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Episode #2943

Medieval Music From the Near East

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Sunday, July 17, 2011

Musical reminders that troubles between the West and the Middle East are not new – Jordi Savall and Hesperion XXI present their mammoth project "Jerusalem."  Also on this New Sounds program, Thomas Binkley’s Studio Der Fruehen Musik plays music of the Crusades, Lou Harrison’s "Variations" play with another melody about Jerusalem and the Crusades; and more.

PROGRAM # 2943 Medieval Music From the Near East (First aired on Tues. 6/02/09)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Hesperion XXI

Jerusalem

Liberation of the City by the Maccabees, excerpt [1:30]

Alia Vox AVSA 9863 A+B
www.alia-vox.com

Thomas Binkley & Studio der Frühen Musik

Troubadours & Trouveres

Guiot de Dijon: Chanterai pour mon coraige [6:30]

Telefunken 6.35519 2xLP
Out of print
Also released on 2x CD,
8.35519, but out of print.

Hesperion XXI, led by Jordi Savall

Jerusalem

Apocalypse XI, 12-3: Audi Pontus [4:30]

See above.

Kronos Quartet

Music of Lou Harrison

Lou Harrison : String Quartet Set: Variations [5:00]

CRI 613
REISSUED on New World 80643 www.newworldrecords.org

Estampie

Crusaders

Chanterai por mon corage [6:00]

Christophorus #77183
MusiContact GmbH Helikon
Heuauerweg 21 69124
Heidelberg Germany

Kronos Quartet

Floodplain

Ramallah Underground: Tashweesh [3:30]

Nonesuch 518349
www.nonesuch.com

Hesperion XXI

Jerusalem

La paix de Jérusalem (psaume 122) [5:30]

See above.

Barbara Thompson

Songs from the Center of the Earth

Chanterai Por Mon Coraige, excerpt [4:00]

Black Sun 15014
www.harmonies.com

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Comments [2]

Mary Ann Willoughby from NYC

I have listened to this show over and over since I first heard it. Medieval Music From the Middle East. Haunting and addicting to my ear and heart! thank you for all the work you do.

Jul. 29 2011 04:22 PM

Really enjoyed listening to this music. Thanks for such an interesting show!

Jul. 17 2011 11:50 PM

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