Tag: classical

Digitonal in Echoes Podcast

Clarinet isn’t an instrument you often hear in electronic music, but it’s a central part of the sound of Digitional the English ambient chamber music band headed up by Andrew Dobson. Along with violinist Samy Bishai, Dobson creates a music of haunting melodies and luxurious moods. Their latest album is Beautiful Broken, where they find a common ground between chilled electronic grooves and the modern classicism of Steve Reich and Arvo Pärt.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015-Echoes Program 1529B

Ólafur Arnalds is one of the signature composers of ambient chamber music, and in the last year, he’s released an album based on the compositions of Chopin, scored BBC TV series, Broadchurch and recorded an all electronic project as Kiasmos.

Wu Man in Echoes Podcast

https://media.blubrry.com/echoespodcast/p/echoes.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/EchoesPodcast-WuMan.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHear this interview in the Echoes Podcast here or download it from iTunes. The pipa is a Chinese lute, shaped like a teardrop with a course of deeply fretted strings that are played with fingernails. Wu Man is the Yo-Yo Ma of this instrument. And she’s…