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Episode #2036

Program #2036

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Friday, December 27, 2002

On this edition of New Sounds, we get armchair traveling at its best. The Spanish group Radio Tarifa blends traditional North African music, flamenco, and a dash of Cuban rhythms with a contemporary pop sensibility. As we hear on the title cut from their CD, Rumba Argelina, the results are rich and sensual. Similarly, 3 Mustaphas 3 has roots in Eastern Europe, but the band takes on a lively assortment of global styles, using various indigenous instruments and multilingual vocals to boot. We also hear from Penguin Café Orchestra, Zap Mama, Bobby McFerrin, and more.

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PROGRAM #2036 Imaginary World Music (First aired on 5/7/02)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

3 Mustaphas 3

BAM! Big Mustaphas Play Stereolocalmusic

A Chilling Tale, Part IV/ Belz [3:30]

Ace Records #Fez005
www.acerecords.co.uk

Radio Tarifa

Temporal

Conductus [4:00]

Nonesuch #79499**
www.nonesuch.com *

 

Radio Tarifa

Rumba Argelina

Rumba Argelina. [3:30]

Nonesuch #79492**
www.nonesuch.com *http://www.sonyclassical.com/

3 Mustaphas 3

Out On The Rolling Sea - a Tribute to the Music of Joseph Spence

A Chilling Tale: Harcount Drowned [4:00]

Green Linnet #3095
www.greenlinnet.com

3 Mustaphas 3

Play Musty For Me

Valle E Pogradecit [5:00]

Omnium #2027
www.omnium.com

Zap Mama

Adventures in Afropea Vol. 1

Babanzélé [4:00]

Luaka Bop #45183**
www.luakabop.com

Bobby McFerrin

Beyond Words

Mass [2:30]
Monks/The Shepherd [3:00]

Blue Note #34201**
www.bluenote.com

Penguin Café Orchestra

Penguin Café Orchestra

Cutting Branches [3:00]

Editions EG#11**
www.penguincafe.com

Another Fine Day

Salvage

Cutting Branches (excerpt) [4:00]

Six Degrees #30042

www.sixdegreesrecords.com

Penguin Café Orchestra

Signs of Life

Dirt [4:30]

Editions EG#50

www.penguincafe.com

Penguin Café Orchestra

Broadcasting From Home

Another One From the Colonies [3:00]

Editions EG#38; same as above.

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