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Episode #2118

East-West Crossings

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Saturday, November 13, 2004

It’s a cross-cultural hour of music on this New Sounds program. Hear a piece from the Orchestre National de Jazz featuring oud player Anouar Brahem, plus a trio work from a record by percussionist Yousif Sheronick. Also, joining us live in the studio is the East-West Ensemble, the boundary-blurring Israeli group who mixes the melodies and structures of Jewish, Arab and Asian music, together with rock and jazz.

PROGRAM #2118 Cross-Cultural Music, with the East-West Ensemble (First aired on 1/31/03)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

The East-West Ensemble

Imaginary Ritual

Bandari, excerpt [1:30]

Released on Third Ear Records (Israel), available at www.digital-music-archives.com

Orchestre National de Jazz

Charmediterraneén

Montbeliard Trio [2:00]

ECM #1828
www.ecmrecords.com OR
available for purchase at Amazon.com*

Yousif Sheronick

Silk Thread

Jubb Jannin [7:00]

Bribie #YS 2816
www.yousifsheronick.com

Divahn

Divahn

Ta Ribon Alam [3:30]
Yodukha Rayonai [5:30]

Miz Rocky Records, available from www.divahn.com

The East-West Ensemble

Live

Imaginary Ritual on the Ethiopian - Persian Border [7:00]
Bandari [5:00]

See above.

Mahagita

Harp & Vocal Music of Burma

Longing In A Forest Glade [3:30]

Smithsonian Folkways #40492
www.folkways.si.edu

Burma Wind
(Robert Bassara)

The Spirit Of Lama

Autumn Day, excerpt [1:30]

Gorgon Productions #037, gorgon@newmex.com

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

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