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Timbre and Space Music

  • Aired: 12/19/2012
  • 02:01
  • Rating: NR
Chuck van Zyl, host of STAR'S END (one of the nation's longest running space music shows heard on WXPN in the wee hours of Saturday night/Sunday morning) holds forth in this unedited interview excerpt on the place that "timbre" holds in the creation of "space music". For a more detailed definition of "space music" and to hear more of Chuck, watch FRIDAY ARTS at 8:30 pm, January 4, 2013
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Chuck van Zyl explains the place that "timbre" holds in the creation of "space music"
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