Program #356

For this September 14, 1989 edition of "A Private Reel" John Schaefer delves into some of the very first live performances ever presented on New Sounds. Although the program didn't have the facility for live performances during its first year, by 1983, an assortment of musicians began dropping by the studio on a regular basis. We hear an April 1984 performance by a string trio consisting of violinists Julie Lyon Lieberman and Darol Anger, and cellist David Darling; music by the Mikel Rouse Broken Consort (pictured); Polish composer Mieczyslaw Litwinski; and pianist and composer Mark Kyrkostas, who tragically, died of AIDS in 1990.

PROGRAM #356: "A Private Reel -- Reel #2" 9/14/89





Julie Lieberman/Darol Anger/David Darling

live, 4/84

untitled [10:30]

Darol Anger's various recordings with Barbara Higbie, Montreux, and the Turtle Island String Quartet are on Windham Hill, but most are out of print. David Darling has several albums on ECM records. J. Lieberman has a CD out, called "Mixing America", which is available through the Deep site.

Mikel Rouse Broken Consort

live, 2/87

"#1 from 'A Lincoln Portrait'"

Rouse's discography is at his website: Lincoln Portrait is on a Cuneiform Records LP #013, but seems to be out of print.


live, 9/86

"Egrets" [5:30]

See above.

Mieczyslaw Litwinski

live, 10/86

"The Wise Man Dies A Thousand Times" [4:30]

Not commercially available.

Mark Kyrkostas

live, 9/83

"2 Mwashahat" [5:00]

Not commercially available.

Donald Sosin

live, 5/84

"Spakoyny Nahy" [10:30]

Not commercially available. More info about the composer at


live, 7/85

untitled [1:30]

Not commercially available. Info about Laraaji at

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