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New Music for String Quartet (Special Podcast)

Saturday, April 18, 2015

WNYC
Hear unusual music for string quartet, as Australian composer Andrew Byrne uses the string quartet as a percussion instrument in his work called “Striking,” & more.

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Spring Awakenings?

Friday, March 20, 2015

Listen to spring-themed music from Taiwan’s A Moving Sound, Max Richter recomposing Vivaldi, and Meredith Monk's "Songs of Ascension" to mark the vernal (spring) equinox.

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Sax Leads the Way (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

WNYC
Hear some sax players leading the way on this edition of New Sounds, including new music from sax player Tamar Osborn and her London-based Afro-Eastern-space-jazz band, Collocutor.

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New Music for String Quartet

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Hear unusual music for string quartet, as Australian composer Andrew Byrne uses the string quartet as a percussion instrument in his work called “Striking,” & more.

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Sax Leads the Way

Monday, November 10, 2014

Hear some sax players leading the way on this edition of New Sounds, including new music from sax player Tamar Osborn and her London-based Afro-Eastern-space-jazz band, Collocutor.

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Bang on a Can Marathon 2009, Part II

Monday, October 10, 2011

Hear some more highlights from the 2009 Bang on a Can Marathon, including some manic music for saxophone by composer and dervish Ken Thomson.

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New Sounds

Bang on a Can Marathon 2009, Part II

Friday, June 25, 2010

Hear some more highlights from the 2009 Bang on a Can Marathon, including some manic music for saxophone by composer and dervish Ken Thomson. 

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