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Episode #2844

Signal & Steve Reich

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Sunday, September 26, 2010

For this edition of New Sounds, we’re joined by Brad Lubman , the leader of Signal, New York's new-music "supergroup," a flexible army of 13-30 musicians who combine the intimacy of chamber music with the power of a compact orchestra.

The bandsemble includes all of So Percussion, along with members of Alarm Will Sound, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, punkass-thrash jazz quartet Gutbucket, and other leading New York ensembles.   Signal made their giant splash at the 2008 Bang on a Can Marathon, performing music by Steve Reich.  Listen to Reich's "Eight Lines," an excerpt from "Tehillim," and something from "City Life" on this program.

PROGRAM # 2844, with Brad Lubman of Signal (First aired on 9-12-08)






Live, Bang On A Can Marathon 2008, World Financial Center

Steve Reich: Daniel Variations, excerpt [1:30]

This performance not available. The piece is recorded on Nonesuch Records,*


Live, June In Buffalo, 2007

Steve Reich: Tehillim, Pt 4 [6:00]

This performance not available. The piece is recorded on Nonesuch Records,*

Steve Reich

Works (box set)

City Life: Heavy Smoke [6:00]

Nonesuch #79451***

Steve Reich

Ensemble Modern: City Life, et al

Eight Lines [16:30]

BMG Classics #66459***

Michael Galasso


Scene VI [7:30]

ECM #1245.*

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