#2871: The New Lieder

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For this New Sounds, we'll sample the extended tradition of the classical art song into the world of contemporary music and listen to a whole slew of new songs for the 21st century.  We'll hear from Emily Wells, Christine Fellows, and some new takes on songs by Charles Ives.  Plus, music from Rachel Unthank/Robert Wyatt, the Cesarians, Gabriel Kahane, and more.

PROGRAM # 2871, The New Lieder (First aired on Thurs., 11/20/08)





Bryn Terfel

An Die Musik – Favorite Schubert Songs

Erlkönig, D. 328 (Op.1), excerpt [1:30]

Deutsche Grammophon #445294 ** / 477 6358 deutschegrammophon.com

Gabriel Kahane

Gabriel Kahane

Underberg [4:30]
Durrants [3:00]

Download from Emusic.com or iTunes

Rachel Unthank & the Winterset

The Bairns

Sea Song [7:30]

Real World #1158 www.realworldrecords.com*

Christine Fellows


What Makes The Cherry Red [3:00]
The Goddess of Macrame [5:00]

Six Shooter #034 www.christinefellows.com

The Cesarians

Untitled EP

Flesh Is Grass [5:30]

Imprint #003 www.thecesarians.com

Emily Wells

The Symphonies

Symphony #6: Fair Thee Well and the Requiem Mix [4:30]

Or download from iTunes

Theo Bleckmann & Kneebody

12 Songs of Charles Ives

Serenity [5:00]

Winter & Winter #910147 www.winterandwinter.com*

Sam Sadigursky

Words Project II

The Dream Keeper [4:30]

New Amsterdam #2463** www.samsadigursky.com*