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Episode #2231

Program #2231

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Monday, December 22, 2003

If you missed the premiere of Alaska-based John Luther Adams’ new piece called "The Mathematics of Resonant Bodies," for solo percussion and computer-processed sounds, here’s another chance to hear it. Written for and performed by percussionist Steven Schick, this 70-minute soundscape was commissioned by WNYC, the LA County Museum, and the South Florida Composers Alliance, through the Meet The Composer's Commissioning Music/USA program. From the recent New Sounds Live event at the World Financial Center, hear the piercing array of cymbals, a booming bass drum, a tam-tam, an air-raid siren and snare drum. Listen for the beats of sound in between the beatings of the percussion instruments...
Click here to view a slideshow of the three fall New Sounds Live concerts at WFC.

PROGRAM #2231, from New Sounds Live, Steven Schick plays John Luther Adams (First aired on 12/22/03)

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Steven Schick

New Sounds Live, World Financial Center 11/20/03

John Luther Adams: The Mathematics of Resonant Bodies, edited [50:00]

Not commercially available. Info on Adams' music at www.johnlutheradams.com

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