May 2011

May 29: By request, a repeat broadcast of new music for tentet by Joelle Leandre . . . along with some new releases and some overlooked electronic gems.

May 22: With guest co-host Thomas Gaudynski, we’ll explore the early lyric music of Harry Partch, including many of his earliest works for intoning voice.

May 15: An incomplete history of electronic music, part II . . . with an emphasis on work from the last 10-15 years . . . including Natasha Barrett and Elsa Justel.

May 8: By request (from a pledge drive supporter) … the music of Frederic Rzewski.

May 1: Special for the WMSE pledge drive . . . an incomplete history of electronic music.

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Alternating Currents on WMSE (91.7FM) in Milwaukee every Sunday night from 6 until 9 p.m. is a showcase for music that experiments both with form and sound, in other words, serious creative work from artists who challenge the concepts and shapes of modern music-making. Alternating Currents is about the adventure of sound as it surveys music of 20th and 21st centuries including modern classical music, contemporary open form free jazz, electroacoustic and electronic music, and freely improvised music.
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