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Episode #3062

Lute Around the World

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Jozef van Wissem Jozef van Wissem

On this New Sounds program, explore music from the lute family, embracing trance traditions, minimalism, and hearkening back to the Renaissance.  Listen to works for  instruments from Japan (the kugo), from Afghanistan (rebab), and from Mali (kora).   We’ll also hear music for sintir or gimbri (from Morocco), along with the oud, and the Persian tambour.  Plus, a live performance by Dutch lute player Jozef van Wissem on his swan-neck lute.

PROGRAM # 3062, A World of Lute Music (First aired on 4/12/2010)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Hassan Hakmoun

Spirit

Chbakrou Allah Allah [3:50]

Healing Records 2005 Out of print. Many other records are available at his site www.hassanhakmoun.com

Toumani Diabate & Ballake Sissoko

New Ancient Strings

Yamfa [5:11]

Hannibal 1428
Available for purchase at Amazon.com* or download from Emusic.com

Tomoko Sugawara

Along the Silk Road

Cantiga de Santa Maria, No. 249 [4:29]

Motema Music MTM-31 Purchase CD or download at www.motema.com

Anouar Brahem

The Astounding Eyes Of Rita

Dance With Waves [3:57]

ECM 2075 www.ecmrecords.com

Jozef van Wissem

Live, WNYC, April 8, 2010

The Heavens Are Parting and the Spirit Descends Like a Dove [2:30] Our Hearts Condemn Us First [4:00] In Him Is No Sin [2:00] Love is a Religion [2:30]

These performances not commercially available. “Heavens” appears on A Priori (2008), “Our Hearts Condemn Us First” and “Love is a Religion are on Ex Patris (2009) ubu.com/sound/van-wissem.html

Michael Hedges

The Best Of

Because It's There [3:13]

Windham Hill 11223
Out of print.
The tune also appears on the Platinum & Gold Collection. www.legacyrecordings.com

Min Xiao-Fen

Spring, River, Flower, Moon, Night

Song of the Northern Frontier: Zhao Jun’s Lament [1:00]

Asphodel 0974 http://asphodel.com

Ustad Mohammed Omar, featuring Zakir Hussain

Virtuoso from Afghanistan

Emen, excerpt [3:30]

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings SFW 40439 www.folkways.si.edu

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