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Program 673: From the OM Archive - Amirkhanian and Nancarrow in Conversation

KALW Broadcast Date: November 7, 2021 | Host: Liam Herb

On this Music from Other Minds, Liam Herb plays an archival recording of Charles Amirkhanian’s Ode to Gravity: The Music of Conlon Nancarrow. Originally broadcast on NPR stations worldwide in April of 1987, this program includes interviews with the composer in his studio in Mexico City conducted by Amirkhanian in 1977, some of the composer’s Studies for Player Piano also recorded on that trip, and a recording of his String Quartet (1942) performed here by the Kronos Quartet.

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Title: Ode to Gravity: The Music of Conlon Nancarrow
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Performers: Charles Amirkhanian / Conlon Nancarrow / Kronos Quartet
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