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Susanna And The Magic Orchestra

Spinning on Air

The Sensational Voice of Scandinavian Singer Susanna

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Hushed but full of emotion, Norwegian singer, composer, and pianist Susanna performs in the WNYC Studio with Helge Sten, electric guitar, and Fredrik Wallumrød, drums and vocals.

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New Sounds

Unexpected Covers

Saturday, June 21, 2014

For this New Sounds program, hear Antony & the Johnsons cover Bob Dylan, and the Unthanks cover Antony & the Johnsons.  There are other covers of Leonard Cohen songs, along with more Bob more Dylan covers, and the Unthanks take on songs by Robert Wyatt as well.

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New Sounds

Evening Songs

Monday, May 26, 2014

For this New Sounds, we’ll listen to songs with a twilight feel – that is, evening songs.  We’ll hear songs, both old and new - by Henry Purcell along with songs by Leonard Cohen and Nick Drake-  featuring baroque harp, Swedish Nickelharpa, and viola da gamba on a record called “If Grief Could Wait.”  The project is a collaboration between baroque harpist Giovanna Pessi and the Swedish singer Susanna Wallumrød.

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New Sounds

Tord Gustavsen Quartet (Special Podcast)

Monday, May 12, 2014

WNYC

For this New Sounds Podcast, listen to new music from Norway, including a live set by the serene and transcendent Tord Gustavsen Quartet.  Gustavsen, whether solo, with a trio, or in this quartet formation, delivers piano-based works of contemplation and stillness that simply captivate a listener.  To be sure, the music is capable of transporting one to a private Nordic mind-palace.

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New Sounds

Norwegian New Music, with Tord Gustavsen Quartet

Monday, February 24, 2014

For this New Sounds, listen to new music from Norway, including a live set by the serene and transcendent Tord Gustavsen Quartet.  Gustavsen, whether solo, with a trio, or in this quartet formation, delivers piano-based works of contemplation and stillness that simply captivate a listener.  To be sure, the music is surely capable of transporting one to a private Nordic mind-palace. 

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New Sounds

Unexpected Covers

Thursday, June 06, 2013

For this New Sounds program, hear Antony & the Johnsons cover Bob Dylan, and the Unthanks cover Antony & the Johnsons.  There are other covers of Leonard Cohen songs, along with more Bob more Dylan covers, and the Unthanks take on songs by Robert Wyatt as well.

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New Sounds

Evening Songs

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

For this New Sounds, we’ll listen to songs with a twilight feel – that is, evening songs.  We’ll hear songs, both old and new - by Henry Purcell along with songs by Leonard Cohen and Nick Drake-  featuring baroque harp, Swedish Nickelharpa, and viola da gamba on a record called “If Grief Could Wait.”  The project is a collaboration between baroque harpist Giovanna Pessi and the Swedish singer Susanna Wallumrød.

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New Sounds

Fake Orchestras

Sunday, May 06, 2012

The band name may say “Orchestra,” but the groups’ sounds are not what you’d expect.  Hear Slavic folk, Latin jazz, African guitars and balafons come together in music by The Fake Orchestra.  Also, listen to music from that variable group of musical friends, the Penguin Café Orchestra, along with music performed by the Senegalese Afro-Cuban group called Orchestra Baobob.  Plus, cellist Lori Goldston’s Black Cat Orchestra, the small big band that is Either/Orchestra, and the quiet slow pop duo called Susanna and the Magical Orchestra.  And more.

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New Sounds

Unexpected Cover Songs

Friday, February 24, 2012

For this New Sounds program, hear Antony & the Johnsons cover Bob Dylan, and the Unthanks cover Antony & the Johnsons.  There are other covers of Leonard Cohen songs, along with more Bob more Dylan covers, and the Unthanks take on songs by Robert Wyatt as well. 

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New Sounds

Evening Songs

Friday, February 03, 2012

For this New Sounds, we’ll listen to songs with a twilight feel – that is, evening songs.  We’ll hear songs, both old and new - by Henry Purcell along with songs by Leonard Cohen and Nick Drake-  featuring baroque harp, Swedish Nickelharpa, and viola da gamba on a record called “If Grief Could Wait.”  The project is a collaboration between baroque harpist Giovanna Pessi and the Swedish singer Susanna Wallumrød.  

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New Sounds

Fake Orchestras

Monday, April 25, 2011

The band name may say “Orchestra,” but the groups’ sounds are not what you’d expect.  Hear Slavic folk, Latin jazz, African guitars and balafons come together in music by The Fake Orchestra.  Also, listen to music from that variable group of musical friends, the Penguin Café Orchestra, along with music performed by the Senegalese Afro-Cuban group called Orchestra Baobob.  Plus, cellist Lori Goldston’s Black Cat Orchestra, the small big band that is Either/Orchestra, and the quiet slow pop duo called Susanna and the Magical Orchestra.  And more.

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