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Program 605: Juneteenth

KALW Broadcast Date: June 19, 2020 | Host: Liam Herb

The weekly Music from Other Minds radio program has officially been upgraded! Our maiden two-hour broadcast hosted by Liam Herb celebrated Juneteenth with an exciting array of works by black American composers including Olly Wilson, George Walker, Matana Roberts, Moor Mother, Norman W Long, Ben LaMar Gay, and LOAN, and poet Tongo Eisen-Martin with guitarist Chris Peck.

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Title: Deep River
Composer: Spiritual
Performers: Paul Robeson
Recording Title: Ballad for America
Record Label: Vanguard Records
Catalog Number:B000000ECS


Titles: Excerpts from Coin Coin Chapter four: Memphis–“wild fire bare,” “fit to be tied,” “her mighty waters run,” “all things beautiful”
Composers: Matana Roberts
Performers: Matana Roberts (voice and reeds) Hannah Marcus (guitars, fiddle, accordion); Ryan Sawyer (percussion); Nicolas Caloia (Bass); Sam Shalabi  (guitar and oud); Steve Swell (trombone); Ryan White (vibraphone); Thierry Amar, Nadia Moss, Jessica Moss (voice)
Recording Title: Coin Coin Chapter Four: Memphis
Record Label: n/a
Catalog Number: n/a


Title: Akwan for piano and electric Piano, amplified strings, and orchestra
Composer: Olly Woodrow Wilson
Performers: Richard Bunger, piano and electric piano; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Paul Freeman, conductor
Recording Title: Columbia Black Composers Series, vol. 8
Record Label: Columbia / Sony re-release
Catalog Number: 586215


Title: Neighborhood Listening Garden
Composer: Norman W Long
Performers: Norman W Long
Recording Title: Neighborhood Listening Garden
Record Label: n/a
Catalog Number: n/a


Title: Repeater, Don’t Die, After Images, Engineered Uncertainty, Masters Clock, Black Flight.
Composer: Moor Mother
Performers: Moor Mother
Recording Title: Analog Fluids of Sonic Black Holes
Record Label: n/a
Catalog Number: n/a


Titles: Concerto for trombone and orchestra
Composers: George Theophilus Walker
Performers: Denis Wick, trombone, London Symphony Orchestra, Paul Freeman, conductor
Recording Title: Black Composers Series Vol. 3
Record Label: Columbia / Sony re-release
Catalog Number: 586215


Titles: Church Bell, Booster, Commercial Break, Like God.
Composers: LOAN (Tongo Eisen-Martin; Chris Peck)
Performers: Tongo Eisen-Martin; Chris Peck
Recording Title: Blue Phase
Record Label: n/a
Catalog Number: n/a


Titles: pink, green and gators
Composers: Ben LaMar Gay
Performers: Ben LaMar Gay, Tommaso Moretti, JayVe Montgomery, Ed Bornstein
Recording Title: East of the Ryan
Record Label: International Anthem Records
Catalog Number: n/a

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