Donnacha Dennehy

The New Canon

Eastern Tides

Monday, July 30, 2012

This week on the New Canon, we look at our current album of the week, a two-track EP by pianist Lisa Moore and composer Donnacha Dennehy called Stainless Staining. We'll also hear some new releases and historic reissues with an Eastern European flair.


New Sounds

Violin and Cello Plus

Friday, February 25, 2011

Listen to works for violin and cello, with electronics and without, or with piano or voice on this New Sounds.  There's music from Princeton-based composer Frances White, "The Old Rose Reader" for violin, voice, video animation, and electronics.  It's a romantic work containing stories about all varieties of roses, some famous for having been grown in Empress Josephine's garden at Malmaison.

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New Sounds

Piano Solos and Ensembles

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Hear from Nico Muhly's latest, "I Drink The Air Before Me," on this New Sounds.  There's also music from Jason Moran's "Ten," which features some sampled sounds as well. Plus, Michael Formanek Quartet and the new "23 Neo" along with Donnacha Dennehy's "Reservoir" for solo piano, played by Isabelle O'Connor, and more.

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New Sounds

Piano Plus

Monday, July 19, 2010

For this New Sounds, listen to a whole bunch of music involving the piano, plus...electronics.  Hear music by Marco Benevento, who adds circuit-bending and electronics to his piano works.