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Episode #3053

Musical Esperanto

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Monday, June 13, 2011

For this New Sounds, listen to some international-sounding music from bands that blend influences from both sides of the Atlantic, and take your guess as to what nation is being invoked.  Hear from guitarist Brad Shepik and his multi-ethnic experiences in various jazz-Balkan-improv-Klezmer collectives, as they inform his album-length suite, “Human Activity.” 

Also, French café music meets Tin Pan Alley which is then remixed by an electronica producer in the music of L’Ensemble Raye.  Plus, newly-issued live recordings from Tin Hat, “Foreign Legion,” with their unique combination of old-world drones of various pump-organs, toy pianos and accordion, colliding with violin, guitar, and clarinet.  And more.

PROGRAM # 3053, Musical Esperanto (First aired on Mon., 03/22/10)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Penguin Café Orchestra

Penguin Café Orchestra

Cutting Branches For A Temporary Shelter, excerpt [1:00]

Editions EG#11**
Most PCO albums are on the EG label and are available online: www.penguincafe.com

Tin Hat

Foreign Legion

Foreign Legion [5:54]

BAG Records
bengoldberg.net/albums
OR download from Emusic.com or iTunes

Brad Shepik

Human Activity Suite

Waves (Asia) [5:57]

Songlines SA1576
www.songlines.com

L’Ensemble Raye

En Frac!

P'tit Pierre [4:36]

www.labelusines.com
www.ensembleraye.ch
Or download from Emusic.com

Tin Hat

Foreign Legion

The Last Cowboy [4:45]

See above.

17 Hippies

Heimlich

Teschko [3:25]

Hipster #012
www.17hippies.com

L’Ensemble Raye

En Frac!

Eine Schöne Reise (A nice journey) [6:00]

See above.

Penguin Café Orchestra

Broadcasting From Home

Music for a Found Harmonium [3:36]

EG Records EEG 38 Most PCO albums are on the EG label and are available online: www.penguincafe.com

Penguin Café Orchestra

Penguin Café Orchestra

Cutting Branches For A Temporary Shelter [3:09]

Editions EG#11** Most PCO albums are on the EG label and are available online: www.penguincafe.com

Penguin Café Orchestra

Signs of Life

Swing the Cat [3:25]

EG Records EEG 50
Most PCO albums are on the EG label and are available online: www.penguincafe.com

17 Hippies

Heimlich

Apache [3:05]

See above.

Brad Shepik

Human Activity Suite

Blue Marble (Africa) [5:52]

See above.

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Comments [1]

Nice to hear 'Swing the Cat'!! The piece thats become an Irish Traditional piece was great too!! Thanks

Jun. 14 2011 12:03 AM

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