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Episode #2405

More Lullabies

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Thursday, April 28, 2005

This New Sounds programs offers more lullabies – a whole hour of nocturnal works by Meredith Monk, Natacha Atlas, Taj Mahal, Harold Budd, and many others. From a new recording with the Brodsky Quartet, hear Meredith Monk’s wordless invocation, “Gotham Lullaby.” Also, listen to “Adam’s Lullaby,” a collaboration between English composer Jocelyn Pook and singer Natacha Atlas, whose Arabic vocals are lushly enveloped by the Prague Symphony Orchestra. Plus, lullabies from the Balanescu Quartet inspired by "Romania’s Edith Piaf," Maria Tanase.

PROGRAM # 2405, Lullabies, New Sounds Style (First aired on Thurs., 4/28/05)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Meredith Monk

Do You Be

Quarry Lullaby [1:30]

ECM #1336 www.ecmrecords.com*

Marty Walker

Clarinets

Harold Budd: In Delius’ Sleep [4:30]

Advance #FGR 13 LP, out of print

Ali Akbar Khan

Journey

Lullaby [4:30]

Triloka #184
www.triloka.com

Danny Glover & Taj Mahal

Brer Rabbit and the Wonderful Tar Baby

Lullabye In A Major Tonight [5:30]

Windham Hill #0716 Out of print.

Robin Holcomb

The Big Time

Lullaby [1:30]

Nonesuch #79653** www.nonesuch.com*

Balanescu Quartet

Maria T

Lullaby [4:00]

Mute #9286
www.mute.com

The Brodsky Quartet

Moodswings

M.Monk: Gotham Lullaby [4:30]

Brodsky Records #3501 www.brodskyquartet.co.uk

Balanescu Quartet

Maria T.

Lullaby Dream [7:30]

See above.

Natacha Atlas

Something Dangerous

Adam’s Lullaby [6:00]

Mantra #1035** www.mantrarecordings.com

Derek Jarman & Donna McKevitt

Translucence

I Walk In This Garden [4:30]

Teldec #22500 CD out of print, but music available online at I-Tunes Music Store

Jaron Lanier & Robert Dick

Columns of Air

Lullaby In Glass, excerpt [2:00]

Future Tickle Music, no # Lanier’s site is: www.advanced.org/jaron

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

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