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New Soundtracks

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Listen to an hour of recent soundtracks for both film and dance, featuring music from Philip Glass, Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, and cellist Lori Goldston.

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New Sounds

Rhythms of Minimalism (Special Podcast)

Thursday, April 17, 2014

WNYC

On this New Sounds, listen to new music from American composer Chris Campbell. On his latest, “Things You Already Know,” homemade instruments of propane tank drums, bowed psaltery and singing bowls are combined with guitars, cellos and drums to creep, scrape and eventually burst, then string melodies soar, and jams are proverbially kicked out.

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Philip Glass's Latest Meditative Score for Godfrey Reggio

Monday, February 03, 2014

In his fourth collaboration with director Godfrey Reggio, Philip Glass has written the score for "Visitors," a film featuring close-ups of human faces. Stream the complete score all week.

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Studio 360

Beyond Koyaanisqatsi: A New Film from Godfrey Reggio

Friday, January 31, 2014

Godfrey Reggio’s films “are like a cat that barks. They’re unusual, the names of the films are off the wall,” he tells Kurt Andersen. Most people know Reggio for the 1982 film Koyaanisqatsi, a word from the Hopi language meaning “life out of balance,” and its two sequels. Reggio’s new film Visitors is in black-and-white ...

Video: Trailer, Visitors

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Studio 360

Wes Craven & Black Panther Funk

Friday, January 31, 2014

This week in Studio 360, using music to change the world. Pete Seeger, who died this week at age 94, told Kurt Andersen a few years ago about his most important work: singing at college campuses for bus fare. And when the Black Panthers wanted to spread their message, they ...

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New Sounds

Rhythms of Minimalism

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

On this New Sounds, listen to new music from American composer Chris Campbell. On his latest, “Things You Already Know,” homemade instruments of propane tank drums, bowed psaltery and singing bowls are combined with guitars, cellos and drums to creep, scrape and eventually burst, then string melodies soar, and jams are proverbially kicked out.

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New Sounds

New Soundtracks

Monday, September 09, 2013

For this program, hear an hour of recent soundtracks for both film and dance.  Listen to music from the new, otherwise silent film, “Visitors” by filmmaker Jon Kane – about our ambivalent relationship with technology.  Seven years in the making, "Visitors" is the fourth collaboration between director Godfrey Reggio and composer Philip Glass.  Also, hear selections from the keyboard-driven soundtrack, “The Beauty Inside,” from the American pianist/composer Dustin O’Halloran, who now lives in Berlin.

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New Sounds

Philip Glass at 75

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

For this New Sounds, we’re celebrating Philip Glass's 75th birthday by listening to excerpts from his works for theatre, film, and dance.  We'll hear from "Einstein on the Beach," (1976) – his first “portrait opera” and a moment that changed music.  Also, we’ll hear a bit from “Koyaanisqatsi” – an important work for film (Godfrey Reggio), the first of the Qatsi trilogy, and one of his most famous pieces.

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