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"Polyphonic Perversity" with Dan (archive)

New and really new music
Sunday, June 17, 2012 | 12:00 to 14:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
* Meredith Monk Ascent Songs of Ascension ECM
* Krzysztof Pendereki Polymorphia Krzysztof Pendereki / Jonny Greenwood Nonesuch 1961: Aukso Orchestra; Krzysztof Penderecki, conductor
Alex Mincek String Quartet No. 3: lift-tilt-filter-split Lift-tilt-filter-split Carrier 2010: JACK Quartet
Julia Wolfe Arsenal of Democracy Arsenal of Democracy Point Music 1992: Orkest de Volharding; Jurjen Hempet, conductor
Magnus Lindberg Kraft Action-Situation-Signification-Kraft Finlandia 1983-85: Toimii Ensemble; Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Helmut Lachenmann Air Zeitgenössiche Musik 5 Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 1969: Michael Renta, percussion; Radio-Sinfonie Orchester Des Hessischen Rundfunks; Lukas Foss, conductor
George Antheil Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano (for Ezra Pound) Works for Violin New World 1923: Miwake Abe, violin; Michael Kieran Harvey, piano