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Episode #2077

Program #2077

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Thursday, May 01, 2003

For this edition of New Sounds, bass flutist Matthias Ziegler (pictured) performs live in the studio, shaking and quaking the walls with low low frequencies and self-sampled accompaniment. The Swiss musician has found ways of spicing up the traditional concert flute repertoire, by overdubbing multiple flutes and using unusual miking techniques to draw out the overtones. Another instrumentalist who has broadened the expressive potential of his instrument is L. Shankar, a leading exponent of Indian classical music who, in the 1980s, commissioned the creation of the unique 10-stringed double violin. Finally, we encounter the Yugoslavian-born composer and instrumentalist Boris Kovac, whose captivating music draws on avant-rock, jazz, minimalism, and much more.

PROGRAM # 2077, with Matthias Ziegler (First aired on Sept. 26, 2002)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Shankar

Song For Everyone

Paper Nut [5:00]

ECM #1286* www.ecmrecords.com **

Boris Kovač

Ritual Nova I & II

Room Movement [7:00]

ReR #BK-1. Distr. by Cuneiform Records, www.artist-shop.com/cuniform/ **

Matthias Ziegler

Uakti

Maschad, excerpt [1:30]

New Albion #104* www.newalbion.com **

Matthias Ziegler

Live

Improvisation for Contrabass Flute and Recercada by Diego Ortiz [8:30]

Improvisation for Bass Flute [6:00]

2 Recercadas by Diego Ortiz are on the CD "Uakti," see above.

Mark Dresser Trio

Aquifer

Spin X, excerpt [3:30]

Cryptogramophone #111. www.cryptogramophone.com

Pharoah's Daughter

Exile

Off and On [5:00]

Knitting Factory #306* www.knittingfactory.com **

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