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Options May 10, 2004: Sleeptalking
with Bob Rixon a.k.a. DJ Rix



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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Friedhofer, Hugo
 
One Eyed Jacks Theme   Options One Eyed Jacks  Liberty    Vinyl  This superb movie score - one of the best ever composed for a western -has never been released on CD.  0:00:00 (Real)
Tim Buckley  Strange Feeling   Options Live in Copenhagen (1968)      CD  From tapes found by Mrs. Buckley. Sonics are adequate, performance is great.  0:01:56 (Real)
Delius, Frederick
 
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in spring   Options Elgar Ravel Faure  IMP    CD  English Sinfonia cond. by Sir Charles Groves. A lovely program oi shorter British & French pastoral pieces.  0:10:50 (Real)
Orff, Carl  Spring: Veris Let a Facies; Omnia Sol Temperat; Ecce Gratum   Options Carmina Burana  Apollo    CD  Russian State Symphony Orch. & Chorus cond. by Serge Tchaikov  0:17:14 (Real)
Rimsky-Korsakov
 
May Night Overture   Options Rimsky-Korsakov: The Spirit of Russia  Vox Box    CD  Bochum Symphony cond. by Othmar Maga  0:25:39 (Real)
 
Here's the free form equivalent of a great utility infielder, Bob Rixon.
Haddens, The  LU SHAN Suite for two pianos   Options Peking Premiere  Toshiba Musical Industries  1973?  CD  Richard & Frances Root Hadden, American duo pianists. Souvenir of a 1973 China concert tour during which the artists had a long visit with Chiang Ching, Mao's wife (& artistic mentor of the 1966 Cultural Revolution), & performed "Oh Susanna" & "Lullaby of Birdland" in their concerts. Frances. Hadden was born in China.  0:36:33 (Real)
 
Waxman, Franz
 
Rear Window Suite: Prelude; Rhumba; Ballet; Finale   Options Masters of Mayhem  Intersound  1990  CD  San Diego Symphony cond. by Lalo Schifrin  0:55:42 (Real)
Angelo Badalamenti  Audrey's Dance   Options Twin Peaks  WB  1990  CD  Grady Tate plays drums.  1:04:23 (Real)
Patti Smith & Fred Smith  It Takes Time   Options Until the End of the World (soundtrack)    1991  CD    1:08:47 (Real)
End.  Ruin Anyone Anywhere Anything   Options The Sounds of Disaster  Ipecac  2004  CD    1:13:58 (Real)
Shorty Rogers
 
Windswept   Options The Wild One  RCA    LP  Recorded for Brando biker movie, included on a "best-of" double LP of Shorty's 50s music, from RCA in the 80s. That's a young Maynard Ferguson pushing the high notes.  1:18:19 (Real)
Cablejuice  S.V.P.   Options Dutch Dance 2000  conamus  2000  CD  Compilation. This stuff gets government underwriting in the Netherlands. No wonder DJ Bart Plantenga won't come back to Jersey!  1:21:26 (Real)
Marion Brown Quartet
 
Fortunato   Options Why Not?  ESP  1966  CD  with Sirone, Stanley Cowell, Rashied Ali.  1:25:32 (Real)
Steely Dan  Dr. Wu   Options Katy Lied  MCA    Vinyl  Did his man show up with the goods or was it a junky's hallucination? Or were Don & Walt just making space for a Phil Woods solo?  1:33:57 (Real)
 
Third Wave  Maiden Voyage   Options Third Wave      CD  Arr. by George Duke  1:46:32 (Real)
Free Design / Mellow  Kites Are Fun   Options Free Design Redesigned The Remix EP Vol 1    2004  12"    1:52:23 (Real)
Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66  For Me   Options Equinox  A&M  1967  Vinyl    1:57:17 (Real)
Tranquility Bass
 
Cantamilla   Options California Dreaming (compilation)  ffrr  1993  CD  I see, I know. Mike Kandel believed he could create enduring music for a genre that disposes of everything DJs were playing last week. At WFMU the freak flag is never furled.  2:01:46 (Real)
Robert Lippok  Schemes Like These   Options Falling in Komeit  Monica  2004  CD    2:08:50 (Real)
Pest 5000  Pregnant Pause   Options Interabang  Derivative  1996  CD    2:13:47 (Real)
Timmy Thomas  Cold Cold People   Options Why Can't We Live Together?  Glades / TK    Vinyl    2:16:59 (Real)
DJ Olive, John Medeski, Billy Martin  Sleeptalking   Options Turntable Sessions Vol. 1`    2004  CD  Recorded at several downtown NYC venues. Most cuts feature DJ Olive in collaboration with other artists.  2:19:53 (Real)
Mainx
 
99 to Piano   Dutch Dance 2000  conamus  2000  CD    2:26:08 (Real)
 
Astor Piazzolla  Tangazo   Options Fiesta!  BBC    CD  BBC Concert Orchestra cond. by Miguel Harth-Bedoya  2:37:35 (Real)
Cecilia Bartoli
 
Ravel: Deux melodies Hebraiques: I - Kaddisch. II - L'Énigme éternelle   Options Chant d'amour (Mélodies française)  London  1996  CD  Myung-Whung Chung, Piano  2:51:47 (Real)
Hugo Friedhofer  Finale   Options One Eyed Jacks          2:58:26 (Real)
Bob Rixon's Blog: Devoted to DJ Rix            Oriiginal show aired 3 am to 6 am.
photo of Rix sleeping ©2004 by James Coleman
 
 

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