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Since January 2005, Music From Other Minds has presented new and unusual music by innovative composers and performers from around the world. Produced weekly for KALW 91.7 FM San Francisco by Other Minds and presented by Charles Amirkhanian and the Other Minds staff, Music From Other Minds aims to open up radio listeners to experimental classical work by living and recent composers. We bring you the latest in contemporary music from around the world, and some glimpses into the past, to give a context for today’s music.

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Next Up: Program 578
War

The Destroyed Commercial Section of Beirut During the Civil War 1976, printed 2013 by Don McCullin born 1935

KALW Broadcast: October 18, 2019
Host: Liam Herb

On this Music From Other Minds, Liam Herb presents a program dedicated to relating to the tragedies of war.

Previous Programs

Program 577: Rain, Guns, and Revised Standards

On this Music From Other Minds, Liam Herb presents a program dedicated to the music of Ben Johnston, Tomoko Sauvage, Jane O’Leary, and Negativland.

Program 576: Martin Bartlett

On this Music From Other Minds, Randall Wong presents a program of electronic and electroacustic music by Canadian American composer Martin Bartlett.

Program 575: Commissions and Collaborations

On this Music From Other Minds, Liam Herb presents works by composers who were either commissioned to write a work or were closely collaborating with another composer or performer.

Program 574: Guitar(s)

On this Music From Other Minds, Mark Abramson presents a program dedicated to works for the guitar and guitar ensembles. The program features work by Glenn Branca, Steve Reich, Pat Metheny, Lou Harrison, Lee Ranaldo, and Thurston Moore.

Program 573: Dohee Lee and Philip Glass

On this Music From Other Minds, Liam Herb plays works by Bay Area composer, dancer, improvisor, performance artist Dohee Lee and Downtown New York superstar Philip Glass.

Program 572: Variable Voices

On this Music From Other Minds, Mark Abramson presents a program dedicated to works the voice. From Classical to Sound Poetry to Hip Hop, this show delves deep into the many ways one can use their pipes to make music.

Program 571: Trumpet Music

On this Music From Other Minds, Mark Abramson presents a program dedicated to works for the trumpet. The program features works by Wadada Leo Smith, Don Cherry, Jaimie Branch, Jon Hassell, and Miles Davis.

Program 570: Nyckelharpa

On this Music From Other Minds, Randall Wong presents music for the Nyckelharpa. The program features newly composed works for the instrument by composers Matti Paalanen, Lawrence Wilde, Chris Rippey, Rob Bentall, and Chrissie (AKA Christine Caulfield).

Program 569: Early Eno

On the next Music From Other Minds, Mark Abramson plays the early music of composer and performer Brian Eno. The program includes compositions by Eno from 1972-1982.

Program 568: An Empty Bliss Beyond this World

On this Music From Other Minds, Randall Wong explores the work An Empty Bliss Beyond this World by “the Caretaker.” It is an ambient music project following the mind of a person who tries and struggles to remember even fragments of his life using scraps of lost sounds.

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