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1. radiOM.org - New Music America New Sounds USA, Program No. 5, 1983 [5.068% Popularity: 0.00000]
New Music America: New Sounds USA, Program No. 5, 1983 Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 60 min Event Type: Music Program Origin: NPR / WNYC Hosts Alan Rich and Nancy Shear present highlights from the 1983 New Music America Festival, held in Washington D.C., as well as a couple of other recordings of works by composers featured at NMA. The program begins with a performance of Steve Reich’s “Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices, and Organ,” recorded on May 8, 1982, as part of the 4th Annual New Sounds San Jose Festival. The performers for this piece, which is scored for voice, percussion, and electric organ, included Steve Reich and an assortment of San Jose State University students. Rich and Shear then take us live to NMA ‘83 for an excerpt of a performance by graffiti and rap music artists Ramm-ell-zee and Toxic. The program then concludes with another work of repetitive, or minimal, music that also incorporates voice with instrumental ensemble, John Adams’ “Grand Pianola Music.” Like the Reich pi...
2. radiOM.org - American Mavericks My Lunch with Mel Powell: An American Musical Feast [5.035% Popularity: 0.00000]
American Mavericks: My Lunch with Mel Powell: An American Musical Feast Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 59 min Event Type: Documentary Program Origin: KUSC Mel Powell could probably never have been anything but an American. He was a marvelous talker, a consummate raconteur with a sonorous storyteller's voice to make the tales more mesmerizing. He grew up in a building that overlooked Yankee Stadium. He even gave up baseball to save his thumbs for the piano. He played jazz, very well but very briefly. It’s been said that no jazz musician of comparable stature has ever had such a short career as Powell, because, in a very American way, he became weary of playing the same tune night after night with the Benny Goodman Band. First he tried Hollywood, and spent some time composing for MGM movies. Then he made a major change: he shipped himself off to Yale to study with Paul Hindemith. With this act, he not only started a new career as a classical composer, but also became an educator: one so dedicated t...
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