Music with Strings


Hear lots of music featuring violin or viola on this New Sounds.  There are works by violinist/composer Matthew Pierce, including his "Office Parks and Strip Malls."  Also, we'll listen to Act 2 of a music theatre work "The Photographer" by Philip Glass and music from Lou Harrison.  Plus, Judd Greenstein's music for solo viola as played by Nadia Sirota - "Escape."  And more.

PROGRAM # 2965, Music with Strings (First aired on July 28, 2009)





Matthew Pierce

Catch Me If You Can

Catch Me If You Can [4:25]

Seed Music

Paul Zukofsky, Philip Glass Ensemble, Michael Riesman

Philip Glass The Photographer

Act II [16:25]

Sony Classical 73684

Matthew Pierce

Catch Me If You Can

Office Parks & Strip Malls [3:12]

See above.

Nadia Sirota

First Things First

Judd Greenstein: Escape [14:04]

New Amsterdam nwam016

Balanescu Quartet


Still With Me [8:07]

Mute 61630

Lou Harrison

Suite for Violin

Suite for Violin with String Orchestra – Estampie [5:29]

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