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New Sounds

New Sounds Live: Blancanieves

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Hear the Wordless Music Orchestra perform Alfonso Vilallonga's score for the Snow-White-as-bullfighter silent film Blancanieves (2012), recorded live at Brookfield Place from Feb. 2015.

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New Sounds Live

Silent Films, Live Scores 2015

Friday, January 09, 2015

WNYC
Silent Films/Live Music with Man Ray films chosen by Jim Jarmusch, Pablo Berger's Blancanieves, plus live music by SQÜRL, Wordless Music Orchestra, Alfonso Vilallonga. Feb 17-20 at 8PM.
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New York Now

Listen: Wordless Music Orchesta Reworks 'Tubular Bells'

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

October 16, members of the Wordless Music Orchestra presented a new arrangement of Tubular Bells, the 1973 rock opus best known for its inclusion in "The Exorcist."

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New Sounds

New Sounds Live: Tubular Bells

Thursday, November 20, 2014

From the New Sounds Live Concerts, hear a new arrangement of Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells by guitarist Grey Mcmurray, with the Wordless Music Orchestra from Brookfield Place, Oct. 2014.

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New Sounds Live

New Sounds Live from Brookfield Place 2014

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

WNYC
The New Sounds Live Concert Series presents three FREE nights of music at Brookfield Place, with the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Bryce Dessner & the Knights, and "Tubular Bells."
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New Sounds

New Sounds Live: Miners' Hymns Live

Saturday, July 12, 2014

From the New Sounds Live concerts, we'll hear “The Miners’ Hymns,” a film score from the Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson.  The work is a brass-heavy elegy to the coal mining culture in Northeast England, with the brass elements hearkening back to the colliery bands, which used to be the local entertainment.

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New York Now

Download: Stars of the Lid with the Wordless Music Orchestra

Monday, December 30, 2013

On Tues, Dec. 17, Q2 Music recorded the Texas-founded, experimental ambient duo Stars of the Lid and the Wordless Music Orchestra for a collaborative concert of intricate, drone-heavy minimalism. Stream the entire performance. 

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Mixtapes

Profound Simplicity with Caleb Burhans

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Caleb Burhans has become a truly ubiquitous figure in the New York new-music scene. His Mixtape includes music by Jóhann Jóhannsson and Godspeed You! Black Emperor. Listen today at 3 pm.

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New Sounds

New Sounds Live: Miners' Hymns Live

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

From the New Sounds Live concerts, we'll hear “The Miners’ Hymns,” a film score from the Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson.  The work is a brass-heavy elegy to the coal mining culture in Northeast England, with the brass elements hearkening back to the colliery bands, which used to be the local entertainment.

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New York Now

On-Demand Audio: Efterklang and the Wordless Music Orchestra

Monday, September 17, 2012

Q2 Music recently presented a live audio webcast of the Danish art-rock trio Efterklang and the Wordless Music Orchestra from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Listen to the full concert.

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New Sounds Live: Miners' Hymns Live

Thursday, March 15, 2012

From the New Sounds Live concerts, we'll hear “The Miners’ Hymns,” a film score from the Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson.  The work is a brass-heavy elegy to the coal mining culture in Northeast England, with the brass elements hearkening back to the colliery bands, which used to be the local entertainment. 

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

Jóhann Jóhannsson's The Miners' Hymns: Live from World Financial Center Winter Garden

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Tonight at 7:30 pm, Q2 Music and New Sounds Live present a live Webcast of Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson's visceral score to filmmaker Bill Morrison's silent film, "The Miners' Hymns."

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Silent Film Series

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

WNYC

New Sounds Live Silent Film Series
Live performances by two celebrated new-music orchestras: The Wordless Music Orchestra performs Jóhann Jóhannsson's score to Bill Morrison’s The Miners’ Hymns, and The Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble performs Michael Gordon's score for Morrison’s masterpiece Decasia.

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

On-Demand Audio: Jonny Greenwood's "Doghouse"

Friday, May 06, 2011

On Friday, May 20 at 8 pm, Q2's Nadia Sirota hosts a live audio Webcast and online chat from the New York Society for Ethical Culture. The show features the U.S. premiere of Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood's Doghouse for orchestra and string trio; the New York-premiere of Philip Glass Symphony No. 4, "Heroes," based on the music of David Bowie and Brian Eno; and game-changing modernist György Ligeti's Chamber Concerto for 13 Instruments.

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

Live @Guggenheim: The Sinking of the Titanic

Thursday, April 14, 2011

British composer Gavin Bryars is internationally famous—except in the U.S., where his works still remain relatively under-appreciated. Tonight at 8:50, Q2 kicks off a week-long Bryars festival with a live broadcast from the Guggenheim Museum.

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Cued Up

White Hot Credo

Sunday, January 16, 2011

As we enter the coldest days of winter, we invite you to banish the chills and stasis of January by listening to last November's transcendent White Light Festival: Credo - a live Web cast from the Church of St. Paul the Apostle featuring members of the Icelandic band, SigurRós, the Hilliard Ensemble, the Latvian National Choir and the Wordless Music Orchestra.

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

Credo: Live Audio Webcast and Online Chat

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

On Monday at 7:30 pm, WQXR and Q2 present a live audio Web cast of Credo, an evening with members of the Icelandic art-rock band Sigur Rós, the Hilliard Ensemble, the Latvian National Choir and the Wordless Music Orchestra.

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