July 25: A mix of old favorites and new releases (including piano music by Sylvia Courvousier, Terry Jennings, and others) along with some rare recordings by Ran Blake (including his large scale musique noir composition The Portfolio of Dr. Mabuse).
July 18: At 6 p.m., music by David Lang, Steve Reich and others as performed by Orkest De Volharding (Mode Records). At 7 p.m., Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians as performed by the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) New Music Ensemble (Innova). At 8 p.m., new GTM music by Anthony Braxton in trio with Chris Jonas and Molly Sturges (new on Leo Records).
July 11: Morton Feldman’s For Bunita Marcus performed by Louis Goldstein (on Nuscope). (We will begin this piece at 7:40 so that we can broadcast the recording in it’s entirety with minimal interuption.) Here’s a link to a 1986 interview with the composer Morton Feldman.
July 4: The music of Bill Dixon (1925-2010), including his work in the 1960s with Archie Shepp and Cecil Taylor, and more recent extended performances of Berlin Abbozzi (2000, on FMP) and 17 Musicians in Search of a Sound: Darfur (2008, on Aum Fidelity).