Soon after the September 11 terrorist attacks,
The New York Philharmonic and Lincoln Center
commissioned John Adams to honor the victims
of 9/11. The result is Adams’ “On the
Transmigration of Souls“. the text consists of
phrases from missing persons’ posters and
Today’s show includes tracks from the 2003 CD
release on Rounder Records: Anthology of World
Music – “The Music of Afghanistan“.
Ole Schmidt’s Turture from his score for the
film Jeanne d’Arc.
John Corigliano’s Masters of War, from his Mr.
Tambourine Man: 7 poems of Bob Dylan.