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Sessions from Studio A - Northern Wind Trio

Nov 9, 2017
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Northern Wind Trio performs "Cavalry" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Terry Riley's In C might be considered one of the seminal pieces of minimalism, but at its heart it's an open invitation. The score resides on a single sheet of paper with 53 phrases to be repeated by an indefinite number of musicians.

Imagine a dinner party that never ends. The guests can't leave. That's the premise for Luis Buñuel's classic 1962 surrealist film The Exterminating Angel. It might seem an unlikely subject for an opera, but that's just what London-born composer Thomas Adès has brought to New York's Metropolitan Opera.

The Hebrew Psalms have inspired composers for thousands of years.

Now, New York's Lincoln Center is presenting The Psalms Experience, a festival of choral settings of all 150 Psalms by 150 different composers. It includes nine U.S. premieres.

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Warren Franklin & The Founding Fathers performing "Let Me Down Easy in WNIJ's Studio A.

Warren Franklin & The Founding Fathers performing "Lonely Enough" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Find the music of Warren Franklin & The Founding Fathers at Bandcamp.

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