Episode #3113

Women's Tales

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Thursday, September 09, 2010

Listen to a new recording featuring vocalist Shara Worden of My Brightest Diamond together with the new-music supergroup Signal (led by Brad Lubman) performing Snider’s remarkable song cycle, “Penelope” on this New Sounds.  It’s a haunting 60-minute song cycle for female voice, chamber orchestra, and electronics that limns the boundaries between art song, chamber folk and post-rock. 


There’s also a dark work from Irish composer Linda Buckley, Galeic word for black/dark.  Recorded by Trio Scordatura.  Plus, from Missy Mazzoli’s multi-media mini-opera, a work for piano and electronics called “Isabelle Eberhardt Dreams of Pianos,” performed by “exploding pianist” Kathleen Supové.


PROGRAM #3113,  Women’s Tales   (First aired on 9/9/2010)                                                   





Kathleen Supove

The Exploding Piano

Mazzoli: Isabelle Eberhardt Dreams of Pianos [8:39]



Desired Constellation [4:55]

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Lisa Gerard

The Mirror Pool

Celon [6:07]

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Shara Worden,
Signal, conducted by Brad Lubman


Sara Kirkland Snider: The Lotus Eaters [5:57]
Home [6:23]
As He Looks Out To Sea [5:49]


Trio Scordatura  


Linda Buckley: Dubh [6:09]

ER 1

Lisa Gerard

The Mirror Pool

Violina (The Last Embrace), excerpt [2:00]

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