Sunday, 8 - 10pm

    Nova Sunday 15 June 2014



    James Joyce is the patron saint of 20th century experimental writing, but he's also had an enormous impact on sound-art and experimental music. Nova explores.


    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

    • 20:04
      Title: Burroughs' Bunker
      Composer: Davies / Gut
      Performer(s): Myra Davies (Voice)
      Performer(s): Myra Davies (Voice), Gudrun Gut (Music)
      Album: Cities and Girls, Moabit Music, moabit 17
      Duration: 4:20
    • 20:11
      Title: Les Soldats Tambours
      Composer: Vigroux, Franck
      Performer(s): Marc Ducret, Vocals
      Performer(s): Marc Ducret, Vocals, Franck Vigroux Ensemble
      Album: Triste Lilas, D'Autres Cordes, D'AC 061
      Duration: 6:13
    • 21:35
      Title: Far Calls. Coming, Far!
      Composer: Takemitsu, Toru
      Performer(s): Yuzuko Horigome
      Performer(s): Yuzuko Horigome, Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
      Album: Visions, DENON, CO-79441
      Duration: 14:54


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