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"Polyphonic Perversity" with Dan (archive)

The New and the Newer
Sunday, November 1, 2015 | 11:00 to 14:00 | Playlist

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
Erik Satie Ogive No. 1 Feldman/Satie/Cage ECM 1886: Sarah Rothenberg, piano
John Luther Adams Ilimaq Ilimaq Cantaloupe 2013: Glenn Kotche, percussion
Galina Ustvolskaya Piano Sonata No. 4 Complete Works for PIano NEOS 1957: Sabine Liebner, piano
Michael-Thomas Foumai Lady Dark Momentum 21: New Music for a New Century Albany 2013: Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra; Kirk Trevor, conductor
Olga Neuwirth Miramondo Multiplo Graffiti Wergo 2007: Marco Blaauw, trumpet; Ensemble MusikFabrik; Christopher Eggen, conductor
Pierre Boulez Messagesquisse Sur Incises Deutsche Grammophon 1976-7: Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello solo; Ensemble de Violoncelles de Paris; Pierre Boulez, conductor
Morton Feldman Rothko Chapel Feldman/Satie/Cage ECM 1971: Kim Kashkashian, viola; Steven Schick, percussion, Sarah Rotherberg, celestra; Lauren Snouffer, soprano; Sonja Bruzauskas, mezzo-soprano; Houston Chamber Choir; Robert Simpson, conductor
Caroline Shaw Courante Roomful of Teeth New Amsterdam 2013: Roomful of Teeth
Toshiro Mayuzumi Nirvana Symphony Nirvana Symphony Wergo 1957-8: NHK Symphony Orchestra; Tokyo Choraliers; Nippon University Chorus; Wilhelm Schuchter, conductor
* Dan Trueman Systerslatt Nostalgic Synchronic New Amsterdam 2015: Adam Sliwinski, electric piano