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Fellow Travelers

The Chicago-based new music collective—Ensemble Dal Niente—sits down to chat with composers and close collaborators!

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Fellow Travelers #8 — Nur Slim, Tania León, Tomás Gueglio

Conversations with composers featured in Ensemble Dal Niente's November 13 Webcast, Humming Through Branches, presented by the Library of Congress.  PART II.

1hr 15mins

19 Nov 2020

Rank #1

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Fellow Travelers # 7 — Hilda Paredes & Luis Fernando Amaya

Conversations with composers featured in Ensemble Dal Niente's November 13 Webcast, Humming Through Branches, presented by the Library of Congress.  PART I.

1hr 28mins

19 Nov 2020

Rank #2

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Fellow Travelers # 6 — Anthony R. Green

Anthony R. Green talks to us about his background, his work with Castle of Our Skins, quotations in music, perspectives to studying history, and techniques and ideas behind his own compositions. Hosted by EDN'S own Amanda DeBoer Bartlett. 

1hr 6mins

22 Sep 2020

Rank #3

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Fellow Travelers # 5 — Wang Lu and Anthony Cheung

Composers Wang Lu and Anthony Cheung join us to talk about their musical background, influences, issues of identity, sadness, affect, COVID19, and so much more. Together we listen to Lu's “Urban Inventory” and “Siren Song”, and Anthony’s "The Natural Word” and “Double Allegories”. In addition to being great guests, they are close friends of Ensemble Dal Niente, and we hope you enjoy the conversation as much as we did. Check out their latest albums here:  https://newfocusrecordings.bandcamp.c... https://newfocusrecordings.bandcamp.c... "Fellow Travelers" is hosted by EDN'S own Michael Lewanski.  http://www.michaellewanski.com Visit us at https://www.dalniente.com/ And Join OUR PATREON! https://www.patreon.com/dalniente

1hr 54mins

15 Jul 2020

Rank #4

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Fellow Travelers # 4 — Carola Bauckholt

In this episode with Carola Bauckholt, we discuss her orchestra piece "Im Auge des Klangs", the Violin and Samples piece "Doppelbelichtung", and a brand new work called "Witten Vakuum". We also go over her background, her studies with Mauricio Kagel, current work, the music of her students, and how she is coping with the Covid19 crisis. Carola is one of DN's favorite collaborators, and we hope you enjoy this talk!

1hr 34mins

10 Jun 2020

Rank #5

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Fellow Travelers #3 — George Lewis

From his quarantine in NYC, George Lewis chats to us about how fixing TVs lead to early explorations in electronic music, diversity and intersectionality in new music, the music of Andile Khumalo, genre, his concept of "créolité" in music, Covid19, and so much more!    #composer #theremin #assemblage#covid19 #newmusic Also, check out Dal Niente performing the music of George Lewis: https://www.newworldrecords.org/produ... "Fellow Travelers" is hosted by EDN'S own Michael Lewanski.  http://www.michaellewanski.com Visit us at: https://www.dalniente.com/ and Join OUR PATREON! https://www.patreon.com/dalniente

1hr 24mins

21 May 2020

Rank #6

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Fellow Travelers # 2 — Hilda Paredes

From her home in London, Mexican-British composer Hilda Paredes talks to us about her background as a flutist and composer, influences from her Mayan roots, writing for specific or imaginary players, and how she copes with Covid19 days. Throughout the session, we discuss her Opera "El Palacio Imaginado", watch an excerpt from "Harriet", and listen to instrumental works "Ah Paaxo'ob" and "Siphonophore". I hope you enjoy the talk as much as we did!  #composer #covid19 #harriet_opera #isabelallende #composer #boxing_on_ice Listen to Act I of "El Palacio Imaginado" here: https://soundcloud.com/user-471956334... and audio selections from "Harriet": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0RMv... https://youtu.be/vMV2mHa_-Z0 https://youtu.be/1QMwrSAgfGU "Fellow Travelers" is hosted by EDN'S own Michael Lewanski. http://www.michaellewanski.com   Visit us at: https://www.dalniente.com/ and join OUR PATREON!  https://www.patreon.com/dalniente

1hr 8mins

20 May 2020

Rank #7

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Fellow Travelers # 1 - Ken Vandermark

Ken Vandermark talks to us about his recording history, documentation as musical "postcards", rawness in performance, cross-pollination between the new music and avant-garde jazz scenes, issues of genre, capitalism, his work "Soigne Ta Droite", his relationship to visual arts and film, musical life in coronavirus times, and hopes for the future.   To purchase "Soigne Ta Droite", go here: https://vandermark1.bandcamp.com/albu...  And follow his Instagram! https://instagram.com/ken_vandermark "Fellow Travelers" is hosted by EDN'S own Michael Lewanski.  http://www.michaellewanski.com Visit us at: https://www.dalniente.com/ And Join OUR PATREON! https://www.patreon.com/dalniente

1hr 45mins

16 May 2020

Rank #8