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Geometric musings with Lawrence Wilde

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Composer Lawrence Wilde performing 'Origin' (2019) on the nyckelharpa.

It's all about the numbers! Explore math-related works with composer Lawrence Wilde.

From circles, points and lines to the father of ‘math’ music, we're back in geometry class on this week's episode of Sound Currents.

This week's guest is composer, musician, educator, and researcher Lawrence Wilde.

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Sascha Groschang
Laurel Parks

Lawrence Wilde, composer

Transverse Lines
by Lawrence Wilde
Eighth Blackbird

Punto y Linea - Movement 1
by Jorge Sosa
Rebecca Ashe - flute

A Piece of Pi
by Pamela Z
Pamela Z - voice and electronics

Music in Circles
Pt. 1
Pt. 2
by Andrew Norman

by Ryan Lott

Dhipli Zyia
by Iannis Xenakis
Patricia Kopatchinskaja - violin, Sol Gabetta - cello

Sascha Groschang is a host for Sound Currents on 91.9 Classical KC.
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