Episode #2711

Female Voice And Ensemble

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Thursday, September 06, 2007

For this New Sounds, hear some works for classical ensembles and the female voice. Listen to music from Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin and her surprise hit "Wild Swans," along with music by Ragnar Grippe. Also, there's the first large scale work not written for film by Polish composer Zbigniew Preisner, called "Requiem for My Friend." Music from the Kronos Quartet and David Lang round out the show.

PROGRAM #2711, Female Voice And Ensemble (First aired on Thurs. 9-6-07)





Elena Kats-Chernin

Wild Swans

Green Leaf [2:30]
Eliza Area [3:00]
Good Fairy [3:00]
Darkness In the Forest [3:30]
Glow Worms [1:30]
Transformation [4:00]

Australia Broadcasting Corp #ABC 4767639

Kronos Quartet

Night Prayers

Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky: Lachrymosa [6:00]

Nonesuch #79346** OR

Zbigniew Preisner

Requiem For My Friend

Agnus Dei [2:00]
Lacrimosa – Day of Tears [4:00]

Erato #24146*

Ragnar Grippe


Confutats Maledictis [5:00]
Agnus Dei [4:30]

Bis #820

David Lang

The Passing Measures

The Passing Measures, excerpt [5:00]

Cantaloupe #21003

Comments [2]

Bill Mark

ditto to Scott's comment. Wonderful female voices and want to find out more about those sounds.

Sep. 07 2007 12:02 AM from New York City

How do I retrieve the play list for New Sounds playlist #2711 off your web page.

Thank you.

Scott Biscione

Sep. 06 2007 11:57 PM

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