Episode #3622

With Ben Neill

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Composer, performer, producer, and inventor of the mutantrumpet, Ben Neill,presents music from his project "Manitoga" for this New Sounds program. "Manitoga" is a new environmental composition for mutantrumpet, a hybrid electro-acoustic instrument, and a 8-piece brass ensemble of Carol Szymanski’s “phonemophones”  bugles, each of which forms a letter of the alphabet in a font of her design. (The horns used are the letters in the word MANITOGA.) Neill’s mutantrumpet will act as the controller for processing the other instruments along with sounds of the environment. The work receives its premiere on Saturday, July 26 on the grounds that share its name: Manitoga, the estate of the 20th-century industrial designer Russell Wright.

PROGRAM #3621 With Ben Neill  (First aired on 7/25/2014)  





Ben Neill


Excerpt from “Manitoga” [2:03]

These pieces are not available for commercial use. See Ben Neill’s website for details.

Ben Neill


Excerpt from “Arrival” [6:38]

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Ben Neill


“Post Horn” [5:48]

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Ben Neill


“Mainspring” [8:27]

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Rhys Chatham

Die Donnergötter (LP)

“Waterloo No. 2” [7:35]

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