Episode #3234

New Sounds From Tibet

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Thursday, November 22, 2012

For this New Sounds, listen to music that was inspired by Tibet.  We'll hear "Karma Shadub," for violin and chorus by violinist/composer Paul Giger, based on centuries-old Tibetan Buddhist chant .  Plus, music from Minnesota-based composer/guitarist Steve Tibbetts, along with music from Philip Glass's Tibetan-inspired works as well.

PROGRAM #3234 New Sounds from Tibet (First aired on 8/16/11)    







LADAKH - Monastic and Village Music

Tibet: "On this Blue Paper which is the azure of the Sky" [3:11]

Chant du Monde LDX 274 662
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Steve Tibbetts

Natural Causes

Padre-yaga [6:27]

ECM 1951

Alan Kushan


Tibet [9:59]

Mahriz Mehr Institute of Culture & Art
The track also appears on "East to East," available as a download from or iTunes

Philip Glass

Kundun Soundtrack

Sand Mandala [4:05]

Nonesuch 79460

Paul Giger


Karma Shadub [20:55]

ECM 1681

Philip Glass

Kundun Soundtrack

Lhasa at Night [2:00]

See above.

Elephant Talk feat. Eddie Reader


Tibet [6:49]

Infrasound Productions
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Comments [1]


I'm trying to find the Alan Kushan piece that just played. It's listed here as Par, but I can't find it (song or album) on iTunes or eMusic. Can you help?

Nov. 22 2012 11:30 PM

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