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 Charles Amirkhanian and the Other Minds staff, and aired at 8pm every Sunday, 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.
Program 508: Music of Simeon ten Holt
Many composers were if not directly influenced at least intrigued by the pattern music of Philip Glass and Steve Reich coming out of New York City in the 70s. One was the late Dutch composer Simeon ten Holt, who created a Dutch version of minimalism.
Program 507: Discoveries
On this program, Richard Friedman presents two composers that were personal discoveries resulting from doing these programs over the past 10+ years: Hans Otte and Ann Southam.
Program 506: Morton Feldman
On this Music From Other Minds, Richard Friedman explores the music of Morton Feldman. The program consists of Felman’s The Viola in My Life (1970) and I Met Heine on Rue Fürstenberg (1971).
Program 505: Xenakis!
On this Music From Other Minds, Richard Friedman presents the music of Iannis Xenakis.
Program 504: Piano(s)
On this Music From Other Minds, Richard Friedman presents the piano music of Alvin Curran and Henri Dutilleux.
Program 503: Everything That Rises
On this Music From Other Minds, Richard Friedman plays John Luther Adams’ new string quartet, Everything That Rises which was recently released on Cold Blue Music
Program 502: Music of Pierre Boulez
On this Music From Other Minds, Richard Friedman explores the music of Pierre Boulez.
Program 501: John Cage Piano Music 1944-58
On this Music From Other Minds, Richard Friedman plays recordings of the early piano music of John Cage.
Program 368: Elements and Colors
On this Music From Other Minds, a rebroadcast of Dennis Aman’s program works relating to elements and colors.
This program was originally aired October 25, 2013.
Tune in at 11pm to hear a live broadcast, only on KALW 91.7 FM in San Francisco.
Program 360: Music for String Quartet and Percussion
On this Music From Other Minds, Richard Friedman plays works by James Tenney and Other Minds Festival 25 participant Zeena Parkins.
This program is a rebroadcast from June 28, 2013.