New Sounds Live

This edition of New Sounds features highlights from several New Sounds Live concerts recorded in the late 1980's and early 1990's. Hear performances by South Indian violinist L. Shankar and new music for ancient instruments by Raphael Mostel and the Tibetan Singing Bowl Ensemble. Also, listen to pre-Colombian instruments of Central America played by Antonio Zepeda. Plus, the Moroccan- and Persian-tinged music of Sussan Deyhim & Richard Horowitz.

PROGRAM # 2435, New Sounds Live, the Early Years (First aired on Thurs. 7/7/05)






New Sounds Live, Merkin Hall, 1989

Aberi [8:30]

Shankar has several CDs available on ECM Records, *

Sussan Deihim & Richard Horowitz

New Sounds Live, Merkin Hall, 1989

Work-in-progress [6:00]

Some of this music appeared in a different form on the CD “Azax Attra – Desert Equations,” on Crammed Discs

Raphael Mostel & The Tibetan Singing Bowl Ensemble

New Sounds Live, Merkin Hall, 1989

Jacob’s Ladder, excerpt [19:30]

Not commercially released, but see for info on other recordings

Antonio Zepeda

New Sounds Live, Merkin Hall, 1994

Improvisation on Mesoamerican Instruments, excerpt [9:30]

Zepeda has 2 CDs, but both are out of print. Try Amazon, or auction sites. Some info at

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