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"Polyphonic Perversity" with Dan (archive)

Stephen Jaffe, the HIP Festival, and new music for old instruments
Sunday, January 26, 2014 | 12:00 to 14:00 | Playlist

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Stephen Jaffe Chamber Concerto ("Singing Figures") The Music of Stephen Jaffe, Vol. 2 Bridge 1994-95: Stphen Taylor, oboe; Speculum Musicae; William Purvis, conductor
Stephen Jaffe Homage to the Breath II. Ostinato elegiaco The Music of Stephen Jaffe, Vol. 3 Bridge 2001: 21st Century Consort; Christopher Kendall, conductor
Louis Andriessen Overture to Orpheus Zilver New Albion 198?: California EAR Unit
Maja S.K. Ratkje River Mouth Echoes River Mouth Echoes Tzadik 2001: Fretowrk
John Tavener Apokatastasis The Hidden Face Harmonia Mundi 1999: Fretwork; Michael Chance, countertenor; Elizabeth Wilcock, Tibetan bowls
Michael Gordon/David Lang/Julia Wolfe I Lost a Sock Lost Objects Teldec 2000: Bang on a Can; Concerto Koln; Claudia Barainsky, soprano; Andrew Watts, countertenor; Daniel Taylor, countertenor; RIAS-Kammerchor; Roger Epple, conductor