The Hear and Now

The Music of Lindsay Cooper: The Hear and Now – December 3, 2015

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The Music of Lindsay Cooper, with Fred Frith and Larry Ochs.

Lindsay Cooper piano

On Saturday, Dec. 5, Fred Frith and Zeena Parkins will conduct a large ensemble in the Mills College Concert Hall, celebrating the music and life of their late collaborator Lindsay Cooper. Tonight, Frith and ROVA Saxophone Quartet’s Larry Ochs will share recorded tracks from Cooper’s fecund but all too short career and talk about her creativity with host Derk Richardson. More on the concert here.

Cooper was best known for her work with the band Henry Cow, she was also a member of Comus, National Health,News from Babel and David Thomas and the Pedestrians. Find out more about her tonight and here.


Artist Song Album Label
RIP Mack McCormick (August 3, 1930 - November 18, 2015); He introduced Chris Strachwitz to Mance Lipscomband suggested "Arhoolie" for the name of Strachwitz's record label
Mance LipscombAin't It HardTexas Blues GuitarArhoolie
Interview with Fred Frith and Zeena Parkinsabout Lindsay Cooper and the "Music by Lindsay Cooper" concert Sat., Dec. 5, at Mills College
Henry CowDay by Day: 1/2 the SkyWestern CultureReR
News from BabelHeart of Stone | Dragon at the CoreLetters HomeReR
Lindsay CooperPiano RoulletteRarities Volumes 1 & 2ReR
News from BabelMossLetters HomeReR
Interview with Larry Ochsabout Lindsay Cooper
Lindsay CooperEngland DescendingOh MoscowVicto
ROVA Saxophone QuartetFace in the CrowdBingoVicto
The Carla Bley Band8 1/2 Amarcord - Nino Rota [Nino Rota born Dec. 3, 1911]Hannibal
Sam PhillipsOne Day LateA Boot and a ShoeNonesuch
Ralph McTell [born Dec. 3, 1944]Streets of LondonThe Songs of Ralph McTellRed House Records
Merle HaggardIf We Make It Through DecemberThe Lonesome Fugitive: The Merle Haggard AnthologyRazor & Tie

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