Scordatura with Chris Becker, Thursday July 28th

27 07 2011
   
    Beginning this Thursday, on the last Thursday of each month, composer Chris Becker will join Scordatura and we will be playing some of our favorite composers on Houston’s KTRU from 5pm to 7pm.  You can listen online at http://ktru.org/
 
   This Thursday, we’ll be playing Gyorgy Ligeti, Somei Satoh, Paola Prestini, George Crumb and others and talking about the music. 
 
Program:   
  
Gyorgy Ligeti – Atmospheres – orchestra
Somei Satoh – Birds in Warped Time II – violin and piano
Paola Prestinni – Inngerutit – clarinet and electronics
George Crumb – Ancient Voices of of Children -vocal and ensemble
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Interview with composer Chris Becker on July 14th

11 07 2011

    This Thursday, July 14th, we will have composer Chris Becker in the studio to talk about his music and collaborations with different types of musicians and visual artists.

   

    Chris Becker is not only a composer, but also a sound artist, electronic musician and improviser.  He has been relocated in Houston since 2010, and continuously contributing his talent to diverse artistic events, such as concerts featuring contemporary music by Musiqa, compositions for silent film, electronic/sound arts for improvisational events, and so on. 

    In the interview, we are going to introduce his music on album Saints & Devils (released in 2006) and talk about the collaborations with dancers/choreographers.  Tune in Tune in on Thursday, July 14th, 5:oo  pm (CDT) at www.ktru.org or  http://soundtap.com/#!/station/19/.