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Listen: Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert

Thursday, February 26, 2015

On Feb. 26, the Bang on a Can All-Stars presented world premieres of new music by Wilco's Glenn Kotche, Jace Clayton (aka DJ/rupture) and Donnacha Dennehy. Listen to the entire concert.

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New Sounds

Bang on a Can PCF Works

Monday, February 23, 2015

Listen to works from the Bang on a Can People’s Commissioning Fund, from Dan Deacon, Christine Southworth, Daniel Wohl, & Marc Mellits, all played by the Bang on a Can All-Stars.

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New Sounds

New Sounds Live: Bang on a Can PCF Concert 2013

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

From the New Sounds Live concert series, listen to some of the newly commissioned works from the Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert, recorded in Spring 2013 at Merkin Hall, as part of the Ecstatic Music Festival.  Hear multimedia composer Anna Clyne's "A Wonderful Day," incorporating the spoken and sung words of Chicago street musician Wooly from Mississippi.  Plus, Dan Deacon's "Sago An Ya Rev," a textural morphing transcription of a NASA Voyager featuring audience participation (and you all at home) via the smart phone Dan Deacon App. In preparation for tonight's New Sounds, you can download the Dan Deacon App (for iPhone or Android) and play along with his piece as you listen!

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New Sounds

Bang on a Can PCF Concert 2014

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

From the New Sounds Live Concert Series, listen to portions of the Bang on a Can People’s Commissioning Fund Concert 2014 – a partnership with the Ecstatic Music Festival, recorded live at Merkin Hall this past March.  Hear Bang on a Can co-founders Julia Wolfe's “Lick” and David Lang's Schubert-inspired “Death Speaks” with guest vocalist Shara Worden. There’s also music by one of the three PCF-commissioned composers, the Brooklyn-based electroacoustic composer Daniel Wohl.  

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New Sounds

New Sounds Live: Bang on a Can PCF Concert 2013

Thursday, March 21, 2013

From the New Sounds Live concert series, listen to some of the newly commissioned works from the Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert, recorded last week at Merkin Hall, as part of the Ecstatic Music Festival.  Hear multimedia composer Anna Clyne's "A Wonderful Day," incorporating the spoken and sung words of Chicago street musician Wooly from Mississippi.  Plus, Dan Deacon's "Sago An Ya Rev," a textural morphing transcription of a NASA Voyager featuring audience participation (and you all at home) via the smart phone Dan Deacon App. In preparation for tonight's New Sounds, you can download the Dan Deacon App (for iPhone or Android) and play along with his piece as you listen! 

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New Sounds Live

New Sounds Live at Ecstatic Music Festival: Bang on a Can PCF Concert 2013

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

WNYC

For the final New Sounds Live concert this season, and in collaboration with the Ecstatic Music Festival, on March 14 at Merkin Hall, the Bang on a Can All-Stars perform world premieres of new commissions.  Hear works by the multimedia composer Anna Clyne, who manipulates changing patterns, hypnotic electronic guru Dan Deacon, Icelandic electronica minimalist Jóhann Jóhannsson, and electro-acoustic experimentalist and installation artist Paula Matthusen.  Also on the program, there are two more world premieres by looping orchestrator Tyondai Braxton and cross-genre composer/performer Fay Kueen Wang featuring Wang performing alongside the All-Stars.

Ecstatic Music Festival:
Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert
Thursday, March 14, 2013  |  7:30pm
TICKETS via MERKIN HALL BOX OFFICE

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New Sounds

Bang on a Can PCF Concert 2010, Part II

Sunday, June 24, 2012

From the New Sounds Live concerts at Merkin Hall, the Bang On A Can All-Stars premiere the newly commissioned work by Christine Southworth, called "Concerning The Doodle."  Rounding out the show are (relatively) older favorites by Michael Nyman, his "Manhatta" and Brian Eno's "Music for Airports 2/2."

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New Sounds

Bang on a Can PCF Concert 2010, Part II

Monday, June 06, 2011

From the New Sounds Live concerts at Merkin Hall, the Bang On A Can All-Stars premiere the newly commissioned work by Christine Southworth, called "Concerning The Doodle."  Rounding out the show are (relatively) older favorites by Michael Nyman, his "Manhatta" and Brian Eno's "Music for Airports 2/2."

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