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    Nova Sunday 6 July 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: Fingerbib
      Composer: James, Richard D (Aka Aphex Twin)
      Performer(s): Alarm Will Sound
      Performer(s): Alarm Will Sound
      Album: Acoustica: Alarm Will Sound Performs Aphex Twin (Recordno CA21028), Cantaloupe Records, CA21028
      Duration: 3:49
    • 21:04
      Title: Duet -- Duet
      Complete Work Name: Duet
      Composer: Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Smith Quartet
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Sigcd064), Signum, Sigcd064
      Duration: 5:15
    • 21:28
      Title: Relocating Elk...By Train
      Composer: Power, Karen
      Performer(s): Carin Levine, Bass Flute
      Performer(s): Carin Levine, Bass Flute, Electronics
      Album: New Music New Ireland -- One, Contemporary Music Centre, One
      Duration: 7:34
    • 21:36
      Title: Femme Fatale
      Composer: Reed, Lou
      Performer(s): Nico (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Nico (Vocal), Velvet Underground
      Album: The Very Best of the Velvet Underground, Polydor, 065 625-2
      Duration: 2:40


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