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Top Five Epic Classical Works for Electric Guitar

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

In honor of April being International Guitar Month, we’ve collected our five favorite compositions featuring the electric guitar.

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Orli Shaham's Piano Album 'American Grace' Is a Decidedly Family Affair

Monday, March 10, 2014

Steven Mackey's new piano concerto for Orli Shaham is an easy fit with the music of John Adams on the new album "American Grace" from Canary Classics. Stream the entire album in full all this week. 

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New Sounds

New Works for Electric Guitar

Sunday, February 09, 2014

Hear works for electric guitar on this New Sounds program, including music by Bryce Dessner (of the National and Clogs) and Glenn Branca (the leader of many guitar armies.)  Plus, listen to a piece by Nick Didkovsky from a private recording at a panel held in Philadelphia, and something from Steven Mackey as well.

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Mixtapes

Steven Mackey's Music for Sleepless Nights

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

The music of Grammy-winning composer and guitarist Steven Mackey has been performed by an extensive roster of orchestral and chamber groups. His Mixtape features selections to get you through sleepless nights.

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New York Now

Listen: Steven Mackey & Rinde Eckert with Big Farm & JACK Quartet

Friday, March 29, 2013

On Mar. 20, new-music supergroup Big Farm took the stage with the trail-blazing JACK Quartet for the penultimate concert of the 2013 Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall.

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New Sounds

New Works for Electric Guitar

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Hear works for electric guitar on this New Sounds program, including music by Bryce Dessner (of the National and Clogs) and Glenn Branca (the leader of many guitar armies.)  Plus, listen to a piece by Nick Didkovsky from a private recording at a panel held in Philadelphia, and something from Steven Mackey as well.

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Mixtapes

Transcendent Music with Paul Lansky

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

In addition to his landmark work in computer music, the composer Paul Lansky has worked with So Percussion, David Starobin and the Brentano String Quartet. Listen to his Mixtape today at 3 pm.

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New Sounds

Electric Guitar-Informed Music

Sunday, October 07, 2012

For this New Sounds, hear some music by electric guitarists (and multi-instrumentalist MacArthur Genius John Zorn ) for other instruments…like saxophone quartet!  The Swiss sax ensemble ARTE Quartett plays music by John Zorn from their brilliant record, Different Worlds, which also includes music by Terry Riley, Lebanese composer Rabih Abou-Khalil, and arrangements of Swiss folk songs.

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

Listen: JACK Quartet and Guitarist Steven Mackey

Monday, April 02, 2012

Recently the JACK Quartet celebrated the music of American modernists Charles Ives and Ruth Crawford Seeger while teaming up with composer-guitarist Steven Mackey to present his Physical Property.

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The New Canon

Lunaire Eclipse with Steven Mackey

Friday, February 03, 2012

This Friday at 1pm, the New Canon celebrates the centennial of Pierrot Lunaire with Steven Mackey, a composer who derives much influence from Schoenberg's masterpiece and whose own homage to the work plays at Symphony Space, asking the question: How much did one work change the way music is made?

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Eighth Blackbird Shacks Up in 'Lonely Motel'

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Can one call recording that is selections from a larger theater work a “concept album?” Or is such a term redundant when every theatrical recording is more or less conceptual in its inherent unifying themes? Read on for more about an album at the center of this debate, and grab a free download for this week only of the track Addiction.

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New Sounds

New Works for Electric Guitar

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Hear works for electric guitar on this New Sounds program, including music by Bryce Dessner (of the National and Clogs) and Glenn Branca (the leader of many guitar armies.)  Plus, listen to a piece by Nick Didkovsky from a private recording at a panel held in Philadelphia, and something from Steven Mackey as well.

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New Sounds

Electric Guitar-Informed Music

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

For this New Sounds, hear some music by electric guitarists (and multi-instrumentalist MacArthur Genius John Zorn ) for other instruments…like saxophone quartet!  The Swiss sax ensemble ARTE Quartett plays music by John Zorn from their brilliant record, Different Worlds, which also includes music by Terry Riley, Lebanese composer Rabih Abou-Khalil, and arrangements of Swiss folk songs.

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