Program #1930

It's a taste of Americana on this edition of New Sounds. We hear concert music inspired by contemporary American popular culture, including Michael Daugherty's "Elvis Everywhere" (1993), recorded on Nonesuch by the Kronos Quartet; Randall Woolff's techno-country chamber orchestra work "Hee Haw"; Ben Neill's "Money Talk" for mutantrumpet, electronics, percussion, and tape; and Phillip Bimstein's "Casino." The works' titles describe it all.

PROGRAM #1930, Americana (First aired on Wed. 6/27/01)





Phillip K. Bimstein

Three Works for Winds

Casino [13:00]

Private CD. For info, go to

Randall Woolf

Private recording

Hee Haw [7:00]

Recording not commercially available.

Kronos Quartet

Released 1985-1995

Michael Daugherty: Elvis Everywhere [8:00]

Nonesuch #79394**

Greene String Quartet

The String Machine

Hoedown Medley [3:00]

Virgin #91632**
Available for purchase at*

Ben Neill


Money Talk [15:00]

New Tone #6723. Italian CD imported by by Harvestworks, 596 Broadway #602, NYC 10012. 212-431-1130. Or;

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