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Episode #2109

Program #2109

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Monday, July 28, 2003

Inventive string sounds take center stage on this edition of New Sounds, including cuts from David Pritchard's CD Velocity (pictured), which is scored for multiple acoustic guitars along with harpsichord, flute, marimba, electric guitar, and acoustic bass guitar. The results are uniquely hypnotic and often mesmerizing. We also feature Gloria Coates's String Quartet No. 6, a work fashioned completely out of glissandos, by turns long, short, sustained, slowly modulated, abrupt, creaky, dissonant, and consonant. Also, selections by the California Guitar Trio.

PROGRAM #2109, Acoustic Works (First aired on January 2, 2003)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

David Pritchard

Velocity

Pattern 6 [5:30]

Molecular Music#10014
Info at sdragon.home.cyberverse.com or sdragon@cyberverse.com
Available for purchase at www.lacg.net*

California Guitar Trio

New Sounds Live Merkin Hall 9/21/00

Eve [4:00]

Not yet available. A version of this song is due in mid 2003 on the Guitar Harvest CD -info at newyorkguitarfestival.org Also see www.cgtrio.com*

The Acoustic Folk Box

4 Decades of the very best acoustic folk music from the British Isles

Bert Jansch: Angi [3:30]
Martin Simpson: The First Cut Is the Deepest [4:00]
Blowzabella:Shave the Monkey/Boys of the Mill [3:30]
Shooglenifty: Venus In Tweeds [4:00]

Topic #4001 (4 CDs)
Available at Amazon.com*

 

Turtle Island String Quartet

Turtle Island String Quartet

Variations on My Fathers Footsteps [7:30]

Windham Hill # 0110
Out of print

Gloria Coates

String Quartets 1,5, 6

Still [6:00]

Naxos #559091*
Available at Amazon.com*

Turtle Island String Quartet

Turtle Island String Quartet

Eurasian Hoedown [4:00]

See above.

Raw Materials

Live in Europe

Excerpt [5:00]

Private tape. For info go to www.rawmaterialsduo.com

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

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