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Baroque Dance Forms

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Listen to a suite of pieces by Caroline Shaw, a member of vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth. Note: all the movements in her Pulitzer Prize-winning suite are named for baroque dance forms.

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New Music/Baroque Forms

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Hear new music based on baroque forms like passacaglias, bourrees and courantes on this New Sounds, featuring excerpts from Caroline Shaw's "Partita for 8 Voices" by Roomful of Teeth. 

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New Sounds of Baroque Dance Forms

Monday, January 13, 2014

Listen to a suite of pieces by Caroline Shaw, a member of vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth. Note: all the movements in her Pulitzer Prize-winning suite are named for baroque dance forms.

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New Music/Baroque Forms

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Hear new music based on baroque forms like passacaglias, bourrees and courantes on this New Sounds.  Hear a passacaglia from Caroline Shaw, the Pulitzer Prize-winning NYC-based composer from her “Partita for 8 Voices,” a suite of many dance forms. This winning work was written for the vocal group Roomful of Teeth, who are themselves something like a world music rock concert high wire act. There’s also a toccata for Indonesian gamelan, along with contemporary takes on the 400 year old Italian dance form - the passacaglia- from Danish lute player Rolf Lislevand, and more.

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New Sounds of Baroque Dance Forms

Friday, October 12, 2012

For this New Sounds program, listen to a suite of pieces by Caroline Shaw, a member of the vocal ensemble, Roomful of Teeth. All of the movements in her suite are named after baroque dance forms, how J.S. Bach and other baroque composers might have done.  Hear those forms echoed in the music of Paul Lansky, and Ralph Towner, along with lute player and composer Rolf Lislevand, and the late Englishman Jon Lord. And more.

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New Music for Lutes

Monday, September 05, 2011

The Renaissance forerunner of the guitar still has its fans, among them Rolf Lislevand, the Dowland Project, the Blue Rubies, and Josef van Wissem. For this New Sounds, hear performances of everything from medieval music to the Clash, and more.

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