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Kevin Puts

New Sounds

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Sunday, August 24, 2014

For this New Sounds, hear new compositions that take as their starting point pre-existing pieces of music, like music based on works by Thelonious Monk or David Bowie.

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New Sounds

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Monday, August 05, 2013

For this New Sounds, hear new works based on existing ones.

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Kevin Puts Concentrates on the Direct, Intimate Present

Monday, July 29, 2013

A new album devoted entirely to Pulitzer Prize-winner Kevin Puts's music pairs a duo of a cappella choral pieces with the world premiere recording of his Fourth Symphony.

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The New Canon

New Songs and Ancient Dances

Monday, July 29, 2013

This week's episode of The New Canon centers on newly composed songs with both classic and contemporary texts, as well as dances that draw on ethnic influences from around the world.

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New Sounds

Extended Covers

Monday, April 23, 2012

For this New Sounds, hear new works based on existing ones.  There’s a work by the 2012 Pultzer Prize winner, Kevin Puts - his Symphony No. 3, “Vespertine,” inspired by Icelandic singer Bjork’s album of the same name. Then hear a piece by John Halle based on two Thelonius Monk tunes, “Straight, No Chaser” and “Brilliant Corners.” 

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WQXR Blog

Kevin Puts's Silent Night wins Pulitzer for Music

Monday, April 16, 2012

Kevin Puts has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Music for 2012 for his Silent Night, his opera about a cease-fire during World War I.

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