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50 years of Nonesuch

2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 18 May 2014

As Nonesuch Records celebrates 50 years Stuart chats to its current Director Robert Hurwitz. In his 30 years at the top Bob expanded the repertoire from its classical music roots to include jazz, folk and 'new music'. Nonesuch is home to iconic artists such as Steve Reich, Kronos Quartet and Johnny Greenwood and continues to build its reputation as a global label for experimental music. Plus Stuart plays tracks from Wendy Carlos.

Music Played

25 items
  • Image for Aphex Twin

    Aphex Twin Alberto Balsam

    Warp Records

  • Image for The Soundcarriers

    The Soundcarriers The Outsider

    Entropicalia, Ghost Box

  • Image for Olga Bell

    Olga Bell Primorsrsky Krai

    Krai, One Little Indian Record

  • Image for Wendy Carlos

    Wendy Carlos Two Part Invention in F Major

    Switched-On Bach, CBS

  • Image for Wendy Carlos

    Wendy Carlos Two-Part Invention In B-flat Minor

    Switched On Bach, CBS

  • Image for Wendy Carlos

    Wendy Carlos Two-Part Invention In D Minor

    Switched-On Bach, CBS

  • Image for Tyondai Braxton

    Tyondai Braxton HIVE (Live at the Guggenheim, New York)

    Nonesuch Records

  • Image for Hedvig Mollestad Trio

    Hedvig Mollestad Trio Laughing John

    Enfant Terrible, Rune Grammofon

  • Image for Hawkwind

    Hawkwind Assault And Battery - Part One

    Warrior On The Edge Of Time, United Artists Records

  • Image for Wendy Carlos

    Wendy Carlos Chorale Prelude

    Switched-On Bach, CBS

  • Image for Keith Jarrett

    Keith Jarrett Köln, January 24, 1975 Part I

    The Köln Concert, ECM Records

  • Image for Buena Vista Social Club

    Buena Vista Social Club Chan Chan

    Buena Vista Social Club, Nonesuch/World Circuit

  • Image for Kronos Quartet

    Kronos Quartet Philip Glass Quartet No5 - II

    Kronos Quartet Performs Philip Glass, Nonesuch

  • Image for John Adams

    John Adams Nixon in China: Act 1 Scene 1 - The People Are the Heroes Now

    Nixon In China, Nonesuch

  • Image for Syd Arthur

    Syd Arthur Garden Of Time

    Sound Mirror, Harvest Records

  • Image for SpaceMonkey

    SpaceMonkey Aeronautics

    The Karman Line, Grappa Musikkforlag AS

  • Image for Peggy Zeitlin

    Peggy Zeitlin Spin Spider Spin

    Fuzzy-Felt Folk, Trunk Records

  • Image for Jonny Greenwood

    Jonny Greenwood Electric Counterpoint

    LIVE IN KRAKOW, Nonesuch Records

  • Image for Ahleuchatistas

    Ahleuchatistas Wisps

    Heads Full Of Poison, Harvest Recordings

  • Image for Keith Cross

    Keith Cross and Peter Ross The Last Ocean Rider

    Bored Civilians: Remastered and Expanded Edition, Esoteric Recordings

  • Image for Young Marble Giants

    Young Marble Giants Eating Noddemix

    Colossal Youth, Rough Trade

  • Image for National Health

    National Health Agrippa

  • Image for Wendy Carlos

    Wendy Carlos Brandenburg Concerto No3. II Adagio

    Switched-On Bach, CBS

  • Image for To Rococo Rot

    To Rococo Rot Down In The Traffic

    Instrument, City Slang

  • Image for Tomasz Stańko Septet

    Tomasz Stańko Septet Litania

    Music Of Krzysztof Komeda, ECM Records


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