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My Hit Parade

Monday, May 21, 2012

John Schaefer reveals his iTunes play history

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Reasons To Be Cheerful

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

What John Schaefer is thankful for this year...

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Near Eastern Melodies

Saturday, November 12, 2011

For this New Sounds, listen to some traditional medieval music of Armenia, along with contemporary Armenian music by Tigran Mansurian and Israeli composer Betty Olivero, as played by violist Kim Kashkashian.  Also, Greek singer Savina Yannatou performs contemporary Lebanese music and Lebanese singer Sister Marie Keyrouz performs ancient Syriac Christian music, and more.

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Ambient Acoustic Electric Works

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Hear ambient works for acoustic and electronic ensembles on this New Sounds.  A project of the Brooklyn-based pianist and composer David Moore, Bing & Ruth makes the most of layered and atmospheric melody.  With a horde of traditional acoustic instruments, Bing and Ruth synthesize expansive soundscapes and quiet microtonal textures in these slow-developing, visceral compositions.  For this New Sounds, we'll hear Moore's "Chaperone to a Civil War."  Plus, music by the Brooklyn drone-duo Mountains, audiovisual composer Mike Vernusky, and more.

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Hello He Must Be Going

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

With Phil Collins' career, you have to take the good with the bad.

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NightMusic III

Monday, March 14, 2011

This is another part in the series, "NightMusic"  an hour of works that evoke the darkness, the stillness, the mystery and the uncertainty of night.  We'll hear "Dark Was The Night" a song without words from Phil Kline's apocalyptic mass, "John the Revelator," featuring the vocal group Lionheart and the quartet Ethel.  Plus, music by John Adams, his powerful and terrifying "Night Chorus" from the opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," and other works.

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Nightmusic I

Thursday, February 24, 2011

From Mozart to Bartok, there’s a long tradition of music about nighttime.  We’ll hear some contemporary works that suggest the darkness, the stillness, the unsettled dreams and mixed emotions that people associate with the night.  Hear works by John Corigliano, George Crumb, Brian Eno, Raphael Mostel, and others.

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Listener Poll Show for 2010

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Here's the rebuttal to last night’s program where the listeners weigh in on the best new music releases of 2010. First off, a big thank you to all of the listeners who voted! We found that there were some hard-fought battles this year between well-waged Facebook (and other social media) campaigns and other organized mailing list calls-to-action. However, we have a clear front-runner, with some unexpected and predictable results.  The voting closed at noon today.  Tonight's 25th annual New Sounds Listener Poll show will contain the music that emerged victorious from this year's contest.

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An interesting year in soundtracks

Monday, December 13, 2010

John Schaefer likes these film scores, even though he hasn't seen the films.

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Near Eastern Melodies

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

For this New Sounds, listen to some traditional medieval music of Armenia, along with contemporary Armenian music by Tigran Mansurian and Israeli composer Betty Olivero, as played by violist Kim Kashkashian.  Also, Greek singer Savina Yannatou performs contemporary Lebanese music and Lebanese singer Sister Marie Keyrouz performs ancient Syriac Christian music, and more.

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Sound and Music

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

For this New Sounds, we’ll listen to works that play with sound and music, at the intersection where one leaves off and the other begins.  Hear the latest from Brian Eno, in collaboration with like-minded musicians Jon Hopkins and Leo Abraham, called “Small Craft on a Milk Sea.”  

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Production Credits

Friday, October 01, 2010

John Schaefer thinks Neil Young's new "Solo" album is anything but.

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Small Ensembles, Pattern-Based Music

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Hear small ensemble works using the rhythmic devices of Minimalism by Russia’s Ensemble 4’33”, cellist Jody Redhage and Fire in July, the David Crowell Ensemble, William Susman, and others.  Plus, a special sneak preview of the forthcoming Brian Eno record.

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Another Musical Travelogue

Sunday, September 05, 2010

Another musical travelogue is in store on this edition of New Sounds, with stops in Tokyo, Berlin, Bandung (Java), and other ports of call.  Listen for works by Max Richter, Ute Lemper, Sabah Habas Mustapha, Gato Libre, and more.

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Fela, Eventually

Thursday, July 22, 2010

John Schaefer remembers discovering Fela Kuti's music.

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New Sounds with Guest Daniel Lanois

Thursday, October 26, 1989

Canadian guitarist, songwriter and producer Daniel Lanois joins John Schaefer for this edition of New Sounds.  Hear live performances of "The Fisherman's Daughter," "White Mustang II," and "Jolie Louise." Also on the program, we hear some of Lanois' collaborative works with Brian & Roger Eno which include "Silver Morning" and "Deep Blue Day."

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