On Garth Knox's new album, Saltarello, the adventurous violist creates surprising musical juxtapositions.
Dániel Vass/ECM Records
May 14, 2012 On his new album, Saltarello, the adventurousviolist creates surprising musical juxtapositions.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/152667784/152703805" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
July 21, 2008 The secret identity of the electronic artist known as Podington Bear has been blown. Hear how it happened. We've also got music from the gentle-voiced singer, Doveman. He turns the dance-pop song "Let's Hear It For The Boy," from the Footloose soundtrack, into a slow dirge. Also on the show: Tilly and the Wall, a baroque viola piece, Teddy Thompson, the gifted son of Richard and Linda Thompson, Swedish singer Sarah Assbring, also known as El Perro Del Mar, and a nearly flawless new album from Germany's 20-year rock veterans, The Notwist.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/92743094/92741939" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor