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Johann Johannsson

New Sounds

With Jóhann Jóhannsson

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Icelandic-born, Berlin-based composer Jóhann Jóhannsson visits our studio to introduce portions of his Oscar-nominated score to the film  - The Theory of Everything, & other works.

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Movies on the Radio

Maximum Power from Minimalism

Saturday, September 28, 2013

David Garland highlights some recent movie music by Minimalist composers, including Johann Johannsson's score for "Prisoners" and Philip Glass's for "Visitors."

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New York Now

Listen: Jóhann Jóhannsson and Angélica Negrón at (Le) Poisson Rouge

Monday, September 09, 2013

Last month, Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson and Puerto Rican-born multi-instrumentalist Angélica Negrón shared a double bill of contemplative electronica and indie-classical experimentation. Listen to the entire show on demand.

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New York Now

Listen: Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert

Thursday, February 07, 2013

On March 14, Q2 Music and New Sounds Live presented a live webcast of the Bang on a Can All-Stars, featuring new works by Anna Clyne, Dan Deacon, Tyondai Braxton and others. Listen to the whole show on demand.

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New Sounds

Acoustic Music with Computers

Saturday, September 01, 2012

Listen to selections from Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson’s soundtrack to the beautiful animated short film Varmints. Hear a WNYC commission by composer Osvaldo Golijov, called "Radio," for hyper-accordion, string quartet and laptop, featuring samples from the WNYC archives, and ETHEL. There’s also a work by Ben Neill, who plays the "Mutant trumpet," an instrument with two bells welded to it, and enhanced by computer. Rounding out the show is music by Madelyn Byrne, from her suite for piano and computer, “The Elements.”

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

Jóhann Jóhannsson's The Miners' Hymns: Live from World Financial Center Winter Garden

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Tonight at 7:30 pm, Q2 Music and New Sounds Live present a live Webcast of Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson's visceral score to filmmaker Bill Morrison's silent film, "The Miners' Hymns."

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New Sounds Live

Silent Film Series

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

WNYC

New Sounds Live Silent Film Series
Live performances by two celebrated new-music orchestras: The Wordless Music Orchestra performs Jóhann Jóhannsson's score to Bill Morrison’s The Miners’ Hymns, and The Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble performs Michael Gordon's score for Morrison’s masterpiece Decasia.

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New Sounds

Musical Landscapes and Soundscapes

Sunday, December 11, 2011

This New Sounds focuses on music that evokes a specific place.  These artists have painted soundscapes for listeners.  We'll hear from composer John Luther Adams (especially inspired by Alaska - where he has lived for decades) and also from composer/tuba player Tom Heasley.  Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson also presents an image of his native country.

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New Sounds

Acoustic Music with Computers

Friday, September 16, 2011

Listen to selections from Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson’s soundtrack to the beautiful animated short film Varmints. Hear a WNYC commission by composer Osvaldo Golijov, called "Radio," for hyper-accordion, string quartet and laptop, featuring samples from the WNYC archives, and ETHEL. There’s also a work by Ben Neill, who plays the "Mutant trumpet," an instrument with two bells welded to it, and enhanced by computer. Rounding out the show is music by Madelyn Byrne, from her suite for piano and computer, “The Elements.”

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New Sounds

Musical Landscapes and Soundscapes

Friday, December 17, 2010

This New Sounds focuses on music that evokes a specific place.  These artists have painted soundscapes for listeners.  We'll hear from composer John Luther Adams (especially inspired by Alaska - where he has lived for decades) and also from composer/tuba player Tom Heasley.  Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson also presents an image of his native country.

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

Jóhann Jóhannsson

Monday, August 02, 2010

On April 30, Icelandic artist Jóhann Jóhannsson kicked off his two-week, 13-city North American tour with a performance at (Le) Poisson Rouge. Joined by new music stalwarts ACME and percussionist Matthias Hemstock, Jóhannsson performed songs from his popular records including Fordlândia, Englabörn, IBM 1401, A User's Manual and The Sun's Gone Dim and the Sky's Turned Black.

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Spinning on Air

Johann Johannsson live at Le Poisson Rouge

Sunday, June 06, 2010

Johann Johannsson and ensemble live at Le Poisson Rouge, April 30, 2010, edited and mixed by David Garland, plus an interview with Johannsson.

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