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"Polyphonic Perversity" with Dan (archive)

Sunday, March 31, 2013 | 12:00 to 14:00 | Playlist

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Arvo Pärt ..which was the Son of... Triodion Hyperion 2000: Polyphony: Stephen Layton, conductor
Kurt Schwitters Ursonate Live at SUNY Buffalo 2000 ubu.com 1922-32: Christian Bök, voice
Larry Austin La Barbara: The Name, the Sound, the Music The Virtuoso in the Computer Age III Centaur 1991: Joan La Barbara, soprano
Ingram Marshall Cortez Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center 1961-73 New World 1973
Cornelius Cardew The Great Learning - Paragraph 2 Cardew/Bedford Deutsche Grammophon Echo 20/21 1969: The Scratch Orchestra; Cornelius Cardew, director
Philip Glass/David Byrne Liquid Days Songs for Liquid Days CBS 1986: The Roches, vocals; Philip Glass Ensemble; Michael Riesman, Conductor
Julia Wolfe East Broadway The Art of the Toy Piano Point 1996: Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano
Iannis Xenakis Nomos Alpha Sigfried Palm, Intercommunicazione Deutsche Grammophon 1965: Siegfried Palm, cello