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    Nova Sunday 23 November 2014



    Nova is about new music including Raymond Deane's Legerdemain for solo piano peformed by Thérèse Fahy, its title referring to the ingenuity of a magician.


    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

    • 20:01
      Title: Balcea
      Composer: Seán Macerlaine
      Performer(s): Seán Macerlaine
      Performer(s): Seán Macerlaine
      Album: A Slender Song, Ergodos
      Duration: 3:26
    • 20:05
      Title: Tread On The Trail
      Composer: Terry Riley
      Performer(s): Delta Saxophone Quartet
      Performer(s): Delta Saxophone Quartet
      Album: Minimal tendencies
      Duration: 7:29
    • 20:41
      Title: Repas Froid Side 1
      Composer: Ghédalia Tazartès
      Performer(s): Ghédalia Tazartès
      Performer(s): Ghédalia Tazartès
      Album: Repas Froid
      Duration: 18:45
    • 21:13
      Title: Legerdemain
      Composer: Deane, Raymond
      Performer(s): Therese Fahy (Piano)
      Performer(s): Therese Fahy (Piano)
      Album: RTE Studio Recordings 25 & 26 September 2014, RTE Studio Recordings, 03 Sept 2012
      Duration: 11:55


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