Episode #2853

New "Concert" Music

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Sunday, October 31, 2010

Listen to music by composer/pianist Missy Mazzoli and her band Victoire (formerly Victrola) – a blend of winds, strings, keyboards, and lo-fi electronics.  Consuming and arresting clarinet, violin, and keyboard melodies meet swirling strings, spoken samples, and minimal processing in Mazzoli’s “I Am Coming For My Things” and “A Door Into the Dark.”  

Also, hear Evan Ziporyn’s motoric minimalism on his work “Drill,” featuring the composer as bass clarinet soloist.  There’s also new music of a concentrated micro-minimalist sort from David Lang with his storm of oboes surrounding a percussive glass bottle (or CAN, if you prefer) in the buzz-saw sharp, “I Fought the Law,” as performed by Sentierri Selvaggi.  And, much more.

PROGRAM # 2853, Classical Music, Pop Roots (First aired on Wed. 10/15/08)





Missy Mazzoli & Victoire

Private CD

I Am Coming for My Things [5:30]

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Evan Ziporyn

Frog’s Eye

Drill [11:00]

Cantaloupe #21040 ***

Sentieri Salvaggi


David Lang: I Fought The Law [6:00]

Cantaloupe #21030*

Missy Mazzoli & Victoire

Private CD

A Door Into the Dark [5:00]

See above. 

Nicola Melville

Melville’s Dozen

Phil Fried: I Remember the 60’s…or was it the 70’s [4:30] Mark Olivieri: Funk for Nikki [4:00] Marc Mellits: Etude #2, Defensive Chili [4:00]

Innova #691 *

Sentieri Salvaggi


Michael Gordon: AC/DC, excerpt [3:00]

See above.

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