Episode #2965

Music with Strings

« previous episode | next episode »

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Hear lots of music featuring violin or viola on this New Sounds. There are works by violinist/composer Matthew Pierce, including his "Office Parks and Strip Malls." Also, we'll listen to Act 2 of a music theatre work "The Photographer" by Philip Glass and music from Lou Harrison. Plus, Judd Greenstein's music for solo viola as played by Nadia Sirota - "Escape." And more.

PROGRAM # 2965, Music with Strings (First aired on July 28, 2009)





Matthew Pierce

Catch Me If You Can

Catch Me If You Can [4:25]

Seed Music

Paul Zukofsky, Philip Glass Ensemble, Michael Riesman

Philip Glass The Photographer

Act II [16:25]

Sony Classical 73684

Matthew Pierce

Catch Me If You Can

Office Parks & Strip Malls [3:12]

See above.

Nadia Sirota

First Things First

Judd Greenstein: Escape [14:04]

New Amsterdam nwam016

Balanescu Quartet


Still With Me [8:07]

Mute 61630

Lou Harrison

Suite for Violin

Suite for Violin with String Orchestra – Estampie [5:29]

Koch 7465 Available at

News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Comments [1]

Stella Katz from New York City

Thanks for playing Alexander Balanescu's Still With Me this evening. It caught me unawares - and took my breath away.

Jul. 29 2009 12:07 AM

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.