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"Polyphonic Perversity" with Dan (archive)

The New and the newer
Sunday, June 30, 2019 | 12:00 to 14:00 | Playlist

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Elliott Sharp Turing Test Plastovy Hrad Infrequent Seams 2012: Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart; Gareth Davis, bass clarinet
Hannah Lash Filigree in Textile JACK Quartet: Filigree New Focus 2017: JACK Quartet; Hannah Lash, harp
Joshua Abrams and Natural Information Society In Memory's Prism Mandatory Reality Eremite 2017
Anna Thorvaldsottir Transitions Anne Leilehua Lanziloti: in manus tuas New Focus 2014: Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti, viola
Alfred Schnittke Five Aphorisms Anna Gourari: Elusive Affinity ECM 1990: Anna Gourari, piano
Donnacha Dennehy Disposable Dissonance Surface Tension/Disposable Dissonance New Amsterdam 2010: Crash Ensemble; Ryan McAdams, conductor
Susan Alcorn Suite for AHL Soledad Relative Pitch 2015: Susan Alcorn, pedal steel; Michael Formanek, contrabass