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String quartet Brooklyn Rider is featured on this episode of 'Extra Eclectic.'
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Extra Eclectic

Specializing in the new

Extra Eclectic - May 29, 2024

In the realm of modern classical music, there are a number of ensembles and performers who focus exclusively on the new and the experimental. Many such groups have become quite well-known for doing so, and Steve Seel highlights a host of them on this episode of Extra Eclectic, including Brooklyn Rider, So Percussion and the Philip Glass Ensemble.


In Liquid Days
Philip Glass
Michael Riesman, conductor
Philip Glass Ensemble
Sony 39564

Moondog (Louis Hardin)
Extension Ensemble
Summit 389

Qi: Garden
Evan Ziporyn
Brooklyn Rider
In a Circle 8

Violin Concerto “Shrink”
Nico Muhly
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Pentatone 745

A Gradual Dazzle
Anne Carson/Caroline Shaw/So Percussion/Jonathan Low
So Percussion
Caroline Shaw, vocals
Nonesuch 979159

Symphony No. 7: Glass of Time
Gloria Coates
Olaf Henzold, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 559289

Quake: Safavel
Edvard Egilsson/Pall Ragnar Palsson
Edvard Egilsson, electronics
Dorian 70032

Variazioni Pastorali
Jon Leifs
Christian Lindberg, conductor
Nordic Chamber Orchestra
Bis 1538

A Mirrored Reliquary
Christopher Tignor
Christopher Tignor, violin
Western Vinyl 200

A Prayer to the Dynamo: Part 2
Johann Johannsson
Daniel Bjarnason, conductor
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
DG 4864870

The Slow Descent Has Begun
Dustin O'Halloran/Adam Wiltzie
A Winged Victory for the Sullen
Ninja Tune 255

Night Peace
John Luther Adams
Atlanta Singers
New Albion 61

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