakmoun's CDs include Life Around The World (Alula, www.alula.com ); Trance (Real World, www.realworld.co.uk ) Gift of the Gnawa with percussionist Adam Rudolph (www.rounder.com), and other sources.**

Gamelan Galak Tika

Live, BAM, 12/10/00

Dan Schmidt: A Dangerous Thing [7:30]

For info, go to Galak Tika's website web.mit.edu/galak-tika/www/ ; Evan Ziporyn's CD with Gamelan Galak Tika is available at www.bangonacan.org

Huutajat

Live, BAM, 12/10/00

Starspangledbanner [1:30] Gimn CCCP [1:00]

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

Bang On A Can All-Stars

Live, BAM, 12/10/00

Elena Kats-Chernin: ProMotion [12:00]

Bang On A Can All-Stars have recorded for Sony Classical and most recently for Cantaloupe Music. For info on these and other BOAC recordings, go to www.bangonacan.org

Matthew Shipp with William Parker

Live, BAM, 12/10/00

DNA [15:00]

Shipp & Parker's CD is Time Is Of The Essence; Shipp has many CDs on his own and with his various quartets, etc. More information at www.matthewshipp.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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