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Episode #1829

Program #1829

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Monday, April 14, 2003

Music from the 2000 edition of the annual Fez Festival of World Sacred Music is featured on tonight's New Sounds. The French early music group Ensemble Gilles Binchois and the South Indian singer Aruna Sairam and her ensemble perform separately and together, recorded on location in Fez, Morocco.

PROGRAM # 1829, from the Fez Festival of World Sacred Music

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Aruna Sairam

Live, Batha Museum, Fez, Morocco, 26 June 2000

Praise to the Holy Mother [6:30]

Aruna Sairam's CD "Padam, le Chant de Tanjore" is available on Ocora Records available for purchase at Amazon.com*

Ensemble Gilles Binchois, Dominique Vellard, director

Live, Batha Museum, Fez, Morocco, 26 June 2000

Omnes de Saba [3:30]

Benedicamus Domino [2:00]

The Ensemble's many CDs, including a collaboration with Indian sitarist Nishat Khan, can be found in some stores or at http://www.medieval.org/emfaq

Aruna Sairam Ensemble

Live, Batha Museum, Fez, Morocco, 26 June 2000

Raga Karaharapriya [6:30]

See above.

Ensemble Gilles Binchois, Dominique Vellard, director

Live, Batha Museum, Fez, Morocco, 26 June 2000

Pero cantigas de loor [7:00]

See above.

Ensemble Gilles Binchois & Aruna Sairam

Live, Batha Museum, Fez, Morocco, 26 June 2000

Govinda Leena [7:00] Virga de Iesse [5:00] Girinata/Kyrie [5:00]

See above.

For more information about the annual Fez Festival Of World Sacred Music, go to their website at www.fezfestival.com

*, ** - Find the recordings you've heard - go to the New Sounds Recordings Information page

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