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The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle

Choral Sounds from NYC Composers

Sunday, October 14, 2012

This week on the Mix, we explore the variety and diversity styles and sounds from the city's composers, ranging from Ned Rorem and David Lang to Nico Muhly and Philip Glass.

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New Sounds

Little Match Girl Passion, Live

Sunday, February 26, 2012

From New Sounds Live at WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Space, we hear the American premiere of David Lang’s choral version of his Pulitzer Prize-winning piece, "The Little Match Girl Passion."  Originally for 4 voices and percussion, it is sung by the NY Virtuoso Singers, with Harold Rosenbaum conducting.  The concert also includes late Hungarian composer György Ligeti’s best-known work, "Lux Aeterna."

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New Sounds

Recent Soundtracks

Saturday, February 25, 2012

For this New Sounds, listen to some recent film scores, new music-style.  We'll hear from a collection of soundtrack work that Nick Cave has done with Warren Ellis, called "White Lunar."  It's a 2-disc set including music from the forthcoming film "The Road," along with music from two documentary films; one about young girls caught up in Cambodia's sex trade and the other, "The English Surgeon," follows a doctor's attempt to bring neurosurgery to post-Soviet Ukraine.

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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

With Composer David Lang

Thursday, September 08, 2011

New York-based composer David Lang visits the WNYC studio for this edition of New Sounds.  We'll hear his Pultizer Prize-winning piece "The Little Match Girl Passion," and other recent recordings.

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New Sounds

African Rhythms

Sunday, July 03, 2011

French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard’s "African Rhythms" project features music of the pygmies of Central Africa, paired with the music of Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti and Steve Reich.  We'll hear Aimard playing some of these, music by Gyorgy Ligeti, and music by Steve Reich.  Plus, we'll hear some of David Lang's work "So-called Laws of Nature" and music from the Aka Pygmies as well.

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Q2 Music

Spring Fever: Pulitzer Prize Winners

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Carnegie Hall's Spring for Music festival is designed to allow orchestras to flex their creative programming muscles and provide an outlet to think outside of the overture-concerto-symphony box. On May 11, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra performs Steven Stucky's August, 1964 in their Carnegie Hall debut.

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New Sounds

Little Match Girl Passion, Live

Thursday, March 03, 2011

From New Sounds Live at WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Space, we hear the American premiere of David Lang’s choral version of his Pulitzer Prize-winning piece, "The Little Match Girl Passion."  Originally for 4 voices and percussion, it is sung by the NY Virtuoso Singers, with Harold Rosenbaum conducting.  The concert also includes late Hungarian composer György Ligeti’s best-known work, "Lux Aeterna."

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New Sounds

Recent Soundtracks

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

For this New Sounds, listen to some recent film scores, new music-style.  We'll hear from a collection of soundtrack work that Nick Cave has done with Warren Ellis, called "White Lunar."  It's a 2-disc set including music from the forthcoming film "The Road," along with music from two documentary films; one about young girls caught up in Cambodia's sex trade and the other, "The English Surgeon," follows a doctor's attempt to bring neurosurgery to post-Soviet Ukraine. 

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New Sounds

With Composer David Lang

Friday, October 01, 2010

New York-based composer David Lang visits the WNYC studio for this edition of New Sounds.  We'll hear his Pultizer Prize-winning piece "The Little Match Girl Passion," and other recent recordings.

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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

African Rhythms

Monday, July 26, 2010

French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard’s "African Rhythms" project features music of the pygmies of Central Africa, paired with the music of Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti and Steve Reich.  We'll hear Aimard playing some of these, music by Gyorgy Ligeti, and music by Steve Reich.  Plus, we'll hear some of David Lang's work "So-called Laws of Nature" and music from the Aka Pygmies as well.

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Features

David Lang Mash-up Makes U.S. Debut

Monday, November 09, 2009

David Lang’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Little Match Girl Passion made its U.S. debut at the Jerome L. Greene Space. The New York Virtuoso Singers performed the choral version Sunday night.

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