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"Polyphonic Perversity" with Dan (archive)

The new and the newer
Sunday, October 18, 2015 | 11:00 to 14:00 | Playlist

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Luciano Berio Black is the color... Inspirare Sono Luminus 1964: Melia Watras, viola; Galia Arad, voice; Valerie Muzzolini Gordon, harp
Peter Askim A Door Into the Dark So*Low Bridge Records 2014: Denise Tryon, horn; Julie Nishimura, piano
Brett Dean Carlo Gesualdo ECM New Series 1997: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Tallinn Chamber Orchestra; Tonu Kaljuste, conductor
Annie Gosfield Lightning Singers and Dead Ringers Lightning Singers and Dead Ringers Cantaloupe Records 2011: Lisa Moore, piano and sampler
Jason Kao Hwang LIfelines Voice Innova Records 2015: Deanna Relyea, voice: Piotr Michalowski, sopranino saxophone and bass clarinet; Taylor Ho Bynum, cornet and flugelhorn; Andrew Drury, drums; Ken Filian, bass; Jason Kao Hwang, violin
Sun Ra arr. Marshall Allen Outer Nothingness Graffiti Wergo Frank Gratkowski, saxophone; Ensemble Musikfabrik
Sylvano Bussotti Le Bal Miro La Passion Selon Sade Dischi Ricordi 1981: Orchestra sinfonica di Roma della RAI; Lothar Zagrosek, conductor
Shulamit Ran Perfect Storm Inspirare Sono Luminus 2010: Melia Watras, viola
Witold Lutoslawski Subito Complete Music for Violin and Piano Naxos 1992: Ariadne Daskalakis, violin; Miri Yampolsky, piano
Arvo Part Stabat Mater Musica Selecta ECM 1985: Lynne Dawson, soprano; David James, countertenor; Rogers Covey-Crump, tenor; Gidon Kremer, violin; Vladamir Mendelssohn, viola; Thomas Demenga, cello