Episode #2098

Program #2098

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Sunday, September 19, 2004

Japanese pianist Ryuichi Sakamoto, Brazilian singer Paula Morelenbaum and her husband, and cellist Jaques Morelenbaum are all devotees of longtime great Brazilian songwriter Antonio Carlos Jobim. They've boiled down a list of Jobim songs to their classical essence for a recording made in Jobim's house on his old piano ("Casa," on Sony Classical). While the disc captures these unique, often mesmerizing arrangments on intimate terms, the trio's recent live appearance at the expansive World Financial Center as part of the New Sounds Live concert series, was equally revealing.

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PROGRAM # 2098 from New Sounds Live @ World Financial Center (First aired on Monday, November 25, 2002)





Morelenbaum2 / Sakamoto
(Paula Morelebaum, Jaques Morelenbaum, Ryuichi Sakamoto)

New Sounds Live, 11/6/02 at the World Financial Center's Winter Garden

As Praias Desertas [4:30]
Amore Em Paz [4:00]
Vivo Sonhando [4:30]
Tango [5:30]
Insensatez [4:30]
Bim Bom [2:00]
Desafinado [4:00]
Agua De Beber [2:00]
Samba do Aviao [5:00]
Chega De Saudade [3:30]

Much of this music is on the Morelenbaum2 / Sakamoto CD, "Casa", Sony 89982**. Or*


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

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