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Music for Airports: Live

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1/1 (arr. M. Gordon)
16:26
 
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1/2 (arr. D. Lang)
8:34
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2/1 (arr. J. Wolfe)
11:30
 
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2/2 (arr. E. Ziporyn)
12:00
 
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Total Tracks: 4   Total Length: 48:30

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John Schaefer is the host of WNYC’s innovative music/talk show Soundcheck, which features live performances and interviews with a variety of guests. Schaefer ha...more »

01.18.11
Eno's classic ambient piece performed live by New York's mini-empire of new music
Label: Cantaloupe Music

When Brian Eno almost single-handedly birthed the ambient music movement with 1979′s Music for Airports, he made tape loops of piano, voices and electronic sounds; staggered their entrances; and let them run. It was not meant for people to play and, in fact, Eno felt that it couldn’t be played by human musicians. (“They’d never allow the long gaps that occur,” he once said.) But Eno didn’t reckon with Bang on a Can. The oddly-named… read more »

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Music for Airports: Live

MMI

Risking blasphemy, I think this is better than the original.

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Normally - not my cup of tea, but...

martuccij

The more you listen the more there is to listen to....

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