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Episode #2335

Talbot Grab Bag

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Sunday, September 03, 2006

Composer, orchestral arranger, keyboard player, and occasional oboe and cor anglais performer Joby Talbot has many irons in the fire. He collaborated for years with The Divine Comedy, until that band’s change of direction veered away from Talbot’s more classical approach. The result of the split was the project Billiardman, who play something like five-minute mini symphonies for band, although Talbot recently orchestrated the newest Divine Comedy album, “Absent Friends,” (2004.) In the concert hall, Talbot’s first orchestral Proms commission "Sneaker Wave" premiered at the Royal Albert Hall this fall, and ever since the beginning of 2004, he has been Composer in Residence - the first ever- at Classic FM, in association with the PRS Foundation for New Music. More impressive still is the news that he has just started work on the score for the Disney feature film "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." On this edition of New Sounds, program #2335, hear recent releases of Talbot's chamber music, composed rock, and anything else he may have sent us.

PROGRAM #2335 with Joby Talbot, live (Tues., 10-26-04)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Joby Talbot

The Dying Swan

String Quartet #2 [4:00]

Black Box #1078 www.sanctuaryclassics.com

Joby Talbot & Everton Nelson

Live

Transit Of Venus [3:30]
The Last Day of Summer [5:00]

Not commercially available.

The Divine Comedy

Absent Friends

Our Mutual Friend [4:00]

www.thedivinecomedy.com

Joby Talbot

Live, The Proms, London, September 2004

Sneaker Wave [13:00]

Not commercially available.

Billiardman

Private CD

Incubator [4:00]

Not commercially available. List of works at: www.chester-novello.com

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