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Episode #3182

New Music, Folk Roots

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Thursday, March 17, 2011

For this New Sounds, listen to some new music with folk roots, and unexpected folk collaborations.  There's music by Howard Skempton, the English minimalist, using "Wild Colonial Boy" in his piece "The Durham Strike."  Then listen to Jim Moray doing "Two Sisters," Tom Waits doing "Two Sisters," and Julia Wolfe's "Cruel Sister," based on the same song.

Also, we'll hear from Laura Marling and the Dharohar Project together with Mumford & Sons.  There might even be music from Nico Muhly and his piece "The Two Sisters."  Plus, music from the Decemberists, and much more.

PROGRAM #        3182, New Music, Folk Roots            (First aired on 3-17-11)                       

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Planxty

Planxty

Raggle Taggle Gypsy (Tabhair Dom Do Lamh), excerpt [2:00]

Shanachie 79009
Available at Amazon.com 
or Emusic.com

The Decemberists

The King is Dead

Rox in the Box [3:10]

Capitol Records
decemberistsshop.com OR
Amazon.com

Dharohar Project,Laura Marling & Mumford and Sons

Dharohar Project, Laura Marling & Mumford & Sons EP

 

Meheni Rachi [4:57]

Glassnote
Digital Only.  Download from Amazon.com, iTunes or Emusic.com

Sheila Chandra

Weaving My Ancestors Voices

The Enchantment [4:32]

Real World #62322 www.realworldrecords.com,
Amazon.com*
Or i-Tunes.

Tom Waits

Orphans, Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards

Two Sisters [4:56]

Anti Records.
www.anti.com
*

Jim Moray

Sweet England

 

Two Sisters [7:30]

Niag Records NIAG
www.jimmoray.co.uk

Nico Muhly

Mothertongue

The Only Tune Pt. 3 [4:47]

Brassland #018** "
www.brassland.org
*

Ensemble Resonanz/Brad Lubman

Julia Wolfe: Cruel Sister

Julia Wolfe: Cruel Sister, Part 2 [9:07]

Cantaloupe Muysic 21069
www.cantaloupemusic.com

Daniel Becker, pf;

Bolt from the Blue

Howard Skempton - the Durham Strike [5:51]

Mode 226
www.moderecords.com

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