Episode #2826

Bang on a Can Marathon 2008

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Saturday, August 07, 2010

Hear excerpts from new music's biggest annual event - the 2008 edition of the annual Bang On A Can Marathon, recorded live at the World Financial Center on this edition of New Sounds.  There's music from Alarm Will Sound tackling the Beatles' Revolution #9, and perhaps a bit of post-rock pulsetronica from Dan Deacon. 

Plus, the Crash Ensemble performs Terry Riley's recent work "Loops for Ancient Giant Hairy Nude Warriors Racing Down the Slopes of Battle" complete with electric guitar and ass-whooping distortion.  And much more.

PROGRAM # 2826, from the 2008 Bang on a Can Marathon, Pt. 1 (First aired on Wed.. 7-23-08)





Alarm Will Sound

Bang on a Can Marathon, May 31-June 1, 2008, World Financial Center

Beatles: Revolution #9, excerpt [2:00]
John Adams: Son of Chamber Symphony Mvt. III [7:00]

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Allison Cameron: 3rds, 4ths and 5ths [6:30]

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Crash Ensemble

Terry Riley: Loops for ancient Giant Nude Hairy Warriors Racing Down the Slopes of Battle [4:00] Arnold Dreyblatt: Resonant Relations, excerpts [9:00] OR

Hartt Bass Band

Julia Wolfe: Strong Hold, excerpt [8:00]

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Dan Deacon

Ultimate Reality, Pt. 3 [9:00]

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Comments [2]

New Sounds Asst.

Unfortunately, we can't offer any of the material from this program for purchase. You can listen again anytime, streaming from your computer. Perhaps if you were to contact Bang on a Can, they might be able to help you.

Aug. 11 2010 11:24 AM
Frank Haghi from Somerset NJ

I happened to listen to your station by accident. This presentation blew my mind!!! Where can we get a copy of this program?

Aug. 09 2010 06:55 PM

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