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Gareth Farr

Gareth Farr Photo: supplied

Michael Hill International Violin Competition commissions over the ages
Programme 5 of 8: Gareth Farr

Kana Ohasi (vln)

Allen Ginsberg - Howl

To celebrate the birthday (3 June) of the legendary beat poet we have a musical setting of his famous and controversial Howl, narrated by Ginsberg himself with Kronos Quartet.

LEE HYLA (text by Allen Ginsberg): Howl
Allen Ginsberg (voice), Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch 7559 79372


Darklight - new album by electric harpist Floraleda  Sacchi

FLORALEDA SACCHI: We Arrive From Far Away
Floraleda  Sacchi (electric harp)
Amadeus Arte AA17003


Relevant Tones - Gabriel Prokofiev

London-based DJ, composer and entrepreneur Gabriel Prokofiev talks with Seth Boustead about composing and performing for a 21st century audience, family legacies, and the use of sampling in classical music. Prokofiev worked with hip-hop turntablist DJ Yoda on the piece Concerto for Turntable and Orchestra. Prokofiev talks about working with DJ Yoda and incorporating the live orchestra into hip-hop-like samples. (WFMT)

Gabriel Prokofiev

Gabriel Prokofiev Photo: Supplied

GABRIEL PROKOFIEV: Concerto for Turntable and Orchestra (excerpts) - DJ Yoda (turntable), Heritage Orch/Jules Buckley;
Piano Book No. 1 (excerpts) - Génia (pno);
Float Dance - Peter Gregson (cello);
Suite for Global Junk - Joby Burgess (percussion)

11:00 New Music Dreams

This Melborne -based experimental group create vast luminous orchestral atmospheres by way of real-time processing of electric guitar and electro-acoustic percussives via ¼” tape.

THE CONVOY: Selection from the albums 8 and Invincible Summer
Sonorous Circle