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Episode #3625

Stories in Music

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Thursday, August 07, 2014

For this New Sounds, listen to music that tells stories with works like "Casino" by composer and politician Phillip Bimstein.  There's also music by Laurie Anderson from her "The Ugly One with the Jewels and Other Stories," which is a recording of a live performance of readings from her book Stories From the Nerve Bible, over sounds from birds, guitars, and electronic beeps. That, and more. 

PROGRAM #3625 storytelling (First aired on 8/72014)  

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Phillip Bimstein

Larkin Gifford's Harmonica

EatDrinkGambleSex, excerpt [1:00]

Starkland #214
www.starkland.com

Laurie Anderson

The Ugly One with the Jewels and Other Stories

Maria Teresa Teresa Maria [5:44]

Rhino/Warner Bros. #9362458472
Digital only via Amazon.com

Talking Heads

Remain In Light

Seen and Not Seen [3:25]

Warner Bros. #8122733002 (2006 Reissue)
Available at Amazon.com, Emusic.com or iTunes.

David Byrne

Music for the Knee Plays

Social Studies [5:00]

Nonesuch #303228
www.nonesuch.com

Phillip Bimstein

Larkin Gifford's Harmonica

Casino: EatDrinkGambleSex [3:08]
The Fearful Things [5:01]
Paradise Lost [5:05]

Starkland #214
www.starkland.com

Laurie Anderson

The Ugly One with the Jewels and Other Stories

Same Time Tomorrow [7:50]

Rhino/Warner Bros. #9362458472
Digital only via Amazon.com

Laurie Anderson

Homeland

Another Day in America [11:25]

Nonesuch 524055
www.nonesuch.com

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