Program #1990

Great voices of world-renowned and not so well-known singers are featured on this edition of New Sounds. Hear operatic powerhouses Jesse Norman and Kathleen Battle on music from Vangelis’ Mythodea, written for the NASA mission to Mars, and kind of an answer to the Flower Duet from the opera “Lakme”. There’s also a song by Sigur Ros from the “Angels of the Universe” soundtrack, and atmospheric English text in a song by Londoner Pete Wyer. Plus, songs by David Sylvian, Tom Waits, and David Byrne.

PROGRAM #1990, a program of songs





Pete M. Wyer

A Bell Ringing In An Empty Sky

Song 15 [4:00]

Private CD. Info on Wyer's music available through

Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson/Sigur Ros

Angels Of The Universe

Bium Bium Bambalo [7:00]

Fat Cat #FATOST-CD01 or*



Movement 9 [5:00]

Sony Classical #89191** or *

Tom Waits

The Black Rider

November [3:00]

Island #314 518 559**
Available at*

Ed Pastorini

Private CD

Strange Lures [3:30]

Not commercially available. Pastorini has one CD, under the name 101 Crustaceans. It's available, along with some info, at

Ann Dyer

Revolver - A New Spin

Rain [6:00]

Premonition #90-745** or

David Byrne

Rei Momo

I Know Sometimes A Man Is Wrong [3:00]

Luaka Bop/Warner Bros #25990***

David Sylvian

Gone To Earth

Before The Bullfight [5:00]

Virgin CDV2471**
Official site at
Available at*

Caroline Lavelle

Brilliant Midnight

Mangoes [3:30]

Teldec #84637* OR*

June Tabor

Rosa Mundi

Paint Me, Redouté [5:30]

Green Linnet #3139***

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