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Episode #2821

Globetrotting Electro-acoustica

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Friday, July 11, 2008

Up on this New Sounds, electro-acoustic music from Japan, Austria, Ireland, and the U.S. Listen to an unusual work by London-based Pete M. Wyer, called “Four Bridges.” Recorded at four different locations in India, America Germany, and UK, musicians play from the same time-coded score, which specifies what kind of improvising to do and how long to do it. Then, in a most unusual weave, Wyer pieced these acoustic recordings together as a tape work. Also, we’ll hear from Irish composer Linda Buckley, Austrian sound artist Bernhard Fleischmann, Brooklyn-based pianist Marco Benevento, and Ryuichi Sakamoto as well.

PROGRAM # 2821, Electroacoustic Music (First aired on Fri. 7-11-08)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Pete Wyer

Private CD

4 Bridges, excerpt [6:00]

Not commercially available. Info at www.pmwmusic.com

Linda Buckley

Private CD

Libera Me [12:00]

Not commercially available. Info at www.lindabuckley.org

Bernhard Fleischmann

Private CD

Take A Day off [4:30]

Not commercially available. See www.bfleischmann.com

Marco Benevento

Invisible Baby

Are You The Favorite Person of Anybody [7:00]

Hyena #9364 **
www.hyenarecords.com
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Dorit Chrysler

Private CD

Jackapple [6:00]

Not commercially available. Info at www.doritchrysler.com

Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto

Vrioon

Uoon No. 1 [14:00]

Raster-Noton CDR050C
Try www.boomkat.com

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Comments [3]

Renee van der Stelt from Roswell,NM

What a treat. Sounds great.

Aug. 22 2008 11:31 PM
Robert Perry from England

Well done Pete!
Wow, sounds great. I am glad I got to hear it.

Aug. 21 2008 09:00 AM
Lauri Weast from Mesa Arizona

What an extraordinary piece of music by Pete Wyer.
Thank you for sharing this incredible artist's work. I really enjoyed it!

Aug. 21 2008 12:19 AM

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