Show 012: Modern Adventures In Classical Music – Playlist and Archived Stream

This week Listen Up! explores the world of “serious” music. Listen to the music that descends from the classical tradition and its relationship with popular and traditional music. Hear the works of classical composers alongside boundary crossing sounds from those in the popular music world. We will also be joined by emerging composer Thomas LaVoy . Thomas LaVoy is a pianist, singer-songwriter and composer of contemporary classical music.

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Playlist (Artist -Title- Album – Year of song)

Opening Theme

Man or Astroman – Maximum Radiation Level – Experiment Zero – 1996

Bell Orchestre – Salvatore Amato – Recording a Tape the Colour of the Light – 2005

Little Scream – The Lamb – The Golden Record – 2011

Arcade Fire – In The Backseat – Funeral – 2004

Nico Muhly – Fire Down Below – I Drink the Air Before Me -2010

Interview w/ Thomas LaVoy

Thomas LaVoy– White Stones – Performed by The Westminster Choir

Thomas LaVoy – 19

Shipwreck Party – Keep Hidden

Thomas LaVoy – Death’s Protest –  Performed by The Westminster New Music Ensemble

Renaissance – Kings and Queens – Renaissance -1969

Robert Fripp & The League of Crafty Guitarists – Asturias – Show of Hands – 1991

Yat-Kha – Love Will Tear Us Apart – Recovers – 2005

Frank Zappa – Peaches en Regalia – Hot Rats – 1969

David Bowie – Lady Grinning Soul – Alladin Sane – 1973

Dead Can DanceSeverance -The Serpent’s Egg– 1988

Bjork – Oceania – 2004

Background Music:   Beach Boys – Our Prayer – Smile – 1967

Petra Haden – I Can See For Miles – Petra Haden Sings: The Who Sell Out -2005

Click on the Mixcloud button to hear the archived stream.

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