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Episode #2061

Program #2061

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Tuesday, April 01, 2003

Dominic Frasca and Marc Mellits are two of today's leading interpreters of minimalism in the classical guitar world - and for good reason. Composers Philip Glass and Steve Reich have endorsed these guitarists spellbinding transcriptions for the instrument. We hear selections from the recent CD Shattered Glass, including Glass's works "Mad Rush," "Two Pages" and Metamorphosis No. 1 for 10, 13 and 6. We also hear guitar works by Frasca (pictured) and "Five Minetudes" by Marc Mellits.

PROGRAM #2061 With Dominic Frasca, live (First aired on 7/29/02)

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SOURCE

Sex Mob

 

Sex Mob Does Bond

You Only Live Twice [5:30]

Rope A Dope #93054
www.sexmob.com OR www.ropeadope.com

Roberto Laneri

Memories of the Rain Forest

Jung In Africa [9:00]

Amiata #0794
www.amiatamedia.com

Dominic Frasca

Live

Glass: Two Pages [11:00]
Mellits: Dark Age Machinery [2:00],
Lefty's Elegy [3:00]
Frasca: Forced Entry [5:00]

More info on Dominic Frasca at his website www.dominicfrasca.com
Also, hear Frasca on Reich's "Electric Guitar Phase" Nonesuch #79546
www.nonesuch.com

Carl Weingarten

Escapesilence

Lafayette [2:00]

Multiphase #110
www.mphase.com

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