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Drones, multiphonics and the physics of fog

Kate Molleson with new music from Clara Iannotta, Phill Niblock and Ann Cleare.

Kate Molleson presents new music from Clara Iannotta and Ann Cleare in recordings made by WDR at the Witten Contemporary Chamber Music Festival earlier this year. Other live recordings featured this week include Phill Niblock's Disseminate as Five String Quartets, Harrison Birtwistle's Three Songs from the Holy Forest and Kaija Saariaho's Nymphéa. New releases come from Alvin Curran and Jon Rose, Hyperdawn and violinist Karin Hellqvist, plus in this week's Sound of the Week, clarinettist Heather Roche shares her love of multiphonics.

Clara Ianotta: Moult
WDR Symphony Orchestra
Michael Wendeberg (conductor)

Harrison Birtwistle: Three Songs from the Holy Forest
Alice Rossi (soprano)
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
Geoffrey Patterson (conductor)

Phill Niblock: Disseminate as Five String Quartets
Quatuor Bozzini

Ann Cleare: the physics of fog, swirling
Ensemblekollektiv Berlin
Titus Engel (conductor)

Kaija Saariaho: Nymphéa

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1 hour, 59 minutes

Music Played

  • Alvin Curran

    Tequila for Two

    Composer: Jon Rose. Performer: Alvin Curran. Performer: Jon Rose.
    • Cafe Grand Abyss.
    • ReR Megacorp.
    • 6.
  • Clara Iannotta


    Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Wendeberg.
  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle

    Three Songs from the Holy Forest

    Singer: Alice Rossi. Ensemble: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. Conductor: Geoffrey Paterson.
  • Luciano Berio

    Sequenza IXa for clarinet

    Performer: Alain Damiens.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Christopher Fox


    Performer: Heather Roche.
    • Headlong.
    • Métier.
    • 8.
  • Phill Niblock

    Disseminate as Five String Quartets

    Ensemble: Quatuor Bozzini.
  • Hyperdawn

    Laugh and Laugh

    Performer: Hyperdawn.
    • Bleach.
    • Them There Records.
    • 3.
  • Ann Cleare

    the physics of fog, swirling

    Ensemble: Ensemblekollektic Berlin. Conductor: Titus Engel.
  • Jan Martin Smordal

    flock foam fume

    Performer: Karin Hellqvist.
    • Flock.
    • LAWO.
    • 2.
  • Kaija Saariaho


    Ensemble: Meta4.


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