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Episode #2903

The World on Four Strings

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Saturday, March 19, 2011

For this New Sounds, hear violin music inspired by the Cajun, Norwegian, Balkan, Near Eastern, and Indian traditions.  There are works by Steve Tibbetts & Knut Hamre, Kaila Flexer & Gari Hegedus, Michael Galasso, and more.   With any luck, we'll also hear some Celtic Baltic Sephardic music from Teslim, some Norwegian meets Cajun-flavored Louisiana polka from Frigg, and others.

PROGRAM # 2903, the world on 4 strings (fiddle music) (First aired on Mon 2/23/09)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill

Welcome Here Again

The Dear Irish Boy, excerpt [2:00] The High Jig [2:00]

Compass/Green Linnet #1233.** www.greenlinnet.com *

Various artists: Kirsten Bråten Berg, Hallvard T Bjørgum

Nordisk Sang

Tirili Tovann [3:30]

New Albion #031. www.newalbion.com *

Kaila Flexer & Gari Hegedus

Teslim

Elk/High Tide/Yetierre [7:00]

Next Village #001. www.kailaflexer.com/teslim.htm

Knut Hamre & Steve Tibbetts

Å

Fjellmangjenta [3:30]

Hannibal/Rykodisc #1348. www.rykodisc.com*

Michael Galasso

Scenes

III [2:00]

ECM #1245** www.ecmrecords.com*

Various artists: Beausoleil

More Cajun Music And Zydeco

Je M’endors [3:30]

Rounder #11573** www.rounder.com*

Michael Galasso

Scenes

V, first half [4:00]

See above.

Mark O’Connor

Midnight On The Water

Caprice #5 [3:30]

Sony Classical #62862** www.sonyclassical.com*

Simon Shaheen

Turath

Taqasim for Violin [1:30]

CMP #3006. out of print, but see www.simonshaheen.com

Shankar

Nobody Told Me

Chittham Irangaayo, alap section [10:30]

ECM #1397** www.ecmrecords.com*

Mark O’Connor

Midnight On The Water

Midnight on the Water/Bonaparte’s Retreat [7:00]

See above.

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