Episode #1691

Vaults: Oregon live

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Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Pianist Christopher O’Riley debuts a WNYC-commissioned work by Ralph Towner; and Towner’s band Oregon star in this edition of New Sounds from the vaults, recorded live at Miller Theater from a 1999 performance. It's all part of a week of New Sounds Live performances from the WNYC Archives.

PROGRAM # 1691, from NS Live at the Miller Theater (First aired on 8/4/99)





Christopher O’Riley

Live, 5/20/99

Towner: Acis and Galatea [5:00]

Ralph Towner’s solo discography (apart from Oregon) is extensive; for info, see


Live, 5/20/99

Live, 5/20/99 Joyful Departure [9:00]
Fortune Cookie [7:00]

Oregon’s lengthy discography includes the following (pieces played come largely from the three most recent CDs): Northwest Passage (1996); Beyond Words (1995); Always Never & Forever(1992); Essential (1987); Oregon (1983 );and many others. All available in stores or

Christopher O’Riley

Live, 5/20/99

Towner: Oberon’s Blessing [2:00]

See above.


Live, 5/20/99

Claridad [7:00]
Green & Golden [5:30]
Pepe Linque [6:30]

See above.

Ralph Towner

Time Line

Anniversary Song [3:00]

ECM #1968

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