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Jun 12, 2019

How does one win a GRAMMY® award? Which never-before-heard recording of Partch himself will be featured on the group’s upcoming album? What does music for the Harry Partch instruments look like? How on earth do the players tune their instruments? Find out in this witty, riveting episode where we talk with John Schneider! Be sure to get “Sonata Dementia,” coming out June 28th and played by the Partch Ensemble.

 

Music

Intro: Harry Partch - Windsong

Harry Partch - Barstow (I)

Lou Harrison - Round [5-limit JI]

Harry Partch - Barstow (II)

Ben Johnston - Burnt Kabob (from Ruminations: The Tavern) [13-limit JI]

Popular Iraqi Maqam (Arabic)

Robert Johnson - Crossroads [12edo]

Harry Partch - Castor and Pollux (II)

Harry Partch - Barstow (I)

Neil Haverstick - Microseconds (from “If the Earth was a Woman”) [34edo]

Harry Partch - Ulysses at the Edge of the World

Ben Johnston - String Quartet No. 7 (III) [13-limit JI]

John Schneider - Lament [JI]

Lou Harrison - Concerto for PIano with Javanese Gamelan (II) [JI]

Bill Alves - Concerto for Guitar and Gamelan [JI]

Lou Harrison - Scenes from Nek Chand (II) [JI - harmonic series tuning]

Harry Partch - Ring Around the Moon (II)

Outro: Harry Partch - Windsong

 

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