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Friday, December 20, 2013

Music From The Show

Deltron 3030, “Virus”
AFI, “Greater than 84”
ZZ Top, “Sharp Dressed Man”
Radiohead, “Reckoner”
Beach House, “Myth”
Steely Dan, “Your Gold Teeth”
Drun, “DIIV”
Steve Earle, “Pocket Full of Rain”
Man Man, “Tunneling Through The Guy”

Fourtet, “Glasshead”
REM, “Orange Crush”
Ratatat, “Lapland”
Royal Canoe, “Exodus of the Year”
The Instances, “Search Your Bag”
Page McConnell, “Heavy Rotation”
Hearts, “Wings”
The Maverikcks, “Back In Your Arms Again”

From A Resurgence Of Electronic Classical Music

Daniel Wohl, “Corps Exquis”
Tristan Perich, “1 Bit Symphony”
Paula Matthusen, “work divided by time”
Philip White & Ted Hearne, “R We Who R We”

From Mr. Cohen’s Choir Music for Christmas

J.S. Bach, “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” performed by the Elmer Iseler Singers
Randall Thompson, “Ye Shall Have a Song” from “Peaceable Kingdom” performed by the John F. Kennedy High School choir in Plainview, New York.
J.S. Bach “Cum Sancto Spiritu” and “Dona Nobis Pacem” from “Mass in B Minor, BWV 232″ performed by the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields and the Choir of King’s College
Antonio Vivaldi, “Cum Sancto Spiritu” from “Gloria, R. 589″ performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Shaw
Benjamin Britten, “Deo Gracias ” from “A Ceremony of Carols” performed by the Etherea Vocal Ensemble
“Entre le boeuf et l’âne gris,” performed by Die Symphonic


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