Mount Wittenberg Orca and More

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Sunday, October 03, 2010

A human and a family of whales view each other over a distance; that's the inspiration for "Mount Wittenberg Orca," a song cycle Dave Longstreth of Dirty Projectors wrote for his group and singer Björk. Distance and connectedness are themes in new songs by Antony and the Johnsons, Owen Pallett, and Sufjan Stevens, too. Host David Garland presents "Mount Wittenberg Orca," and other new recordings that expand the possibilities of song.

Comments [2]


Thank you thank you thank you. You actually will have a donation from somebody on Disability this month. Unbelievably life-affirming music!

Oct. 06 2010 07:38 PM
David Garland from WNYC Studio

Here's the playlist, showing Artist-Song-Album. The Antony and Sufjan albums aren't available yet; both will be released Oct. 12, 2010.

Antony and the Johnsons - Salt Silver Oxygen - Swanlights

Owen Pallett - Scandal at the Parkade - A Swedish Love Story

Dirty Projectors + Bjork - Mount Wittenberg Orca

Sufjan Stevens - Impossible Soul - The Age Of Adz

Oct. 06 2010 12:12 PM

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