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Episode #3086

New Songs Live: Elizabeth & the Catapult

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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Hear a baroque pop-leaning commissioned work, "The Other Side of Zero" by composer/songwriter Elizabeth Ziman, leader of the pop/rock trio Elizabeth and the Catapult on this New Sounds.  

From the New Sounds Live concert series recorded at Merkin Hall this past May, it's a whole program of new art songs.  Hear the world premiere of Elizabeth Ziman 's “The Other Side of Zero,” a song cycle commissioned by WNYC and inspired by Leonard Cohen's "Book of Longing.  Ziman's indie-pop band Elizabeth & the Catapult (along with a string quartet) perform the new work.  Look forward to songs by Ed Pastorini and Gabriel Kahane, whose full interviews will be on tomorrow night’s show.

PROGRAM # 3086, New Songs, Part I (First aired on 6/10/2010)

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Ed Pastorini

New Sounds Live, 5/20/2010

Tsunami [6:00]

This performance not commercially available. But see www.101crustaceans.com

Gabriel Kahane & Rob Moose

New Sounds Live, 5/20/2010

Merritt Parkway [2:48]
Durrants [3:30]
L.A. [3:00]

This performance not commercially available. gabrielkahane.com

Elizabeth & the Catapult +String Quartet

New Sounds Live, 5/20/2010

The Other Side of Zero: Open Book [4:00]
Take Whatever Comes [4:54]
Go Away My Love [3:43]
The Other Side of Zero [5:07]
Do Not Hang Your Head [5:16]

This performance not commercially available elizabethandthecatapult.com

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