Episode #2966

Bang on a Can Marathon 2009, Part II

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Thursday, July 30, 2009

Hear some more highlights from the 2009 Bang on a Can Marathon, including some manic music for saxophone by composer and dervish Ken Thomson. His nonet goes by the name "Ken Thomson’s 9-Headed Saxophone Monster." Also, we'll hear from the New York-based all-women new music collective Victoire performing music by Missy Mazzoli. Plus "Thirst," a massive new work by Bang on a Can co-founder Julia Wolfe.

PROGRAM # 2966, Bang on a Can Marathon 2009, Part II (First aired on July 30, 2009)





Ken Thomson’s 9-Headed Saxophone Monster

Live, Bang on a Can Marathon, 2009 at the World Financial Center’s Winter Garden 5/31/09

Ken Thomson: Rut [10:28]

This performance not commercially available. Ken’s site is: www.ktonline.net
The piece is set to be recorded for Anti-Social Music. See antisocialmusic.org

Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen, & Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier cond.

Julia Wolfe: Thirst [28:21]

This performance not commercially available. See www.athelas.dk for info or www.bangonacan.org


Missy Mazzoli: I am coming for my things, Like a miracle [11:18]

This performance not commercially available. However, “I am coming for my things” can be downloaded from eMusic.com. More info at www.myspace.com/victoiremusic

Comments [1]

Naomi Nissen from brooklyn

Thirst - perfect accompaniment to my packing chores as I get ready to move tomorrow. Very meditative in my skewed frame of mind as I pack into the night.

Jul. 30 2009 11:46 PM

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