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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 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.

Follow this link for information and track listings from programs prior to program 501.
Follow this link to download a complete list of works played on MFOM up to program 782.

Previous Programs

Program 520: Tongue of the Invisible

On this Music from Other Minds, Michael Jones presents: Tongue of the Invisible, an eight-movement work for baritone, improvising pianist, and chamber orchestra by the Australian composer Liza Lim. Tongue of the Invisible takes its inspiration and libretto from 14th century Persian Sufi poet Hāfez, whose poetry explores love in both ecstatic celebration and cool observation.

Program 519: High Wire Sopranos

On this Music from Other Minds, Randall Wong explores two works for soprano and orchestra by Hans Werner Henze and Hans Abrahamsen. The program is composed of Edda Moser’s performance of Henze’s work Being Beauteous and Barbra Hannigan’s rendition of Abrahamsen’s work let me tell you.

Program 518: Forgotten Concertos

Join us on Music from Other Minds as Randall Wong shares two under appreciated piano concertos by Gian Carlo Menotti and George Antheil.

Program 517: French Spectralism

On this Music from Other Minds, Michael Jones shares a program dedicated to the movement of French Spectralism.

Program 516: Fields Have Ears

On this Music from Other Minds, Mark Abramson presents a program dedicated to Michael Pisaro‘s composition The Fields Have Ears (6).

Program 515: Sounds of the Arctic

This program, hosted by Other Minds Administrative Director and vocal artist Randall Wong, presents two very different interpretations of the sound of the Arctic.

Program 514: Minimalist Piano Preludes

On this Music from Other Minds, Richard Friedman presents a program of minimalist piano preludes.

Program 513: Stockhausen’s Momente

On this Music from Other Minds, Richard Friedman presents Karlheinz Stockhausen’s 1965 version of Momente.

Program 512: Chinese-American Composers

On this Music from Other Minds, Michael Jones makes his radio debut with a show dedicated to Chinese-American composers.

Program 511: Steve Reich's Music For 18 Musicians

On this Music from Other Minds, Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian presents Steve Reich‘s seminal work, Music For 18 Musicians. 

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