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Deus Ex Machina

Ether Game asks, can you name this tune? Here's a hint... this is no polka...

The Brain Trust sweeps in to save the day in this week’s Ether Game, as we hear music performed by and written about machines.

Music Heard On This Episode

Adams, John: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Marin Alsop, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra — A-Z of Classical Music (Naxos, 2010)
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Adams, John: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Marin Alsop, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra — A-Z of Classical Music (Naxos, 2010)
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Jones, Thad: Ray
The Elvin Jones Jazz Machine — Elvin Jones in Europe (Enja, 1993)
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Wagner, Richard: Die Walküre: Magic Fire Music
Eugene Ormandy, Philadelphia Orchestra — Wagner: Highlights from the Ring (RCA, 1994)
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Anderson, Leroy: The Typewriter
Catherine Wilson, Robert Conway — The Music of Leroy Anderson (Opening Day, 2009)
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Gluck, Christoph Willibald: Orfeo et Euridice: Minuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Frieder Bernius, Tafelmusik — Orfeo et Euridice (Sony, 1992)
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Whitacre, Eric: Leonardo Dreams of his Flying Machine
Coro — The Lover's Ghost (Dal Segno, 2006)
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Strauss, Richard: Eine Alpensinfonie, Op. 64: Thunderstorm, Descent
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Celeveland Orchestra — Alpine Symphony, Till Eulenspielgel's Merry Pranks (London, 1989)
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Martinu, Bohuslav: Esquisses I., H 203
Cheng, Gloria — Intermezzo: Works of Martinu (Summit, 1999)
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Sumner, Gordon: Demolition Man
The Police — Ever Breath You Take: The Singles (BMG)
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