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New Canon

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The New Canon on Q2 Music is a weekly show hosted by Charlotte Mundy devoted to new CDs and world premiere recordings from across the new-music spectrum. The New Canon offers listeners the chance to experience pieces never-before-heard on Q2 Music and with hosts — composers, musicians, producers, writers — who share their passion for the newest of the new.

The New Canon on Q2 Music is a weekly show hosted by Charlotte Mundy devoted to new CDs and world premiere recordings from across the new-music spectrum. The New Canon offers listeners the chance to experience pieces never-before-heard on Q2 Music and with hosts — composers, musicians, producers, writers — who share their passion for the newest of the new.
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Newark, NJ

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WNYC

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The New Canon on Q2 Music is a weekly show hosted by Charlotte Mundy devoted to new CDs and world premiere recordings from across the new-music spectrum. The New Canon offers listeners the chance to experience pieces never-before-heard on Q2 Music and with hosts — composers, musicians, producers, writers — who share their passion for the newest of the new.

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@Q2music

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English

Contact:

WQXR c/o New York Public Radio 160 Varick Street, 8th floor New York, NY 10013 (646) 829-4000


Episodes

Spirals

6/10/2013
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On this week's episode of The New Canon, we listen to playful and thoughtfully-constructed works by Fred Lerdahl, Dmitri Tymoczko and George Tsontakis.

Duration: 01:02:45


Distant Proximity

5/13/2013
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This week's episode of The New Canon features Wolfgang Rihm's musical meditations on the symphonies of Brahms, and electro-acoustic music from Ireland and Denmark.

Duration: 00:54:40


Super Collider

4/29/2013
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This week on The New Canon we listen to recordings that mix art music with folk music from Brooklyn Rider, Martin Perry and Christine Southworth.

Duration: 01:13:57


Soloistic Impulses for Viola, Harp, Piano and More

4/8/2013
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Sample the new solo album by Brooklyn Rider violist Nicholas Cords and enjoy solos for cello, bass and harp by Samuel Adler. Also, hear selections from our Album of the Week, "Corollaries," by virtuoso pianist/composer Lubomyr Melnyk.

Duration: 01:07:17


Musical Conversations and Winter Morning Walks

3/18/2013
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This week's episode of The New Canon features songs for soprano and orchestra by Maria Schneider, works for solo piano by Constantine Caravassilis, and a cross-generational collaboration between Jace Clayton and the late Julius Eastman.

Duration: 00:54:24


Thrum - New Music for Stringed Instruments

3/4/2013
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This week on The New Canon, we hear new recordings from Minneapolis Guitar Quartet and Tim Brady as well as selections from Lark Quartet's new album featuring music of Jennifer Higdon.

Duration: 01:03:04


In Search of the Divine

2/18/2013
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New recordings from Louth Contemporary Music Society, exploring a wide range of music that touches on the theme of spirituality, as well as new choral music from Gabriel Jackson and cellist Alban Gerhardt's take on Benjamin Britten's music for solo cello.

Duration: 01:03:05


Expanding American Minimalism

2/11/2013
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Lavinia Meier's album of new Philip Glass?transcriptions for harp and pianist Ole Kiilerich's updated take on Frederic Rzewski's?THE PEOPLE UNITED WILL NEVER BE DEFEATED. Also, percussionist Doug Perkin's "Simple Songs", our current album of the week.

Duration: 00:58:20


Journeys Through Sound

1/28/2013
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This week's episode of the New Canon features new recordings of music by Alexander Byrne, Suzanne Farrin and Bela Bartok.

Duration: 00:51:29


Monumental Symphonies, Simple Songs

1/21/2013
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From complex, large scale symphonies from the likes of Henri Dutilleux (via Esa-Pekka Salonen and Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra) and Tan Dun to more intimate performances by percussionist Doug Perkins and Bill Ryan's ensemble Billband.

Duration: 01:05:48


Happy Birthday, Witold Lutoslawski and Jean Francaix

1/14/2013
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Witold Lutoslawski would have turned 100 this month if he were still alive. This week, we'll hear new recordings of his music by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Esa-Pekka Salonen as well as music by Pascal Dusapin and fellow centennialer Jean Francais.

Duration: 01:04:07


Sound and Image

1/7/2013
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This week, a new recording from French composer Paul Dusapin, an innovative pairing of Bach and Shostakovich by the baroque orchestra Ensemble Caprice and Paul Moravec's "Northern Lights Electric."

Duration: 01:28:23


Viola Viola

12/31/2012
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This week on The New Canon, we hear new recordings of music by Poul Ruders, George Benjamin, Barbara Pentland and Benjamin Britten.

Duration: 00:59:07


A Ceremony of Carols

12/24/2012
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This week's episode of The New Canon features new recordings of music by Benjamin Britten, Edison Denisov and Lei Liang, whose latest disc marrying Chinese and European modernist traditions is our album of the week.

Duration: 01:02:55


New Retrospectives of Knussen, Ligeti, Part and Nancarrow

12/17/2012
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This week's episode of the New Canon features new recordings of works by Oliver Knussen, Gyorgy Ligeti and Arvo Part as well as previously unheard selections by Conlon Nancarrow.

Duration: 01:06:00


Writing the Future

12/10/2012
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New music from The London Sinfonietta's Writing the Music commissioning program, Kurt Rohde and the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble, and Erased Tapes artists Michael Price and Nils Frahm.

Duration: 00:38:38


Musical Microcosms from Cold Blue

12/3/2012
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Selections by John Luther Adams, Gavin Bryars and Cold Blue label's chilling new compilation. Also, new recordings by Warren Gooch, Rain Worthington and shakuhachi master James Nyoraku Schlefer.

Duration: 01:11:21


Sounds of Earth and Sky

11/26/2012
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This week's episode of The New Canon features new releases and recordings of music by Laurie Spiegel, Peter Eotvos, and Oliver Messiaen.

Duration: 00:58:17


The Omnivorous Tendencies of Bermel and Turnage

11/19/2012
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New recordings of works by Mark-Anthony Turnage, Alan Hovhaness, and Ronald Bruce Smith, as well as a collaboration between composer Derek Bermel and Alarm Will Sound titled "Canzonas Americanas."

Duration: 01:02:17


Mavericks, Saints and Explorers

11/12/2012
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Recordings of works by Arvo Part and Eve Beglarian, as well as selections from our album of the week: Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony's "American Mavericks."

Duration: 01:00:04

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