Episode #2558

BOAC Marathon 2006 Highlights, Part 1

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Saturday, June 21, 2008

Listen to highlights from the 2006 Bang on a Can Marathon, recorded live at the World Financial Center. Hear the one-of-a-kind 10-string guitar madness by Dominic Frasca, along with the heavy punk-folk of the Tuvan throat-singing band Yat-Kha. Plus, there’s the Italian chamber-music group Sentieri Selvaggi, and Michael Gordon’s Weather Ensemble. This is part one of a three-part series over the next few nights.

PROGRAM # 2558, from the 2006 Bang On a Can Marathon (First aired on Tues., 6/13/06)





Dominic Frasca

Bang on a Can Marathon 2006, from the World Financial Center, 6/4/06

Shattered Glass [8:00]

This performance not commercially available. But Frasca’s CD, “Deviations,” is available at

Sentieri Selvaggi

P. Coggiola: Hume [5:00] F. del Corno: L’uomo armato [5:00]

“Hume” is not commercially recorded. “L'uomo armato is available on Cantaloupe CA21030


Overtone song [5:30] Tuvan song [4:00] Love Will Tear Us Apart Again [5:00]

”Overtone song” is not commercially available. The other tunes are on "Bootleg 2005 " and available at

Michael Gordon & The Weather Ensemble

Weather, I [22:00]

Appears on Nonesuch 79553-2. Try or*

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