Sunday, 8 - 10pm

    Nova Sunday 19 May 2013



    Presented by Bernard Clarke, Nova is about new music, chronicling what's radical and what's conservative, who's established and who's in the avant garde.

    Music played on Sunday 19 May 2013

    Three Estonian Game Songs - Holst Singers/Stephen Layton - Veljo Tormis - Hyperion - Cda67601

    Le Journaliste - Anne - James Chaton/Andy Moor - Anne - James Chaton/Andy Moor - Unsounds - 16u

    Shine - Stian Westerhus - Stian Westerhus - Rune Grammofon - Rcd2133

    Pahoa - Betacicadae - Kevin Scott Davis - Eleguarecords - Ele017

    Biped - Gavin Bryars Ensemble - Gavin Bryars - Gb Records - Bcgbcd02

    Heroin - Real Quiet - Lou Reed Arr David Lang - Naxos - 8.559615

    Tiger Dancing - Britten Sinfonia - Steve Martland - Signum Records - Sigcd149

    Sonate - Maya Homburger/Barry Guy - Garrett Sholdice - Ergodos - Er3

    Song Of Parasha - Phyllis Bryn - Julson/Ensemble Intercontemporain/Boulez - Stravinsky - Deutsche Grammophon - 431 751 - 2

    Renard - Budapest Chamber Ensemble/Andras Mihaly - Stravinsky - White Label - Hrc078

    Headphonics - Ryoji Ikeda - Ryoji Ikeda - Touch - To:30

    U - Exmoor Singers/James Jarvis - Yannis Kyriakides - Unsounds - 21u

    The Bank (Victimless Crime) - Robert Ashley Ensemble - Robert Ashley - Lovely Music - Lcd4917.3


    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


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