Episode #2708

New Music for Strings

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Friday, October 17, 2008

Hear new music drawing on rock, world, and improvised musics on this edition of New Sounds. There are works by John Zorn, Kronos Quartet and the Gogmagogs. Plus, arrangements of music by the Section Quartet along with music by Invert. And more.

PROGRAM #2708 New Music for Strings, (First aired on Thursday , 8/30/07)





The Section Quartet


Juicebox [3:30]
The Nurse Who Loved Me [3:30]

Decca #00093**

The Gogmagogs

Live, City of London Festival, June 1997

Soid Murad: Ittisaal [3:30]

This performance not commercially available, but check British Council on the Arts for more info.


Between the Seconds

Salome [7:30]

Capstone #8729

Various artists: Wendy Carlos


Afterlife [8:30]

Pitch #200208

John Zorn

Bar Kokhba

Bikkurim [3:30] Tannaim [4:30] Karaim [3:30]

Tzadik #7108*

The Section Quartet


Black Hole Sun [5:00]

See above.

Kronos Quartet

Pieces of Africa

Dunnisani Maraire: Kutambarara [7:00]

Nonesuch #79275** or


Sri Jimi, Carnatic Rock (originally aired Sept. 25, 2008)

The electric guitarist Prasanna comes from a South Indian classical music background, but he also grew up under the influence of western guitarists like Jimmy Page and Jimi Hendrix, in addition to his exposure to top Indian film soundtrack composers like A.R. Rahman and Illayaraja. For this New Sounds, Prasanna ...


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