Episode #2201

Songs of the Century

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Sunday, July 17, 2005

On this edition of New Sounds, hear 21st century arrangements of 20th century songs by Kurt Weill, Woody Guthrie, Serge Gainsbourg, and others. Performances by the Eastside Sinfonietta, Hans Wenzel, Jane Birkin, Nora York, the Kamikaze Ground Crew, and more.

PROGRAM #2201 "21st century versions of 20th century songs" (Wednesday, 10-8-03)





Various artists: Bob Dylan

A Tribute to Woody Guthrie

Dear Mrs. Roosevelt, excerpt [1:00]

Warner Bros #26036**
Available for purchase at*

Jane Birkin

Arabesque (songs by Serge Gainsbourg)

L'Amour De Moi [6:00]

Capitol#27632; released in U.S. as Narada #93052 OR available for purchase at*

The Eastside Sinfonietta

Don't Be Afraid - Songs by Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht, Hanns Eisler

Surabaya Johnny [5:30]

True Classical #015 OR

Nora York

Live, Wall to Wall Kurt Weill, Symphony Space, 3/00

Alabama Song [6:00]

Not commercially available. For info:


Ticky Tock - Wenzel Sings Woody Guthrie

Been Down The River Too Long, German version [4:00]
Ticky Tock, English version [3:00]
If I Was Everything On Earth [3:30]

Conträr Musik 27
The English version is record #1933. The German version is record #1925.

Nora York

Private recording

Bob Dylan: Masters Of War, remix [5:30]

See above.

Kamikaze Ground Crew


Eisler/Brecht: Easter Sunday 1935 [9:30]

Koch Jazz #7882
Available for purchase at*

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

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