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Episode #2173

Near Eastern Sounds

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Sunday, April 24, 2005

Western fascination with Asia has come in many forms, and more often than not it is accompanied by a whiff of colonialism or imperialism. Still, musical interchange is often a two-way street these days, as is the case on this edition of New Sounds. Listen to the near Eastern rhythms in Michael Askill's Salome; Abaji's Oriental Voyage; Abed Azrie's Aromates; and Peter Gabriel's Zaar. Plus, works by Rabih Abou-Khalil, Ofra Haza, Dhaffer Yousuf, and more.

PROGRAM #2173 Music Based on Near Eastern Rhythms (Thursday, 7-3-03)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Michael Askill

Salome

Salome's Dance [4:00]
John the Baptist and Salome [4:30]

Black Sun #15031.**
www.harmonies.com

Abed Azrie

Aromates

Murmur of the Breeze [5;00]

Nonesuch #79241.
www.nonesuch.com
Also Amazon.com

Rabih Abou-Khalil

Tarab

In Search of the Well [3:30]

Enja #7083
www.enjarecords.com

Dhafer Youssef

electric sufi

Farha [5:30]

Enja #9412
www.enjarecords.com

Rabih Abou-Khalil

Tarab

Arabian Waltz [5:00]

See above.

Abaji

Oriental Voyage

Valse Arabe [2:30]

Network #23-897
www.networkmedien.de

Peter Gabriel

Passion

Zaar [4:30]

Geffen #24206** Available for purchase at
Amazon.com

Ofra Haza

Kirya

Kirya [6:00]

Shanachie #64043**
www.shanachie.com

Sussan Deihim/Richard Horowitz

Desert Equations

Armour [4:00]

Originally on Made To Measure #80
Recently reissued and available at www.sussandeyhim.com

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

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