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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.

Follow this link for information and track listings from programs prior to #501.

Previous Programs

Program 509: Sound Poetry, part 1

In preparation for Other Minds Festival 23, “Sound Poetry: The Wages of Syntax,” Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian, presented a two part series dedicated to the history of sound poetry.

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.

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