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New Sounds

Rhythms of Minimalism

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Music from Chris Campbell, Kate Soper, Philip Glass, Emanuele E. Forni, and Chris Morphitis.

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New Sounds

Piano Plus - Mostly

Friday, April 24, 2015

On this New Sounds program, piano music. Hear the piano in more and less traditional contexts, including a reworked version of Philip Glass's "Trilogy Sonata."

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WQXR Blog

Philip Glass Wins $100,000 Glenn Gould Prize

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The composer Philip Glass has been named eleventh recipient of the Glenn Gould Prize, a lifetime achievement award given out every two to three years.
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New Sounds

Mostly Wordless Vocal Music

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Hear mostly wordless vocal pieces, from Philip Glass to Roomful of Teeth, and vocalist and tape loop manipulator, Juliana Barwick.

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New Sounds

Unusual Waltzes and Tangos

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Hear an hour of unusual waltzes and tangos, from Korean komungo music to a waltz by Philip Glass to music by Yugoslav Goran Bregovic.

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New Sounds

January 2015 New Releases

Friday, January 30, 2015

It's that time of the month again for the new releases show. John Schaefer carefully sorts through all of the submissions from the past month to present a bunch of percussive choices. 

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New Sounds

November 2014 New Releases (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

WNYC
New Releases for November 2014 featuring music by Philip Glass, Anthony Davis, Tomasz Trzcinski, Matt Skellenger, Trio Mediaeval, and more.

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New York Now

Music of Philip Glass with Pianist Lisa Moore

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Watch a live videocast on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 pm of pianist and former Bang on a Can All-star Lisa Moore performing solo piano works by Philip Glass from Le Poisson Rouge. 

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New Sounds

New Soundtracks

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Listen to an hour of recent soundtracks for both film and dance, featuring music from Philip Glass, Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, and cellist Lori Goldston.

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New Sounds

November 2014 New Releases

Monday, December 01, 2014

John Schaefer's favorite releases from November featuring music by Philip Glass, Anthony Davis, Tomasz Trzcinski, Matt Skellenger, Trio Mediaeval, and more.

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Philip Glass's Piano Etudes Exemplify a Muscular Late Period

Monday, November 24, 2014

Philip Glass's complete set of 20 Etudes are released on this disc for the first time, recorded by Maki Namekawa for the composer's Orange Mountain Music label. Stream the album now. 

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Cellist Jeffrey Zeigler's Debut Solo Album Embraces the Fierce and Everyday

Monday, November 10, 2014

"Something of Life" is cellist Jeffrey Zeigler’s debut solo album, recorded after his departure from the Kronos Quartet last year. Stream the entire album all this week.

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New Sounds

New Music for Didjeridu

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

For this New Sounds program, listen to music for didgeridoo (also spelled didjeridoo)  - the indigenous Australian drone wind instrument made out of a hollowed-out tree branch.

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New Sounds

Poetry Set to Music, II

Sunday, September 28, 2014

This New Sounds is part 2 of a series of poetry set to music, not limited to English-language poets.  Hear texts by Persian poet/mystic Rumi set by Philip Glass and Pablo Neruda poems.

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Top 5 @ 105

Top 5 Infamous Classical Music Performances on 'The Simpsons'

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Looking back at the history of the show, we’ve ranked five notorious classical music performances.

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New Sounds

Extended Covers

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

New Sounds From Tibet

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

For this New Sounds, listen to music that was inspired by Tibet.  We'll hear "Karma Shadub," for violin and chorus by violinist/composer Paul Giger, based on centuries-old Tibetan Buddhist chant .  Plus, music from Minnesota-based composer/guitarist Steve Tibbetts, along with music from Philip Glass's Tibetan-inspired works as well.

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New Sounds

Choral Works With Strings

Sunday, June 08, 2014

This New Sounds brings choral works with instrumental accompaniment, featuring music by Michael Gandolfi, Aulis Sallinen and Phil Kline all with string quartet.  Plus, music by Richard Einhorn, Philip Glass, and recent Grammy-winner, Eric Whitacre.  And more.

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

From Fingerboard to Fretboard: Philip Glass's String Quartets on Guitars

Monday, May 05, 2014

The cool, restrained interpretations of the Dublin Guitar Quartet performing arrangements of Glass's string quartets speak more like a virginal harpsichord with an unusually sweet voice. Listen to the entire album. 

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New Sounds

Rhythms of Minimalism (Special Podcast)

Thursday, April 17, 2014

WNYC

On this New Sounds, listen to new music from American composer Chris Campbell. On his latest, “Things You Already Know,” homemade instruments of propane tank drums, bowed psaltery and singing bowls are combined with guitars, cellos and drums to creep, scrape and eventually burst, then string melodies soar, and jams are proverbially kicked out.

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