Podcast: Lost Highways

In this episode of American Highways, pianist Guy Livingston brings us music from off the beaten path. Lost routes of American music, as well as some of the latest sounds that you may not yet have discovered. Music of Harry Partch, Arlo Guthrie, Colin McPhee, and Mason Bates.

listen-to-CZ-button now-on-itunes-buttonAMERICAN HIGHWAYS #33: LOST HIGHWAYS Playlist

Theme Music
Steve Reich. The Desert Music (1984)
First Movement (Fast).
Chorus of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Members of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Michael Tilson Thomas & William Carlos Williams.
Nonesuch Records 79101.

Ellington, Mill, Gershwin (medley)
In a Sentimental Mood
Trio Strakke Lucht (Martin de Ruiter, Erik de Clercq, Erik Langeveld)
ThuisLabel #01

Arlo Guthrie
I’m Going Home
Arlo Guthrie
Reprise Records 6267-2

Colin McPhee
i “Tabuh-tabuhan” (7:31)
ii “Tabuh-tabuhan” (6:13)
iii “Tabuh-tabuhan” (6:35)
Peter Basquin, Christopher Oldfather, pianos; American Composers Orchestra o.l.v. Dennis Russell Davies.
ARGO 444-560-2

Roosevelt Sykes
Drivin’ Wheel
Herman ‘Junior’ Parker, vocals
HIP-O Records COL 512578-2

Mason Bates
Bagatelles for String Quartet and Electronica
1. I. Rough Math (5:10)
2. II. Scrapyard Exotica (4:18)
3. III. On a Wire: Mating Dance (2:17)
4. IV. Viscera (4:27)
Del Sol String Quartet
Sono Luminous DSL-92193

Harry Partch
Barstow: Eight Hitchhikers’ Inscription From a Highway Railing at Barstow, California
Ben Johnston, voice; Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch 7559-79372-2 2

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