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Episode #1960

Program #1960

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Saturday, October 11, 2003

There is music from the 2001 Fez Festival of World Sacred Music on this edition of New Sounds. Hear performances by Sheik Ahmad Al-Tuni of Egypt (pictured), Afroz Bano from India, Colenso Abafana from South Africa and Jordi Savall & Hesperion XXI, all recorded live on location in Fez, Morocco.

Check out photos from the Festival

PROGRAM # 1960, from the 2001 Fez Festival of World Sacred Music (First aired on 10/15/01)

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Jordi Savall & Hesperion XXI

Live, Dar Batha, Fez, Morocco, 4 June 2001

Lamento Di Tristano/Saltarello [3:30] Ground [1:30] Variations on Canarios [3:30] Andalusian Medley [5:30]

Some of these works may be on the CD "Folias & Canarios" - Astree Records #8516,* or on "Music of Spain" - EMI Classics #ZDMB 63431* Most of their CDs are on the French Astree label**.

Afroz Bano

Live, Dar Batha, Fez, 2 June 2001

Thumri [4:30]

No commercially available recordings.

Sheik Ahmad Al-Tuni

Live, Bab Makina, Fez, 4 June 2001

Song To Sidi Abul Hassan [20:00]

Al-Tuni's CD Sultan of All Munshidin is available online through www.worldmusicstore.com

Colenso Abafana

Live, Dar Batha, Fez, 3 June 2001

Traditional sacred Zulu polyphony [6:00]

The CD "South Africa: Zulu polyphony" is available online in Germany .

FOR INFORMATION ON THE ANNUAL FEZ FESTIVAL OF WORLD SACRED MUSIC, VISIT THEIR WEBSITE AT WWW.FEZFESTIVAL.ORG

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

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