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Robert Worby presents recordings from the Tectonics Festival in Glasgow, including music by David Behrman, Christian Wolff, John Oswald, Takehisa Kosugi and Thurston Moore.

Robert Worby introduces the first of three programmes from this year's Tectonics festival in Glasgow, an event now in its second year, co-curated by Ilan Volkov and Alasdair Campbell, and staged in association with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Among the featured composers this year are two elder statesmen of American music David Behrman and Christian Wolff, and tonight we hear orchestral and small group works by both. Plus the world premiere of a BBC Commission by Canadian 'plunderphonicist' John Oswald and a collaboration between Japanese composer Takehisa Kosugi and Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore.

David Behrman: How We Got Here (BBC Commission, World Premiere)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Ilan Volkov (conductor)

Christian Wolff: For One, Two or Three People
Christian Wolff, David Behrman, Takehisa Kosugi

John Oswald: I'd love to turn (BBC Commission, World Premiere)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Ilan Volkov (conductor)

David Behrman: Wavetrain
Christian Wolff, David Behrman, Takehisa Kosugi, Ilan Volkov (piano and electronics)

Christian Wolff: Ordinary Matter for two orchestras
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Ilan Volkov, James Weeks (conductors)

Takehisa Kosugi and Thurston Moore: Improvisation.

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Sat 24 May 2014 22:00

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