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Episode #1936

Program #1936

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Saturday, July 12, 2003

The mystical, Central Asian-inspired piano music of Greco-Armenian composer G. I. Gurdjieff and Russian composer Thomas De Hartmann is featured on this edition of New Sounds. Much of this body of work was composed in Fontainebleau, France during the 1920's. It is only recently that this remarkable music has been introduced to the general public, even as it has been an integral part of Gurdjieff's teaching for over 60 years.

PROGRAM # 1936 (First aired on Friday, July 13, 2001)

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G. I. Gurdjieff & Thomas de Hartmann

Music for the Piano, Vol. I - Asian Songs and Rhythms (Linda Daniel-Spitz, Charles Ketcham, Lawrence Rosenthal, pianos)

Kurdish Melody for 2 Flutes [1:00]

Wergo #6284
Distributed by Harmonia Mundi www.harmoniamundi.com; also available through the Gurdjieff site: www.gurdjieff.org

G. I. Gurdjieff & Thomas de Hartmann

The Music of G. I. Gurdjieff & Thomas de Hartmann (Thomas de Hartmann, piano)

The Bokharian Dervish Hadji Azvatz-Troov [3:30] Prayer & Despair [4:30]

Triangle Records #1001-1003. Available online at www.triangleeditions.com

G. I. Gurdjieff & Thomas de Hartmann

Music for the Piano, Vol. I - Asian Songs and Rhythms

Kurdish Melody from Isfahan [2:30]

See above.

G. I. Gurdjieff & Thomas de Hartmann

Music for the Piano, Vol. II - Music of the Sayyids and Dervishes

Sayyid #3 [3:30]

Wergo #6292; available through the Gurdjieff site: www.gurdjieff.org

G. I. Gurdjieff & Thomas de Hartmann

Music for the Piano, Vol. I - Asian Songs and Rhythms

Oriental Song [1:30]

See above.

G. I. Gurdjieff & Thomas de Hartmann

Seekers of the Truth - the complete piano music of G. I. Gurdjieff & Thomas de Hartmann (Cecil Lytle, piano)

Seekers of the Truth, Part 18 [3:30] Rituals of a Sufi Order, part 1 [2:30]

Celestial Harmonies #13020/21** www.harmonies.com or other online sources.

G. I. Gurdjieff & Thomas de Hartmann

Music for the Piano, Vol. I - Asian Songs and Rhythms

Asian Song [3:00]

See above.

David Hykes & the Harmonic Choir

Harmonic Meetings

Lines To A Great Lord, excerpt [8:00]

Celestial Harmonies #13013/14** www.harmonies.com

Alain Kremski

Musique pour un temple inconnu

Excerpt [5:00]

Auvidis 2-LP set, long out of print.

Masayuki Koga

Eastwind: Japanese Shakuhachi Music

Bass improvisation [4:00]

Fortuna #17067. Distributed by Celestial Harmonies, see above.

Loons In The Monastery

Stranger Than Truth

Archangel [4:00]

Sonotrope #R-009. www.sonotrope.com

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

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