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    Nova Sunday 22 February 2015

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

    hearSpace

    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

    • Title: La Notte, Piano Concerto: I
      Composer: Bent Sorensen
      Performer(s): Rolf Hind/ Bbc Symphony Orchestra/ Michael Schonwandt
      Performer(s): Rolf Hind/ Bbc Symphony Orchestra/ Michael Schonwandt
      Album: Da Capo, 8/226045
      Duration: 13:40
    • Title: Three Dances For Two Prepared Pianos
      Composer: John Cage
      Performer(s): Patrick Moraz/ Charles Turner
      Performer(s): Patrick Moraz/ Charles Turner
      Album: Koch, 3-7238 2 Y6X2
      Duration: 5:06
    • Title: Leda And The Swan
      Composer: Siobhan Cleary
      Performer(s): Therese Fahy
      Performer(s): Therese Fahy
      Album: Rte Recording, Rte Recording
      Duration: 14:16
    • Title: Tombea De Messiaen For Piano And Tape
      Composer: Jonathan Harvey
      Performer(s): Philip Mead
      Performer(s): Philip Mead
      Album: Sargasso, SCD 28029
      Duration: 8:35
    • Title: Concert A Quatre: Vocalise
      Composer: Olivier Messiaen
      Performer(s): Orchestre De L'Opera Bastille/ Myung Whun Chung
      Performer(s): Orchestre De L'Opera Bastille/ Myung Whun Chung
      Album: Deutsche Gramophone
      Duration: 4:21
    • Title: A R:L Hommage A Ravel
      Composer: Iannis Xenakis
      Performer(s): Claude Helffer
      Performer(s): Claude Helffer
      Album: Naive, MO782137
      Duration: 2:26
    • Title: Road Movies
      Composer: John Adams
      Performer(s): Leila Josefowicz/ John Novacek
      Performer(s): Leila Josefowicz/ John Novacek
      Album: Nonesuch, 7559-79699-2
      Duration: 4:47
    • Title: La Cathedral Engloutie/ La Danse De Puck
      Composer: Claude Debussy
      Performer(s): Claude Debussy
      Performer(s): Claude Debussy
      Album: Dal Segno, DSPRCD D 001
      Duration: 8:04
    • Title: De Profundis
      Composer: Frederic Rzewski
      Performer(s): Frederic Rzewski
      Performer(s): Frederic Rzewski
      Album: Nonesuch, 79623-2
      Duration: 14:03
    • Title: Piano And String Quartet
      Composer: Morton Feldman
      Performer(s): Aki Takahashi/ Kronos String Quartet
      Performer(s): Aki Takahashi/ Kronos String Quartet
      Album: Bridge, 9369
      Duration: 4:00
    • Title: Petites Esquisses D'Oiseaux: Ii, Iii, Xi
      Composer: Olivier Messiaen
      Performer(s): Roger Muraro
      Performer(s): Roger Muraro
      Album: Accord, 461 645-2
      Duration: 6:42
    • Title: Between Tides
      Composer: Toru Takemitsu
      Performer(s): Fujita Piano Trio
      Performer(s): Fujita Piano Trio
      Album: ASV, CD DCA1120
      Duration: 15:33
    • Title: Musica Ricercata: Iii, Iv, X
      Composer: Gyorgy Ligeti
      Performer(s): Pierre-Laurent Aimard
      Performer(s): Pierre-Laurent Aimard
      Album: Sony, 19779
      Duration: 4:50

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