'Death Speaks' with Narong Prangcharoen
This week on Sound Currents, explore the concept of transition. The only constant that we can count on in this world is change, and we'll navigate the murky waters of this transition between life and death with guest Narong Prangcharoen.
The liminal space between life and death has affected and inspired composers in a myriad of ways. We'll explore that space, along with the concept of change, on this week's episode of Sound Currents.
This week's guest is composer Narong Prangcharoen.
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Narong Prangcharoen, composer
Between Heaven and Earth
by Narong Prangcharoen
Jonathan Borja and Christopher Janwong McKiggan
Funeral Music (Black Rain)
by Toru Takemitsu
The Four Quarters: IV. The Twenty-Fifth Hour
by Thomas Ades
by Meredith Monk
Heather J. Buchanan Vocal Ensemble; Todd Reynolds Quartet
by Eleni Karaindrou
Eleni Karaindrou with Sokratis Sinopoulos Quartet, Constantinoble Lute and Constantinoble Lyra
Death Speaks: No. 2. I Hear You
by David Lang
Shara Worden - vocals, Bryce Dessner - guitar, Owen Pallett - violin, Nico Muhly - piano, Maya Beiser - cello
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