Sunday, 8 - 10pm

    Nova Sunday 17 August 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

    • 20:00
      Title: Forever New Frontiers
      Composer: Olaf Bender
      Performer(s): Carsten Nicolai
      Performer(s): Carsten Nicolai
      Album: Diamond Version EP 2012
      Duration: 7:07
    • 20:08
      Title: Acoustic Aphasia -- Lost Objects
      Composer: Gordon, Michael; Lang, David; Wolfe, Julia
      Performer(s): Bang On A Can
      Performer(s): Bang On A Can
      Album: Lost Objects -- 685738410729, Teldec, 685738410729
      Duration: 3:59
    • 20:13
      Title: 40% Swing
      Composer: Adams, John
      Performer(s): John Novacek (Piano)
      Performer(s): Leila Josefowicz (Violin)
      Album: Road Movies, Nonesuch, 7559-79699-2
      Duration: 5:00
    • 20:18
      Title: Les Onze Tableaux De L'Escouade -Beginning
      Composer: Michel Blanc
      Performer(s): Michel Blanc Band
      Performer(s): Michel Blanc Band
      Album: les onze tableaux de l'escouade
      Duration: 6:28
    • 20:36
      Title: Transliterate
      Composer: Darryl Lucas
      Performer(s): Aka Pytchblend
      Performer(s): Aka Pytchblend
      Album: Private Recording
      Duration: 8:24
    • 21:21
      Title: Night Watches
      Composer: Raymond Deane
      Performer(s): Hugh Tinney
      Performer(s): Hugh Tinney
      Album: The Noctuary
      Duration: 5:21
    • 21:27
      Title: Zahre
      Composer: Bosetti, Alessandro
      Performer(s): Radio Art
      Performer(s): Radio Art
      Album: 20 Years EBU Ars Acustica, EBU, No Number
      Duration: 4:46


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