Playlist for Classical Discoveries Goes Avant-Garde with Marvin Rosen
Wednesday, August 03 2011 - 11:00am - 01:00pm
|WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES GOES AVANT-GARDE - COMPOSER BARBARA BENARY|
|Wednesday, August 03, 2011 from 11:00am till 1:00pm
Barbara Benary is an American composer, performer and ethnomusicologist. Her work in composition has been in two areas: ensemble chamber music and theater music. Her styles are varied but include minimalism, and the integration of world music forms, structures and instruments with traditional western materials.
Barbara Benary: Mother of Lion
at: New Music Box
| Barbara Benary has written theater and dance scores for a number of companies including New York Shakespeare Festival, LaMaMa E.T.C., Lenox Arts Theatre, Odyssey Theatre, Laura Pawel Dance Co. and Bali-Java Dance Theatre.
Her theatre piece Karna: A Shadow Puppet Opera (1994) combines gamelan and vocal oratorio with Javanese wayang kulit puppetry. Wayang Esther: A Javanese Purimspiel (2001) continues her work in the format combining puppet theatre, oratorio and gamelan-based accompaniment.
Barbara Benary is co-founder of Gamelan Son of Lion, a new music collective and repertory ensemble in New York City (1976- ). She has composed over thirty pieces for gamelan ensemble which have been performed by Gamelan Son of Lion and other groups in the United States and internationally.
|Castellano, Jennifer||Marvin Goes Avant-Garde (first section)||Musique Concrete||Private||11:00|
In WPRB Studio
composer Barbara Benary
|Benary, Barbara||Sun on Snow||Phyllis Clark, Soprano and Percussion, Barbara Benary, Violin, Daniel Goode, Clarinet, Jon Gibson, Soprano Sax, Jody Kruskal, Concertiina, Chris Nappi, Marimba, Nick Didkovski, Electric Guitar||New World Records - 80646-2 - (N*07)||11:02|
|Benary, Barbara||A Rag for Deena||Gamelan Son of Lion||Barbara Benary -GSOL CD-4||11:20|
|Benary, Barbara||Dragon Toes||Gamelan Son of Lion||Barbara Benary -GSOL CD-4||11:39|
|Benary, Barbara Liben, Laura, Goode, Daniel||Selections from 9-11: A Memorial suite||Gamelan Son of Lion||Innova - 718 - (I*02)||11:56|
|Benary, Barbara||Downtown Steel||DownTown Ensemble||New World Records - 80646-2 - (N*07)||12:15|
|Benary, Barbara||Mostly Slendro Passacaglia||Gamelan Son of Lion||GSOL Records - GSOL CD-1||12:33|
|Benary, Barbara||Barang II||Steven Silverstein & Peter Thompson, Clarinets||New World Records - 80646-2 - (N*07)||12:45|
|Benary, Barbara||Jigalullaby||Gamelan Son of Lion||New World Records - 80646-2 - (N*07)||12:52|