Monthly Archives: May 2007

Mp3 Blog #83: Unsuk Chin, Violin Concerto

Unsuk Chin:“Violin Concerto” (all 4 movements) (2002)Performed by the Viviane Hagner on violin, the Deutshes Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Kent Nagano conductor Not available commercially

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Mp3 Blog #82: “Blumenstuck”

Georg Friedrich Haas:“Blumenstück” (2000)For choir, bass tuba, and string quartetPerformed by Tom Walsh on tuba, the Quintett Rigas Kamermuziki, and the Latvian Radio Choir, Wolfgang Praxmarer conductor Not available commercially * * * * * “Down with liberty!” -Spanish rebel … Continue reading

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A few posts ago I commented on how I wanted to create a working index of my posts On Wednesday, I realized that the label feature in blogger be used to create something very similar. Yesterday, as some of you … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #81: Cries and Trains

The Carter Family:”Engine 143”Available with The Carter Family’s Complete Recordings 1927-1934 R.E.M.”Driver 8”Available on Fables of the Reconstruction * * * * * When the Carter Family sings, their achingly beautiful songs seem to contain endless human cries from endless … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #80: More on Anxiety and the Exotic

Toru Takemitsu:”In an Autumn Garden” (1973, 73)For gagaku orchestraUnknown performing ensembleAnother recording available on this compact disc Giacinto Scelsi:”Aus Canti del Capricorno” (1962-72)For solo voice and instrumentsPerformed by Michiko HirayamaScelsi’s complete Canti del Capricorno available from Wergo Records * * … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #79: Anxiety and the Exotic

Enno Poppe:”Öl” Part 1 (2001-04)For small orchestraPerformed by the Klangforum Wien, Stefan Asbury ConductorAvailable on this compact disc from the Wergo label Duke Ellington:”Ad Lib on Nippon”Available on the excellent Far East Suite Umm Kalthoum”Ana Hali Di hawana agabAvailable at … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #78: “Artificial, distorted, filtered…”

Fausto Romitelli:”professor bad trip_lesson 1 (1998)For ensemble and electronicsPerformed by the Ictus EnsembleAvailable with the complete Professor Bad Trip on compact disc at Cypres Records Deerhunter:”Strange Lights”Available on the excellent album Cryptograms at emusic * * * * * “Ever … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #77: “Contra Mortem et Tempus”

Gérard Grisey:”Jour Contre Jour” (1978 – 79)For chamber ensemble, electric organ durations ad lib., and quadraphonic tapePerformed by the Ensemble L’ItinèraireNot currently available commercially George Rochberg:”Contra Mortem et Tempus” (1965)For flute, clarinet, piano, and violinPerformed by the Aeolian QuartetNot currently … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #76: Jardins Secrets

Kaija Saariaho:”Jardin Secret I” (1984-85)For tapeAvailable on this compact disc at emusic ”Jardin Secret II” (1984-86)For harpsichord and tapePerformed by Vivienne SpiteriCurrently unavailable commercially ”Nymphéa (Jardin Secret III)” (1987)For string quartet and tapePerformed by the Kronos QuartetAvailable on this compact … Continue reading

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