Episode #3480

With Yungchen Lhamo & Anton Batagov

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Friday, June 14, 2013

For this New Sounds, Tibetan devotional singer Yungchen Lhamo and Russian pianist and composer Anton Batagov discuss their recent musical collaboration. Their beautiful and unusual record, "Tayatha" (a Sanskrit word that means literally, “it is like this,”) is a striking and meditative dialogue between Lhamo’s voice and Batagov’s spacious, well-chosen piano melodies.  Referencing their shared practice of Buddhism, and their shared belief in music’s power to shift the world, Batagov and Lhamo make post-minimalist music that has a sense of offering.  They are part of the day-long Bang on a Can Marathon taking place this Sunday, 6/16 at the Schimmel Center. 

PROGRAM # 3480, with Yungchen Lhamo & Anton Batagov   (First aired on 6/14/2013)                                    





Yungchen Lhamo


Ranzen [4:29]

Real World #52576

Anton Batagov & Telo Tulku Rinpoche


Adopting the Spirit of Awakening (3rd chapter), excerpt [3:30]

Tummo 9017

Yungchen Lhamo & Anton Batagov


Good Times Will Come [7:55]
Medicine Buddha [8:04]
White Palace [7:41]

Cantaloupe Music 21090
Due out June 25th, 2013

Anton Batagov

Dialog (opera for one voice)

System [6:15]

Russian release; for info:

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