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Episode #3567

Far - Music About Distance

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Listen to music that deals with distance for this New Sounds program. Hear Joby Talbot’s orchestration of a White Stripes song, “Never Far Away,” along with music from Armenian-American Eve Beglarian and her piece written for cellist Maya Beiser, “I am writing to you from a far-off country.”  Then, listen to music from beyond the end of the earth – settings of poetry about the moon by Francis White.  Hear her work, “far, still” for chamber choir, cello, and electronics, which was commissioned by Seattle’s Solaris Vocal Ensemble and appears on their recent record, "Floodsongs".  Plus, music from Lisa Gerrard and Klaus Schulze, and more.

PROGRAM #3567 Far – A long long way to run (First aired on 2/19/2014)  

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RECORDING

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SOURCE

Aluminium (Joby Talbot)

Aluminium

Never Far Away (White Stripes) [4:28]

Originally released on XL Recordings. Out of print.
Available as a download on iTunes or Amazon

Maya Beiser

Almost Human

Eve Beglarian: I am writing to you from a far-off country, 1 [3:03]

Koch International 7686
mayabeiser.com

Available as a download on iTunes or Amazon.com

Solaris Vocal Ensemble |Giselle Wyers, conductor | Sonja Myklebust, cello

Floodsongs

Francis White: far, still[ 12:37]

TROY 1468
albanyrecords.com

Maya Beiser

Almost Human

Eve Beglarian: I am writing to you from a far-off country, 8 [4:47]

See above.

Klaus Schulze & Lisa Gerrard

Farscape

Liquid Coincidence 1 [21:59]

Synthetic Symphony SPV Recordings 80001270
www.equilibriummusic.com
Available at Amazon.com*, or download from Emusic.com, iTunes

Maya Beiser

Almost Human

Eve Beglarian: I am writing to you from a far-off country, 12 [5:20]

See above.

Wim Mertens

Strategie de la Rupture

Far [2:03]

Crepuscule - #TWI 9562 Reissued on EMI 5163502

Available as a download at Amazon.com

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