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Weekend Staff Picks: Cannoli, Sculpture & Aces

Saturday, June 15, 2013

It's Father's Day weekend and the New York Public Radio staff has some picks that will have you covered with dad when it comes to art, music, food and sports.

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New Sounds

Bang on a Can PCF Concert 2010, Part III

Thursday, December 29, 2011

For this edition of New Sounds, listen to more highlights from the annual new music extravaganza, recorded live this past June of 2010 at the World Financial Center.  We'll hear the concert version of "Shelter" by founding Bang on a Can composers Michael Gordon, Julia Wolfe, and David Lang, as performed by the new music supergroup, Signal, led by Brad Lubman. 

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New Sounds

Bang on a Can Marathon 2010 - Part I

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

For this New Sounds, we present highlights from the annual new music extravaganza, the Bang on a Can Marathon.  The French bass player, composer and laptop manipulator Florent Ghys writes witty minimalist pop music pieces. We’ll hear some of these, recorded live at the World Financial Center.

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New Sounds

The Pulse of Minimalism

Saturday, July 30, 2011

The pulsing rhythms of minimalism, as heard in the music of English composer Michael Nyman, and fellow Brit Jeremy Peyton-Jones.  Plus there's music from trombonist/composer Paul Bailey and the "alt-classical garage band" Paul Bailey Ensemble.  It's possible that we'll also hear from guitarist Dominic Frasca and his takeoff of music based on Philip Glass, and more.

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Cued Up

Bangin' Highlights

Sunday, October 17, 2010

This Sunday, October 15 at 2 p.m., join Cued Up on Q2 for some of the top performances from this year's Bang on a Can Marathon. In case you don't know, BOAC Marathon is New York's quintessential new music event. Lasting twelve hours, its genre-blurring programming features a slew of globetrotting musicians and composers in contemporary music. Listen in for some of our favorites.

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New Sounds

Signal & Steve Reich

Sunday, September 26, 2010

For this edition of New Sounds, we’re joined by Brad Lubman , the leader of Signal, New York's new-music "supergroup," a flexible army of 13-30 musicians who combine the intimacy of chamber music with the power of a compact orchestra.

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New Sounds

Bang on a Can PCF Concert 2010, Part III

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

For this edition of New Sounds, listen to more highlights from the annual new music extravaganza, recorded live this past June of 2010 at the World Financial Center.  We'll hear the concert version of "Shelter" by founding Bang on a Can composers Michael Gordon, Julia Wolfe, and David Lang, as performed by the new music supergroup, Signal, led by Brad Lubman.  

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New Sounds

Bang on a Can Marathon 2010 - Part I

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

For this New Sounds, we present highlights from the annual new music extravaganza, the Bang on a Can Marathon.  The French bass player, composer and laptop manipulator Florent Ghys writes witty minimalist pop music pieces. We’ll hear some of these, recorded live at the World Financial Center. 

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New Sounds

The Pulse of Minimalism

Monday, August 23, 2010

The pulsing rhythms of minimalism, as heard in the music of English composer Michael Nyman, and fellow Brit Jeremy Peyton-Jones.  Plus there's music from trombonist/composer Paul Bailey and the "alt-classical garage band" Paul Bailey Ensemble.  It's possible that we'll also hear from guitarist Dominic Frasca and his takeoff of music based on Philip Glass, and more.

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New Sounds

Bang on a Can Marathon 2008

Saturday, August 07, 2010

Hear excerpts from new music's biggest annual event - the 2008 edition of the annual Bang On A Can Marathon, recorded live at the World Financial Center on this edition of New Sounds.  There's music from Alarm Will Sound tackling the Beatles' Revolution #9, and perhaps a bit of post-rock pulsetronica from Dan Deacon. 

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New Sounds

Bang on a Can Marathon 2009 - Part I

Thursday, June 24, 2010

New Sounds has the goodies! Listen to highlights from the 2009 Bang on a Can Marathon. 

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