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Ted Hearne

New Sounds

After the Storm

Sunday, March 08, 2015

Hear music from Carla Kihlstedt/Matthias Bossi, inspired by Bossi’s mother’s recollection of the Hurricane Carol's 1954 destruction, plus an excerpt from Ted Hearne’s “Katrina Ballads.”

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New Sounds

New York Indie Classical

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Sample music from many "indie classical" musicians and composers on this New Sounds, from people like Ted Hearne, Missy Mazzoli, and Christopher Cerrone, to name a few.

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New Sounds

Orchestral and Electronic Music

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

For this New Sounds, hear electronic-inspired orchestral music from Ted Hearne and Anna Thorvaldsdottir, music from Ben Frost and Daníel Bjarnason, and a work from Brian Eno as well.

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

A Far Cry from Your Ordinary String Orchestra in 'The Law of Mosaics'

Monday, November 17, 2014

"The Law of Mosaics," couples composers Andrew Norman and Ted Hearne with performances by the enterprising, Boston-based string orchestra, A Far Cry. Stream the entire album. 

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The Brothers Balliett

IMPROVE-isations

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Is the appropriation of the past (as material for a new work) any less creative than all-new material? Thursday at 3 pm, the Brothers Balliett listen to new takes on old music.

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New Sounds

Ecstatic Music Festival 2014: Timo Andres Work Songs

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

From the New Sounds Live Concert Series, listen to music from the Ecstatic Music Festival, recorded live last month at Merkin Hall. Hear selections from “Work Songs” by Timo Andres for three voices, two guitars, keyboard, accordion, and piano.  Timo challenged himself to write vocal music and the resulting Work Songs are striking.  The texts revolve around labor; balancing songs about feelings of discouragement and exhaustion with songs meant to provide comfort to workers.

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New Sounds

After the Storm

Monday, February 03, 2014

Hear music from Carla Kihlstedt and Matthias Bossi, inspired by Bossi’s mother’s recollection of the destruction wrought by Hurricane Carol in 1954 on this New Sounds.  Then there’s a musical warning from the Australian band Coolangubra, along with an excerpt from Ted Hearne’s “Katrina Ballads.” Also, listen to music from Alexander Desplat and Benjamin Britten’s score to “Moonrise Kingdom,” where the pivotal scene takes place as a hurricane sweeps through the island off the New England coast.

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New Sounds

New York Indie Classical

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Sample music from many "indie classical" musicians and composers on this New Sounds, from people like Ted Hearne, Missy Mazzoli, and Christopher Cerrone, to name a few.

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Hammered!

Strong Network Connection: Framing Modern Piano Music

Monday, November 18, 2013

To be a composer is to be aware of your musical family tree, and to some degree, exploit the strengths of your forefathers in order to create something novel. Stravinsky, after all, said that "good composers borrow, great composers steal!" 

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Adding to the Year of the A Cappella Group with C4's 'Uncaged'

Monday, September 30, 2013

For many, 2013 is the year of the "contemporary a cappella group." Last month, C4: The Choral Composer-Conductor Collective added to this excitement with their debut album, "Uncaged."

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Hammered!

Group Dynamics

Monday, April 08, 2013

This week on Hammered! we explore the mountains of chamber music that includes piano(s), or, otherwise put, music for piano+. Hear music from Thomas Ades, Ezequiel Vinao, Benjamin Broening and many more.

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New Sounds

After the Storm

Monday, November 05, 2012

Hear music from Carla Kihlstedt and Matthias Bossi, inspired by Bossi’s mother’s recollection of the destruction wrought by Hurricane Carol in 1954 on this New Sounds.  Then there’s a musical warning from the Australian band Coolangubra, along with an excerpt from Ted Hearne’s “Katrina Ballads.” Also, listen to music from Alexander Desplat and Benjamin Britten’s score to “Moonrise Kingdom,” where the pivotal scene takes place as a hurricane sweeps through the island off the New England coast.

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New Sounds

New York Indie Classical

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Sample music from many "indie classical" musicians and composers on this New Sounds, from people like Ted Hearne, Missy Mazzoli, and Christopher Cerrone, to name a few.  Listen to Cerrone's spacious piano work, "Hoyt-Schermerhorn," as performed by pianist/composer Timo Andres.  Then there's a piece from Andy Akiho, who has composed a number of works featuring steel drums.

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New Sounds

Inadvertent Songs

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Be careful what you say – it could wind up as lyrics to a song.  Just ask Donald Rumsfeld, Miss Teen USA, President Bush, and the anonymous posters on Craigslist, all of whom found their way into songs.  For this New Sounds, hear Donald Rumsfeld's words as lifted from various Pentagon briefings, and skillfully set by Phil Kline - about the looting in Iraq, known unknowns and near-perfect clarity. 

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

Ted Hearne's "Katrina Ballads"

Thursday, September 23, 2010

On August 24 at (Le) Poisson Rouge, composer Ted Hearne speaks his political convictions through Katrina Ballads, a work based on the aftermath of the devastating Hurricane Katrina which tore through the southeast United States in 2005.

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Ted Hearne's Katrina Ballads, featuring René Marie

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The composer marks the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a performance of his song cycle Katrina Ballads at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download his stirring piece "Dennis Hastert: 9.1.05."

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Cued Up

Sleeping Giant

Sunday, August 08, 2010

Named for the state park in Hamden, CT near Yale University frequented by a professor of theirs, Sleeping Giant is a collective of five young, Yale educated, up-and-coming composers, including Timothy Andres, Ted Hearne, Jacob Cooper, Christopher Cerrone and Robert Honstein.

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