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Episode #2194

Program #2194

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Tuesday, September 23, 2003

Concert works inspired by non-Western traditions take center stage on this edition of New Sounds. Hear Lou Harrison’s "Threnody for Carlos Chavez," written for viola and gamelan ensemble, as well as a work by New Zealand’s Gareth Farr, who, like Harrison, draws on percussive influences of the Pacific. Then there’s music by composer Tunde Jegede, from his CD “Lamentation”, which incorporates both of the instruments he plays - the West African harp-lute known as kora and the European traditional classical cello. Also on tap is music by Armenian composer Tigran Mansurian.

PROGRAM #2194 Concert Works Based On World Music (First aired Tues. 9-23-03)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

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SOURCE

Lou Harrison

Drums Along The Pacific

Threnody for Carlos Chavez [8:00]

New Albion #122** www.newalbion.com*

Kim Kashkashian

Hayren

T Mansurian: Havik [5:00]
Komitas/arr. Mansurian: Krunk [2:30]

ECM #1754** www.ecmrecords.com*

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival

Suk/Still/Farr/Dvorak

Gareth Farr: Kambang Suling [10:00]

www.bcmf.org OR info@bcmf.org, OR 212-741-9403

Tunde Jegede

Lamentation

Heat Haze [10:00]
Hill Of Solitude - Valley Of Festivity [8:00]

Triciom Records #1001
www.tundejegede.com

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

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