Podcast: Desert Sand

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Music of Steve Reich, John Luther Adams, Walking Eagle, and the bands Concrete Blond, Butterfly, and Giant Sand. This is the third episode on the American Landscape. Symphonies about America. Today’s show is Desert Sand. Here is some of the text that Reich used: “Man has survived hitherto because he was too ignorant to know how to realize his wishes. Not that he can realize them, he must either change them or perish.”

AMERICAN HIGHWAYS #81: DESERT SAND (LANDSCAPE SERIES)

Theme Music:
Jan Jeroen (J.J.) Spijkervet & Immersive Sound
American Highways” Jingle
Sounds About Right
composed for Concertzender

Playlist:

Gioachino Rossini, original composer
The Lone Ranger, based on William Tell Overture
TV Theme Players
Big Eye Music 2010 re-release

Steve Reich
Desert Music No. 5 – Fast
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
BBC RADIO CLASSICS 15656 91692

Billy Southern
Desert Highway
Billy Southern
CD Baby 884501874526

Roomful of Teeth & William Brittelle
Shimmering Desert (from http://www.projectcolorado.com)
Roomful of Teeth, Glenn Kotche & Jeffrey Zeigler
VIA/New Amsterdam 2016

John Luther Adams
Cathedrals in the Desert (from http://www.projectcolorado.com)
Roomful of Teeth, Glenn Kotche & Jeffrey Zeigler
VIA/New Amsterdam 2016

Ennio Morricone
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus & Crouch End Festival Chorus
Silva Treasury – STD 5010 disc 2

Henry Cowell
Ancient Desert Drone
The Symphony Of Los Angeles & Werner Janssen
Heritage 795

Walking Eagle
Red Sand Saga
Walking Eagle
Bandcamp https://walkingeagle.bandcamp.com/album/returning-to-my-village

Butterfly
Desert Highway
Butterfly
Firepower Records 2005

Giant Sand
Belly Full of Fire
Giant Sand
Yep Roc Records YEP 2188

Concrete Blonde
Mojave
Concrete Blonde, performers
Eleven Thirty 7001

Closing Music:
Flynn&Co
Desert Highway
Flynn&Co
CD Baby 888295248679

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