#24 Bang on a Can at 25 Part III

Join us this week for the third part of our foray into the Bang on a Can Marathons. We’ll be focusing on Michael Gordon and Julia Wolfe, two of the co-founders of the Bang on a Can organization. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Gordon: Timber, Mvt. 1 (excerpt), Slagwerk Den HaagGordon: For Madeline, Bang on … Continue reading #24 Bang on a Can at 25 Part III

#23 Bang on a Can at 25 Part II

During this week’s Relevant Tones, Seth Boustead continues to share more music and interviews from the Bang on a Can Marathon 2012.Part II features composers Evan Ziporyn and David Lang, two galvanizing forces in the Bang on a Can Marathons. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Ziporyn: Tire Fire, Mvts. 1, 4, 5, Gamelan Galak TikaZiporyn: … Continue reading #23 Bang on a Can at 25 Part II

#22 Bang on Can at 25 Part I

Seth brings back his findings and experiences from the Bang on a Can Marathon in New York City. The Bang on a Can Marathon is a yearly celebration of new musical styles and ideas, designed to bring diverse performances to a wide public audience. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Louis Andriessen: De Staat (excerpt), Bang on … Continue reading #22 Bang on Can at 25 Part I

#21 Spectral Music

This week on Relevant Tones, we’ll delve into the music of Gerard Grisey and Tristan Murail, two composers who base their compositions on mathematic spectral analyses of the overtone series. Grisey and Murail’s compositions originated the style of Spectral Music. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Gerard Grisey: Partiels (excerpt), WDR Sinfonieorchester of Cologne; Stefan AsburyGerard … Continue reading #21 Spectral Music