Episode #2786

American West

« previous episode | next episode »

Sunday, April 04, 2010

Listen to music inspired by the American West on this New Sounds including a work by John Adams for two pianos called “Hallelujah Junction,” named for a small truck stop on Highway 49 in the High Sierras on the California-Nevada border. Plus, there's an excerpt from the Piano Concerto #2- "After Lewis & Clark"- by Philip Glass, along with music by Sasha Matson and Ingram Marshall.

PROGRAM #2786, Music Inspired by the American West (First aired on Tuesday, 4-8-08)





Paul Barnes

The American Virtuoso

Philip Glass: Piano Concerto #2, After Lewis And Clark, Part I [11:30]

Orange Mountain #0036 ** *

Ingram Marshall

Fog Tropes/ Gradual Requiem

Fog Tropes [10:00]

New Albion #002 *

John Adams

Road Movies

Hallelujah Junction [16:00]

Nonesuch #79699** *

Sasha Matson

Steel Chords / I-5

I-5, excerpt [6:30]

Audioquest #1013

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

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.