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Bang on a Can Marathon kicked off today (running through midnight)

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Bang on a Can

The 2012 River to River Festival kicked off today (6/17) at noon with the Bang on a Can Marathon at the World Financial Center Winter Garden. As mentioned the marathon runs through midnight and features a huge variety of performers including Kaki King, David Longstreth, Steve Reich, and many others.

If you missed it, the full schedule for today’s marathon is listed below…

Lois V Vierk – Go Guitars
– Dither
Daniel Wohl – Saint Arc
– Ashley Bathgate
Jeremy Howard Beck – Awakening
– The Guidonian Hand
Evan Ziporyn – In Bounds
– Vicky Chow
Ruben Naeff – Bash
– NYU Contemporary Music Ensemble with Jonathan Haas
Michael Lowenstern – Crossroads; Boot
– Todd Reynolds and Michael Lowenstern

Eve Beglarian – In and Out of the Game
– The Guidonian Hand
Julia Wolfe – my lips from speaking
– Grand Band
Ruby Fulton – The End
– Newspeak
Marcin Stanczyk – Nibiru
– Bang on a Can All-Stars
Thurston Moore – Stroking Piece #1
– Bang on a Can All-Stars
Gregg August – A Humble Tribute to Guaguanco
– Heavy Hands

Martin Bresnick – Prayers Remain Forever
– TwoSense
Oscar Bettison – B & E (with Aggravated Assault)
– Newspeak
David T. Little – Sweet Light Crude
– Newspeak
Michael Gordon – Thou Shalt/Thou Shalt Not
– Michael Gordon Band
Jonas Braasch – Quasi Infinity
– Jonas Braasch
Brian Pertl – Land of Snows
– Deep Listening Band
Pauline Oliveros – From Now On
– Deep Listening Band

Kaki King [to be announced from stage]
– Kaki King
David Longstreth – Instructional Video, Breakfast at J&M, Matt Damon
– Bang on a Can All-Stars
Conlon Nancarrow – Piano Studies 2a, 3c, 4a, 11 (arr. Evan Ziporyn)
– Bang on a Can All-Stars
Alvin Lucier – I am sitting in a room
– Alvin Lucier, narration; James Fei, digital delay system

Akiko Ushijima – Distorting Melody**
– Bang on a Can All-Stars
David Lang – sunray
– Bang on a Can All-Stars
Kris Davis – Massive Thread
– Massive Thread
Michael Harrison – Just Ancient Loops*
– Maya Beiser, cello; film by Bill Morrison

Steve Reich – Six Pianos
– Grand Band
DJ Envee – Bang on a Can Remix
Gerard Grisey – le Noir de l’Etoile
– Talujon

* World Premiere
** US Premiere

Please note that times are approximate and subject to change.

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