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Episode #3363

Musical Machines

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Monday, November 18, 2013

Listen to the insistent rhythms and repetitions of acoustic instruments on this New Sounds, with. Hear solo music from Kris Davis- her “Saturn Return.” Its organized lines of prepared piano evoke John Cage at first, and build into a refined assembly line. Then, listen to music by the American composer based in Berlin, Arnold Dreyblatt, and his intentionally mechanistic, “Resonant Relations,” which has clouds of overtones.  Also, there’s music with a hint of jazz from both Switzerland’s Nik Bartsch, and a New York outfit, Bizingas, led by trombonist/pianist Bryan Drye. Plus, music for player pianos by Colin Nancarrow, arranged for the six musicians of the Bang on a Can All-Stars by Evan Ziporyn. 

PROGRAM #3363, Musical Machines (7/26/2012)                                                        

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Kris Davis

Aeriol Piano

Saturn Return [10:11]

Clean Feed Records - #CF 233CD
www.cleanfeed-records.com
Available at iTunes, Amazon.com, eMusic. com

Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble

Mr. Machine

Mi Corazon [7:30]

K7 286
www.phonicarecords.com

Bizingas (Brian Drye et al)

Bizingas

TMT [5:25]

NCM East Records
www.cdbaby.com/cd/bizingas

Nik Bartsch's Ronin

Holon

Modul 42  [6:22]

ECM 2049
www.ecmrecords.com

Crash Ensemble

Arnold Dreyblatt: Resonant Relations

Arnold Dreyblatt - Resonant Relations, excerpt [10:18]

Cantaloupe CA21046
www.cantaloupemusic.com

Bang on a Can All-Stars

Big Beautiful Dark and Scary

 

Narcarrow, arr. Ziporyn: Studies for Player Pianos, #3A [4:40]
Studies for Player Pianos, Study 3c, excerpt [2:00]

Cantaloupe CA 21074

bangonacan.org

Comments [1]

Andy Revkin from Garrison, NY

Great show. The topic reminded me of neat alt/folk/country band I videotaped at Falcon Ridge Folk Festival this summer. Watch for what you might call the 'mando-copter' touch toward end.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsJFQZ91w9Y

Nov. 19 2013 12:33 AM

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