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Episode #2772

New Sounds Live Concert Works

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Friday, May 08, 2009

From the New Sounds Live Concert Series, hear music from Paul Lansky, who is probably best known as a computer music composer (one who caught the attention of Radiohead), recorded at the World Financial Center in November of 2007. We'll listen to a suite of works for percussion quartet, featuring the coordinated beatings of the group So Percussion. Plus, there's also music by the Czech violinist, vocalist, composer, and improviser Iva Bittova from the Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert recorded at Merkin Hall a few weeks ago.

PROGRAM #2772, From New Sounds Live (First aired on Tuesday, 3-04-08)

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Paul Lansky

More Than Idle Chatter

Notjustmoreidlechatter, excerpt [1:30]

Bridge #9050
www.bridgerecords.com

Iva Bittova & Bang on a Can All Stars

New Sounds Live, 2/13/08, Merkin Hall

Solo Improvisations [6:00]
Music from “Elida” [12:00]

“Elisa,” Cantaloupe #CA21027 is available from www.cantaloupemusic.com

So Percussion

New Sounds Live, 11/30/07, World Financial Center Winter Garden

Paul Lansky: Threads [27:00]

Not commercially available.

Iva Bittova & The Bang on a Can All Stars

New Sounds Live, 2/13/08, Merkin Hall

Music from “Elida” [6:00]

See above.

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