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Small Ensembles (Special Podcast)

Friday, September 17, 2010

WNYC

For this New Sounds, listen to some works for small ensembles, played by both "real" and "virtual" small ensembles.  We’ll hear music from the Turkish-American composer Kamran Ince from the album “In White,” along with ambient chamber music by Phillip Schroeder .

Schroeder’s piece, “This We Have” is performed by one of these "virtual" ensembles – just two people - soprano Amy McGinty , together with piano, synthesizer, electric bass, and percussion performed by the composer to create multiple shimmering textures.  Also, there’s music from Italian composer Luisiana Lorusso that falls somewhere between jazz and classical, featuring a “real” ensemble, comprised of string quartet with piano bass and drums.  Also, listen to music by the enhanced duo, itsnotyouitsme – just electric violin and electric guitar- with a lot of loops and delays.   And a whole lot more.

PROGRAM # 3083, Small Ensembles (First aired on 6/2/2010)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Phillip Schroeder

Move In The Changing Light

This We Have, excerpt [1:00]

Innova 655
innova.mu

Present Music

In White

Kamran Ince: Flight Box [12:58]

Innova 600
innova.mu OR Download from Emusic.com

Luisiana Lorusso

Upwards

Violet - Diverse Tonalita di Viola [8:21]

CiniK Records
Available at iTunes, and Emusic.com

Phillip Schroeder, Amy McGinty

Move In The Changing Light

This We Have [9:33]

Innova 655
innova.mu

Giancarlo Vulcano

Vetro

Tierra del Fuego [6:15]

Innova 688
innova.mu OR download through Emusic.com

itsnotyouitsme

Fallen Monuments

Vanity Stays My Hand [9:04]

New Amsterdam NWAM018 www.newamsterdamrecords.com

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