Streams

Episode #2825

Much Ado About Water

« previous episode | next episode »

Monday, July 21, 2008

What would there be without water? For this New Sounds, there'll be concert works aplenty about - and even using - water. Hear a piece from Karen Tanaka, called "Water And Stone" which draws on her love of nature and concern for the environment. Also, there's Tan Dun's work, "Water Passion" which actually incorporates the sound of water, and water stones (specified to have been taken from a river or the ocean.) Plus, music from Uakti, whose instruments are made of glass, wood, metal, water, PVC pipe tubes, and other found objects; one such instrument is the "aqualung," which is played by running water through it. We'll hear music from their release "I Ching." And much more.

PROGRAM # 2825, “Water Music” (First aired on Mon. 7-21-08)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Heart of the Forest

Heart of the Forest

Water Drums I [1:00]

Hannibal / Rykodisc #1378 www.rykodisc.com

Tan Dun

Water Passion

Water And Resurrection [10:00]

Sony Classical #89927 ** www.tandun.com *

Uakti

I Ching

Water [2:30]

Point #442-037 out of print, but try Amazon.com* or E-bay

Stephan Micus

Wings Over Water

V, excerpt

ECM 3638 www.ecmrecords.com

Chen Yi /Karen Tanaka

Invisible Curve

Tanaka: Water And Stone [9:30]

New World #80683 www.newworldrecords.org*

Robert Fripp & Brian Eno

The Essential Fripp & Eno

Wind On Water [5:00]

Caroline #1886 ** Amazon.com

John Adams

Shaker Loops / Light Over Water

Light Over Water III [12:00]

New Albion #014** www.newalbion.com *

News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.