Episode #2956

New Music for Lutes

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Monday, September 05, 2011

The Renaissance forerunner of the guitar still has its fans, among them Rolf Lislevand, the Dowland Project, the Blue Rubies, and Josef van Wissem. For this New Sounds, hear performances of everything from medieval music to the Clash, and more.

PROGRAM #        2956, New Music for Lute                                                      (First aired on July 8, 2009)                                





The Dowland Project

In Darkness Let Me Dwell

Flow My Tears [5:30]

ECM#1697** www.ecmrecords.com *

Blue Rubies

Private tape

Somebody Got Murdered [4:00]

This performance not available, but their commercially released version is at www.asphodel.com

Red Byrd

Songs of Love and Death

John Paul Jones: Amores Passados #1 [5:00]

Factory #336.  out of print.

Jozef van Wissem


US Drone Strikes Again [4:30]

BV Haast #0104.  www.bvhaast.nl

Rolf Lislevand

Nuove Musiche

Passacaglia Celtica, Passacaglia Spontanea, Passacaglia Andaluz [8:30]

ECM #1922** www.ecmrecords.com *

The Dowland Project

In Darkness Let Me Dwell

Lachrimae Verae [5:00]

See above.

Red Byrd

Songs of Love and Death

John Paul Jones: Amores Passados #3 [4:00]

See above.

Rolf Lislevand

Nuove Musiche

Arpeggiata Addio [7:30]

See above.

Anouar Brahem


Kashf [1:30]

ECM #1641

Comments [3]

Donal from Ireland

Should have said New Sounds show. See previous.

Sep. 06 2011 12:42 AM
Donal from Ireland

Caught end of Monday night New Music show on lute. Great. May show be played again on web? Want to buy a few. It was 0430 here in Dublin. Found playlist with names but not sure which one riveted me....

Sep. 06 2011 12:37 AM
gil from astoria, nyc

made my night!
so beautiful!
thank you!

Sep. 05 2011 11:38 PM

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