The New Canon : July 2013

New Songs and Ancient Dances

Monday, July 29, 2013

This week's episode of The New Canon centers on newly composed songs with both classic and contemporary texts, as well as dances that draw on ethnic influences from around the world.

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The Mechanics of Escapement

Monday, July 22, 2013

On today's episode of The New Canon, hear music from Caleb Burhan's debut album, featuring Alarm Will Sound, The Trinity Wall Street Choir and the Tarab Cello Ensemble. Also on tap are new selections from Phyllis Chen and Conrad Tao. Listen today at 3 pm.

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New Marriages of the Organic and Synthetic

Monday, July 15, 2013

This week's episode of The New Canon features selections from So Percussion's recording of Dan Trueman's "neither Anvil nor Pulley," Florent Boffard's exploration of the music of Arnold Schoenberg and "Voyages," the debut album by composer-pianist Conrad Tao.

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Reinventions

Monday, July 08, 2013

This week's episode of The New Canon features Carnatic-inspired music by Olivier Messiaen, Brian Harnetty's musical ruminations on Sun Ra and stunning arrangements for string quartet by Stefano Scodanibbio. Listen to the whole show on demand.

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An Affinity for Infinity

Monday, July 01, 2013

On today's episode of The New Canon, we check out music by Victor Kissine recorded by the Kremerata Baltica on ECM; the Latvian Radio Choir singing Rautavaara's gorgeous choral works; and the latest release from saxophonist-composer Sam Hillmer, aka Diamond Terrifer.

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