In Praise of Dreams

New works from Europe make up the backbone of this New Sounds program. Daniele Sepe, the Italian saxophonist and composer based in Naples, mixes jazz, funk, and rock in his love songs, serenades, and protest songs, along with pizzicas and tarantellas from his collection, “Senza Filtro." Plus, hear from Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek, who has recently released his first new record in nearly 6 years – “In Praise of Dreams.” It’s a collaboration with violist American-Armenian Kim Kashkashian and African-French drummer Manu Katché which expertly improvises a blend of folk and classical, achieving a purity that is both rich and deep. Also, the French horn virtuoso, Arkady Shilkloper, single-handedly layers together music using an incredible arsenal of instruments, among them didgeridoo and Wagner tuba, on his solo record of improvised music, “Pilatus.”

PROGRAM #2341, New Music from Europe (First aired on Monday, 11/8/04)





Jan Garbarek

In Praise of Dreams

Cloud of Unknowing [5:30]

ECM #1880***

Andrew Cronshaw

On The Shoulders of The Great Bear

Ema Hanal / Hällilaul [6:30]

Cloud Valley #2007

Daniele Sepe

Senza Filtro

Robin & Marion [2:00]
Ce me pe ti zog [3:30]

Dunya #8049

Daniele Sepe

Anime Candide

Ce me pe ti zog [11:00]

Dunya #8066*

Ensemble 4’33”

Hearts of 4’33”

Re-MI-x [9:00]

SoLyd Records #0125 Available online at

Arkady Shilkloper


Pilatus [7:30]

Boheme Music #906063*

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