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Poetry Set to Music, I

Saturday, September 27, 2014

This New Sounds program, the first of a two-part series, explores poetry in song, including Appalachian blues music recorded by Martha Redbone set to works of William Blake, and more.

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New Sounds

For Whom the Bells Toll

Monday, April 21, 2014

From the multi-ton carillon to a tricycle bell, hear songs featuring bells, or about bells on this New Sounds. Listen to a song that reworks "Bicycle Built for Two" from Tin Hat, and a work from the group ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) playing music by Nathan Davis.  Hear music by Pantha du Prince in collaboration with the Norwegian percussion ensemble the Bell Laboratory, involving a bell carillon, a three-ton instrument comprised of 50 bronze bells and operated using a keyboard.

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight

Risk-Taking Chamber Music

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Guest host Mariko Hughes presents an eclectic mix that includes small ensembles that perform traditional fare, pieces with non-Western instruments like the kora, and even a bit of jazz. Listen to the full show.

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New Sounds

Poetry Set to Music, I

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

From the classical art songs of Schumann and Schubert that used as their text words by great poets of the day to brand-new Appalachian blues music just recorded by Martha Redbone set to works of William Blake, this New Sounds program explores poetry in song.  Sample from Redbone’s new album, “The Garden of Love - Songs of William Blake” and its hollered melodies, lullabies, and folky mountain takes on the Romantic 18th century English poetry.

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Soundcheck

Rabbit Rabbit: Inventive Violin-Led Pop, In The Studio

Monday, July 29, 2013

Rabbit Rabbit -- the inventive new project from violinist/vocalist Carla Kihlstedt (Tin Hat, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum) and drummer Matthias Bossi (Skeleton Key, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum) -- joins us for an in-studio. The husband and wife duo plays songs from their upcoming release Rabbit Rabbit Radio, Volume 1 (out August 6th).

Rabbit Rabbit plays Joe's Pub on July 13th. More information here.

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New Sounds

For Whom the Bells Toll

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

From the multi-ton carillon to a tricycle bell, hear songs featuring bells, or about bells on this New Sounds. Listen to a song that reworks "Bicycle Built for Two" from Tin Hat, and a work from the group ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) playing music by Nathan Davis.  Hear music by Pantha du Prince in collaboration with the Norwegian percussion ensemble the Bell Laboratory, involving a bell carillon, a three-ton instrument comprised of 50 bronze bells and operated using a keyboard.

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New Sounds

More New Songs

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Listen to songs by the multi-talented singer-songwriter/pianist/composers Gabriel Kahane and Ed Pastorini for this New Sounds. We'll also hear from Lee Feldman along with music by Elizabeth Ziman of Elizabeth & the Catapult. Plus, music from Antony & the Johnsons and Tin Hat.

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Spinning on Air

Say Hello

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Say hello to some new music and recent reissues. These affable sounds greet you with unusual insights and a knack for telling engaging musical stories. David Garland presents music from Brooklyn, Mali, England, Canada, Italy and elsewhere, some of Jonny Greenwood's score from the film "The Master," and some new musical settings of poems by e. e. cummings.

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New Sounds

New Releases, July 2012

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

It's the most wonderful time of the month!  For this program, John Schaefer presents the pick of the piles.  What we can see from here includes some motoric music named for toy manufacturers, a soundtrack from Icelandic composer Johann Johannson, and some finger-style guitar from Ben Tyree. Then there's also new music by Tin Hat, with text by e.e. cummings, and some solo piano by Donnacha Dennehy from Lisa Moore's latest E.P.

 

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New Sounds

Musical Esperanto

Sunday, July 01, 2012

For this New Sounds, listen to some international-sounding music from bands that blend influences from both sides of the Atlantic, and take your guess as to what nation is being invoked.  Hear from guitarist Brad Shepik and his multi-ethnic experiences in various jazz-Balkan-improv-Klezmer collectives, as they inform his album-length suite, “Human Activity.”

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New Sounds

Poetry Set to Music, I

Thursday, May 10, 2012

From the classical art songs of Schumann and Schubert that used as their text words by great poets of the day to brand-new Appalachian blues music just recorded by Martha Redbone set to works of William Blake, this New Sounds program explores poetry in song.  Sample from Redbone’s new album, “The Garden of Love - Songs of William Blake” and its hollered melodies, lullabies, and folky mountain takes on the Romantic 18th century English poetry. 

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New Sounds

More New Songs

Friday, September 09, 2011

Listen to songs by the multi-talented singer-songwriter/pianist/composers Gabriel Kahane and Ed Pastorini for this New Sounds. We'll also hear from Lee Feldman along with music by Elizabeth Ziman of Elizabeth & the Catapult. Plus, music from Antony & the Johnsons and Tin Hat.

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New Sounds

Spacey Country Chamber Jazz (Encore Edition)

Friday, August 05, 2011

For this New Sounds, wander though European cities with the acoustic chamber jazz quartet Gato Libre from their latest effort, "Nomad." This band of Japanese musicians plays acoustic folk, using trumpet, guitar, bass, and accordion, doing tunes that mix up flamenco with Old World waltz, music that stirs up reggae with a touch of blues or a reel from a Scottish pub. Also, listen to country-swing folk jazz from the Tin Hat Trio (now operating as a quintet, and just Tin Hat) from their "Helium" release. Plus, there's the spacey countrified jazz from Bill Frisell's Quartet, and more.

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New Sounds

Musical Esperanto

Monday, June 13, 2011

For this New Sounds, listen to some international-sounding music from bands that blend influences from both sides of the Atlantic, and take your guess as to what nation is being invoked.  Hear from guitarist Brad Shepik and his multi-ethnic experiences in various jazz-Balkan-improv-Klezmer collectives, as they inform his album-length suite, “Human Activity.” 

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