#20 Lincoln Trio Live in Studio

This week, we’ll be broadcasting a live performance of the Lincoln Trio, a Chicago-based ensemble featuring Desirée Ruhstrat on violin, David Cunliffe on cello, and Marta Aznavoorian on piano. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Stacy Garrop: Silver DaggerLera Auerbach: Trio, for violin, cello, and piano; PreludeLaura Elise Schwendinger: C’e La Lune Questa SeraJennifer Higdon: … Continue reading #20 Lincoln Trio Live in Studio

#19 Pierre Boulez Notations

In his Notations, Pierre Boulez composed twelve short piano miniatures that contain a cosmos of sound and potentiality. After decades at the helm of the avant-garde, Boulez has set to work unlocking those inner possibilities through thoughtful orchestration and elaboration. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Olivier Messaien: Vingt regards sur l’enfant Jésus, Mvt. … Continue reading #19 Pierre Boulez Notations

#18 Weekly Readings

Starting in 2004 Access Contemporary Music has read and recorded a piece of music by a living composer every week and posted it to their website. We sample just a few of the highlights from the past eight years of this remarkable program. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Malcolm Dedman: Dispelling the Darkness, … Continue reading #18 Weekly Readings

#17 Remixes

This week, we’ll listen to how composers are using samples and remixes of recordings to generate an entirely new sound palette. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Luciano Berio: Sinfonia for Eight Voices and Orchestra – excerptRoyal Concertgebouw Orchestra/ChaillyLuciano BerioJohn Matthias/Nick Ryan: Cortical SongsJohn Matthias and Nick RyanThom Yorke: Neuron Trigger RemixThom YorkeJem Finer: … Continue reading #17 Remixes

#16 Douglas Cuomo & Arjuna’s Dilemma

Based on the Bhagavad Gita, a Sanskrit text that delves into the discussion between the divine Krishna and earthbound Arjuna, Douglas Cuomo’s Arjuna’s Dilemma draws from both Indian and western musical traditions to create a compelling musical drama. Cuomo joins Seth in the studio to talk about his composition. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse … Continue reading #16 Douglas Cuomo & Arjuna’s Dilemma