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Episode #3570

New Music From England

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Hear new music from England, including brand-new off-world music from ”The Red Book,” the second record by the global chamber/world music group Penguin Café, (as led by Arthur Jeffes, the son of the late Simon Jeffes, founder of Penguin Café Orchestra).  These Penguin Café works were written for the International Space Orchestra and NASA Ames in 2012, and were beamed into space as part of NASA’s Kepler project. 

Also, there’s new music by Jocelyn Pook, from a new score for the dance-theatre piece “iTMOi (in the mind of igor)” by Akram Khan written for the centennial celebration of Igor Stravinsky in 2013.  Then, out of Newcastle, hear music from the Unthanks, which is Rachel and Becky Unthank, rendering a tune by Robert Wyatt, “Sea Song.” Plus, listen to music by the British composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Max de Wardener for percussionist Joby Burgess, working as “Powerplant.”

PROGRAM #3570 New Music from England (First aired on 2/25/2014)  

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Rachel Unthank & the Winterset

The Bairns

Robert Wyatt: Sea Song, excerpt

Real World #158
www.realworldrecords.com

Penguin Café

The Red Book

Aurora [5:00]
1420 [5:55]

www.penguincafe.com

Jocelyn Pook

iTMOi (in the mind of igor)

Sacrfice [6:16]
Courting [3:32]

Available as a download from Emusic.com

Rachel Unthank & the Winterset

The Bairns

Sea Song (Robert Wyatt) [6:19]

Real World #158
www.realworldrecords.com

Powerplant

24 Lies Per Second

Max de Wardener: Until my blood is pure [6:34]

Signum SIGCD313
www.signumrecords.com

Graham Fitkin /Smith Quartet

Slow/Huoah/Frame

Slow, excerpt [12:16]

Argo 433-690
Out of print, but try Amazon.com or auction sites

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