Episode #2797

Electro-Chamber Music

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Listen for works by composer/arranger Nico Muhly from his record "Speaks Volumes" on this New Sounds. Also, Dutch avant-pop composer Jacob TV's work for saxophone quartet and ghettoblaster, "Jesus Is Coming," featuring the taped sounds of a very angry evangelist in Times Square and a small Salvation Army choir. Also, the 1978 classic "John Somebody" (remember that guy?) by Scott Johnson, back when composing meant literally hand cutting & splicing tape, and fashioning loops, in the days before digital. And more.

PROGRAM #2797, Music with Tape and Electronics (First aired on Tuesday, 5-6-08)





Nico Muhly

Speaks Volumes

Pillaging Music [8:30]

Bedroom Community HVALUR1 OR

Scott Johnson

John Somebody

John Somebody, I, III, IV [22:00]

Nonesuch# 79133

Prism Quartet

Pitch Black – Music by Jacob TV

Billie [11:30]

Innova# 693

Nico Muhly

Speaks Volumes

It Goes Without Saying [5:00]

See above.

Special Podcast: Chimes and Strings (originally aired 6/11/09)

For this New Sounds, sample the chiming guitars of James Blackshaw and Ben Reynolds, along with the striking music of whale sounds and guitar from Randall Myers. Also, hear something from the Texas-based guitarist Darrin Kobetich, who is part of the guitar tradition of the late American John Fahey. Plus, ...


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