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Pushing the Envelope: Music Decidedly Left of Center (Avant-garde)

Pushing the Envelope in it's 25th year, bringing you the finest in the outer realms of contemporary music. From the worlds of classical, rock, jazz, ambient, electroacoustic, etc., etc., etc. With a healthy dollop of new and classic progressive rock and jazz-rock fusion.

Sat Feb 13th 2016 10.00am–1.00pm

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links help support the station.

Time zone: eastern

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10:05am

Jim Hall “1953 "Thesis"”
composed by Jim Hall
from Jim Hall & Friends Live At Town Hall, Volume 1 (Hertitage Jazz 1991) —The Jim Hall Invitational was a concert held as part of the JVC Jazz Festival. LP1 (Volume 1) is from 1989 and LP2 (Volume 2) is from 1990.

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10:22am

Jim Hall “Abstract & Dreams”
composed by Don Thompson Single

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10:37am

Erika Tazawa “Quiet Rhythms, Book 1: Prologue No. 9 - Action No. 9”
composed by William Susman
from Rhythm of Silence (Belarca www.belarca.com 2015) N  —"The honest and beautiful music on this album are by the composers I admire, and I am humbled to be given the opportunity to share my vision of these works." - Erika Tazawa

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10:42am

Erika Tazawa “Quiet Rhythms, Book 1: Prologue No. 4 - Action No. 4”
composed by William Susman
from Rhythm of Silence (Belarca www.belarca.com 2015) N

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10:47am

Erika Tazawa “Quiet Rhythms, Book 2: Prologue No. 18 - Action No. 18”
composed by William Susman
from Rhythm of Silence (Belarca www.belarca.com 2015) N

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10:49am

Amy Beal “Dismission (pianohood)”
composed by Larry Polansky
from Three Pieces for Two Pianos (New World Records www.newworldrecords.com 2016) N  —Through the Shakers, he first became interested in the concept of "dismission" in American sacred music. Dismission (pianotood) (2006) expands the original hymn both harmonically, with very wide, open voicings of the chords through much of the piece, and

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10:52am

Amy Beal “Dismission (pianotood 2)”
composed by Larry Polansky
from Three Pieces for Two Pianos (New World Records www.newworldrecords.com 2016) N  —In Dismission (pianotood 2) (2006) the voicings are generally a bit more compact. Instead Polansky ornaments some of the chords with delicate embellishments and figurations.

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10:57am

Ergo “a name”
composed by Brett Sroka
from As subtle as tomorrow (Cueniform www.cuneiformrecords.com/bandshtml/ergo.html 2016) N  —“Ergo's music is also rooted in jazz...fused with electronica and a distinct avant-garde feel. ...quite beautiful and moving...a bit like Sigur Ros meeting Sun Ra uptown.” – Terrascope

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11:20am

Gentle Giant “The Runaway / Experience (Live 1975)”
composed by Kerry Minnear, Derek Shulman, and Ray Shulman
from In a Glass House (DRT Entertainment 2005) —Recorded live in Dusseldorf, Germany September 23rd, 1976

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11:28am

Gentle Giant “Interview” (One Way Records www.brianauger.com 1976)

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11:41am

Steve Hackett “Tigermoth”
composed by Steve Hackett
from Spectral Mornings (Charisma Catalogue 1979)

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11:49am

Steve Hackett “Love Song to a Vampire”
from Wolflight (InsideOutMusic www.insideoutmusic.com/ 2015) N

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12:07pm

Peter Gabriel “San Jacinto”
from New Blood CD Album (Sire 2011)

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12:16pm

Peter Gabriel “Passion” (Geffen 1989)

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12:23pm

Peter Gabriel “Blood of Eden”
composed by Peter Gabriel
from New Blood CD Album (Sire 2011)

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12:29pm

Afro Celt Sound System “When You're Falling (feat. Peter Gabriel)”
from Volume 3: Further In Time (Real World Records 2001)

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12:33pm

Peter Gabriel “Courage (radio edit)”
composed by Peter Gabriel
from So CD Album (Geffen 1986)

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12:36pm

Peter Gabriel “The Tower That Ate People”
composed by Peter Gabriel
from OVO (Realworld 2000)

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12:40pm

Genesis “Get 'Em Out By Friday”
from Foxtrot (Virgin Catalogue 1972)

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12:50pm

Genesis “Dancing with the Moonlit Knight”
from Selling England By the Pound (Rhino Atlantic 1973)


Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.