Extra Eclectic: Somber Music for Serious Times

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Composer and guitarist Bryce Dessner. Shervin Lainez
1hr 59min : Extra Eclectic for July 17, 2019

Somber and meditative music makes for a contemplative edition of Extra Eclectic this week. Steve Seel features bracing music by Bryce Dessner, whose Aheym (a Yiddish word meaning "homeword") describes his memories of learning about his Jewish ancestry in his youth. Steve also features powerful works by New York classical innovator Michael Gordon, maverick composer/improviser Ingram Marshall, and much, much more.