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Morton Subotnick at Cafe Oto

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces a rare UK performance of music by American electronic composer Morton Subotnick, plus the world premiere of Rolf Hind's Tiger's Nest.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces a rare UK performance by the American composer Morton Subotnick, best known for his pioneering electronic work Silver Apples of the Moon. As part of the ongoing series Modern Muses, Korean composer Unsuk Chin discusses her collaboration with Chinese sheng player Wu Wei. And we hear the world premiere of pianist-composer Rolf Hind's Himalayan-inspired Tiger's Nest, recorded at the Cheltenham Festival earlier today.

Rolf Hind: Tiger's Nest
Joby Burgess (percussion)
Zubin Kanga, Richard Uttley (pianos)
Robert Campion, Isabelle Carré (solo gamelan)
Cheltenham Community Gamelan Players, directed by Jonathan Roberts

Morton Subotnick: From Silver Apples of the Moon to A Sky of Cloudless Sulfur: V
Morton Subotnick (live electronics)
Recorded at Cafe Oto, London, in June.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Rolf Hind

    Tiger's Nest

    Performer: Joby Burgess (percussion). Performer: Zubin Kanga, Richard Uttley (pianos). Performer: Robert Campion, Isabelle Carre (solo gamelan). Performer: Cheltenham Community Gamelan Players.
  • John Luther Adams

    Canticles of the Sky: III. Sky With Nameless Colours

    Performer: Northwestern University Cello Ensemble. Performer: Hans Jørgen Jensen.
    • The Wind In High Places.
    • Cold Blue Music.
    • 6.
  • Morton Subotnick

    From Silver Apples of the Moon to a Sky of Cloudless Sulphur...Revisited

  • Tyondai Braxton


    • Hive 1.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 1.


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