Fears and Phobias

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Saturday, August 10, 2013

Public speaking is one of the most common phobias, but not so for host Terrance McKnight. His life-long fear was ornithophobia — a fear of birds. This week, McKnight talks about how he overcame his phobia while on a Caribbean vacation and spins recordings of music related to the severity of fear and avialae.







Evening Dance: Andrew York

Angel/EMI 54905


Sabah: Zakir Hussain

ECM 1349


Early Birds: Michael Gordon/David Lang/Julia Wolfe

Cantaloupe 21038


Five Tango Sensations- Fear: Astor Piazzolla

Nonesuch 79254


Blessed is he that Fears the Lord: William Byrd

Harmonia Mundi 907440


Dona Nobis Pacem: Peteris Vasks

Harmonia Mundi 907311


Fearful Symmetries: John Adams

Nonesuch: 79218


Cloudbank: Mark Dancigers

New Amsterdam (no code)


Piano Sonata: Charles Tomlinson Griffes

Virgin 59316


Three Country Fiddle Pieces, for Electric Violin, Percussion and Amplified Piano: Paul Schoenfield

Azica Records 71241


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Comments [1]

Roman Makarenko from NYC

The last hour was excruciatingly awful. What a lousy choice. Now I'll be afraid to go to sleep.

Aug. 10 2013 11:10 PM

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