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Episode #2742

Just Intonation

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Sunday, December 06, 2009

Guitarist John Schneider and percussionist TJ Troy perform live works that draw on Asian and Near Eastern music, and on alternate forms of tuning. Schneider (also a Los Angeles radio personality) uses a guitar that features a tuneable fretboard for various types of Just Intonation. Incidentally, Lou Harrison (1917-2003) wrote his last guitar piece for a National Steel guitar, custom fretted in Just Intonation. For this New Sounds, we'll hear Schneider and Troy perform some music by Lou Harrison, and more.

PROGRAM #2742, “Just Guitars” with John Schneider (First aired on Friday, 12/7/07)

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John Schneider & T.J. Troy

Live

Lou Harrison: Us ul [4:00]
J. Schneider: Tombeau For Lou – Plaint [2:30]
Passacaglia [3:00]

Not commercially available. Due out as part of “Por Gitaro” in March 2008 on Mode Records.

More about John Schneider

Lou Harrison

Por Gitaro

In Honor of the Divine Mr. Handel [6:30]

Mode Records, due in March 2008 www.moderecords.com

John Schneider, w/ T.J. Troy

Live

L. Harrison: Jahla, Suite #2 [3:00]
trad: Semai’i Kurd [4:30]

Not commercially available. See above.

Harry Partch

Live recording Mills College 2007

Pollux, from “Castor & Pollux” [2:00]

Not yet commercially available.

Guests:

John Schneider and TJ Troy

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