Xen Radio, Episode 4

This week’s Xen Radio program was dedicated to microtonal piano music. It featured a few generations of piano music, ranging from the early quarter tone music of Ives and Wyschnegradsky to Kyle Gann’s 2011 work, Echoes of Nothing.

Episode 4 (April 2, 2019)

Terry RileyThe Harp of New Albion: V. Premonition Rag
Charles Ives (Cheryl Seltzer & Joel Sachs, pianos) — Three Quarter Tone Pieces
Kyle Gann (Aron Kallay, piano)Echoes of Nothing
Aaron K. Johnson (Aron Kallay, piano)Ostinato Quasi Octatonica
Ivan Wyschnegradsky (Josef Christof & Steffen Schleiermacher, pianos) — Preludes in Quarter Tone System, Nos. 1 & 14
Ben Johnston (Robert Miller, piano) — Sonata for Microtonal Piano
Terry RileyThe Harp of New Albion: IV. Cadence On the Wind

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