#144 Listening Party 2015

We invite some of our favorite musical friends to bring a new recording into the studio for listening, lively discussion and the joy of new discoveries. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Max Grafe: “Bantams in Pine-wood” fr. Three Madrigals Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble 1:53 Michael Gordon: Industry Maya Beiser, amplified cello 10:23 Peter … Continue reading #144 Listening Party 2015

#114 Crossing Barriers

A big trend in the 2000’s saw contemporary music ensembles commissioning composers not to write new pieces for them but to arrange music by pop artists. We’ll listen to music from two such collaborations: Alarm Will Sound performing arrangements of electronic musician Aphex Twin and Osso Quartet’s arrangements of indie pop superstar Sufjan Stevens. Hosted … Continue reading #114 Crossing Barriers

#32 Maya Beiser

This week we’re featuring cellist Maya Beiser‘s latest CD with composer and pianist Michael Harrison, Time Loops. Hosted by Seth BousteadProduced by Jesse McQuarters Michael Harrison: Just Ancient Loops, IHarrison: Time LoopsBach/Gounod: Ave MariaHarrison: Raga Prelude I (Yaman)Pärt: Spiegel im SpiegelHarrison: Hijaz, Young People’s Chorus of New York City/Núñez; Beiser, vc.