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.

 

 

 

 

Playlist:

 

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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