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Swiss Complete Digging on Rail Tunnel

Friday, October 15, 2010

Switzerland is celebrating the completion of drilling on what will become the world's longest rail tunnel.

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New Sounds

Electric Guitar-Informed Music

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

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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The New Yorker: Out Loud

Adam Gopnik on modern magic

Monday, March 10, 2008

Adam Gopnik on the meaning of magic.

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