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The Misfit Pop Art of JacobTV

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Jacob ter Veldhuis, the Dutch composer better known as JacobTV, comes as close to pop art as classical music is ever likely to get. Borrowing the "speech-melody" technique of Scott Johnson and Steve Reich, he loops sampled conversation to form the basis for his music.

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New Sounds

New Speech-Based Music

Saturday, June 16, 2012

For this New Sounds, sample some new music from Holland, featuring JacobTV, the controversial ex-rock musician who has become one of the Continent’s most exciting composers.  His works incorporate the sounds of American mass media and pop culture as well as acoustic instruments.

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New Sounds

New Speech-Based Music

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

For this New Sounds, sample some new music from Holland, featuring JacobTV, the controversial ex-rock musician who has become one of the Continent’s most exciting composers.  His works incorporate the sounds of American mass media and pop culture as well as acoustic instruments. 

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Nadia Sirota

TV on the Internet

Monday, March 28, 2011

It's mid-January. It's cold. It's dark. There's no holiday in sight. We need to listen to some big, moving works to get the blood flowing again! There is no better way to combat the January blahs than exposure to massive, multimedia works. (Not an FDA approved treatment for SAD, don't sue me! This is more like a, um, suggestion.) This week, we're exploring what is surely an ill-advised theme for a radio show: music with a strong, visual component.

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Hammered!

Meet The Percussion Family

Monday, March 28, 2011

If the piano is a legitimate member of the percussion family, then it most certainly gets strange looks at reunions. This week on Hammered! we're embracing this familial black sheep and showcasing composers that utilize the piano for what it is: a percussion instrument.

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Cued Up

JacobTV and Ethel

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Listen to on-demand streaming audio of the full Ethel Plays JacobTV -- the next in our ongoing series of New Sounds Live webcasts on Q2. Hear the music of Dutch avant-pop composer Jacob Ter Veldhuis, aka JacobTV, performed by the Ethel string quartet, 24/7 at your convenience, as recorded live on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at Merkin Concert Hall. This concert contains strong language.

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Q2 Music

JacobTV on the Radio: What Is It?

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Beginning on Wednesday, March 17, Q2 launches JacobTV on the Radio, a 5-day immersion into the life and music of JacobTV. The festival features a kaleidoscope of new private and European recordings, introductions to over 20 of JacobTV's most ground-breaking works, videos and on-demand streaming audio.

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Q2 Music

"Hi, I'm JacobTV..."

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

JacobTV provides personalized introductions to many of his controversial and innovative works and in doing so offers a rare, exclusive insight into the creative process of one of today's most daring composers.  

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Q2 Music

Ethel Plays JacobTV

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Listen to on-demand streaming audio of the full Ethel Plays JacobTV -- the next in our ongoing series of live New Sounds Live webcasts on Q2. Hear the music of Dutch avant-pop composer Jacob Ter Veldhuis, aka JacobTV, performed by the Ethel string quartet, 24/7 at your convenience, as recorded live on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at Merkin Concert Hall. This concert contains strong language.

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