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Massed Tablas, Throbbing Gristle and Prepared Piano

Max Reinhardt shares Throbbing Gristle’s ‘final’ live performance of 1981, an array of massed tablas from Toronto, and some classic Cage prepared piano courtesy of Julie Steinberg.

Max Reinhardt presents a shimmering array of massed tablas – Ritesh Das’s Toronto Tabla Ensemble – which meets an excoriating glimpse of the ‘final’ live performance by Throbbing Gristle at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park in 1981 (the quartet would ultimately reform in 2004).

Plus, John Cage’s “Gemini” variations for prepared piano in a classic recording by Julie Steinberg.

Produced by Steven Rajam for Reduced Listening.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Keisuke Matsuno, Moritz Baumgärtner & Lars Graugaard

    Wheefing the Hoofer

    • Crush.
    • Clang.
  • The Jiving Juniors

    Lollipop Girl

    • Lollipop Girl.
    • Blue Beat.
  • Bitch 'n' Monk

    The Cage

  • Various Artists & David Attenborough

    Gender Wayang

    • David Attenborough: My Field Recordings from Across the Planet.
    • Wrasse Records.
  • Alessandro Cortini & Lawrence English

    Immediate Horizon I & II

    • Immediate Horizon.
    • Important Records / LED.
  • Toronto Tabla Ensemble & Ritesh Das

    New Routes (feat. Swapnamoy Banerjee & Atreyee Banerjee)

    • Bhumika.
  • Trad.

    Tsum Nayem Yor 1944 - Happy New Year 1944

    Performer: Alexander Sevastian. Performer: David Buchbinder. Performer: Sergei Erdenko. Performer: Shalom Bard. Performer: Mikhail Savichev. Performer: Artur Gorbenko. Music Arranger: Sergei Erdenko. Singer: Psoy Korolenko. Singer: Sophie Milman. Singer: Isaac Rosenberg. Singer: Sasha Lurje.
    • Yiddish Glory: The Lost Song Of World War II.
    • Six Degrees Records.
  • Throbbing Gristle

    Spirits Flying

    • Mission Of Dead Souls.
    • Mute.
  • Orlando “Cachaíto” López

    Mis Dos Pequeñas

    • Cachaito.
    • World Circuit.
  • John Cage

    Sonatas And Interludes For Prepared Piano XIV And XV

    Performer: Julie Steinberg.
    • Sonatas And Interludes For Prepared Piano.
    • Music & Arts.
  • Fran & Flora

    Talking Trees

    • Unfurl.
    • Kartel Music Group.
  • Vardan Hovanissian & Emre Gültekin

    Mawda

    • Karin.
  • Andrew Cyrille, Wadada Leo Smith & Bill Frisell

    Lebroba

    • Lebroba.
    • ECM.
  • Ian Anderson

    Galactic Wings (And Other Tales)

    • Onwards!.
    • Ghosts From The Basement.
  • Christina Vantzou

    No.4 String Quartet

    • No. 4.
    • kranky.

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