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Erik Satie

The Piano in France

Transcending Modern French Pianism

Thursday, December 18, 2014

This week, host David Dubal pairs the music of Erik Satie, a comic genius, and Emmanuel Chabrier, a composer ahead of his time.

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight

The Hand that Rocks

Saturday, September 07, 2013

Tonight at 10 pm, Terrance McKnight considers the fact that sometimes it takes a tragedy in our lives to accept a helping hand. On tap are works by Debussy, Satie, Higdon and Lang.

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Annotations: The NEH Preservation Project

Virgil Thomson on What Makes a Good Music Critic

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

WNYC

Virgil Thomson is the guest on this 1948 edition of The Reader's Almanac. Not Virgil Thomson the composer, though, but Virgil Thomson the critic, whose collection, The Art of Judging Music (1948), had just been published. 

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New Sounds

John Cage: City Circus, Program XI

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

WNYC

Airs 11/21, at 8PM on Q2 Music
In the eleventh of these special City Circus programs, hear a 1982 concert performance of duo piano music by Erik Satie along with Cage’s “Credo in Us” for piano & percussion. Both are from the massive day-long festival, Wall-to-Wall John Cage, recorded at Symphony Space. Also, there’s keyboard music by David Borden for the Mother Mallard Portable Masterpiece Company based on the four letters of Cage’s name, and more.

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New Sounds

John Cage: City Circus, Program IX

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

WNYC

From the New Sounds archives, this is the ninth program in a series celebrating the life and legacy of John Cage, who would have been 100 this year.  Every Wednesday until the end of November, we’re bringing you these archival “John Cage: CityCircus” programs. For this show, hear a live studio performance by Margaret Leng Tan of Cage's prepared piano music for a 1950 film about the sculptor Alexander Calder.  Plus, music by Erik Satie and more.

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New Sounds

John Cage: City Circus, Program XI

Wednesday, July 20, 1994

In the eleventh of these special City Circus programs, hear a 1982 concert performance of duo piano music by Erik Satie along with Cage’s “Credo in Us” for piano & percussion. Both are from the massive day-long festival, Wall-to-Wall John Cage, recorded at Symphony Space. Also, there’s keyboard music by David Borden for the Mother Mallard Portable Masterpiece Company based on the four letters of Cage’s name, and more.

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New Sounds

John Cage: City Circus, Program IX

Wednesday, July 06, 1994

From the New Sounds archives, this is the ninth program in a series celebrating the life and legacy of John Cage, who would have been 100 this year.  Every Wednesday at 10pm until the end of November, we’re bringing you these archival “John Cage: CityCircus” programs. For this show, hear a live studio performance by Margaret Leng Tan of Cage's prepared piano music for a 1950 film about the sculptor Alexander Calder.  Plus, music by Erik Satie and more.

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