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Episode #2676

Classical Musicians Rock It

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Sunday, May 24, 2009

For this New Sounds, classical pianist Christopher O’Riley plays the music of folk-rocker Nick Drake and classical guitarist Benjamin Verdery plays the music of Jimi Hendrix. Plus, the string quartet Amiina sings, adds electronics, and writes their own post-rock music. And much more.

PROGRAM # 2676, classical instruments, rock music (First aired on Thurs 5/10/07)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Christopher O’Riley

Second Grace: The Music of Nick Drake

Pink Moon [2:30]
Northern Sky [4:00]
River Man [5:00]
Place To Be [5:30]

World Village #468066** www.worldvillage
music.com
*

Benjamin Verdery

Branches

Hendrix: Ezy Ryder [3:30]
Little Wing [2:30]
Purple Haze [3:30]

Mushkatweek #300. www.benjaminverdery.com

Amiina

Kurr

Boga, excerpt [4:00]

Ever #11. www.everrecords.com

Matt Haimovitz

Goulash

Kashmir, excerpt [3:00]

Oxingale #2007. www.oxingale.com*

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