John Zorn on BBC Radio 3

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Plenty of advance notice from me on this one…

Hear and Now
On: BBC Radio Three
Date: Saturday 16th September 2006
Time: 23:15 to 01:00

Tom Service introduces a concert from the Barbican’s recent John Zorn weekend and talks to Robert Sandall about Zorn’s interest in the dark writings of Aleister Crowley. Plus rare performances of two earlier iconic composers given by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Nicholas Kok.

Zorn: Evocation of a Neophyte and How the Secrets of the Black Arts were Revealed unto Her by the Demon Baphomet (BBC commission – first performance).

Synergy Vocals, London Sinfonietta/Brad Lubman. Iannis Xenakis: Metastasis. Morton Feldman: In Search of an Orchestration.

Zorn: Moonchild. Zorn’s most recent work features vocalist Mike Patton singing in preverbal language accompanied by Trevor Dunn (bass) and Joey Baron (drums).

For more details of this very highly regarded show, see

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