Episode #3225

New Music from Italy

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Savina Yannatou, Spaccanapoli, and Enzo Avitabile reinterpret regional folk songs for this New Sounds program.  Also, cellist Giovanni Sollima creates an Italian version of Minimalism.  Plus, Yo Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble reinterpret a medieval Italian song as world music.  And more.

PROGRAM #3225, New Music from Italy (First aired on 7/14/11)                                                       





Various Artists: Spakka Neapolis55 (Spaccanapoli)

Passione Soundtrack

Vesuvio [4:01]

Hip-O Records
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Savina Yannatou


Orrio Tto Fengo [4:31]

ECM Records #1903


Lost Souls

Aneme Perze [4:26]

Real World#49542**

Giovanni Sollima


Terra Fuoco [3:35]

Dedalo #519769
Available at* as an import
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Various Artists: Pietra Montecorvino

Passione: A Musical Adventure

Como Facette Mammeta [2:28]

Hip-O Records
Available at iTunes

Aqsak Maboul

un peu de l'ame des bandits

I Viaggi Formano La Gioventu [4:31]

Crammed Discs #002
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Enzo Avitabile & Bottari

Save The World

Dance With Me [3:48]

Wrasse #124

Enzo Favata & Tenores di Bitti

The New Village

Boche & Notte in Chicago [6:17]



Lost Souls

Pummarola Black [5:13]

See above.

Filippo Gambetta

Pria Goaea

La lumaca equilibrista [3:17]

Dunya #8052

Savina Yannatou


Sta kala Lu Serenu [2:46]

See above.

Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble -

Silk Road Journeys: When Strangers Meet

Chi passa per'sta strada [4:45]

Sony 89782


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