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Program 543: Krazy 4 Krampus

KALW Broadcast Date: December 21, 2019 | Host: Randall Wong

The program is composed of two works by San Francisco’s own unclassifiable band, the Residents, Charles Céleste Hutchins holiday masterwork Christmawave, and David Lang’s tragic work The Little Match Girl Passion.

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Track Info & Links

Title: Santa Dog
Composer: The Residents
Performers: The Residents
Recording Title: Santa Dog ’72
Record Label: Ralph Records
Catalog Number: n/a


Title: Christmawave (selections): Santa Loves You/Funky/Lettuce,No/Met Office Forecast/Sledge Trudge/The Santopticon (He Sees You)/Deviation from the Norm will be Punished Unless it is Exploitable
Composer: Charles Céleste Hutchins
Performers: Charles Céleste Hutchins
Recording Title: Christmawave
Record Label: Self Released
Catalog Number: n/a


Title: The Little Match Girl Passion
Composer: David Lang
Performers: LA Masterworks Chorale
Recording Title: the national anthems
Record Label: Cantaloupe Music
Catalog Number: 5558


Title: Dumbo the Clown (Who Loved Christmas)
Composer: The Residents
Performers: The Residents
Recording Title: Subterranean Modern
Record Label: Ralph Records
Catalog Number: n/a

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