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Episode 5 Listening List: Boneh, Esmail, Burke

Updated: May 30, 2020

Our fifth episode featuring guests Zach Sheets and Wei-Han Wu of Duo Axis is now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, our website, or anywhere else you listen to podcasts.

Check out our listening list for this episode with music by Oren Boneh, Reena Esmail, and Christine Burke. Feel free to comment here or on social media to continue the conversation about this great music.


Oren Boneh: Shrink (2018)

Performed by Quatuor Tana

Recording and score:

Reena Esmail: Zeher (2018)

Brooklyn Rider, Healing Modes (In a Circle Records, 2020)


Here's an example of the first raga, Todi, Esmail uses especially in the cello to represent poison:

Here's two examples of the second raga, the "mournful" Bhimpalas, Esmail uses to represent release of the poison at 5:52:

Christine Burke: half murmur (2017-2018)

Performed by Center for New Music at the University of Iowa

Recording and score:

Oren Boneh photo by Juan Francisco Gonzalez; Reena Esmail photo by Rachel Garcia; Christine Burke photo by Tony Mai

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