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February 20, 2013

Feb 20, 2013

In the first hour, we discuss the modern, postmodern, and technological eras in culture and music. In the second hour, an interview with composer Louis Dufort.

  1. John Zorn – Road Runner
  2. Karlheinz Stockhausen – Gruppen
  3. Keith Fullerton Whitman – Generators
  4. Louis Dufort – Four negentropic stories (fourth story)
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May 16, 2012

2012 / 5 / 16

Our guest was Simon Martin

  1. Mia Zabelka – Roter Halbmond
  2. Erdem Helvacioglu / Siyaha Ozgurluk – Freedom to the Black
  3. Sonny Clark / John Zorn, George Lewis, Bill Frisell – News for Lulu
  4. Simon Martin – Projections liberantes
  5. Simon Martin – Icebergs et soleil de minuit
  6. Simon Martin – Musique d’art
May 2, 2012

2 / 5 / 2012

Our guests were Peter Schubert and Fabrice Marandola of McGill University, Viva Voce, and Sixtrum. On May 4, 2012, 7:30 p.m., at
Redpath Hall, McGill University
3461 McTavish Street, Montreal,
celebrated percussion ensemble Sixtrum joins forces with VivaVoce to celebrate the 100th birthday of iconoclastic American composer John Cage. The program features premieres by Chris Paul Harman, Stacey Brown and Brian Cherney, as well as works by Cage and Vivier.

  1. Diana Deutsch – Sometimes Behave So Strangely
  2. Julia Wolfe – Big Beautiful Dark and Scary
  3. Brian Eno – Generative Music (track 2)
  4. Brad Garton – Transplant-wait
  5. Claude Vivier – Pulau Dewata (McGill performers)
  6. John Cage – Four2
  7. Raymond Deane – Samara
  8. Arthur Honegger – Pacific 231 (Bernstein)
  9. Michael Gordon – For Madeline
February 22, 2012

2012 / 02 / 22

Our guest today was Lorraine Vaillancourt, artistic director of the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne.

Jeu de temps / Times Play (JTTP) 2012
Call for New Works from Young and / or Emerging Sound Artists / Composers

  1. Bernard Hermann – Vertigo Suite (Matt Haimovitz)
  2. Maxime Corbeil-Perron – Fragments
  3. Beethoven – Eroica Opening Chords
  4. Osvaldo Golijov – Sidereus
  5. Michael Ward-Bergeman – Barbeich
  6. Schubert – Der Leiermann (Fiescher-Diskau)
  7. Hans Zender / Schubert – Der Leiermann (Blochwitz, Ensemble Moderne)
  8. Hans Zender / Schubert – Erstarrung
  9. Peter Ablinger – Whitney Houston
  10. JS Bach / Schoenberg – Prelude and Fugue in E flat, BWV 552
February 9, 2012

2012 / 02 / 08

Our guests were Symon Henry and Samuel Lalande-Markon. The ensemble Magnitude 6 will be playing Spem in Alium and related new works in Montreal on February 21 and 22 (details here).

  1. Gavin Bryars – Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet
  2. W. Carlos / J.S. Bach – Badinerie
  3. Mindaugas Piecaitis – CATcerto
  4. Bengt Hambraeus – Interferences
  5. Thomas Tallis – Spem in Alium (Magnitude 6)
  6. Sebastien Lavoie – Metalloid
  7. Symon Henry – Gestes Liberté
  8. Dave Sanford – Corpus Shot
January 25, 2012

2012 / 01 / 25

Our guest today was Mira Benjamin of Quatuor Bozzini. Quatuor Bozzini has a concert coming up this Friday (January 27 2012), 8pm, at Chapelle Historique Bon Pasteur in Montreal. On the program is “Thomas devant la fontaine eteinte” for string quartet and actor, by Nicolas Gilbert.

Check out this book on musical time.

Playlist:

  1. Cassandra Miller – Swainson’s Thrush (Quatuor Bozzini)
  2. Taylor Brook – Florescences (Quatuor Bozzini)
  3. Simon Martin – Miniature pour quatuor a cordes (Quatuor Bozzini)
  4. Marie-Pierre Brasset – Dyea (Quatuor Bozzini)
  5. Oyvind Torvund – plus plus
  6. John Williams – Jurassic Park
  7. Paul Steenhuisen – Pensacola
  8. Schoenberg – Erwartung
  9. Aaron Gervais – Schizo psycho
  10. Bob Pritchard – …flow mingled down
  11. Tristan Murail – C’est un jardin secret
  12. Michael Parsons – Fourth Bagatelle
  13. Chris Newman – Winter Trip No. 1
  14. Cléo Palacio-Quintin – Archipel Imaginaire II

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December 14, 2011

2011 / 12 / 14

We had great conversation today with musicians Pemi Paull and Isak Goldschneider, who will both be performing on Sunday, December 18th at Sala Rossa in Montreal (details here).

Playlist:

1. Jean Derome – Le magasin de tissu
2. Georg Friedrich Haas – Torso (IV)
3. Paul Dolden – The Un-Tempered Orchestra
4. Lev Zhurbin – Budget Bulgar (Warhol Dervish)
5. Richard Reed Parry – Heart, Breath, and Orchestra
6. Missy Mazzoli / Victoire – Cathedral City
7. Gerard Grisey – Prologue (Pemi Paull, viola)

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November 30, 2011

2011 / 11 / 30

Guests this week: Symon Henry and Jean Derome!

Playlist:

  • Arvo Pärt – Fratres (Gidon Kremer and Keith Jarrett)
  • Symon Henry – Favorite Game (interlude pour un violence; ana fakhr); Container City; L’heure des sons et des odeurs; Eclats-vitrail
  • Jean Derome – Le magasin de tissu

We also discussed Gjerdingen’s musical schemata.

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October 5, 2011

2011 / 10 / 05 – Ana Sokolovic

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Our guest was composer Ana Sokolovic.

  1. Ana Sokolovic – Svadba (excerpts)
  2. Serbian dance music
  3. Ana Sokolovic – Five Dances for Violin (first dance)
  4. Ana Sokolovic – Ciaconna
  5. Ana Sokolovic – Concerto for Orchestra
  6. Ana Sokolovic – Oro
  7. Music from one line of code
  8. Alva Noto – Flash Forward
  9. Benjamin Broening – Recombinant Nocturnes (Nocturne Fragments: Flexible, Mysterious, Resonant)
  10. Martin Tétreault – Le quatuor de tourne-disques
  11. Theresa Transistor – Nuisible
  12. Veryan Weston – First interlude from Tesselations II
  13. Andrea Pensado – BR+DSC
September 21, 2011

2011 / 09 / 21

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JTTP 2011 Winners!

5. Guillaume Campion — Neige cendre

4. Guillaume Barrette — Parasite

3. Jullian Hoff — Scratch

2. David Arango Valencia — Canción de Otraparte (Chanson d’ailleurs)

1. Maxime Corbeil-Perron — Fragments

1. Marc-André Perron — Effervescence/Somnolence

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