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    Nova Sunday 28 September 2014



    Nova is about new music, chronicling what's radical and what's conservative, who's established and who's in the avant garde. Tweet: @bernardnova


    hearSpace is a new interactive piece of radio art composed for and through Irish radio by Karen Power. Based on the idea of exploring the sounds of a particular time, place and memory, hearSpace was broadcast on March 23rd at 9pm, and we had a great reaction to the work. Thank you everybody who sent in the beautiful and evocative sound-recordings that made hearSpace so special.

    Listen to hearSpace on the RTE Player

    Nova presents the World Premiere of Pauline Oliveros’ The Mystery Beyond Matter

    Quiet Music Ensemble, in association with RTÉ lyric fm, performed the world premiere of Pauline Oliveros’ new work The Mystery Beyond Matter on Sunday 27th April at 8pm in Studio 1, RTE, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

    Commissioned by Quiet Music Ensemble with funds made available by the Arts Council of Ireland, The Mystery Beyond Matter is a composition for improvising musicians and sound engineer, live electronics, multi channel audio and unusual venues including radio and internet. 

    Listen to The Mystery Beyond Matter on the RTÉ Player

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:06
      Title: The Meeting Of Known & Unknown-The Known
      Composer: Cora Venus Lunny
      Performer(s): Cora Venus Lunny
      Performer(s): Cora Venus Lunny
      Album: Terminus (Conscientiae)
      Duration: 3:14
    • 20:10
      Title: Night Watches
      Composer: Raymond Deane
      Performer(s): Hugh Tinney
      Performer(s): Hugh Tinney
      Album: The Noctuary
      Duration: 5:21
    • 20:16
      Title: Choke
      Composer: Daniel Mcdermott
      Performer(s): Daniel Mcdermott
      Performer(s): Daniel Mcdermott
      Album: The Lullaby Wars
      Duration: 3:46
    • 20:20
      Title: Night Owl
      Composer: Jasper Rua
      Performer(s): Jasper Rua
      Performer(s): Jasper Rua
      Album: Private Recording
      Duration: 7:50
    • 21:46
      Title: Pretty Caro
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): The Morning Tree
      Performer(s): Eoghan O'Shaughnessy, Matteo Podda (Guitars)
      Album: The Morning Tree,, Self Release
      Duration: 2:41


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