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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)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

The Section Quartet

Fuzzbox

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

Decca #00093** www.thesectionquartet.com

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.

Invert

Between the Seconds

Salome [7:30]

Capstone #8729 www.invert.org

Various artists: Wendy Carlos

Electronical

Afterlife [8:30]

Pitch #200208 www.afmm.org

John Zorn

Bar Kokhba

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

Tzadik #7108 www.tzadik.com*

The Section Quartet

Fuzzbox

Black Hole Sun [5:00]

See above.

Kronos Quartet

Pieces of Africa

Dunnisani Maraire: Kutambarara [7:00]

Nonesuch #79275** www.kronosquartet.com or www.nonesuch.com

 

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