Program #1798

From the New Sounds Live concert series, Balkan music from Macedonia’s Kocani Orkestar and from New York’s own Skaros Ensemble.
PROGRAM #1798, from New Sounds Live, Balkan dance music





Skaros Ensemble

Live, Brooklyn Museum of Art, 11/6/99

Berance [4:00]

Tsinova Oro [5:00]

Tale #1 [6:00]

Blagograd Oro/Sinapovska Rachenitsa [2:30]

Chris Speed's Skaros Ensemble hasn't recorded yet, but his other Balkan-inspired group, Pachora, has three CDs on the Knitting Factory label, Unn, Pachora, and ast; all available at

Kočani Orkestar

Live, World Financial Center, 11/10/99

L'Orient Est Rouge [5:00]

Doise [4:30]

Cinganska [5:00] Ibraim Odjq [5:00] Veliovo Coček [5:00]

Their CD L'Orient Est Rouge is available on Crammed Discs,

**In most better stores; in NY, try J&R on Park Row, Tower Records, Virgin megastore at Times Square, HMV, Other Music on 3rd St., etc.