Is Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood a rock musician who crossed over to classical music, or a composer who crossed over to rock? Meet the man behind the Martenot
Water, by Jonny Greenwood, receives its world premiere at the National Concert Hall, Dublin on 2nd October as part of the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s European Tour
(*Jonny won’t be in attendance at the concert on the night)
Thom / Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
Jonny / Reich: Radio Rewrite
Philip / Weatherhouse (*already available in Japan)
I AM TOO BUSY
Today(*September 30) marks the release of Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Steve Reich’s albumRadio Rewrite on Nonesuch Records (with the UK release to follows October 6). Co-commissioned for and recorded by Alarm Will Sound, the title piece references two songs by the English band Radiohead. Alan Pierson conducts this premiere recording of Radio Rewrite, which was composed in 2012. The album also includes recordings of Electric Counterpoint (1987) and Piano Counterpoint, which is a 2011 transcription by Vincent Corver of Reich’s 1973 Six Pianos; the works are performed, respectively, by Radiohead’s guitarist, Jonny Greenwood, and pianist Vicky Chow, who is a member of the Bang on a Can All-Stars.
To pick up a coyp of Radio Rewrite, head toiTunes or the Nonesuch Store, where CD orders include a free MP3 download of the complete album at checkout; Radio Rewrite is also available to purchase there as MP3, FLAC, and 96kHz/24bit HD FLAC files.