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New Music for Silent Art Films

Saturday, January 28, 2012

For this New Sounds, hear three works of music for silent art films, including “The BQE,” a film and musical suite by Sufjan Stevens exploring New York City's infamous Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.  The work premiered in 2007 and was scored for a wind and brass ensemble, string players, a horn section, projected film footage of the expressway and five hula hoopers.  We’ll also hear selections from Koyaanisqatsi by Philip Glass, and another contemporary silent film with live score – “Light Is Calling” from Michael Gordon.

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New Sounds

Bang on a Can PCF Concert 2010, Part III

Thursday, December 29, 2011

For this edition of New Sounds, listen to more highlights from the annual new music extravaganza, recorded live this past June of 2010 at the World Financial Center.  We'll hear the concert version of "Shelter" by founding Bang on a Can composers Michael Gordon, Julia Wolfe, and David Lang, as performed by the new music supergroup, Signal, led by Brad Lubman. 

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New Sounds

New Music for Violin(s) and Electronics

Monday, July 04, 2011

Cornelius Dufallo, composer and violinist in the group Ethel, draws inspiration from the New York nightscape on his solo effort, "Dream Streets."  On this New Sounds program, we’ll hear how Dufallo's acoustic and electronic elements are used to weave stasis music.

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New Sounds

New Music for Silent Film

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Soundtracks to silent films, both old and new (the films, that is – the music is all new) is what we're serving up on this New Sounds.  Hear from the UK-based Cinematic Orchestra and their score for the silent film classic, "Man with a Movie Camera." Also, from the Godfrey Reggio film Koyaanisqatsi, hear music by Philip Glass. Glass had to write music of nature as well as music of technology to accompany the time-lapse photography of cities and many natural landscapes across the United States. 

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New Sounds

Violin and Cello Plus

Friday, February 25, 2011

Listen to works for violin and cello, with electronics and without, or with piano or voice on this New Sounds.  There's music from Princeton-based composer Frances White, "The Old Rose Reader" for violin, voice, video animation, and electronics.  It's a romantic work containing stories about all varieties of roses, some famous for having been grown in Empress Josephine's garden at Malmaison.

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New Sounds

New Music for Silent Art Films

Friday, January 14, 2011

For this New Sounds, hear three works of music for silent art films, including “The BQE,” a film and musical suite by Sufjan Stevens exploring New York City's infamous Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.  The work premiered in 2007 and was scored for a wind and brass ensemble, string players, a horn section, projected film footage of the expressway and five hula hoopers.  We’ll also hear selections from Koyaanisqatsi by Philip Glass, and another contemporary silent film with live score – “Light Is Calling” from Michael Gordon.

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New Sounds

Bang on a Can PCF Concert 2010, Part III

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

For this edition of New Sounds, listen to more highlights from the annual new music extravaganza, recorded live this past June of 2010 at the World Financial Center.  We'll hear the concert version of "Shelter" by founding Bang on a Can composers Michael Gordon, Julia Wolfe, and David Lang, as performed by the new music supergroup, Signal, led by Brad Lubman.  

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New Sounds

New Music for Violin(s) and Electronics

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Cornelius Dufallo, composer and violinist in the group Ethel, draws inspiration from the New York nightscape on his solo effort, "Dream Streets."  On this New Sounds program, we’ll hear how Dufallo's acoustic and electronic elements are used to weave stasis music. 

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