the memory palace

by Nate DiMeo

the memory palace

  

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Episode 122 (Hercules)

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows.

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Posted on 12 February 2018 | 10:24 pm


Episode 121 (The Nickel Candy Bar)

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows.

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  • We hit two sections from Bernard Herrmann's score to Tender is the Night: The Embrace and The Breakdown.
  • A bit of Sambolero by Luiz Bonfa.
  • Labyrinth II by Caitlin Aurelia Smith.
  • Walter Meets the Beaver from Marcel Zavros' score to The Beaver.
  • Two tracks, "1" & "2" from AAESPO's album, Layers.
  • Maria Arvos' Last Days of Summer.
  • And Time Times Three by Palm.

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Posted on 28 January 2018 | 2:50 am


Episode 120 (The Prairie Chicken in Wisconsin: Highlights of a Study of Counts, Behavior, Turnover, Movement, and Habitat)

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows.

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  • Do yourself a favor and read France Hamerstrom's autobiography, My Double Life: Memoirs of a Naturalist.
  • Do your kids a favor and Jeannine Atkins take on Frances in her book Girls Who Looked Under Rocks.
  • And then watch Frances teach David Letterman how to cook a snake.


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Posted on 13 January 2018 | 5:03 am


Nate's Episode of the Year: If You Have to be a Floor

 

Show Notes

Nate DiMeo is the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Artist in Residence for 2016/2017. He is producing ten pieces inspired by the collection and by the museum itself. This is the sixth episode of that residency.

This residency is made possible by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Chester Dale Fund.

This episode is written and produced and stuff by Nate DiMeo with engineering assistance from Elizabeth Aubert. Its Executive Producer is Limor Tomer, General Manager Live Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Special thanks to Jimmy LaValle and Mark Kozelek.

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Posted on 26 December 2017 | 4:59 am


Episode 119 (John C. Calhoun from the Opposite Side of the Line that Divides the Living from the Dead)

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Posted on 16 December 2017 | 4:27 am


Episode 118 (On the Shores of Assawompset)

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows.

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  • Musica Seqenza play Schreza Infida
  • Frederico Durand plas Lluvia de Estrellas
  • The Martin Hayes Quintet plays The Boy in the Gap
  • East Forest by Provenance
  • There's a bit of Madame Ovary from Bensi and Jurriaans and Christine
  • It finishes on Three Dances: II. Pavane from Chromo Tuba Quartet

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Posted on 20 November 2017 | 5:12 am


Episode 117 (Elizabeth)

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Posted on 7 November 2017 | 3:28 am


Episode 116 (Hoover)

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows.

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  • Some sources for this one were The Glory and the Dream by William Manchester.
  • Herbert Hoover: A Life by Glen Jeansonne
  • Herbert Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of The Presidency, by Charles Rappleye
  • The Life of Herbert Hoover, Humanitarian, by George H. Nash


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Posted on 23 October 2017 | 3:20 am


Episode 115 (A Brief Eulogy for a Commercial Radio Station)

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Posted on 4 October 2017 | 9:01 pm