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"Polyphonic Perversity" with Dan Ruccia (archive)

The new and the meta-new
Sunday, January 4, 2015 | 11:00 to 14:00 | Playlist

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Charles Wuorinen Metagong Metagong Albany 2008: James Baker and Daniel Druckman, percussion; Stephen Gosling and Stephen Beck, pianos
Harrison Birtwistle Theseus Game Theseus Game | Earth Dances Deutsche Grammophon 2002: Ensemble Modern; Martyn Brabbins and Pierre-Andre Valade, conductors
Annea Lockwood jitterbug In Our Name New World Records 2007: Daniel Behrman, zither, psalter, rattle, rainstick, processing; John King, electric guitar, viola, processing; William Winant, percussion; tape
Peter Lieberson Viola Concerto Piano Concerto No. 3 | Viola Concerto Bridge 1992/2003: Roberto Diaz, viola; Odense Symphony Orchestra; Scott Yoo, conductor
William Susman Camille Scatter My Ashes Belarca 2010: Octet Ensemble
Lauren Redhead Entopic Landscape: Version 1 Entopic Landscape Pan y Rosas Discos 2013: Sarah Gail Brand, trombone; Stuart Estell, Sam Underwood, Taneli Clarke, and Alison Griffiths, tubas; Lauren Redhead, organ
Timo Andres Safe Travels Balance Problems New Amsterdam Records 2012?: yMusic
Nathan Davis Diving Bell Travel Diary Bridge 2010?: Meehan/Perkins Duo