August 14th, 2013 playlist The Land of the Rising Sun

On Monday, Rhode Island celebrated "Victory Day," formerly known as "Victory Over Japan Day." In this episode, we fire back by celebrating Japanese composers.

Frank Zappa ~ Bob in Dacron* ~ conducted by Kent Nagano (*in tribute to Bob Lee of Martha's Vineyard)
Takashi Yoshimatsu ~ Digital Bird Suite
Henri Pousseur ~ At Midnight, Downland's Shadow Passes Along Ginkaku-Ji
Somei Satoh ~ Toki No Mon (A Gate Into Infinity)
Jo Kondo ~ A Dance for Piano
Keiko Fujiie ~ Yellow Cow
Hikaru Hayashi ~ A Bee Crosses Over The Strait
Akira Nishimura ~ Matra for Solo Marimba, Solo Timpani, and Five Percussionists
Ichiro Nodaira ~ Arabesque No. 3
Krzysztof Penderecki ~ Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima
Tod Dockstader ~ Swell (no Japanese connection, just felt like playing this)
Karen Tanaka ~ The Song of Songs
Kashiwa Daisuke ~ deepblue (12_edit)
Babymetal ~ Doki Doki Morning

August 7th, 2013 playlist

Michael Gandolfi ~ Fantasia for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra ~ perf. by BMOP feat. Kenneth Radnofsky
Gavin Bryars ~ Planet Earth ~ feat. Holly Cole
Ingram Marshall ~ Evensongs
John Cage ~ Hymnkus
Henry Brant ~ Litany of Tides
Peter Zummo ~ Lateral Pass

July 31st, 2013 playlist

Niel Rolnick ~ iFiddle Concerto
Henry Brant ~ Angels and Devils
Kaija Saariaho ~ Grammaire Des Reves
Yungchen Lhamo & Anton Batagov ~ My Mother's Words
Frank Zappa ~ Jonestown
Jo Kondo ~ Under the Umbrella
Laurent Rochelle ~ Revolution - Evolution - Convolution - Transformation
Karlheinz Stockhausen ~ Mixtur

July 24th, 2013 playlist

Penguin Cafe Orchestra ~ Vega
Christopher Bailey ~ Abstraction No. 2
Michael Fiday ~ Automotive Passacaglia
Zygmunt Krauze ~ Aus Aller Welt Stammende
Kyle Gann ~ Time Does Not Exist
Gavin Bryars ~ Sub Rosa ~ perf. by Sentieri Selvaggi
Daniel Wohl ~ Cantus ~ perf. by Transit
Henry Brant ~ Homeless People
Musica Elettronica Viva ~ New Music America Festival

July 17th, 2013 playlist

David Lang ~ Child ~ Sentieri Selvaggi
Julie Tippets & Martin Archer ~ Metamorphic Rocking
Pauline Oliveros ~ Wolf
Dan Trueman ~ Another Wallflower (From Long Ago) ~ So Percussion
Rainier Lericolais ~ Juillet
Terry Dame & Electric Junkyard Gamelan ~ Get Your Barp On
Daniel Wohl ~ Limbs ~ perf. by Transit
Trollstilt ~ Shameless Sarabande
Harold Budd ~ The Moss of Imagination
Henri Pousseur ~ Parabolics Studies 8
Joseph Byrd ~ Water Music
Gh├ędalia Tazart├Ęs ~ Charlie's Retire