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New Sounds

Music That Revolves Around Poetry

Saturday, February 07, 2015

Hear a new take on Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, with the composer’s own poems in new settings by Uri Caine, sung in modern translation by Theo Bleckmann, & Korean poetry set by Sunny Kim.

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New Sounds

Music That Revolves Around Poetry

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

This New Sounds offers a new take on Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, with the composer’s own poems in new musical settings by Uri Caine and a modern English translation sung by Theo Bleckmann.  Originally, Vivaldi wrote that most famous set of four concertos based on his Italian sonnets about each of the seasons.  Listen to the re-working, along with other poetry set to music, including settings from Korean poetry by Sunny Kim.  There's also music by Harold Budd and Steve Reich, to name a few.

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New Sounds

Music That Revolves Around Poetry

Monday, September 24, 2012

This New Sounds offers a new take on Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, with the composer’s own poems in new musical settings by Uri Caine and a modern English translation sung by Theo Bleckmann.  Originally, Vivaldi wrote that most famous set of four concertos based on his Italian sonnets about each of the seasons.  Listen to the re-working, along with other poetry set to music, including settings from Korean poetry by Sunny Kim.  There's also music by Harold Budd and Steve Reich, to name a few. 

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New Sounds Live

Brooklyn Philharmonic's New Music Sampler, Oct. 12, 2011

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

WNYC

This season’s New Sounds Live Concert Series gets underway when Mos Def, the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, songstress Mellissa Hughes, and other special guests join members of the Brooklyn Philharmonic for a "reduction sampler."   Hear Derek Bermel’s arrangements of Mos Def’s original songs, 19th century Shape Note singing, works by David T. Little, Lev Zhurbin (aka Ljova), Corey Dargel, and Frederic Rzewski, all in small ensemble versions of music that the full orchestra will play later in the season.  The performance takes place at 7PM in the World Financial Center's Winter Garden on Wednesday October 12, 2011.  Admission is FREE.

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Soundcheck

An interesting year in soundtracks

Monday, December 13, 2010

John Schaefer likes these film scores, even though he hasn't seen the films.

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Soundcheck

Our fading audio history

Thursday, November 04, 2010

John Schaefer goes to unusual lengths to preserve his old audio tapes.

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New Sounds Live

Requiem for Fossil Fuels by O +A

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

WNYC

The first event of this season’s New Sounds Live concert series is “Requiem for Fossil Fuels,” a site-specific memorial mass combining human voices and ambient sound.  It’s the result of more than twenty years of work and collaboration by Bruce Odland and Sam Auinger, two sound artists/composers and sonic thinkers.  The performance takes place at 7PM in the World Financial Center's Winter Garden on Friday, November 12th.  Admission is FREE.

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Soundcheck

Vanished Venues, part 2

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Danceteria: where Madonna met Philip Glass (well, sorta)

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Soundcheck

Radio's Lost Treasures

Friday, August 20, 2010

Gatewave

John Schaefer hopes there's at least one more radio recording out there...

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