Bang on a Can 2010 Redux

An Evening of Musical Highlights from this past June's Musical Melting Pot

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

This Sunday, August 15 at 7 p.m., join Q2 for 5 consecutive hours of mind-bending, internationally-flavored sounds from this most quintessential New York New Music happening: the Bang on a Can Marathon from the World Financial Center Winter Garden.

Sample traditional Kyrgyz pieces for flute and percussion in the same breath as explorations in 3-channel, 1-bit electronics by Tristan Perich; Gamelan Galak Tika performing Evan Ziporyn as well as the JACK Quartet presenting music of an iconoclastic New Music rockstar of the recent past, Iannis Xenakis.

Also, don't miss a special 10 p.m. presentation of Michael Gordon, David Lang and Julia Wolfe's hour-length Shelter, as performed by Brad Lubman's Signal ensemble.

Were you at the 2010 Marathon? If so, are there any pieces that you absolutely want Q2 to share with fellow listeners this Sunday?

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Comments [6]

Ellen Brofman

Please play Graham Fitkin's Mesh by Face the Music!!!

Aug. 15 2010 11:48 AM
Beth

Fausto Romitelli's Professor Bad Trip!

Aug. 15 2010 09:21 AM
Vic from !

Romitelli's, Professor Bad Trip - Lessons 1, 2, 3
Play it...& Go with it ~>
It's not so bad

Aug. 15 2010 12:17 AM
Vic from !

Fausto Romitelli's, Professor Bad Trip - Lessons 1-3...Play it...& brace yourself - - -
I wasn't ready for this piece that Sunday afternoon, & the dark, psychedelic connection it made in my mind ~ listening ~>
It moved me into another space

Aug. 14 2010 11:22 PM
Marcel from Staten Island, NY

I'd love to hear a good recording of the Vernon Reid performance as during the show it was difficult to hear the words due to the acoustics of the space.

Aug. 14 2010 04:23 PM
Evan

Since you're already airing Shelter (thank you!), really love to hear the Spring Falls Back collab (Mira Calix and BOAC All-Stars) if the recording turned out; otherwise, Snakes and Ladders or Professor Bad Trip, or Tire Fire (the Evan Zipornyn/Gamelan Galak Tika piece) were all fantastic.

Aug. 13 2010 03:23 PM

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