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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 #65: “Into Callous Hands”

Bryan Jacobs:”Into Callous Hands” 2007Musique concrete Not available yet commercially * * * * * A few summers ago my friend Bryan first came up with the idea of writing a piece that used extreme vocal nonverbal emotive gestures such … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #29: PoMo, ReMo, NeoMo, and “Visage”

Luciano Berio:”Visage” (1962)For voice and tape Available on this out-of-print compact disc featuring Berio’s three electroacoustic works featuring voice * * * * * I’ve never really understood Postmodernism and, although I’ve spent some time researching and learning on the … Continue reading

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