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Episode #2414

New Sounds Live, More Early Years

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Thursday, May 19, 2005

Hear music from the early years of concert recordings on this edition of New Sounds. Listen to performances from the long-running concert series by Peter Gordon’s all-star NYC band the Love Of Life Orchestra, the Canadian bagpipe-driven band Rare Air, technofolkies The Horse Flies. Plus, there’s electronic counterpoint from David Borden and Mother Mallard, and funky horns in the memorable “Ramayana Monkey March” courtesy of A. Leroy.

PROGRAM # 2414, from “New Sounds Live,” the early years (First aired 5/19/05)

ARTIST(S) RECORDING CUT(S) SOURCE
Peter Gordon & The Love Of Life Orchestra NSL, Merkin Hall, Fall 1988 Kindertotentanz [3:00] Appears on NewTone Records - # 6702. Out of print.
Rare Air NSL, Merkin Hall, Spring 1995 Death of a Space Piper [5:00] Appears on Rare Air’s CD, “Space Piper,” Green Linnet #1115, which is out of print. The tune is available on a compilation Celtophile Artists, "Here's to the Highlands: Music for Highland Bagpipe."
www.greenlinnet.com
David Borden & The Mother Mallard Band NSL, Merkin Hall, Fall 1988 The Continuing Story Of Counterpoint, Pt. 8 [7:00] Borden’s Counterpoint series has been released on a series of CDs from Cuneiform Records, www.cuneiformrecords.com
Pt. 8 appears on Cuneiform/Rune #21.
The Horse Flies NSL, Merkin Hall, Fall 1991 Life Is A Rubber Rope [4:30]
Sally Ann [5;00]
The Horse Flies have a website for more info: www.horseflies.com
A. Leroy NSL, Merkin Hall, Fall 1989 Ramayana Monkey March [11:00] Not commercially available.
Peter Gordon & The Love Of Life Orchestra NSL, Merkin Hall, Fall 1988 Pre-Trinity/Trinity Site, excerpt [3:00] Trinity Site appears on NewTone Records - # 6702. Out of print.

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Comments [1]

John Cole from Newark NJ

I had difficulty playing this show. Other shows work fine. Just when I was in the mood for some Ramayana Monkey March!

Jul. 25 2007 12:07 AM

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