"Rock Me Amadeus," part 2

New Sounds continues the mistreatment of Mozart's music with the second of a three night series of programs. Listen to music from the influential Dutch composer Louis Andriessen’s score “M is for Man, Music, Mozart.” Despite the “Mozart” in the title, there's a strong undercurrent of jazz in the piece. Plus, hear Brubeck's classic "Blue Rondo a la Turk," and American composer Robert Moran's Agnus Dei for Mozart’s unfinished Requiem. Rounding out the show, the world music band Brave Combo offers a somewhat kooky and rollicking polka version of Mozart’s “Rondo A La Turca.”

PROGRAM #2502 Rock me Amadeus, Part 2 (aired Weds. 1/25/06)






Rock Me Amadeus single

Rock Me Amadeus, excerpt [1:30]

Artefix Music Agency / IODA released Jan. 2003. Downloadable from iTunes, Rhapsody, and emusic.com

Louis Andriessen

De Stijl; M Is for Man, Music, Mozart

M Is for Man, Music, Mozart – 3 Instrumentals [14:30]

Nonesuch #79342** www.nonesuch.com *

Michael Nyman


In Re Don Giovanni [3:00]

Virgin/Venture #924 Out of print. Info at www.michaelnyman.com

Brave Combo

Box of Ghosts

Mozart: Rondo a la Turca [2:00]

Rounder #9064** www.rounder.com *

Dave Brubeck Quartet

Time Out

Blue Rondo a la Turk [6:30]

Columbia/Legacy #65122 ** Available at Amazon.com*

Hughes de Courson et al

Mozart L’Egyptien

Ikhtitaf Fi Assaraya (Abduction from the Seraglio) [6:30]

Virgin Classics #71727. French import CD. Available online from Amazon France, www.amazon.fr

Robert Moran

Private tape

Agnus Dei [7:00]

Not commercially available

Various Artists: Steve Erquiaga

A Different Mozart

Lacrymosa from “Requiem” [2:00]

Imaginary Road /Phillips #534065 Available at Amazon.com*