Episode #2527

Bang on a Can PCF Concert 2006

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Saturday, March 22, 2008

From the New Sounds Live concert series, the Bang on a Can All-Stars play works commissioned for them through the People's Commissioning Fund. Hear the spare and intense work of Yoav Gal ("Doctor King"), the quirky and driving music of Annie Gosfield ("Overvoltage Rumble"), and the ecstatic and witty music of composer/drummer John Hollenbeck ("Rainbow Jimmies.") Plus revisit Edward Ruchalski's richly textured piece "Another Infinity," a reprise from the first People's Commissioning Fund concert in 2000, where guitar and bass anchor gamelan-like vibraphone and piano phrases, all intertwined with clarinet and cello lines.

PROGRAM # 2527, from the Bang On A Can People’s Commissioning Fund concert, 2006
(First aired on Monday, March 27, 2006)





Bang on a Can All-Stars

New Sounds Live, Feb. 22, 2006, Merkin Concert Hall

Edward Ruchalski: Another Infinity, excerpt [2:00]
John Hollenbeck: Rainbow Jimmies [13:00]
Yoav Gal: Dr. King [13:00]
Annie Gosfield: Overvoltage Rumble [13:30]
Edward Ruchalski: Another Infinity, excerpt [4:00]

None of these are commercially available yet. For info on other works by these composers, go to,,, and
Info on Bang On A Can and the People’s Commissioning Fund is at

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